Jun 25, 2019 Last Updated 5:18 AM, Jun 24, 2019
BY: PENI KOMAISAVAI Staff of the University of the South Pacific at the university’s main campus in Suva have called for Pro Chancellor Winston Thompson to step aside to allow for an independent investigation into alleged abuse and mismanagement to proceed. This was one of three demands USP staff made…
BY: PENI KOMAISAVAI The Education ministry is investigating an alleged case of bullying and assault at Ratu Sukuna Memorial School in Suva, Fiji. Prefects at the school allegedly beat a Year 11 student over a missing mobile phone last week. Education Minister Rosy Akbar said last week that she was…

Fiji to refinance global bond

By Peni Komaisavai Fiji’s Parliament has passed a government motion to borrow money by raising loans of US$65million from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) and US$35million from the International Bank for Reconstruction and Development. Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum told parliament the loan would refinance a 2015…
Last modified on Saturday, 22 June 2019 17:23
By Samisoni Pareti The new Director General (designate) of the Pacific Community is Australian scientist Dr Stuart Minchin. Dr Minchin’s appointment was approved at the Pacific Community’s Conference of Ministers meeting in Noumea, New Caledonia today.  Dr Minchin is currently the Chief of the Environmental Geoscience Division of Geoscience Australia.…
The University of the South Pacific has invited four Auckland-based accounting firms to bid for the task of undertaking an independent investigation into allegations by the USP’s current Vice Chancellor and President Professor Pal Ahluwalia. The allegations are raised in a paper “Issues, Concerns and Breaches of Past Management and…
Last modified on Friday, 21 June 2019 14:19

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