The Fijian Government has given a detailed briefing on TC Winston recovery efforts to the Asian Development Bank and has called for further assistance for the country’s small and micro enterprise sector.
A Fijian naval officer died in Iraq last week after he suffered a heart attack.
Ordinary Seaman Timoci Bola, 32, of Daku-i-beqa died while on duty in Iraq. His death becomes the first Fiji military fatality in Iraq this year and the third RFMF Fijian soldier to die in Iraq since their first deployment in 2004.
This was confirmed to FijiLive by Fiji Military Forces Land Force Commander, Colonel Mosese Tikoitoga.
His body arrived into the country yesterday and a full military funeral will be held tomorrow at his Kinoya home in Suva.
Bola had served in the RFMF for five years and is survived by his wife and two children.
Fijian economy records consecutive growthThe Fijian economy recorded its sixth consecutive year of expansion in 2015, with the economy growing by 4.0 percent while also noting its third successive year of growth above 4.0 percent.
Pope prays for peace in Syria, KoreaPope Francis prayed for a "political solution" in Syria and for "reconciliation" on the Korean peninsula in his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter's Square.
Fiji receives ICT awardFiji’s efforts in harnessing its ICT sector has been recognised by the International Telecommunications Union and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday received the ICTs in Sustainable Development Award in New York.
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