News - Fiji

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Jul '16

26 Jul 2016

Fiji

Remittance use

A STUDY has found that expenditure patterns for the uses of remittances differ between urban and rural areas, and also between iTaukei and Fijians of Indian descent. The potential influence role...

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21

Jul '16

21 Jul 2016

Fiji

Team Fiji receives timely boost for Rio Olympics trip

TEAM Fiji to the Rio Olympics received a timely boost with 130 Rexona gift packs from the Motibhai Group of Companies at Walu Bay, Suva, yesterday. Motibhai sales manager Ajay Bhan said the gift...

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11

Jul '16

11 Jul 2016

Fiji

Innovative Start-Up Puts Fiji At The Forefront Of Renewable Energy Generation

Port of Denarau hosts ‘biggest marina-based solar plant in the world’ By Pacific economic and business reporter Jemima Garrett MELBOURNE, Australia (Radio Australia, June 30, 2016) – Fiji...

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11

Jul '16

11 Jul 2016

Fiji

Sport: Hayne misses out on Fiji Olympic Sevens berth

Former rugby league star and NFL player Jarryd Hayne won't be going to the Rio Olympics after being cut from Fiji's rugby sevens squad. Hayne met with coach Ben Ryan on Friday and was told his...

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07

Jul '16

7 Jul 2016

Fiji

It is wonderful to be able to celebrate Eid in Fiji - AG

Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says we are lucky to have so many different celebrations in Fiji that all Fijians participate in. As we celebrate Eid today, Sayed-Khaiyum says this is a...

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05

Jul '16

5 Jul 2016

Fiji

18,632 senior citizens benefit from pension scheme

There are 18,632 senior citizens that are benefitting under the Social Pension Scheme. These senior citizens have never received any form of superannuation in their lives and are now receiving...

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27

Jun '16

27 Jun 2016

Fiji

UN says produce shortages after Cyclone Winston leading to malnutrition

The United Nations Food and Agriculture Organisation says some cases of malnutrition are being seen in Fiji more than four months after Cyclone Winston. The UN has given seeds and supplies to...

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27

Jun '16

27 Jun 2016

Fiji

Fiji Bumps up taxes on tobacco, alcohol and sugary drinks

Fiji bumps up taxes on tobacco, alcohol and sugary drinks Fiji's government has announced a hefty increase in taxes on tobacco, alcohol and sugary drinks as part of its 1.75 billion US dollar...

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05

May '16

5 May 2016

Fiji

Easy to build and robust housing concept in pipeline for Fiji

A Fijian architect John Grey says his design for a simple, robust home will be easy and affordable for those suffering in Fiji after Cyclone Winston. More than 17-thousand people still need...

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05

May '16

5 May 2016

Fiji

Fiji tourism grows despite Winston - PM

Fiji visitor numbers have risen in the first quarter of this year despite the disruptions caused by Cyclone Winston. The prime minister, Frank Bainimarama, says compared to the first quarter of...

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07

Apr '16

7 Apr 2016

Fiji

Fiji escapes Cyclone Zena with minor damage as storm heads towards Tonga

Residents of Fiji's main island of Viti Levu have woken up to the damage caused by Cyclone Zena, which passed south of the island last night. Last night's storm did not hit with quite the impact...

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04

Apr '16

4 Apr 2016

Fiji

Heavy rain and floods for Fiji

People in Fiji are being warned of heavy rain and flash flooding over the next few days. Two tropical disturbances to the west of the country are likely to cause more problems for the cyclone...

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