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Aussie airport workers to undergo explosive tests

Aussie airport workers to undergo explosive tests

Airport workers will be subjected to spot explosive testing as part of an upgrade of security at Australian airports. Baggage handlers, caterers, engineers and maintenance staff will undergo random testing for explosives in a new security crackdown. The federal government announced the new measures on Sunday, just months after an alleged plot to smuggle an […]

More than 200 Civil Servants arrested for drink driving

More than 200 Civil Servants arrested for drink driving

Serious concerns have been raised by the Police Commissioner on the number of civil servants arrested for drink driving. In just three months, 233 Civil servants were arrested by Police for drunk driving from July to September this year. Commissioner, Sitiveni Qiliho says he’s disappointed with Civil Servants topping the list of driving under the […]

Radradra scores first rugby union try for Toulon

Radradra scores first rugby union try for Toulon

SEMI Radradra has wasted no time making an impact in his second rugby union outing for Toulon. The former Parramatta star scored the first try of his professional rugby career, with his first touch of the game and just 62 seconds into Saturday’s match. The Fijiaan flyer’s effort was reminiscent of some of his best […]

The lifesaving food you should be eating

The lifesaving food you should be eating

WANT to decrease your chances of having a heart attack or stroke? It may be as simple as adding these everyday foods to your diet, research says. Bananas can help prevent heart attacks and strokes, research reveals. The potassium in the fruit combats the hardening and ­narrowing of arteries, scientists discovered. The vital mineral — […]

Gutsy Wallabies beat All Blacks 23-18 in third Bledisloe Cup

Gutsy Wallabies beat All Blacks 23-18 in third Bledisloe Cup

A REVITALISED Wallabies side has produced a stirring performance to stun the All Blacks 23-18 in the third and final Bledisloe Cup Test at Brisbane’s Suncorp Stadium. In a season in which Australia’s rugby teams have been mocked during a 0-26 Super Rugby shutout against New Zealand sides, the Michael Hooper-led outfit stamped their mark […]

Water Authority deals with water problems in the Rewa Delta

Water Authority deals with water problems in the Rewa Delta

Water Authority of Fiji have had issues of leaking valves, illegal connections and pipe placements that has resulted in low water pressure and intermittent supply in the Rewa Delta. Water Authority of Fiji CEO Opetaia Ravai says that a survey by their team has revealed that a lot of the pipes are running through swampy and […]

Qantas jet bound for San Francisco returns to Sydney

Qantas jet bound for San Francisco returns to Sydney

A Qantas jet bound for San Francisco has returned to Sydney after pilots discovered a “technical issue” about 90 minutes into the journey. Engineers inspected the aircraft when it arrived back in Sydney on Saturday afternoon, and a Qantas spokesperson said that the problem was “not a safety issue”. “We understand delays can be frustrating […]

Queensland Country defeats Fiji Airways Drua 24-17

Queensland Country defeats Fiji Airways Drua 24-17

A determined Queensland Country side have defeated the Fiji Airways Drua 24-17 at Churchill Park. A frenetic start to the game saw both teams playing end‑to‑end for the first 15 minutes, looking for any opportunity. Queensland Country posted the first points, with no. 8 Caleb Timu charging down a clearing kick on the Drua line, […]

What will it take for the Wallabies to beat the All Blacks?

What will it take for the Wallabies to beat the All Blacks?

When it comes to winning, no one does it quite like rugby union giants the New Zealand All Blacks. They remain hot favourites to beat the Wallabies in tonight’s final Bledisloe Cup match in Brisbane — and with good reason. The All Blacks’ 100-year win/loss record is phenomenal — they have tasted victory in 75 […]

Call for Sydney-wide cap on road tolls

Call for Sydney-wide cap on road tolls

A committee carrying out an inquiry into the toll prices set for roads across Sydney has recommended the government consider a city-wide price cap. The NSW government should investigate capping tolls across Sydney’s road network, a legislative committee says. The committee’s report on tolls, tabled in state parliament on Friday, says residents and businesses in […]

Supermarkets charged for false prices on items

Supermarkets charged for false prices on items

Two prominent supermarket chains have been found guilty for selling some items at a price different to that being displayed on the shelf. NewWorld Supermarket and Morris Hedstrom western branches have been ordered to pay a fine of twenty thousand dollars each within twenty one days. Fiji Competition and Consumer Commission, Chief Executive, Joel Abraham […]

Cooper Cronk to play for Roosters next year

Cooper Cronk to play for Roosters next year

COOPER Cronk’s manager has confirmed his superstar client will play on next year — and is looking to sign a two-year deal with a Sydney club to take him through to the end of the 2019 season. The news comes as no surprise at all after widespread reports Cronk has already agreed to a two-year […]

Water Authority of Fiji to deal with rude truck drivers

Water Authority of Fiji to deal with rude truck drivers

The Water Authority of Fiji is dealing with the issue of rude truck drivers that are carting water to people. Water Authority CEO Opetaia Ravai has stressed that the Authority has warned the drivers that their contracts could be cancelled if they continue to mistreat people. Ravai has urged people to take down the registration […]

Vasiteri loses Connacht contract after eye gouging ban

Vasiteri loses Connacht contract after eye gouging ban

Connacht Rugby have confirmed the signing of former New Zealand Sevens player Pita Ahki to replace Fijian Eroni Vasiteri. Vasiteri’s move to Connacht was shelved this week after he was handed a nine week ban for eye gouging in Australia. The lesson our rugby players should learn from these incidents is no matter how tough […]

$75 billion for five new cities in Australia

$75 billion for five new cities in Australia

AN AMBITIOUS private group is looking to build five new cities and a high-speed rail network — which it hopes will transform Australia. A UTOPIAN vision of Australia adding new cities and a high-speed rail network is a step closer. Private group CLARA wants to build three “cities” between Canberra and Sydney along the rail […]