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February 2010 Blog Posts (29)

Chief spy tells of plan to replace commander - Fiji Times

Chief spy tells of plan to replace commander

Shalveen Chand

Friday, February 05, 2010



AN interim administration had planned to replace military commander Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama after his proposed assassination, the head of Fiji's Military Intelligence Unit Major Isireli Narawa told the High Court in Suva.



Major Narawa, the second prosecution witness in the conspiracy to assassinate Cmdr Bainimarama, Mahendra Chaudhry and Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum trial gave… Continue

Added by koro on February 5, 2010 at 5:50am — No Comments

Lover Slain - Fiji Times

Lover slain

Timoci Vula

Friday, February 05, 2010



"Man in custody over woman's death"



A WOMAN is dead after suffering multiple knife wounds allegedly inflicted by her de-facto husband.



The 32-year-old resident of the Vale-ni-Manumanu settlement died in her yard at Mali Place, off Reservoir Road, at about 3pm yesterday.



Assistant police spokesman Sergeant Suliano Tevita said the 40-year-old unemployed man allegedly struck the woman with a… Continue

Added by koro on February 5, 2010 at 5:48am — No Comments

Shocking Death on Rabi

by Biara Touakin, Rabi, Fiji



Bon te kananokawaki ngkeingabong ngke ea kuneaki rabatan Taebo are buun Nei Tuese Baeba irarikin te Old Guest House ao rabatana ea bon buakaka man boira (partially decomposed). E kuneaki rabatana iroun Jo are tarin Tevita man te Farm Settlement.



Taebo e bon kitana ana auti n te Farm karangainan te Tabati ngke e oki man akawa ma Pita Valu are buun Nei Rakera. E katikui konana n ana auti ao ea kitania naba ana koraki n aki karautaeka. Ngke… Continue

Added by Stacey King on February 4, 2010 at 2:45pm — 2 Comments

Former head of New Zealand immigration admits fraud involving Kiribati relatives

M&C News Feb 3, 2010, 9:46 GMT



Wellington - The former head of New Zealand's immigration service Wednesday admitted lying on applications to secure a senior job in the public service. Mary Anne Thompson, 54, who previously worked in the prime minister's department, falsely claimed that she had a PhD from the London School of… Continue

Added by Stacey King on February 4, 2010 at 10:00am — No Comments

More background information on type of bullets found on Rabi

By Fred Christopher, Suva, Fiji

I checked the web for this – see below ....I see sniping in there:

The .308 Winchester is a rifle round and is the commercial version of the military 7.62x51mm NATO centerfire cartridge. The .308 Winchester was introduced in 1952, two years prior to the NATO adoption of the 7.62x51mm NATO T65. Winchester (a subsidiary of Olin Corporation) branded the cartridge and introduced it to the commercial hunting market… Continue

Added by Stacey King on February 3, 2010 at 7:57am — 1 Comment

Bullets found on Rabi

Fiji Times Wednesday, February 03, 2010



A RABI fisherman stumbled upon bullets on his village foreshore on Monday.



The 35 live rounds of ammunition were discovered by a 35-year-old man, at the Tabwewa Village foreshore, while on his way fishing.



Police spokesman Sgt Suliano Tevita confirmed that investigations were underway into the origins of the bullets.



Police also… Continue

Added by Stacey King on February 3, 2010 at 7:44am — No Comments

Child Predators will "be Hunted Down" - Fiji Live news

February 03, 2010 06:10:11 AMA+ A-| ||



Fiji’s police force has launched a fresh campaign to target perpetrators of the country’s growing number of child sexual abuse cases, warning predators that they will be hunted down.



“We will hunt you down and put you where you belong,” a police spokesman said in a televised message.



“Unfortunately that is the reality of the world we live in,” the spokesman said, citing the latest case where a two-year-old girl was found in… Continue

Added by koro on February 3, 2010 at 6:12am — No Comments

Diarrhoea Cases Up - Fiji Times

RITESHNI SINGH

Wednesday, February 03, 2010



THE Health Ministry has called for caution when it comes to water consumption, after a rash of diarrhoea cases were presented at the country's main hospital.



Ministry spokesman Iliesa Tora said the cases resulted from drinking dirty or contaminated water or lack of proper water supply causing unhealthy practices.



He advised consumers to focus on practising lessons on cleanliness. "This is a serious issue and one… Continue

Added by koro on February 3, 2010 at 6:03am — No Comments

Breaking News Rabi 1 Feb 2010

by Biara Touakin



Iai taian bullets aika a kuneaki i maeaon te auti are Nei Rengaua i Tabwewa Meang irouia taan karaun (32 maitina ni kabane) 308.



Kamoirere ma buna are Nei Tebwea a oki man karaun ngke a nori taian bullets aikai. Te tabo are e kuneaki iai e bon roko iai taari, ngkana e iabuti tao bon 2mtrs.



Iai aika a bon tiku n aia packets (te ito) ao bebaia a mara 20 inanon te packet.



For further info contact Kauntira Manate on… Continue

Added by Stacey King on February 1, 2010 at 8:52am — 1 Comment

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