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 Super Premier Division today as the Southerners held Nadroga 1-1 in the Galaxy Premier League at Lawaqa Park.
Fiji’s President, His Excellency Ratu Epeli Nailatikau and Tokelau president, His Excellency Kerisiano Kalolo. Photo: Courtesy of Ministry of Information
Fiji’s President, His Excellency Ratu Epeli Nailatikau was today visited by his Tokelau counterpart, His Excellency Kerisiano Kalolo.
Kalolo is in the country to extend his government’s gratitude to Fiji for the support rendered towards the Tokelau government’s submission to the United Nations at the UN’s special committee meeting on Declonisation, held in June.
Fiji’s permanent representative to the United Nations, Ambassador Peter Thompson introduced the two draft resolutions which sought to update the UN special committee on decolonisation on the efforts towards self-determination by Tokelau and New Caledonia.
Kalolo said that the UN special committee adopted the resolutions by consensus.
“I also wish to thank the Fijian Government for its support towards Tokelauan students currently studying at the University of the South Pacific, the Fiji School of Medicine and the Fiji School of Nursing,” Kalolo said.
Kalolo and Nailatikau both agreed to strengthen relations between the two countries.
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.
Doidoi salvages draw for T/NaitasiriVeteran midfielder Keni Doidoi scored a late equaliser to hand Tailevu Naitasiri its first point in the Super Premier Division today as the Southerners held Nadroga 1-1 in the Galaxy Premier League at Lawaqa Park.
'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.