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Jun 19, 2014, 07:00 ET
Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Indonesian President Susilo Bambang (PRNewsFoto/Republic of Fiji)

Fiji Warns Of Catastrophe In The Pacific Because Of Climate Change

Fiji has appealed to developed nations not to behave selfishly over the catastrophic prospect facing Small Island Developing States because of...

Feb 11, 2014, 19:49 ET

Fiji Will Support Kiribati As Sea Level Rises

 Fiji will ensure that the people of Kiribati have a home if their country is submerged by the rising sea level as a result of climate change,...

Sep 04, 2013, 07:00 ET

Fiji Elections Office Calls For Expressions Of Interest For Overseas Registration

First step in campaign to register overseas voters  The Fiji Elections Office is calling on all Fijian citizens living overseas who want...

Jun 29, 2013, 03:52 ET

Fiji Signs Landmark Agreements With Russia

Fiji has signed a series of  bilateral agreements with the Russian Federation during the first ever visit to Moscow by a Fijian leader. The...

Jun 19, 2013, 21:14 ET

Fijian Peacekeepers To Deploy To UNDOF

 The Fijian Government has agreed to a request by the United Nations to deploy "blue helmet" service personnel to the United Nations...

Jun 01, 2013, 22:07 ET

Statement from the Fijian Government

 The Bainimarama Government commends the British media for revealing corruption in the British Government. Fiji has the toughest...

May 29, 2013, 17:49 ET

4G Coming to Fiji After Nation's First-ever Spectrum Auction

 The latest generation of 4G mobile internet technology is coming to Fiji. The Bainimarama Government is conducting Fiji's first ever auction...

Mar 13, 2013, 07:00 ET

PM Increases Access To University

Students from low income families have new path to University  Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama of The Republic of Fiji has...

Feb 22, 2013, 08:05 ET

Fiji PM Bainimarama Launches New Agricultural Scholarships

 Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has launched a new Government scholarship program to train up to 50 farmers a year, provide them...

Feb 15, 2013, 17:02 ET

Fijians Gaining Access To Internet

Telecentres Provide Internet Connectivity for Ordinary Fijians Approximately 60,000 Fijians will gain access to the internet for the first...

Dec 11, 2012, 07:00 ET

Fiji's Voter Registration Breaks Half a Million

Country on course for 2014 Elections Fiji has marked another significant milestone in its path to true parliamentary democracy with the...

Sep 03, 2012, 07:00 ET

Close to Half a Million Fijians Register During First Phase of Registration

Fijians Flock to Register for 2014 Elections  Almost half a million have registered to vote in the first wave of electronic voter...

Jul 24, 2012, 08:00 ET

Voter Registration in Fiji one-third of the way to target

Momentum continues to increase  Fiji's Electronic Voter Registration (EVR) is now more than one-third of the way to reaching the...

May 15, 2012, 20:41 ET

Air Pacific to be Rebranded "Fiji Airways"

Fiji's national air carrier, Air Pacific, has announced a return to its 1958 name – Fiji Airways – to better reflect its...

May 10, 2012, 20:50 ET

Fiji's Constitution Commission Will Hear From All Fijians

 The Republic of Fiji's Constitution Commission wants to hear the views of every Fijian regarding the new constitution. Constitution...

May 01, 2012, 07:00 ET

Fiji Completes Constitutional Commission

Commission Is Fiji's First Female-Majority Representative Body All five members of the Republic of Fiji's Constitutional Commission are in...

Apr 30, 2012, 07:00 ET

Fiji Pure Mahogany Brand Launches To World Markets

Representatives from U.S. Government, Gibson Guitars and Hardwood Manufacturers Association Attend Launch Event  Fijian Prime Minister...

Apr 11, 2012, 12:00 ET

Fiji Welcomes United Nations Needs Assessment Mission

 At the invitation of the Republic of Fiji, a United Nations Needs Assessment Mission has arrived to perform a technical needs assessment for...

Apr 10, 2012, 18:18 ET

Fiji Adds Women's Rights Expert to Constitutional Commission

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama today announced the name of the second international member of the five-member constitutional commission:...

Mar 29, 2012, 01:40 ET

Qantas Misleads on Veto Claim

 Republic of Fiji Attorney-General and Minister for Civil Aviation Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum released the following statement today in response to...