Rugby 7s courses in progress

Fourteen people have successfully completed the Level 1 rugby 7s course yesterday at the CYP centre, Panatina. The course was co-delivered by Eddie Waqa (former Fiji 7s coach) and Osea (World Rugby trainer) from Fiji. The Participants will today move onto the rugby 7s level 2 course with the inclusion of other participants who have…

IOC President to hear ONOC

 FIJI TIMES – International Olympic Committee (IOC) president Thomas Bach will be present in Fiji during the Oceania National Olympic Committee (ONOC) general assembly in May. Bach will be in Suva to hear the views of the ONOC and National Olympic Committees of the Oceania region. The build-up to the general assembly starts with the…

New job advertising website launched

PASIFIKI Services Limited has launched its new job advertising website in Honiara, Friday. Attending the launching were members from various companies, as well as members from the local media. Speaking during the launching on Friday, General Manager James Edgecombe highlighted some facts that the website had. “Some of the website facts are, it can be…

Gov’t clarifies air space agreement

THE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and External Trade (MFAET) wishes to correct some errors in a news article published by the Island Sun newspaper on Wednesday 16th April 2015 regarding the Solomon Islands-Fiji Air Services Agreement. A statement from the Ministry said the Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) to implement the 1990 Air Services Agreement (ASA)…

Pacific’s triple burden undermine advances

THE Pacific continues to face unprecedented health challenges, says World Health Organization regional director Dr Shin Young-Soo. Speaking at the opening of the Eleventh Pacific Health Ministers meeting on Yanuca Island near Sigatoka, Dr Young-Soo said the region’s triple burden of non-communicable diseases, communicable disease and climate change complications threatened to undermine advances in health…