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AG MEETS WORLD BANK DELEGATION AHEAD OF 2017 SPRING MEETINGS

In the lead-up to the 2017 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and International Monetary Fund (IMF), Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum met a World Bank delegation in Suva to discuss a wide-range of opportunities in development cooperation and outline Fiji’s leadership priorities for its COP23 Presidency.   The 2017 Spring Meetings of the World Bank and IMF ... Read More »

Dr Robin Mitchell Re-Elected ONOC President

The Minister for Youth and Sports Hon. Laisenia Tuitubou has congratulated Dr Robin Mitchell, who was unanimously re-elected as Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) President in Nadi last week.   Dr Mitchell has been ONOC’s president since 2009 and will now serve his final term.   “I am delighted that ONOC has re-elected Dr Mitchell as President. This is not ... Read More »

PM: WOMEN’S CONTRIBUTION TO ECONOMY VITAL

INTERNATIONAL Women’s Day is not intended just to say nice things about women and give them flowers and hugs – and then return to life as we know it the next day. These were the sentiments echoed by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama while launching the Donestic Violence 24-Hour Toll Freehelp Line and the National Women’s Expo to be held in ... Read More »

Cook Islands Women’s Practice Parliament Underway

SIXTY women are gathering in Rarotonga this week to take part in the Cook Islands’ Second Practice Parliament for Women. Supported by the United Nations Development Programme Pacific Parliamentary Effectiveness Initiative (PPEI), the workshop is organized by the Parliament of the Cook Islands, in partnership with the Cook Islands National Council of Women. UNDP’s Pacific Parliamentary Effectiveness Initiative is funded ... Read More »

Fiji Airways & Jet Airways Announce Codeshare Agreement

INDIA’S full-service premier international airline Jet Airways and Fiji’s national airline Fiji Airways yesterday announced a codeshare partnership which offers guests travelling on both carriers convenient and seamless connectivity between India and Fiji via Singapore and Hong Kong. The codeshare agreement, a first of its kind between the airlines of the two countries will address the growing demand for travel ... Read More »

LEADERSHIP FIJI RAISES THE BAR

LEADERSHIP Fiji (LF) in concluding its two-day retreat yesterday formed a vision for the country and where they hope to see Fiji in 20 years time. The retreat which was held at Natadola’s Yatule Beach Resort, enabled the 34 participants to have dynamic discussions, with leadership, communities and development being key areas highlighted amidst a highly charged group of leaders eager ... Read More »

Fiji Remembers the Wrath of Cyclone Winston

A year ago today Tropical Cyclone Winston bore down on our islands with unprecedented fury and no Fijian who witnessed its impact will ever forget the experience. This was how the President of Fiji His Excellency Major-General (Ret’d) Jioji Konusi Konrote described the wrath of tropical cyclone Winston during his thanksgiving address on the 1st year anniversary of Tropical Cyclone ... Read More »

PM CALLS FOR WEEKEND OF PRAYER AND REFLECTION TO MARK ANNIVERSARY OF TC WINSTON

THE Prime Minister, Frank Bainimarama has called for a weekend of prayer and reflection on Friday as Fiji prepares to commemorate the anniversary of Tropical Cyclone Winston. Fourty-four Fijians were killed when the Category 5 storm struck the country reaching its peak intensity on February, 20th last year. The Prime Minister says the thought of the entire nation, 12 months ... Read More »

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