News - Fiji

12

Sep '17

12 Sep 2017

Fiji

Auckland surgeons to operate on children in Fiji

A team of 15 surgeons and medical staff from Auckland and Starship Hospitals are currently in Fiji on a two week mission to perform children's heart operations.The mission is led by Kirsten...

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13

Jul '17

13 Jul 2017

Fiji

Fiji plastic bag surcharge welcomed

An environmentalist has commended the Fuel Retailers Association in Fiji for implementing a nationwide surcharge on plastic bags at all convenience stores and service stations. The Ministry of...

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11

Jul '17

11 Jul 2017

Fiji

Fiji qualify for Rugby World Cup

Fiji have become the second nation to emerge from Rugby World Cup qualifying after a 14-10 victory over Tonga in Nuku'alofa on Saturday saw them confirmed as the Oceania 1 qualifier. That narrow...

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07

Jul '17

7 Jul 2017

Fiji

Remittances increase by 3.7 per cent

FIJI recorded a steady growth in inward remittances over the first quarter of this year, notably with personal remittances increasing by 3.7 per cent at $123.6 million. This was highlighted in...

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16

Jun '17

16 Jun 2017

Fiji

New Stamps Depict Traditional Fijian Arts And Handicraft

Stamps launched yesterday depict the Fijian-Made and crafted products by Fijian women. The new stamps were launched by the President, Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konrote, First Lady Sarote...

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05

Jun '17

5 Jun 2017

Fiji

Fiji hosted Ocean Conference begins in New York

As the Fiji hosted Ocean Conference gets underway in New York, the United Nations says it is expecting a surge in voluntary commitments to improve the health of the world's oceans.   600...

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01

Jun '17

1 Jun 2017

Fiji

Stronger school for Fiji's cyclone-hit Ra

Children at a school in Fiji are celebrating the opening of new cyclone resistant classrooms today built with donations from New Zealanders. Vunikavikaloa Arya School had its roof blown off in...

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29

May '17

29 May 2017

Fiji

Repatriation of Tabua back to Fiji 'a rare event'

The repatriation of nearly 150 whales' teeth to Fiji today is being called a "rare event" by the Secretary General of an international convention protecting endangered species. The teeth, known...

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22

May '17

22 May 2017

Fiji

More investment in cyber security

INVESTMENT in technology is the only way forward for all financial institutions with a concerted effort towards developing and implementing digital solutions for their customers. Fiji Institute...

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03

May '17

3 May 2017

Fiji

Fiji wants our help to send Trump message

When Malcolm Turnbull meets US President Donald Trump on a battle carrier in New York this week, he will carry a message from a tropical paradise. Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has...

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28

Apr '17

28 Apr 2017

Fiji

Fiji records 913 dengue cases

Fiji has recorded 913 cases of dengue fever from the start of the year to April 2, with the bulk of the cases coming from the Central Division. According to the Health and Medical Services...

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24

Apr '17

24 Apr 2017

Fiji

Fijians Mark Earth Day

Fiji joined the rest of the world yesterday to mark Earth Day. In Suva, the Embassy of the United States hosted a clean-up campaign with Bank South Pacific (BSP) at the My Suva Picnic Park. The...

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