News - Fiji

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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18

Oct '16

18 Oct 2016

Fiji

Fiji to join Australia's National Rugby Championship in 2017

A Fiji team will join Australia's National Rugby Championship in 2017, laying the platform for a potential future push for a Pacific island team in Super Rugby. Fiji provided one of the...

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13

Oct '16

13 Oct 2016

Fiji

Fiji’s honest appraisal of Cyclone Winston

GENEVA, 10 October 2016 - There were fears of very large loss of life when Fiji was hit in February this year by the first category 5 cyclone in its recorded history, and the strongest ever seen...

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13

Oct '16

13 Oct 2016

Fiji

Heavy rain brings more misery for Fiji

The Red Cross in Fiji says continuing heavy rain could inflict further suffering on those made homeless by Cyclone Winston in February. Fiji's met service said the trough which had brought heavy...

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