News - Fiji

02

Mar '17

2 Mar 2017

Fiji

Government confident in home grown businesses: Koya

The Government is confident in the ability of home grown businesses and wishes to see more prospects in terms of local investments. This was reiterated by the Minister for Industry, Trade and...

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27

Feb '17

27 Feb 2017

Fiji

Boy, 6, Who Saved 1-Year-Old Receives Fiji’s Bravery Medal

It was like any other family and friends’ gathering at a home one day last year. But unbeknownst to anyone was that a pool incident would change young Bow Sansom’s life. Yesterday, the...

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23

Feb '17

23 Feb 2017

Fiji

We Win World Cricket League Opener

There were easy wins for Fiji and Samoa on day 1 of the 2017 ICC World Cricket League Qualifier – East Asia-Pacific in Bendigo, Australia. Samoa’s captain Ben Mailata led the way taking five...

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21

Feb '17

21 Feb 2017

Fiji

One Year After Winston, Fiji Red Cross has helped 77,000 people

Samuela Naborokia giggles as he glides down the ramp of his brand new house in his wheelchair. The 84-year-old from Naboutolu village in Fiji’s Ra province is showing visitors the features of...

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20

Feb '17

20 Feb 2017

Fiji

Fiji to mark Cyclone Winston anniversary

The names of those who died in Cyclone Winston will be read out in a national ceremony in Fiji on Monday to mark Cyclone Winston's direct hit a year ago.     The first anniversary...

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20

Feb '17

20 Feb 2017

Fiji

Resilience amid the struggle - one year on from Cyclone Winston

Trauma is still rife and life remains hard for many of the survivors of Cyclone Winston which hit Fiji a year ago. Winston was the worst storm in Fiji's recorded history, killing 44 people...

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09

Feb '17

9 Feb 2017

Fiji

A number of areas in Nadi, Lautoka, Ba and Tavua are flooded

Education Minister Dr. Mahendra Reddy says that all schools will remain open today. However he says that parents should decide what will be best for their children based on where they live and...

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06

Feb '17

6 Feb 2017

Fiji

Fiji on flood alert

A flood alert is now in force in Fiji for low lying areas and small streams adjacent to major rivers. A heavy rain warning remains in force for the whole of the Fiji group as a tropical...

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24

Jan '17

24 Jan 2017

Fiji

Fiji records most successful location filming year

Fiji in the South Pacific recorded its most successful year of location filming ever in 2016, hosting nearly 60 different shoots. Collectively, the productions spent the equivalent of around...

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10

Jan '17

10 Jan 2017

Fiji

2 years to build a 'giant'

WHEN Kaiafa Ledua, a mata­isau or traditional craftsmen, first saw the 103 year-old drua, named the Ratu Finau, at the Fiji Museum, he was surprised. He recalls seeing marks on the canoe...

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03

Jan '17

3 Jan 2017

Fiji

Winston, The Powerful Storm That Struck Our Nation

FLASHBACK:Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston will be etched in every Fijian’s memory for the rest of their lives. It was the most intense and destructive cyclone on record to hit Fiji, and the...

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28

Dec '16

28 Dec 2016

Fiji

So Long, Seavula

The country mourns the passing away of double international, Mesake Seavula. Seavula died last Friday in his village at Namatakula. He had represented Nadroga rugby before donning the Vodafone...

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