Police boss clarify delay

Commissioner of Police, Frank Prendergast has clarified why fire trucks were delayed to attend to a building burnt to ground at Chinatown last weekend. Vuvula poultry, a two storey building near the old Mataniko Bailey Bridge at Chinatown was razed to the ground after attempts by firefighters to quell the blaze. Commissioner Prendergast said, it…

Fiji drops in rankings

Suva (Fiji Times) – FIJI has dropped two positions in World Rugby’s rankings after the three losses in pool play during the Rugby World Cup. Fiji was ninth when they came to England, now they are ranked 10th. England dropped two places to eighth after their World Cup defeat by Australia at Twickenham. Eight teams…

A Glimmer of Hope for West Papua?

Jayapura, Jubi – It is frustrating that serious human rights abuses in Indonesian-controlled West Papua continue to fly below the radar. This year there has been some good news but it is also going largely unremarked. This is equally frustrating, especially as the positive developments all stem from initiatives taken by courageous Papuans themselves or…

Prove it Tua’ta

Dear Editor – I am writing in respond to an article in your paper issue 5991 05/2015 by Takika Tuata, threatening the premier of Renbel. Let me remind you Tuata that the premier and his executive were carrying out their duties in accordance to what is expected out from them as the mandated government of…