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Friday 2 September 2016
Suva, Fiji
A delegation from Kabariki village on Kadavu Island in Fiji has asked for the safe removal of a Tongan vessel MV Sitka from its waters after it got stuck on a reef due to mechanical problems on 21 August. The boat currently has 20,000 litres of fuel on board.
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Wednesday 6 April 2016

Suva, Fiji
A new cyclone is threatening children and families in Fiji, UNICEF warned this afternoon. Only weeks after Category 5 Cyclone Winston ripped through the Fiji Islands, affecting 40% of the population, Fiji is once again facing extreme weather conditions due to the presence of three tropical disturbances, one of which has formed into rapidly-intensifying Cyclone Zena.
Friday 11 March 2016

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A Tongan Taskforce Group is assisting disaster relief efforts at Vanua Balavu and the surrounding islands on the northern Lau Group including delivering water supplies, following the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Winston, last month.
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Thursday 25 February 2016

Suva, Fiji
As the full picture of the worst cyclone ever to hit Fiji becomes more apparent, UNICEF Pacific estimates that up to 120,000 children across the county may be worst affected. Destruction in some of the worst hit areas is “overwhelming”, says a new UNICEF report today.
Friday 19 February 2016
Suva, Fiji
The ‘Epeli Hau’ofa Dance Festival II, showcasing art, music, education, culture and heritage is planned by the University of the South Pacific’s Oceania Centre for Arts, Culture and Pacific Studies, on 21-26 March 2016 in memory of the late Professor ‘Epeli Hau’ofa.
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Monday 9 March 2015
Suva, Fiji
Scientists for the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) are trying to develop a breadfruit (Mae) that is more productive and climate resistant.
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Thursday 5 February 2015

Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fiji will officially change its national flag on October 10 this year. Fiji’s Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama in announcing the move on Monday February 3 stated that the new flag should “reflect Fiji’s position in the world today as a modern and truly independent nation state.”
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Friday 12 December 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
A network of civil groups in the Pacific has made a plea for Pacific Island Governments to end current free trade negotiations, ahead of the Pacific Islands Forum dialogue on PACER-Plus in Nadi today.
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Monday 27 October 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
Fiji’s six-year suspension from the Pacific Islands Forum has finally ended, its suspension lifted by the Forum last Wednesday 22 October. However, whether or not Fiji’s government chooses to return to the Pacific Island’s Forum is another matter.
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Thursday 18 September 2014
Suva, Fiji
Fiji’s interim Prime Minister Commodore Frank Bainimarama and his Fiji First Party has a convincing lead of more than 60 percent of the total votes in the provisional results announced at 1:00pm this afternoon.
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Friday 12 September 2014
Nuku'alofa, Tonga
45 Fijian peacekeepers detained by militants in the Golan Heights on the Israeli-Syrian border have been released at 14:30 local time, a United Nations (UN) Spokesperson Stephane Dujarric announced on September 11.
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Tuesday 8 September 2009
Auckland, New Zealand
Fiji's suspension from the Commonwealth on September 1 was a dead certainty. Its earlier suspension from the 16-nation Pacific Islands Forum didn't deter it and it would have been naïve to think that the threat of this week's - it's third from the Commonwealth since independence - would make the Fijian administration change its mind. By Dev Nadkarni
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Tuesday 8 September 2009
London, UK
Sir paul Reeves, Special Representative of Commonwealth Secretary-General Kamalesh Sharma to the Republic of the Fiji Islands, will arrive in Fiji on 8 September for a two-day visit.
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Friday 14 August 2009
London, UK
In response to the Secretary General's communication to the Interim Prime Minister of Fiji, Commodore Bainimarama, conveying the Concluding Statement of the Commonwealth Ministerial Action Group (CMAG) following its Extraordinary Meeting on 31 July 2009, the Interim Government of Fiji Islands invited a delegation from the Commonwealth to visit the country.
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Wednesday 22 April 2009
Suva, Fiji
Many in Fiji believe that Voreqe Bainimarama's intentions are good and are in opposition to the aims of previous coups. …There is division in the political parties, the judiciary, the churches and the NGO community. Your position depends on the perspective you take. By Fr Kevin Barr.
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Wednesday 28 January 2009
Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea
Pacific Islands Forum leaders have given Fiji until May 1 2009 to announce a date for an election to be held no later than December 2009 or face suspension from the Pacific Islands Forum.
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Tuesday 27 January 2009
Suva, Fiji
he Fiji Times publisher Rex Gardener has been ordered by the Fiji Interim Government to leave Fiji this morning, January 27.
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Thursday 22 January 2009
Suva, Fiji
The General Voters Party (GVP) is in agreement with Prime Minister Bainimarama in asking that the meeting in Port Moresby on the 27th January 2009 be deferred to a later date because of the great humanitarian crisis being faced by Fiji at this time.
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Thursday 15 January 2009
Nuku'alofa, Fiji
The Government is donating FD$100,000 towards the victims of the natural disasters in Fiji as a result of heavy rains and flooding which so far has caused 8 deaths and forced at least 6,200 people to seek shelter and food at the 114 evacuation centres that have been established around the country.
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Friday 9 January 2009
Suva, Fiji
There is urgent need for a national Freedom of Information Act quickly, says Transparency International Fiji chairperson, Suliana Siwatibau.
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