SPTO hails end to aviation impasse between Fiji and Solomon Islands

THE region’s tourism organisation has hailed the milestone agreement by two friendly neighbouring Pacific nations to resume air services, a positive development in the tourism industry of both nations. South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) Chief Executive Officer Ilisoni Vuidreketi said the agreement reached this week between the Governments of Fiji and the Solomon Islands could…

Students to fly on chartered flight

GOVERNMENT sponsored students studying at the University of South Pacific and other institutions in Fiji will still travel on charter flights, despite the lifting of the flight suspension between the two countries, Monday. National Training Unit (NTU) director Clement Tito said the charter arrangement is necessary to allow students to arrive on time for their…

Missing boy found

POLICE say a nine-year-old boy who went missing after a trip out with his two other brothers at Marau resort area on Tuesday has been found. The boy was with his two brothers who were diving while he kept the canoe at about 10am. Both boys surface to check on him in the afternoon but…