The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and the Biosecurity of Fiji (BAF) have joined forces to launch an operation to eradicate the Giant Invasive Iguana commonly known as the American Iguana from Fiji.
Public Enterprises Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says their meeting with a specialist team of the Asian Development Bank gave them an opportunity to discuss the technical assistance ADB can provide with respect to the divestment of Government shares in various State Owned Enterprises.
Three women beggars who spent years begging on the streets of Suva have been assisted by the Ministry of Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation to start up their own businesses at the Suva market.
Veteran midfielder Keni Doidoi scored a late equaliser to hand Tailevu Naitasiri its first point in the Premier Division today as the Southerners held Nadroga 1-1 in the Galaxy Premier League at Lawaqa Park.
The untimely death of Fiji U17 midfielder Muni Shalit Reddy has raised many questions and issues among sports administrators and care givers and the Fijian Government has called for a united effort to strengthen strategies and measures to avoid another si
The Fiji government has approved its participation in the 25th Ship for World Youth (SWY) Program from January to February, 2013.
The Cabinet based its decision on a submission by the Minister for Youth and Sports Viliame Naupoto.
Naupoto in a government statement said the Program is a unique International cultural exchange youth program organised and funded by the Government of Japan.
He said generally the Ship for World Youth program aims at fostering leadership qualities in youths in a more internationalised society through living together and communicating with one another for 38 days on board the ship.
Approximately 212 youths from eleven countries will participate in the 25th SWY Program. The participating countries include Japan, Fiji, Bahrain, Chile, Costa Rica, Kenya, United Mexican States, New Zealand, Sri Lanka, Turkey and United Arab Emirates.
The Minister said that the Fijian delegation will be made up of nine young Fijians and a National Leader.
The SWY Program has been organised on an annual basis since 1989. Each year a different mix of countries is invited to participate and different ports of call are incorporated into the itinerary.
Fiji’s participation is on a two year cycle and our last participation was in the 23rd SWY Program in 2011 where Fiji was also a port of call.
Westpac sells operations in 5 PICs to BSPWestpac Banking Corporation today announced the sale of its banking operations in five Pacific Island countries to the Bank of South Pacific Ltd (BSP) for A$125 million.
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
Vodafone Fiji, Tonga telco in allianceVodafone Fiji and Tonga Communications Corporation today signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan company to leverage off the experience of their Fijian counterparts.
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.