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50% of Fijian graduates fail English test

50% of Fijian graduates fail English test

50% of university graduates seeking to be teachers have failed the Ministry of Education’s English Proficiency Test. About 2,600 teachers sat for the Job Test hoping to get one of the 2,500 teaching positions being offered by the Ministry. Permanent Secretary for Education, Iowane Tiko says those that failed the English Proficiency Test will get […]

Temperature could hit up to 45C today

Temperature could hit up to 45C today

AUTHORITIES are sending warnings to the public to prepare for the worst as a “blast furnace” moves across Australia. Emergency services are bracing for what is predicted to be one of the hottest days of the year as a dangerous “blast furnace” moves across Australia. Large parts of southeast Australia are set to swelter through […]

Water Authority to shutdown water in west

Water Authority to shutdown water in west

Around one hundred and fifty thousand residents living in Nadi and Lautoka will be affected as a result of a major planned shutdown by the Water Authority next month. The planned water disruption is a result of a defective control valve and problems in the main transmission pipes that caused leakages and need urgent repairs […]

Long-range wi-fi help farmers operate remotely

Long-range wi-fi help farmers operate remotely

An alert for families of lost dementia sufferers and a smart phone app that can run a farm are among the products that will be tested in Tasmania using a new kind of sensor network. Antennas that receive and transmit signals for low power and long-range sensors have been installed on buildings in and around […]