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STATEMENT FROM THE PRIME MINISTER

The election of Fiji’s Permanent Representative to the United Nations, Peter Thomson, to be President of the UN General Assembly is a great honour for Fiji. It is the first time a representative of one of the Pacific Small Island Developing States has been chosen to lead the United Nations General Assembly and it has given Fiji and the other ... Read More »

PINA condemns attacks on journalists and student demonstrators in Papua New Guinea

The Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) has urged law enforcement agencies in the Pacific region not to interfere with the work of the media and allow them to report without fear or favour. PINA President Moses Stevens was echoing strong condemnations by the Media Council of Papua New Guinea (MCPNG) and the nation’s broadcaster, National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC) on the ... Read More »

$1 BILLION FOR PACIFIC ENERGY PROJECTS

New Zealand and the European Union today welcomed the successful conclusion of the Pacific Energy Conference in Auckland which saw donors commit over $1 billion for sustainable energy projects in the Pacific. “The $635 million committed at the 2013 Pacific Energy Summit has translated into over $900 million of investments across 70 projects, ” New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully says. “In the same ... Read More »

KHATRI IS COMMISSIONER-DESIGNATE TO INDIA

Fiji’s High Commissioner designate to India, Her Excellency Namita Khatri was today commissioned by the President Major-General (Ret’d) His Excellency Jioji Konousi Konrote at the State house. She began her diplomatic career as second secretary to Fiji’s Mission to the European Communities and Permanent Representative to the World Trade Organisation (WTO) in Belgium in 2006 where she was responsible for ... Read More »

Statement from The Prime Minister on suspension of NFP Honourable member Tupou Draunidalo

In Fiji, we unfortunately have a long and unsettling history confronting issues of ethnicity. That history includes the coups of 1987 and 2000 that were justified on ethnic grounds and that drove away many skilled and talented people, retarding our national development and scarring our nation for many years. We have done our best to move away from that tarnished ... Read More »

BLK to outfit Team Fiji to Rio

Renowned sporting brand BLK will be the official outfitter for Team Fiji to Rio. This was announced this morning by BLK General Manager Josefa Matau who said BLK would outfit the Fiji team from their casual wear kit up to their high performance sporting apparel. Mr Matau said as a high performance sporting brand, BLK just couldn’t miss the chance ... Read More »

Hibiscus Festival moves to Vodafone Arena

FOR the first time , the 2016 Vodafone Hibiscus Festival will now be held at the Vodafone Arena in Suva. The announcement was made today by Vodafone Fiji Limited chief financial officer Divik Deo at a press conference this morning. Mr Deo says in light of the 60the Anniversary, organizers want the event to be special and not be plagued ... Read More »

SUPER RUGBY TICKET-SALES GOES TO THE WEST

Tickets for the much awaited super rugby match between the Gallagher Chiefs and the BNZ Crusaders at 7.35pm on Friday 1 July at the ANZ Stadium in Suva will be on sale this Thursday at Lawaqa Park in Sigatoka and at the Jacks-Fiji main store in Nadi Town on Friday and Saturday. “We’re delighted to be able to offer this ... Read More »

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