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Sydney Fish Market to get a $250 million makeover

Sydney Fish Market to get a $250 million makeover

The NSW government has unveiled plans for a significant redesign of Blackwattle Bay, shifting the Sydney Fish Market to a new home, displacing heavy industry and opening new tracts of inner-city homes and shops. The $250 million transformation, announced on Sunday by Premier Gladys Berejiklian, would house the fish market in a new Danish-designed building […]

New residents to benefit from Housing Lots

New residents to benefit from Housing Lots

One thousand three hundred and thirty people from a rural settlement in Nausori will soon have access to fully serviced housing lots with necessary amenities. This is following the official opening of the Waidamudamu Informal Settlement Upgrading Project at Koronivia, Nausori by Local Government Minister Parveen Kumar yesterday. The Minister says the construction of two […]

Gun massacre Americans not talking about

Gun massacre Americans not talking about

THEY are the daily headlines that have become all too common. In their homes, in their cots or in the car — handguns and firearms reportedly kill more children in the US than the flu. Just this month, a toddler found his mother’s handgun and fatally shot his 2-year-old brother in Colorado. Days later, a […]

Wallabies lose Sefa Naivalu to long-term injury

Wallabies lose Sefa Naivalu to long-term injury

TWO-TRY flyer Sefa Naivalu has been grounded for at least six weeks with ankle damage that puts him at long odds to face the All Blacks in Sydney on August 19. The injury fallout hurts because Naivalu’s sheer finishing pace was such an eye-catcher in the Wallabies’ rocky ride to victory over Italy in Brisbane […]

Tuisova eyes 2019 Rugby World Cup

Tuisova eyes 2019 Rugby World Cup

Josua Tuisova continues to prove why he’s considered as one of the most feared wingers in the world. On debut, he showed sheer power and strength to break and make tackles, which helped the Vodafone Flying Fijians beat Scotland 27-22 yesterday. The 108kg flyer wants to play for Fiji at the 2019 World Cup and […]

Son of US man comes back from the grave

Son of US man comes back from the grave

Eleven days after laying his son to rest, Frank J Kerrigan got a call from a friend. “Your son is alive,” he said. “Put my son on the phone,” Kerrigan said. “He said ‘Hi Dad.’ ” Orange County coroner’s officials had misidentified the body, the Orange County Register reported on Friday. The mix-up began on […]

Parental negligence causes juvenile crimes

Parental negligence causes juvenile crimes

Fifty six percent of juveniles committing property crimes that includes, burglary, larceny, theft, arson, shoplifting, and vandalism is a result of parental negligence. This was confirmed to FBC News by the Officer in Charge of the Juvenile Bureau of police, Inspector Orisi Tukana. “When parents don’t really look after their children neither well at home […]

Dodgy cameras lead to cancelled fines

Dodgy cameras lead to cancelled fines

HUNDREDS of fines sent to motorists are to be refunded after it was found a computer virus had fried dozens of speed and red light cameras across Melbourne. At least three people lost their licence due to dodgy readings from the calamitous cameras. Victoria Police said the cameras will continue operating but future fines will […]

China landslide possibly buries 141 people

China landslide possibly buries 141 people

More than 100 people are feared buried by a landslide that unleashed huge rocks and a mass of earth that crashed into their homes in southwestern China early Saturday, a county government said. The landslide from a mountain engulfed a cluster of more than 40 homes and a hotel in the village of Xinmo, the […]

Why streaming movies will cost more from July 1

Why streaming movies will cost more from July 1

AUSTRALIANS can expect to pay more for streaming services such as Netflix as well as for songs and movies downloaded from the internet when a range of new taxes kick in at the end of the week. Sunday will also be the final one where hundreds of thousands of low-paid workers in the retail, fast […]

Flying Fijians beat Scotland 27-22

Flying Fijians beat Scotland 27-22

The Vodafone Flying Fijians have caused a major upset as they beat fifth ranked Scotland 27-22 at the ANZ Stadium. Fiji’s flyhalf Ben Volavola scored 17 points after he kicked five penalties and a conversion. Fiji was leading 11-7 half time. Fiji’s try in the first half was scored by Peceli Yato after a Ben […]

Politicians under fire for pay increases while penalty rates cut

Politicians under fire for pay increases while penalty rates cut

One Nation senator Malcolm Roberts has said he may donate his pay rise to charity, arguing federal politicians should be able to turn down the wage hike. The pay of a junior federal politician will rise to more than $203,000 a year from July 1, after the Remuneration Tribunal announced the 2 per cent pay […]

FNU agriculture students awarded offers of agriculture leases

FNU agriculture students awarded offers of agriculture leases

Eleven students of Fiji National University who have completed their studies in Agriculture were today awarded offer letters of commercial agriculture leases. While awarding the offer letters, Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum encouraged the recipients to continue their hard work to contribute to the growth of the economy as there is a lot of potential in agriculture. […]

Obama breaks silence to slam Republican health care bill

Obama breaks silence to slam Republican health care bill

US Senate Republicans have launched their plan for shrivelling Barack Obama’s health care law, edging a step closer to their dream of repeal with a bill that would slice and reshape Medicaid for the poor. The proposal detailed that Republicans are planning to relax rules on insurers and end tax increases on higher earners that […]

Qera praises Vularika and Seniloli

Qera praises Vularika and Seniloli

Vodafone Flying Fijians half-back Serupepeli Vularika and his reserve Henry Seniloli, have a lot to prove in the one-off rugby Test against Scotland this afternoon. Suva’s Vularika makes his second test start this month while Seniloli gets into the squad after missing out the last two games. Flying Fijians skipper Akapusi Qera says they have […]