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Japan Drives Fiji To Become Pacific’s “Meteorological” Hub

TOKYO, Japan – Being a vulnerable island country, with limited resources, surrounded by the world’s largest body of water during cyclone season is enough to get even the best “weathermen” a little more than worried. But the Fiji Meteorological Service has often pushed above its weight and helped see Fiji through some of the worst Mother Nature has hurled at ... Read More »

Could Community Based Recycling Work for Fiji?

KAWASAKI CITY, Japan – If there’s anything the Japanese do extremely well, it has to be waste management. The entire nation is built on a model that recycles just about anything which begins with community based recycling. For an industrious and financially sustainable country like Japan, it works quite tunefully, but could Fiji and the larger Pacific adopt a model ... Read More »

CORRECTIONS AND WARDENS CHALLENGE

THE Deputy Commissioner Corrections Jo Kulinidilo on Friday, 13 October, 2017, launched a new Shield that will be challenged annually by the Fiji Corrections Service and National Fire Authority rugby teams. This inaugural annual Rugby Challenge match is a prelude to the Fiji Corrections Day and is geared towards strengthening the working relationship between both organisations. This much awaited rugby ... Read More »

FIJI BATIS SEEK NATION’S BLESSING.

HIS Excellency the President of Fiji Major-General (Retired) Jioji Konusi Konrote thanked overseas based players representing the Fiji Bati rugby league team. “I wish to congratulate all of you and also thank you for choosing to play for Fiji,” Mr Konrote said. “I have been following the sport very closely and I know that many talented and in demand players ... Read More »

Age Group Players Off To Tri Nations

The term ‘Tri Nations’ in sport refers to a competition between three nations, and is a common term for rugby competitions. Today the Fiji under 16 and under 18 school’s rugby teams were farewelled before heading off to the Schools Rugby International Tri-Nations series in Australia. When sports teams head to international competitions overseas it is traditional for them to ... Read More »

Women’s Volleyball Team Leave For World Cup Qualifiers

For the second time this week a blessing ceremony has been held at Borron House to farewell a group of athletes. Yesterday the Fiji Women’s Volleyball team were given an official farewell by President George Konrote before their departure to the world cup qualifiers in Kazakhstan. History was made as it was the first time the volleyball team have sought ... Read More »

American Film Showcase Opens In Fiji

Last night the United States Department of State opened the American Film Showcase at Damodar Cinema in Suva as part of their film diplomacy programme which brings award-winning films and documentaries to audiences all around the world. Running from the 12th-16th of September the showcase has a dual purpose with the programme designed to help develop film makers in Fiji ... Read More »

Athletes Off To Turkmenistan

For Chef de Mission Sale Sorovaki, exposure is the goal for the 28 athletes and 9 staff travelling to the Asian Indoor and Martial Arts Games in Ashgabat, Turkmenistan tomorrow. The games start on the 17th of September with a blessing ceremony held at Borron House today to farewell the athletes. The two key messages from President George Konrote to the ... Read More »

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