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Karishma Nand, and her son Ranav Nand at the flooded water at Wailoko road, Sabeto, Nadi Jan 14th, 2018. Photo: WAISEA NASOKIA. January 15. 11:52 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by Karalaini Tavi, LAUTOKA 0 Comments. A heavy downpour caused flooding along the main streets of Lautoka ...
Update: 2:35PM THE Fiji Pearls team members have been in camp for the past week and have just returned to Suva on Sunday. The girls are looking forward to their big games in April where they will have to fight for a spot in the 2019 World Championship in England. Coach Vicki Wilson said the camp ...

Fiji football Association will assist districts which participate in the Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) Champions League. Fiji FA with its major sponsor Vodafone has given a total of $100,000 to Ba and Lautoka for the OFC Champions League which starts next month. Fiji FA president Rajesh Patel ...
DUAL international Ajay Ballu has been appointed as one of the two general managers for Team Fiji to the 2018 Commonwealth Games which will be held in Gold Coast, Australia in April. Ballu had represented Fiji in the age group football and then went to become an archer and competed at international ...
The country's total imports recorded in October 2017 reached their highest point compared to the total imports in the previous months of the year. This is according to the Fiji Bureau of Statistics in their report on the International Merchandise Trade Statistics for October 2017. The total value of goods ...
Thousands of Fijians marched through the town of Nadi at the weekend in support of protesting workers at the country's main international airport, who have been engaged in a bitter industrial dispute with their employer for the past month.

Satendra Nandan is Fiji's leading writer. His sixth volume of poems, Gandhianjali, will be published on May 15, 2018. His two books, Across the Seven seas and Dispatches From Distant Shores, were published in May 2017. My grandparents, both maternal and paternal, were born in the 19th century.
From left:Team Fiji general manager Christopher Yee, Team Fiji chef de mission Patrick Bower, Team Fiji general manager Ajay Ballu and Team Fiji administrator Fesaitu Mario at FASANOC on January 12, 2018 . Photo: Vilimoni Vaganalau. January 13. 11:00 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by PENI ...
Embassy of the People's Republic of China Charge D'Affaires ad Interim Gu Yu. Photo: Vilimoni Vaganalau. January 13. 11:00 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by LOSIRENE LACANIVALU , Suva 0 Comments. Gu Yu said China was looking forward to working together with Fiji to seize greater ...
Update: 3:52PM THE Save The Children (SC) Fiji has started its education assistance for recipients who had requested help to prepare their children with school supplies for this new school year. SC Fiji CEO Iris McKenzie said they had received and processed 427 applications to date. Ms McKenzie said ...
He said these types of tactics further confused and hurt Fiji as a whole. "When people do things like this they hurt the economy. And there goes the tourism of Fiji, there goes the economy of Fiji. He doesn't realise the kind of comments he's making," he said. "People have got to get up and realise what the ...
SUVA, Jan. 11 (Xinhua) -- Thursday is a very special day for both Fiji and China as the two China-aided bridges in the Fijian capital city of Suva were open to traffic following the hard work by hundreds of workers from both countries. The Stinson Parade Bridge in downtown Suva and the Vatuwaqa Bridge in ...
Fiji's population currently stands at 884,887 compared to 837,271 in 2007. Mr Usamate said the focus on growing our economy and on growing investment has led to more employment opportunities around the country for all Fijians. "The government is also focused on growing self-employment as seen in ...
Fiji Water is magnifying the power of its frequent high-profile events sponsorships this awards season by tapping into the power of the #TimesUp movement with its "One Sip Forward" campaign. Starting at the Golden Globes on Jan. 7, Fiji -- the Globes' official water sponsor -- began donating $1,000 (to a ...
Ground crew at Nadi International Airport in Fiji have been accused of not reporting damage to a door on an Air New Zealand plane. It is claimed a loading platform grazed a door of a 777-300 over the weekend. It wasn't until the plane arrived in Auckland that the damage was noticed, reports Radio New ...
SUVA, Jan. 10 (Xinhua) -- Fiji's population now stands at 884,887, an increase of 5.7 percent as compared to 837,271 in the 2007 census. Announcing the result of the 2017 national census which was done in September and October last year, Fiji's Bureau of Statistics attributed the slow population growth ...
The Fiji Bureau of Statistics has completed the 2017 Census and has published detailed and updated statistics on Fiji's population and population distribution by age, sex and geographical location. The Census also contain statistics on unemployment, financial inclusion and other demographic categories.

