Fiji

Fiji Airways codeshares with Etihad Airways

Dionisia Tabureguci
Wed 16 Apr 2014 -

Fiji Airways today announced a new codeshare agreement with Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, expected to translate to new markets for Fiji tourism and trade.

WHO & ONOC Join Efforts to Motivate Physical Activity

Wed 16 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji ---- History is repeating itself. “In the late 1800s, de Coubertin worried that youth in his native France were turning away from physical activity.

Fiji Airways and Etihad Airways sign groundbreaking interline agreement

Wed 16 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji ---- Fiji Airways and Etihad Airways, the national airline of the United Arab Emirates, today announced a new and far reaching interline agreement between the two carriers.

Agroforestry demo site excites Fiji’s Minister for Primary Industries

Tue 15 Apr 2014 -

LABASA, Fiji -----“This is what we need for other localities in Fiji and we are fully supportive and appreciative of SPC's initiative in such activities”.

April 2014

Mosese Tikoitoga Leadership change in Fiji’s Military

Robert Matau

Ayoung Fijian man who marched in as a private in the Republic of the Fiji Military Forces more than 30 years ago is now head of Fiji’s 4,000-strong force. Brigadier General Mosese Tikoitoga is from the southern island province of Kadavu, from Muani Village in the district of Ravitaki. Where ...

New constitution is the key, says Fiji’s new military chief

Robert Matau

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 ...

NZ offers Fiji 10 postgrad scholarships

Mon 14 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji -----The New Zealand Pacific Scholarships is offering 10 scholarships for Fiji citizens to apply for study in 2015 at postgraduate level.

EU await formal PACP meet proposal

Mon 14 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji ---The European Union (EU) will consider the request by Pacific ACP countries for a meeting in Brussels at month end to hear concerns on the Economic Participation Agreement (EPA).

20 apply for Fiji Rugby Union 15s coach

Mon 14 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji ---- The Fiji Rugby Union has short-listed applicants for the Flying Fijians head coach's position.

Kai helps Magenta

Mon 14 Apr 2014 -

LAUTOKA, Fiji ---2011 Oceania Football Confederation player of the year Bertrand Kai starred for AS Magenta in their 3-1 win against Tafea FC at Govind Park in Ba yesterday.

Ba ease through to the semi-finals

Mon 14 Apr 2014 -

LAUTOKA, Fiji ----- – Two wins and a final day 1-1 draw against Hekari United saw Ba FC become the first side through to semi-finals of the 2014 OFC Champions League Sunday afternoon.

Forum Secreariat pleased with EPA progress

Mon 14 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji -----The Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat says it is pleased with progress made this week by Pacific ACP countries ahead of their Economic Participation Agreement (EPA) negotiations with the European Union (EU)

Aust, Fiji discuss observers Terms of Refrence

Mon 14 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji ---The Fijian Government is in discussions with the Australian Government on a terms of reference (TOR) for observers for the 17 September election.

We'll accept Fiji election outcome: NZ foreign Minister McCully

Mon 14 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji ----New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully says his government will accept and respect the outcome of Fiji’s 2014 Election.

Current EPA negotiations beneficial to both: EU

Mon 14 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji ----The scope of the current negotiations is much broader than the interim Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA), the European Union says.

Pacific ACP maps way forward for EPA

Mon 14 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji ---- An official delegation from the Pacific ACP (African Caribbean Pacific) states is expected to travel to Brussels towards the end of this month.

New constitution is the key, says Fiji’s new military chief

Robert Matau
Fri 11 Apr 2014 -

Bainimarama makes way for career soldier Mosese Tikoitoga SUVA, Fiji ---- 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.

Fiji Airways reports profit after tax

Fri 11 Apr 2014 -

NADI, Fiji ---- Air Pacific Group Friday announced its financial results for the nine months period ended 31 December 2013, a stub financial year for Fiji’s National Airline.

Convicted Chaudhry remains Fiji Labour Party leader

Fri 11 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji --- There has been no change in the leadership of the Fiji Labour Party.

Fiji Election depends on valid candidates: Supervisor of Election

Fri 11 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji -----Elections will be held if there are more than 50 valid candidates, Fiji’s Supervisor of Elections (SOE) Mohammed Saneem confirmed in an update today on progress towards election.

Hopes to boost Fiji’s fish export: Seruiratu

Fri 11 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji ------Fiji exported FJD$$5.9 million (US$3.6 million) worth of fish and fisheries products to the European Union last year.

Fiji Election funds still to come through

Fri 11 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji -----The Fijian Government is still to receive the first payment of funds that was promised to the Fijian Elections Office.

Fiji’s Election Minister welcomes NZ elections, Parliament help

Fri 11 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji ----- Fiji’s Elections Minister and Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has described as positive his meeting with New Zealand Foreign Minister Murray McCully in relation to the 17 September elections.

Regional growth

Fri 11 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji --- The Economic Partnership Agreement (EPA) for Pacific-African Caribbean Pacific (PACP) states has great potential to bring about growth and development for the region, says Secretariat of the Pacific Community deputy director general Fekita 'Utoikamanu.

EU aid inadequate, says Fiji’s Trade Minister

Fri 11 Apr 2014 -

SUVA, Fiji ---- Despite the European Union (EU) claiming to be the second largest donor in the Pacific, the region receives inadequate aid for trade when compared with African and Caribbean states, says Fiji's Attorney-General and Minister for Industry and Trade Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.