The new head of Fiji’s military Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga says the country’s new constitution should stay if there is to be no more coups in Fiji. In an exclusive face-to-face interview with Islands Business magazine at the office of the Commander of the Republic of Fiji Military Forces inside ...
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Would you believe that out of the over 900 million international tourist arrivals registered by the United Nations' World Tourism Council in 2012, only 1.6 million visited the shores of 16 Pacific Islands countries (PICs) that are members of the South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO)?
Interception of communication through such means as the tapping of telephones lines will soon be legalised in Fiji as part of national effort to combat money laundering and anti-terrorism financing.
Ongoing police investigation into a human trafficking racket in Fiji has uncovered the exploitation of two 12-year old girls who are allegedly being sold for sex.
For a squatter settlement, Nakama has got one of the best locations in Savusavu. It is located in a wooded area on a slope of a hill that overlooks Savusavu town below and its spectacular harbour beyond
Fiji’s South Pacific Stock Exchange (SPSE) is among the world’s smallest bourses with only 18 listed companies since its conception in 1979 and a rather sluggish growth in trading over the years. Efforts to develop it into a vibrant exchange that would appeal to Fiji’s mums and dads have fallen ...
Three names have been put forward to replace Fiji School of Medicine-educated Dr Jimmie Rodgers as the director-general of the biggest regional organisation, the Secretariat of Pacific Community (SPC). The three according to ranking by a recruitment committee of the Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations (CRGA) are:
• Customer-centric • Pro jobs for locals • Promotes whistle-blowing among employees
An extreme makeover is what the Methodist Church can expect under a new regime led by President Reverend Tuikilakila Waqairatu.
Money, they say, is the root of all evil. For something ever so elusive and always changing hands, the power it has on many is as baffling as it is curious. A little overboard, the obsession can and has turned many ordinary people into criminals.
A pioneering health survey of Fijian schoolchildren aged between 13 and 15 years has revealed some disturbing trends in their behaviour, among them a tendency to commit suicide at such tender age. Conducted in 2010, the findings of the Global School-based Student Health Survey (GSHS) for Fiji was only launched ...
Fashion, a popular culture rooted in delicate finesse superimposed upon a fast-changing world of what’s old and new, may historically have had so little to do with Fiji’s textile industry, but times have significantly changed. There is all likelihood now the two industries will converge at some point soon, now ...
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