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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 »

AG MEETS UN SECRETARY-GENERAL FOR POLITICAL AFFAIRS

FIJI’S leadership role in climate change and Fiji’s success in a number of spheres dominated talks between Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and the UN Assistant Secretary-General for Political Affairs, Mr. Miroslav Jenca. At the meeting, the Attorney-General reviewed Fiji’s preparatory efforts in the lead-up to COP23, to be held in Bonn, Germany in November. The two men ... Read More »

Fiji To Send 153 Athletes to Pacific Mini-Games

FIJI will be sending one of the highest number of athletes to the Vanuatu Pacific Mini-Games in December. A total of 153 athletes will be selected from 11 sports disciplines comprising of archery, athletics, basketball, beach volleyball, boxing, football, golf, table tennis, tennis and weight lifting. Fiji’s Chef De Mission, Wayne O’Connor said the national sport federations are making preparations ... Read More »

OVER 30 SUGARCANE INDUSTRY WORKERS GRADUATE WITH AUSTRALIAN QUALIFICATIONS

A total of 33 graduates successfully completed qualifications in internationally recognised Australian-courses from the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) in Labasa today. This was the fifth cohort of students to graduate under the European Union (EU)-funded Training Support to the Fijian Sugarcane Industry Project. To date, more than 1,600 people have been trained under the project, which focuses on providing a ... Read More »

Team Fiji Swimmer Bags First Medal for Commonwealth Youth Games.

  Team Fiji Swimmer Taichi Vakasama continues to showcase his determination with a strong performance in the 200 metre Breaststroke which saw him win a bronze medal. The medal is Team Fiji’s first in the Swimming event in any Commonwealth Youth Games. Taichi broke his own personal best which he set in the heats with a time of 2.17.17seconds on ... Read More »

GASTROENTAROLOGY PROGRAM A SUCCESS

To build a healthier Fiji is a critical pillar says Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama during the launch of the four weeks of Gastroenterology Training Program at the CWM hospital. This year’s launch marks 10 years since the Program started and it has been a success as it produces more specialist health doctors to contribute to not only a healthy Fiji ... Read More »

J. Hunter Pearls Fiji Selected as an Honouree for the JNA Awards 2017

J Hunter Pearls from Savusavu in Fiji has been selected as an Honouree in the Sustainability Initiative of the Year category of JNA Awards 2017. The JNA Awards, organised by UBM Asia, now in its sixth year, is a premier awards programme that recognises and celebrates excellence and achievement in the jewellery and gemstone industry, with a focus on the ... Read More »

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