Media Watch

'17Nov
10

Low Estimates of War on Terror Costs Misleading Public, Critics Say

With this estimate, the report averages that the average American taxpayer has so far spent $23,386."The US wars in Iraq, Syria, Afghanistan and Pakistan, and the increased spending on homeland security and the...
'17Nov
10

GOP leaders bolt from Senate candidate Moore after sex claim

A month before Alabama's special election, Republican Senate candidate Roy Moore abruptly faced lurid allegations Thursday of sexual misconduct with minors decades ago — and an immediate backlash from party leaders...
'17Nov
10

Report: 5 women accuse Louis C.K. of sexual misconduct

Comedian Louis C.K. has been accused of sexual misconduct toward several women, including masturbating in front of them to their horror and embarrassment, according to a report in The New York Times.Comedians Dana...
'17Nov
10

Syria Deal Could Be Announced After Trump-Putin Meeting Friday

A Syrian deal could be announced as soon as Friday, timed to follow a possible meeting by US President Donald Trump and Russian President Vladimir Putin in Vietnam, AP reports.According to published reports, the...
'17Nov
10

CJ reminds lawyers of role, regulations

TOO many lawyers do not know how to approach the court, by what right, regulation or rule, says Chief Justice Anthony Gates.He highlighted this issue while addressing 24 new barristers and solicitors at their...
'17Nov
10

Navy's challenge

THE search and rescue (SAR) budget for the Republic of Fiji Military Forces naval division is kept by the Ministry of Defence and National Security and this is a challenge for the institution as it works on...
'17Nov
10

42,000 to receive refunds over pension cuts

Social Protection Minister Regina Doherty has “guaranteed to fix” the pension anomaly, which has seen women and men who took time out of their careers hit with reduced pensions of up to €1,500 a year, because of a...
'17Nov
10

Shadow Minister calls for investigation into LTA resignation

Update: 5:42PM THE Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) has been called to investigate claims of forced resignation by the former Lands Transport Authority (LTA) CEO Carmine Piantedosi.Shadow...
'17Nov
10

Baseball scandal leads to lawsuits and investigation

Last month’s firestorm over alleged misconduct by Brothers Baseball Club players has led top sports officials to call for a judicial probe into accusations of game-fixing in the Chinese Professional Baseball League...
'17Nov
10

SPORTS BRIEFS

EQUESTRIANJockey suspended for punchAn Australian jockey has been suspended for two weeks after punching his horse when it became unsettled before a race, officials said yesterday, in a punishment blasted as “...

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