News - Fiji

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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28

Dec '16

28 Dec 2016

Fiji

Fiji Health Ministry teams in flood affected areas

Fiji's Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar says people from her ministry have been deployed to flood affected areas to ensure there is no out break of diseases after last week's...

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22

Dec '16

22 Dec 2016

Fiji

Floods, landslides hit Fiji: Thousands evacuate to relief centres

Thousands of Fijians sheltered in evacuation centres and tents on Tuesday as heavy rain and floods cut roads, covered sugarcane fields and caused landslides, said the South Pacific nation’s...

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19

Dec '16

19 Dec 2016

Fiji

Heavy rains bring flooding, landslides to Fiji

Fiji, a country still reeling from a powerful cyclone ten months ago, was hit by flooding and landslides on Saturday after a strong tropical depression slowly skirted past the western coast. The...

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15

Dec '16

15 Dec 2016

Fiji

Heavy rain warning remains in force

A heavy rain warning remains in force for the whole of Fiji. Nadi Weather Office Director, Ravin Kumar says the Tropical Disturbance was located 430 kilometres North North West of Nadi earlier...

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14

Dec '16

14 Dec 2016

Fiji

Fiji public told to limit travel as tropical depression develops

Fiji authorities say there remains a possibility of a Tropical Cyclone forming at the end of this week in Fiji waters, advising the public to re-consider plans for travel and events this weekend....

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06

Dec '16

6 Dec 2016

Fiji

Concerns for many people of Fiji living in tents ahead of devastating cyclone season

It’s humid in the Fijian district of Rakiraki. The road shimmers with heat and the blazing sun is fierce on the skin. It is here we find 19-year-old Eseta Sasalu and her family sleeping in a...

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06

Dec '16

6 Dec 2016

Fiji

Fiji wins Global Inclusion Award

FIJI and Mongolia have been announced joint winners for the Asia and Pacific region during the 2016 Global Inclusion Awards. The award was given by Child Youth and Finance International (CYFI)...

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09

Nov '16

9 Nov 2016

Fiji

Concerns in Fiji over Australian visa-free hoax

Reports from Fiji say the Commerce Commission is concerned about claims on Facebook that people in Fiji are to enjoy visa-free access to Australia. Fijivillage reported that the Commission...

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09

Nov '16

9 Nov 2016

Fiji

Descendants mark arrival of Sutlej V

IT was a solemn occasion for descendants of indentured labourers yesterday as they commemorated the arrival of the last shipload of their ancestors from India to Fiji 100 years ago. John...

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07

Nov '16

7 Nov 2016

Fiji

Cirisobu Celebrates New Water Supply

The settlement of Cirisobu in Ba yesterday celebrated the opening of their new water source. This was made possible throught the partnership of the Fiji Water Foundation and Rotary Pacific Water...

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07

Nov '16

7 Nov 2016

Fiji

False Claims on Facebook about free Visa to Australia

The Fiji Commerce Commission has raised concerns about false claims being circulated on Facebook on “ Fiji to enjoy free visa to Australia”. Commerce Commission CEO, Joel Abraham...

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