News - Fiji

21

Sep '18

21 Sep 2018

Fiji

Fijian Exporters Impress in Australia

Without the support of the Fijian Government, a small social enterprise would not be able to participate at this trade show. These were the words of Bula Batiki’s Callum Drummond during the...

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18

Sep '18

18 Sep 2018

Fiji

Fijians outraged as US businessman trademarks 'bula'

Fijians are outraged a US businessman has trademarked their traditional greeting, bula. Ross Kashtan, owner of a Florida kava bar, has trademarked the word, which is the title of his business,...

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11

Sep '18

11 Sep 2018

Fiji

Labasa To Host Fiji Day Celebrations

With the successful hosting of National Constitution Day at Subrail Park in Labasa last Friday, the Fiji Day celebrations will now be held in the Northern Division. Prime Minister Voreqe...

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11

Sep '18

11 Sep 2018

Fiji

Met Service call for water conservation in Fiji

Fiji's Meterological Service says people need to conserve water in the west of Fiji after a drier than normal three month period. The director, Ravind Kumar, said the Met Service was working...

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10

Sep '18

10 Sep 2018

Fiji

Cardiac team heads to Fiji to help heart kids

A surgical team from New Zealand is preparing to travel to Fiji this week to repair the damaged hearts of 20 babies and children. Cardiac surgeon Dr Kirsten Finucane from Auckland's Starship...

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29

Aug '18

29 Aug 2018

Fiji

Australian Kits Will Help Mothers And Babies Post Natural Disasters

Mothers and babies, who are affected by natural disasters, will be able to receive quality supplies of clothes, blankets, soap, lotions and baby napkins to meet immediate needs. The kits include...

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23

Aug '18

23 Aug 2018

Fiji

Fijians warned of illegal recruitment agencies

People in Fiji should steer clear of illegal agencies offering overseas employment, the government has urged.   This comes after charges were laid against two women from Fiji accused of...

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28

Jun '18

28 Jun 2018

Fiji

Self-sufficiency For Fruits And Vegetables

The Fijian Government’s goal to have self sufficiency in fruits and vegetables and minimise the importation of these food items is possible. Minister for Agriculture, Rural and Maritime...

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28

Jun '18

28 Jun 2018

Fiji

Tuitubou Urges Fijians To Participate In Sports Day

The following is the Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou’s statement in light of the National Sports and Wellness Day today, 29 June 2018. Government, through the Ministry of Youth...

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21

Jun '18

21 Jun 2018

Fiji

Wheelchairs for Fiji donates 104 wheelchairs to the underprivileged and the needy

104 wheelchairs worth $38,000 are being donated this week by Wheelchairs for Fiji to the underprivileged and the needy. One of the donors, Himmat Lodhia says they are currently in Savusavu and...

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15

Jun '18

15 Jun 2018

Fiji

Fiji meningitis immunisation programme targets at-risk kids

Fiji's Ministry of Health says it has immunised 80,000 children in the past four weeks to protect them from meningitis. The Ministry has been visiting schools in Ra and the Central Division to...

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31

May '18

31 May 2018

Fiji

Fiji tops world for diabetes deaths

Fiji has highest death rate from diabetes in the world with 188 of 100,000 fatalities being attributed to the disease, the latest life expectancy world rankings show. Diabetes Fiji project...

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