Minister optimistic AUSPS pay dispute will be resolved

Finance Minister, Professor Biman Prasad says the majority of the issues between the Association of University of the South Pacific Staff and the USP management have been resolved.

December 5, 2023 12:45 pm


Climate finance takes centre stage at COP28 climate talks

Money pledges grabbed the spotlight again at COP28 in Dubai on Monday as delegates turned their focus to the yawning gap in the need for climate finance and what’s on offer.

December 5, 2023 12:41 pm


ACP Driu calls for heightened professionalism

Police Chief of Operations ACP Livai Driu has issued a warning to officers, urging them to elevate their performance and deliver the expected services of a professional institution.

December 5, 2023 12:33 pm


Better days ahead for Suva Darts Association

Better days are ahead for the Suva Darts Association.

December 5, 2023 12:25 pm


Women farmers rally for action

Women farmers from Navua expressed grave concerns today during a consultation with a government task force, particularly focusing on poor drainage.

December 5, 2023 12:22 pm


Capacity building is vital: Jenkins

The labour costs are one of the biggest challenges for the construction industry.

December 5, 2023 12:10 pm


Hawaiian Airlines' parent surges on $1.9 bln buyout deal with Alaska Air

Shares of Hawaiian Holdings (HA.O), the parent of Hawaiian Airlines, nearly tripled on Monday after Alaska Air Group (ALK.N) agreed to acquire it for $1.9 billion, including debt.

December 5, 2023 11:54 am


US Supreme Court torn over Purdue Pharma bankruptcy settlement

U.S. Supreme Court justices struggled over whether to approve OxyContin maker Purdue Pharma’s bankruptcy settlement, voicing concern the deal would shield its wealthy Sackler family owners from lawsuits over their role in a deadly opioid epidemic while also worrying that scuttling it could harm victims.

December 5, 2023 11:38 am


Florence Pugh hit by thrown object during Dune: Part Two film promotion

Actress Florence Pugh was hit in the face by a thrown object on Sunday during an appearance at a Comic Con event in Brazil.

December 5, 2023 10:50 am


US nearly out of money to help Ukraine fight Russia, White House warns Congress

White House budget director Shalanda Young warned in a letter on Monday to Republican House of Representatives Speaker Mike Johnson and other congressional leaders that the United States was running out of time and money to help Ukraine fight its war with Russia.

December 5, 2023 10:34 am


Fiji allocates fund for sustainable agriculture practices

The Fiji Government has announced its plans to allocate funds from the Global Environmental Facility for the ‘Fiji Sustainable Agricultural Development Project’.

December 5, 2023 10:30 am


VHP delegates attend World Hindu Congress

The Vishva Hindu Parishad Fiji representatives recently attended the World Hindu Congress in Bangkok, Thailand.

December 5, 2023 9:55 am

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