Archive for November 9th, 2017

Telstra to compensate 42,000 customers for slow NBN speeds

Telstra to compensate 42,000 customers for slow NBN speeds

Telstra has offered to compensate around 42,000 customers who experienced slow National Broadband Network (NBN) speeds. The telco has admitted it may have engaged in misleading or deceptive conduct and made false or misleading representations, in breach of the Australian Consumer Law. Over the last two years, Telstra mentioned in its NBN advertising it could […]

RFMF band gears up for Fiji’s military tattoo

RFMF band gears up for Fiji’s military tattoo

The RFMF band is gearing up for the 2017 military tattoo and centennial celebration to be held next month. The Military Tattoo will be a stage for local marching bands to show their skills to the public. The RFMF plans to recreate something similar to the military tattoo held in Edinburgh, Scotland. Band leader, Captain […]

Another miserable chapter to $1.1 billion Melbourne Cup nightmare

Another miserable chapter to $1.1 billion Melbourne Cup nightmare

NINETEEN years and more than $1.1 billion later, Sheikh Mohammed bin Rashid Al Maktoum is still a Melbourne Cup loser. The greatest loser of them all. The ruler of Dubai and the man behind the biggest thoroughbred racing operation on the planet, Godolphin, came up short yet again when the race that stops the nation […]

Turnbull urges men on Manus Island to move

Turnbull urges men on Manus Island to move

The PNG Supreme Court has rejected a bid to restore electricity, medical care, food and water supplies to the mothballed Manus Island detention centre. Malcolm Turnbull is urging refugees and asylum seekers holed up inside the Manus Island detention centre to move to alternative accommodation, criticising those he suspects of encouraging the men not to […]

NZ 7’s captain backs Fiji’s bid to host World 7s series

NZ 7’s captain backs Fiji’s bid to host World 7s series

All Blacks 7s captain Scott Curry has backed Fiji’s bid to host a World Sevens Series leg saying Fiji is the home of sevens and truly deserve to host a leg. Curry who arrived in Fiji with the New Zealand Men’s and Women’s team last night for the Oceania 7s is back in the 7s […]