Hospitality pioneer leaves us for heavenly abode

A Correspondent –  Vishnu Sukhdeo, a prominent businessman and a philanthropist, passed away on Monday, September 14, 2015 at Colonial War Memorial Hospital, Suva. The Funeral service was held at the newly-built furnace-fortified Dignified Crematorium on Sunday, September 20 at 11 am. A number of Fiji dignitaries, close relatives from overseas and mourners attended the last rites. Job Creator Vishnu…

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Call to raise Kiribati Quota

The Human Rights Commission has called on the Government to increase the quota of Kiribati people granted residence in New Zealand every year. Under the Pacific Access Category, 75 Kiribati citizens are granted New Zealand residency every year and increasing the quota is an immediate and real way we can show leadership, empathy and humanity as a developed Pacific nation,”…

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Call to dispense with health minister

Dr Biman Prasad –  Fiji’s Assistant Minister for Health and Medical Services Veena Bhatnagar should resign her portfolio for her shameful comment accusing the people of ignoring their health and therefore causing shortage of medicine. Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama should sack her as an Assistant Minister if she fails to resign. Mrs Bhatnagar’s comments are adding salt to the…

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