Inside a bustling market in the north coast town of Tavua on Fiji's largest island, farmer Adi Alesi Nacoba stacks her produce of the day. She carefully lays out eggplants, chilies, and papayas at her newspaper-lined table. The Tavua Municipal Market is a large, warehouse-like space with long rows of ...
Tourism Fiji has appointed Tokyo-based travel representation and Public Relations consultancy, Aviareps, to act as its representation agency in Japan, effective January 4. Aviareps is recognised as a global leader in tourism, aviation and hospitality representation with 63 offices in 47 countries around the ...
Fiji Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama says cheap politicians and trade unionists are influencing striking Air Terminal Service workers to remain off work. More than 200 staff have been off work since December the 16th, they were locked out for attending a meeting. ATS said the gathering amounted to ...
From left: Mere Rodan and Akanisi Latu geared for an all Fiji finals during the Pacific Mini Games at the Korman Stadium, Port Vila in Vanuatu. Photo: Peni Komaisavai. January 06. 11:00 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by GRACE NARAYAN, suva 0 Comments. Fiji table tennis Association is awaiting ...
The Fashion Council of Fiji in partnership with the Commonwealth Fashion Council, are looking for a local designer to showcase a product during the reception at the New Zealand High Commission in London. Six fashion designers and manufacturers from across the Commonwealth Fashion Industries will ...
Fiji Pearls Maria Lutua, Taraima Rara, Unaisi Rauuni, Sera Dakuitoga, Episake Kahatoka, Losalini Tuifagalele, Afa Rusivakula, Reijeli Daveua, Nina Cirikisuva, Vaiti Waqatabu and Alesi Waqa, during the team announcement yesterday. PPHOTO JONA KONATACI. January 06. 09:17 2018. Print This Article Share it With ...
Retired Roving Ambassador Mrs Litia Mawi (fifth from front left) ends her service at the end of this month. Photo: Losirene Lacanivalu. January 06. 10:15 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by LOSIRENE LACANIVALU SUVA 0 Comments. Chicken Egg McWrap. Fiji's longest serving female diplomat Litia ...
The snake identified as a Pacific Boa Constrictor which was found in Lovoni forest on Ovalau. Photo: facebook. January 06. 11:09 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by WATI TALEBULA Suva 0 Comments. Chicken Egg McWrap. One of the largest Pacific Boa Constrictor snakes (Gata Loa) in Fiji has been ...
Protecting our Borders - land, air and sea from illicit activities such as smuggling, human trafficking and illegal trading is vital to our Homeland security, as well as economic prosperity. The Fiji Revenue and Customs Service (FRCS) is committed towards border security. The Service continues to collaborate ...
The Order of Fiji award being presented to outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Fiji. January 06. 11:00 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by 0 Comments. President Major General (Ret'd) Jioji Konrote yesterday presented the Order of Fiji Award to the outgoing Ambassador of the Republic of ...
Commissioner of Corrections Commander Francis Kean and Permanent Secretary for economy Makereta Konrote . Photo: Fiji Corrections Service. January 06. 10:57 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by Source: Fiji Corrections Service 0 Comments. Chicken Egg McWrap. More than $500,000 was given ...
In an article published on the Radio New Zealand (RNZ) website on 23 December 2017 entitled "2017 in Pacific politics: A turbulent ride to stability," the writers stated that MPs in Fiji risk being charged with sedition for voicing dissent. The article under the subheading 'Fiji' reads "Fiji First will fancy its ...
Swimmer Taichi Vakasama, 18, is proud to represent Fiji at the 2018 Commonwealth Games in Gold Coast, Australia on April 5-14. The Vanuabalavu, Lau native looks forward to participate in the competition. "It is a proud moment for me to get the opportunity to represent Fiji at the Commonwealth Games ...
Fiji's government has banned the export of live coral in an attempt to protect the Pacific nation's reefs, but the move has stirred concerns and job losses among local companies. The ban came into force last week, with fisheries Minister Semi Koroilavesau saying it was part of the government's commitment ...
TOGORU, Fiji, Jan 2 2018 (IPS) - The water is nibbling away the beaches of Fiji. Not even the dead are allowed peace of mind. The graveyard of Togoru - a village on the largest island of Fiji - has been submerged. The waves are sloshing softly against the tilted tombstones covered with barnacles.
An article published on the second last day of 2017 stated that global surveys showed Fiji had been ranked as the happiest country in the globe. It has topped the happiness index in the global end-of-year survey on hope, optimism and happiness. History reveals this is not the first time Fiji has achieved ...
He indicated that they are finalising their final 40 member squad as they need to submit their names to the Fiji Rugby Union by the first week of April, so they could be contracted. In the course of that interview, the former Flying Fijian prop said they've already conducted a trial last Friday where 150 players ...
