FIJI Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum met the permanent secretary for Solomon Islands Constitutional Reform Unit Ronald Unusi yesterday to discuss constitutional review processes for both countries.
Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said the discussion was to exchange views and see how both countries could learn from each other.
"We had discussions on constitutional reform works being carried out in the Solomon Islands and what we are doing in Fiji," he said.
NINETY six people have been prosecuted since January this year for selling single rolls and smoking in public places.
Tobacco Unit head Eferemi Corerega said they collected $11,000 from fines imposed on these illegal act.
Mr Corerega said a team would continue to monitor the sale of single rolls in public and would ensure members of the public complied with the new Tobacco Decree.
FIJI'S Ambassador to Indonesia Ratu Seremaia Tui Cavuilati presented his credentials to the secretary-general of the Jakarta-based ASEAN Secretariat, Dr Surin Pitsuwan, this week.
A government statement said the opportunity with the secretary-general afforded Mr Cavuilati time to brief him on Fiji's political developments, particularly the roadmap to the formulation of a new constitution by early 2013 and the general elections by September 2014.
It stated that a brief on Fiji's economy was also provided as part of the government's broader roadmap.
THE Australian government is assisting the Ministry of Health overcome geographical obstacles by reviving the Village Health and Community Workers initiative.
Australian High Commission's Pacific AusAID Minister-Counsellor John Davidson, said their aim was for health workers to act as a first point of contact to provide basic health care in rural and remote areas.
STUDENTS of Deenbandhoo Memorial School witnessed how police dogs do their work as part of their week-long drug awareness program.
The Police Canine Unit displayed obedience exercises and distant control and command as well as drill exercises on drug situations.
Headteacher Hamidan Hanif said they wanted the students to grasp as much as they could from the program.