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Outsourcing industries support Fiji’s vaccination strategy

FBC News 22 Jun 2021
Business Process Outsourcing industries are supporting Fiji’s vaccination strategy being implemented by the Government ... Fiji is positioned as a leading Business Process Outsourcing offshore destination for the Pacific region, with Fiji’s BPO industry providing for over 5,000 Fijians and their families.
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RNZAF sent to Fiji after 'horrific' incident on fishing vessel

NewstalkZB 21 May 2021
Commander Timoci Natuva, head of the Fijian Navy, told the Fiji Sun their focus now was on saving lives ... The vessel is said to be a Fiji-flagged offshore longliner that has both Fijian and foreign crew members.
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Pacific teams get licences to join Super Rugby from 2022

Beijing News 14 Apr 2021
The two teams - Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika - must still have their finances approved before they can participate, but World Rugby last month said it was helping boost their coffers ... The aim is for Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika to fill that gap, allowing the island nations of Fiji, Tonga and Samoa to reap the rewards of their rich rugby heritage.
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Pacific teams get licences to join Super Rugby next year

Urdu Point 14 Apr 2021
The two teams -- Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika -- must still have their finances approved before they can participate, but World Rugby last month said it was helping boost their coffers ... The aim is for Fiji Drua and Moana Pasifika to fill that gap, allowing the island nations of Fiji, Tonga and Samoa to reap the rewards of their rich rugby heritage.
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Fiji civil society groups warn of uncertainty growing over economy

RNZ 08 Mar 2021
Fiji's government has been urged to come clean and tell the people the truth about the state of the economy amid the Covid-19 pandemic ... Sayed-Khaiyum said because of Covid-19, the government trend of borrowing more domestically changed because Fiji had to do more offshore borrowing ... "Fiji is simply borrowing, full stop," he said.
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Fiji civil society groups warn of uncertainty growing over state of economy

RNZ 07 Mar 2021
Come clean on the state of the economy, civil society groups in Fiji urge the government ... Sayed-Khaiyum said because of Covid-19, the government trend of borrowing more domestically changed because Fiji had to do more offshore borrowing ... "Fiji is simply borrowing, full stop," he said.
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GGovt's direction under scrutiny as Fijians hold public consultations on Budget

RNZ 07 Mar 2021
Come clean on the state of the economy, civil society groups in Fiji urge the government ... Sayed-Khaiyum said because of Covid-19, the government trend of borrowing more domestically changed because Fiji had to do more offshore borrowing ... "Fiji is simply borrowing, full stop," he said.
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Pacific's monster storm Harold moves on to Fiji

The Times of India 08 Apr 2020
The official NaDraki weather service said the cyclone was offshore south of Fiji's main island Viti Levu, but passing closer to land than initially expected.Despite the downgrade, it said Harold remained "extremely dangerous" and advised residents in the island's south to shelter in churches, schools or other substantial buildings.
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Tropical cyclone Harold moves on to Fiji

Business Line 08 Apr 2020
A deadly Pacific cyclone bore down on Fiji Wednesday after leaving a trail of destruction in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu ... The official NaDraki weather service said the cyclone was offshore south of Fiji’s main island Viti Levu, but passing closer to land than initially expected.
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Monster Pacific cyclone Harold batters Fiji

The Jakarta Post 08 Apr 2020
A deadly Pacific storm slammed into Fiji on Wednesday, tearing off roofs and flooding towns, after leaving a trail of destruction in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu ... The official NaDraki weather service said the cyclone was offshore south of Fiji's main island Viti Levu, but passing closer to land than initially expected.
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Fiji, India share deep and enduring ties: Fijian envoy

Suryaa 25 Jan 2020
New Delhi, Oct 26 (IANS) Fiji's High Commissioner to India Yogesh Punja says that "The country's central position in the Asia-Pacific region has been strengthened by recent developments in sea and air communications and transport." ... This is a historic year for Fiji given that the nation is celebrating 50 years of independence from colonial rule.
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Watch: Rain pelts resort as tropical Cyclone Sarai near Fiji upgraded to Category 2

TVNZ 27 Dec 2019
The Fiji Meteorological Service says Tropical Cyclone Sarai is now a Category two storm as it moves down Fiji's west coast ... Tropical Cyclone Sarai is intensifying offshore ... At 4pm Fiji time today, the centre was located 230 kilometres north-west of Nadi with wind gusts of up to 130 kilometres an hour.
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Tropical Cyclone Sarai maintains strength and speed off Fiji

TVNZ 27 Dec 2019
Tropical Cyclone Sarai has brought heavy rain and wind gusts of up to 140 km/hr overnight to the Fiji group ... Tropical Cyclone Sarai is intensifying offshore ... The Fiji National Disaster Management Office said 15 evacuation centres are open and 361 people sought shelter last night.
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