Keith Waters, Chief Operating Officer, European Tour added: "We are delighted that the Fiji International returns to the European Tour's international schedule for the third consecutive year. Our relationship with both the PGA Tour of Australasia and Asian Tour continues to go from strength-to-strength ...
SUVA, Jan. 2 (Xinhua) -- Seventy people died from road accidents in Fiji last year, the highest such number recorded by police over a decade in the South Pacific Island state, which has a population of around 900,000. Rusiate Tudravu, assistant commissioner for Fiji's police Chief of Operations, said on ...
Vodafone Fijian football team to play two international friendly matches in March as they have improved in their FIFA rankings. Photo: Fiji FA Media. January 02. 11:00 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by RITESH KUMAR, Suva 0 Comments. The Vodafone Fijian football team are going to play two ...
Health authorities in Fiji report that a growing number of people in the Labasa area have contracted dengue. FBC News says Labasa hospital has responded to the surge in dengue cases by activating the Dengue Hub Centre, where patients with dengue fever symptoms are being promptly assessed and ...
It's not difficult when you can take your pick from one of 300 islands with palm-lined beaches, coral reefs, clear lagoons and rugged landscapes. Even better it's close-by to Australia, with flight time from the east coast of less than four hours. Pam Wright gives her tips for the best holiday possible, from family ...
SUVA, Dec. 31 (Xinhua) -- Fiji's Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama pledged on Sunday to continue to grow the South Pacific Island state's economy in 2018 and bring greater opportunity for Fijians. "We had to keep growing the Fijian economy, bringing greater opportunity into the lives of our people and ...
Head of Delegation for Indonesia's Ministry of Social Affairs, Dr Muman Nuryana said their engagement with Fiji is important and will benefit both the countries to be better informed which will effectively contribute to the formation of policies and projects to bring inclusiveness in society, Sustainability and ...
End-of-Mission press releases include statements of IMF staff teams that convey preliminary findings after a visit to a country. The views expressed in this statement are those of the IMF staff and do not necessarily represent the views of the IMF's Executive Board. Based on the preliminary findings of this ...
Four new storage spaces have been constructed for the Fiji Red Cross Society for the storage of emergency relief supplies. The Ministry of National disaster and Management today signed a memorandum of understanding with the Fiji Red Cross Society for the construction of forward storage bases for ...
The University of Fiji chancellor Ratu Epeli Nailatikau says Fiji's presidency of COP23 has received international accolades. And this was through the hard work of Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama. "The effects of climate change are a reality for vulnerable island nations and Fiji is no exception," Ratu ...
The President of Fiji's National Federation Party has described the questioning of one the party's MPs as persecution and intimidation. ... 70710201 - lautoka, Fiji - dec 30 2016:Fijian police officers patrolling in the main street. the Fiji police force annual statistics reveal an 18% increase in crime cases in 2015.
It's all part of the airline's wider Christmas sale and features flights to Fiji from $452 return from Sydney. Other sample fares for those interested include Adelaide- to Fiji from $589 return, Brisbane to Fiji from $615 return and Melbourne to Fiji from $685 return. There's a wide range of travel dates behind this ...
"We see this as the way forward for PDP and certainly the way forward for Fiji. Rabuka at the helm ... we believe he's come a long way as a politician. He's a moderate politician now. He's trying to moderate SODELPA," Lynda Tabuya. Ms Tabuya said SODELPA had agreed to take on four of the PDP's key ...
In a small, but symbolically significant, gesture last week, the Indian government provided the Fijian sugar industry with a grant. While the amount was negligible ($1.04 million) and it was tied to Fiji buying agricultural equipment from India (a common foreign aid tactic), the move seems designed to signal ...
"The discussion of issues relating to people with albinism in Fiji is relatively new," said Ms Ero. "I am convinced that my visit has sparked a process of introspection and realization of the need to bring this group within Fijian society out of the shadows and private suffering and into the national consciousness.
The Food, Energy and Sustainability Team (FEAST) launched a GiveCampus campaign Nov. 13 to restore Mount Fiji's native flora and fauna. "The Fiji Restoration idea came to me last semester. I collect native seeds, press native flowers and propagate them as a hobby, and what started as a hobby ...


 

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