News - Fiji
7 Jul 2016
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...
5 Jul 2016
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...
27 Jun 2016
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...
27 Jun 2016
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...
5 May 2016
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...
7 Apr 2016
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...
22 Mar 2016
Women’s economic empowerment critical for safeguarding food security - See more at: http://asiapacific.unwomen.org/en/news-and-events/stories/2016/03/womens-economic-empowerment-critical#sthash.ZGwuG3wz.dpuf
Before the cyclone Rakesh Prakash and his family relied on the income they received from the produce they harvested on their 10-acre farm in Toge, near Ba. Twice a week they would harvest...