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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 »

Fiji Airways’ Mid-air Matrimony campaign: photos are in

Five lucky winners of Fiji Airways’ Mid-air Matrimony campaign have been announced. The couples will be flying out of Auckland shortly. Here they are, all decked out in their wedding dresses. http://www.fijiairways.com/ Read More »

Keynote Address by Timor-Leste PM, Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao

  Your Excellency Commodore Bainimarama, Prime Minister of Fiji Distinguished Delegates Ladies and Gentlemen, It is a great honour for me to take part in this opening session of the Pacific Islands Development Forum. This is my third visit to this beautiful country. First and foremost, I must congratulate the government of Fiji for hosting this important event, to work ... 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 »

Fiji Airways Propose Mid-Air Matrimony

The re-branded Fiji Airways have started upon a new campaign which will see five lucky Kiwi couples  get married at 40,000 feet. The new consumer campaign will see Fiji Airways (formerly Air Pacific) assist in marrying five couples simultaneously on board an Airbus A330 flight between Auckland and Nadi on 7 August 2013. “Kiwis have such a strong connection to ... Read More »

Health Minister calls on public to test their sugar levels

 Fiji’s Health Minster Dr Neil Sharma has called on the public to have their sugar levels tested at  diabetes hub centres around the country following the alarming cases of untested individuals.  According to health reports, about 76,130 Fijians suffer from this non communicable disease. In 2009 a first of it’s kind survey done in the country by the Fred Hollows Foundation showed that four out ... Read More »

FIJI Demands Regional Consultation on Asylum Seekers

Fiji has demanded that Australia conduct a thorough consultation with regional governments before it proceeds with its plan to transfer asylum seekers arriving in Australia by boat to Papua New Guinea. Reinforcing comments made by the Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, on Friday, the Foreign Minister, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola made a hard hitting speech to the Australia Fiji Business Council in Brisbane ... Read More »

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