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The Suva Magistrates Court has ruled that there is a case to answer for former Ministry of Works spokesperson, Sainiana Radrodro, alleged to have obtained financial advantage by falsely using the then Minister for Works’ name to obtain $9560 on 11 separate occasions between May 2010 and June 2011. Dec 08.

Former Fiji 7s coach Eddie Waqa passed away yesterday at his home in Nadera. This was confirmed by his son Sisa Waqa and funeral arrangements are still being finalised. Dec 07.

There will be a temporary road closure from the Tebara Plaza located at Nakasi towards St John Bosco Primary School at 10am today to allow for a march procession for a Sunday school camp.

Dec 07.

25,790 notices were issued for speeding, 1,042 for careless driving, and 1,005 for drinking and driving so far this year, according to Director of Traffic SSP Mahesh Mishra. 10:16am.

Three men missing at sea have been found.  The white fishing boat was believed to have developed mechanical problems and is stuck on Vunativi reef. All crew were examined by a nurse at Vatia Wharf.  A 21-year-old is receiving medical treatment at the Tavua Hospital.

Dec 05.

The bodies of the two boys, aged 9 and 12, were recovered yesterday since being reported missing after swimming in Bilalevu River on Saturday.  The bodies were located by Warwick Hotel divers and the search party.  Both were students of Loma Primary School and accompanied the 12-year-old's father to the river.

Dec 05.

WAF CEO, Mr Opetaia Ravai, has been re-elected unopposed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pacific Water and Waste Water Association in Canberra, Australia, earlier this week. Dec 02.

There is a disruption in water supply in Dociu and Wairuku in Tavua due to a burst main at the Madrissa Junction in Wairuku.  Supply is expected to be restored at 5pm today. Dec 01.

The Pacific Feminist Forum will be launching the 2016 Pacific Feminist Charter at 4.15pm at USP AusAid Center today.  The document, titled “Pacific Feminists Charter for Change”, identifies effective methods for further development towards the progress of Gender Equality and Women’s Human Rights in the Pacific. Nov 30.

Notebook

The Suva Magistrates Court has ruled that there is a case to answer for former Ministry of Works spokesperson, Sainiana Radrodro, alleged to have obtained financial advantage by falsely using the then Minister for Works’ name to obtain $9560 on 11 separate occasions between May 2010 and June 2011. Dec 08.

Former Fiji 7s coach Eddie Waqa passed away yesterday at his home in Nadera. This was confirmed by his son Sisa Waqa and funeral arrangements are still being finalised. Dec 07.

There will be a temporary road closure from the Tebara Plaza located at Nakasi towards St John Bosco Primary School at 10am today to allow for a march procession for a Sunday school camp.

Dec 07.

25,790 notices were issued for speeding, 1,042 for careless driving, and 1,005 for drinking and driving so far this year, according to Director of Traffic SSP Mahesh Mishra. 10:16am.

Three men missing at sea have been found.  The white fishing boat was believed to have developed mechanical problems and is stuck on Vunativi reef. All crew were examined by a nurse at Vatia Wharf.  A 21-year-old is receiving medical treatment at the Tavua Hospital.

Dec 05.

The bodies of the two boys, aged 9 and 12, were recovered yesterday since being reported missing after swimming in Bilalevu River on Saturday.  The bodies were located by Warwick Hotel divers and the search party.  Both were students of Loma Primary School and accompanied the 12-year-old's father to the river.

Dec 05.

WAF CEO, Mr Opetaia Ravai, has been re-elected unopposed as the Chairman of the Board of Directors of the Pacific Water and Waste Water Association in Canberra, Australia, earlier this week. Dec 02.

There is a disruption in water supply in Dociu and Wairuku in Tavua due to a burst main at the Madrissa Junction in Wairuku.  Supply is expected to be restored at 5pm today. Dec 01.

The Pacific Feminist Forum will be launching the 2016 Pacific Feminist Charter at 4.15pm at USP AusAid Center today.  The document, titled “Pacific Feminists Charter for Change”, identifies effective methods for further development towards the progress of Gender Equality and Women’s Human Rights in the Pacific. Nov 30.

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