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New Pacific Islands Development Forum headquarters to be set up in Fiji

The Prime Minister, Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama, has announced a new secretariat for the Pacific Islands Development Forum to be established in Suva, Fiji. Speaking at the closing of the inaugural meeting of the forum in Nadi, the PM said Fiji’s offer to host its headquarters was accepted by the various leaders that attended. “On behalf of every Fijian, I want ... Read More »

New accomodation for rural women vendors

Market vendor, Lusiana Valelala could only heave a sigh of relief after a new accommodation specifically for rural women vendors was officially opened at the Suva Municipal Market by the Minister for Social Welfare, Women and Poverty Alleviation Dr Jiko Luveni . The 58-year-old smiled with glee and says now they can have a proper place to rest after many ... Read More »

Suspension on Fiji Labour Party lifted

The Fiji Labour Party will now be able to operate and function as a political party after it was temporarily suspended earlier in July for failing to meet a key financial provision of the Political Parties Decree. The FLP was required to submit a payment of $6375.60 to the registrar’s office to pay for the cost of the publication of its ... Read More »

Develop social consciousness, UNFPA Pacific urges nurses

30 July 2013, Suva, Fiji – Nurses from around the region have been urged to develop a new social consciousness as they embarked on a four-month Sexual and Reproductive Health Management Training Programme (SRHMTP) in Suva Monday.  United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) Pacific Director and Representative Dr Annette Sachs Robertson urged the nurses selected by their countries’ respective health ministries to ... Read More »

Soldier says he prayed about meeting Queen

By now his pictures and video will have spread virally and made many Fijians proud for an age-old custom that still exists among its people.  Seconds after being introduced to the Queen, Sergeant Rusiate Bolavucu, of the Burma Company, immediately sat down on the road, took off his hat, lowered his head, and clapped several times to show his respect. ... Read More »

Fiji wins Youth Hobie Championship

Fijian duo Kaveni Natadra and Ovini Yasawa have clinched the 2013 Vodafone South Pacific Hobie Youth Championship after three days of intense racing under very cold and wet conditions at Laucala. The duo made a strong come-back after finishing in second place on the previous day. “It was a great win and we feel very proud of what we’ve achieved,” ... Read More »

Leprosy cases increase in Kiribati

The Kiribati’s Leprosy Department has reported an increase in the number of people diagnosed with leprosy. In Bikenibeu, at the end of May, see 62 cases were reported, according to Radio Kiribati.   A month later, another 14 cases were detected, said the head of the Leprosy Department, Baraniko Eromanga.  “The 14 people are confirmed to have the leprosy virus ... Read More »

Hobie Youth Championship, so far so good

As the Vodafone South Pacific Hobie Youth Championship rounds up its second day of racing at the National Sailing Centre in Suva Point today, youths from Fiji and Wallis and Futuna have welcomed the competition turnout. Fiji Hobie Sailing co-ordinator Deborah Sue says this year, defending champions, New Caledonia didn’t take part. Also missing this year was a women’s team ... Read More »

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