Beware of imposter
MEMBERS of the public are advised to beware of imposters who obtain money through false pretences. This after the Ministry of Social Welfare, Women and Poverty Alleviation received a case last week about a man who obtained money from an elderly woman in Nadi by providing false information. Ministry spokeswoman Anshoo Chandra said: "All social welfare officers carry a ministry identification card and people must demand for this ID cards."
Envoy presents credentials
FIJI'S ambassador to the Federative Republic of Brazil Cama Tuiloma presented his credentials to the vice president of the Republic of Argentina Dr Amado Boudou. Mr Tuiloma presented his credentials in his capacity as Fiji's first non-resident ambassador to Argentina, at the Government House in Buenos Aires earlier this month.
TWENTY two inmates from the Suva Corrections Centre graduated from a spiritual encounter program last week.The three-week course was conducted by Pastor Joe Bola of the Wings of Hope ministry who said he had had a passion to help inmates since leaving a lucrative job three years ago. Principal Corrections Officer Eroni Raitamata encouraged inmates to be positive and to think seriously about their future.
THE Ministry of Education is prepared to work with the National Heritage Department in designing programs and activities to promote the importance of maintaining and preserving Levuka's heritage. The ministry's Director of the Asset Management Unit Saimoni Waibuta said the education system was a powerful mechanism where heritage values and their importance were inculcated in the minds of children.
Man in hospital
A SUVA City Council employee was rushed to the Colonial War Memorial Hospital with injuries he sustained after the tyre of the official vehicle he was driving came off its reel. The mishap at Rewa St on Friday afternoon caused a collision between three other vehicles. Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said they were investigating the incident.