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Monday, November 12th, 2018


Rabuka is free to stand in election

SODELPA leader Sitiveni Rabuka

Chief Justice dismisses FICAC appeal SUVA, Fiji – November 12, 2018: 5.15pm (IB/Nuku’alofa Times): The FICAC appeal against the case of SODELPA leader Sitiveni Rabuka has been rejected by Chief Justice Anthony Gates.

Australia’s new labour scheme for Pacific Islanders gets underway

PM Scott Morrison and his Government have started upping their Pacific Islands assistance

SYDNEY, Australia – November 12, 2018: 12.20pm (SBS): As the Morrison government tries to prove it is stepping up its role in the Pacific, 80 Pacific Islanders have spent their first months working in regional parts of Australia under a new labour programme.

Vava’u gives Ocean Plan thumbs up

Consultant team with members of the Taunga community in Vava'u. Photo: ENVIRO NEWS

NEIAFU, Vava’u – November 12, 2018: 12.50pm (Enviro News/Nuku’alofa Times): The people of Vava’u have given the proposed Marine Spatial Plan their overwhelming support.

Media blackout now in Fiji ahead of poll

Fiji First leader and PM Bainimarama

NUKU’ALOFA – November 12, 2018: 12.30pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Fiji is now under a media blackout for 48 hours until Wednesday.

Toutai set on Wales Test

Halfback Sonatane Takulua dives in to score one of his two tries against the French Barbarians. Photo: TRU Page

NUKU’ALOFA – November 11, 2018: 4pm (Nuku’alofa Times): Ikale Tahi head coach Toutai Kefu has set his sights on the one-off Test against Wales in Cardiff this coming weekend.