Fiji opposition walks out, declares 'farce'
Radio New ZealandFiji opposition walks out, declares 'farce'Radio New ZealandFiji's parliamentary opposition walked out of parliament on Thursday, declaring the legislature a "slaughterhouse of democracy" and a "farce". A statue of the Fiji statesman Ratu Sir Lala Sukuna stands guard outside Fiji's government buildings in Suva.and more »
Posted on 11 February 2016 | 1:30 am
Cyclone forms between Vanuatu and Fiji -
Radio New ZealandCyclone forms between Vanuatu and FijiRadio New ZealandA category one tropical cyclone has formed to the east of Vanuatu and is moving in a south south-easterly direction. Cyclone Winston is not posing any threats to islands in the region at this point, but winds near its centre are expected to reach about ...No direct threatFiji TimesTravel Alert: Cyclone headed towards FijiTravelweek (press release) (blog)Indirect effects of tropical cyclone expected in many parts of FijiFijivillageall 74 news articles »
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 6:05 pm
Fiji: Taking in the tropical waters - New
Fiji: Taking in the tropical watersNew Zealand HeraldDuring a blissful week in Fiji, Emily Brown discovers there's more to these islands than meets the eye. The turquoise expanse of Fiji's brilliant blue water is perfect for day-long activities. Photo / Fraser Clements. Stepping off Fiji Airways flight ...
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 3:16 pm
Fiji PM stands strong on flag issue - Radio
Radio New ZealandFiji PM stands strong on flag issueRadio New ZealandMr Bainmarama said the government believes that Fijians share an aspiration to have a national symbol that reflects their present state as a nation, something that has indigenous and truly Fijian symbols of identity, that people can honour and defend ...Flag to instill prideFiji Timesall 3 news articles »
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 2:55 pm
Thousands of dead fish washing up on Fiji
Thousands of dead fish washing up on Fiji beachesABC OnlinePhotos of dead fish have been shared on social media in Fiji and Vanuatu in recent days. Victor Bonito is a marine ecologist working in Fiji, where he runs the conservation group, Reef Explorer, and he's been trying to keep count of just how many fish ...
Posted on 10 February 2016 | 2:29 pm
Observers back Fiji election but concern at
An international monitoring group declared on Tuesday that last year's election in Fiji was "credible", but called for restrictions on the media and civil society groups to be eased. The September 2014 vote was the first election in the coup-plagued Pacific nation since military strongman Voreqe Bainimarama seized power in 2006. A multinational observer group (MOG) said it was satisfied the poll ...
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:36 pm
NZ-Fiji relations thaw for health meetings
New Zealand's relationship with Fiji is continuing to thaw, with the two sides getting together to discuss health issues in the Pacific.
Posted on 13 April 2015 | 10:08 am
Cruising Fiji's Yasawa Islands: The
April 12, 2015, 12:15 a.m. I'M lolling in the shallows of a private beach on Drawaqa Island, in the remote Yasawa Islands, being serenaded by a young, handsome Fijian man. It's not what you think.
Posted on 11 April 2015 | 9:15 am
Fiji fireworks light up Tokyo Sevens
Fiji underlined their recent dominance on Saturday as the defending champions racked up a hat-trick of explosive victories at the Tokyo Sevens. Table-topping South Africa and New Zealand also marched on, while hosts Japan qualified for their first Cup quarter-final in style, mirroring the strides they have made in the 15-man game over the past two years under former Australia coach Eddie Jones ...
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 7:55 am
NZ, South Africa, Fiji in QFs at Tokyo
TOKYO (AP) — Heavyweights New Zealand, South Africa and Fiji advanced to the quarterfinals at the Tokyo Sevens on Saturday.
Posted on 4 April 2015 | 5:22 am
Rugby World Cup 2015: Sam Burgess named in
England play Fiji in the opening game of the tournament at Twickenham on September 18. Head coach Lancaster said: "It's really positive that we have such depth and options to choose from. Selection wasn't easy and it is tough to leave anyone out but it's ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:15 am
Burgess included in England's 31-man squad
Head coach Lancaster, whose side begin their tournament against Fiji at Twickenham on the 19th of next month says they feel they are in good shape before the tournament. Meanwhile, a lot of questions have been raised with how Lancaster is struggling to ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 6:01 am
Poaching Pacific Islander players is
Both New Zealand and French club rugby are filled with Polynesian players from Fiji, Samoa and Tonga. Due to the success of New Zealand in international rugby many other international teams have tried to mimic their success. One of the biggest reasons for ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 4:39 am
AMD Radeon R9 Nano Preview - Fiji and HBM Go
AMD unveiled the new Fiji architecture at E3 2015 earlier this year, introducing three new video cards based on the Fiji architecture, all featuring High Bandwidth Memory (HBM). The flagship card was something that we had a world exclusive reveal on, the ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 3:40 am
Don't Call It Fury: R9 Nano Is AMD's Latest
AMD first revealed its Fiji GPU in June at E3, showing the world the Fury X and Fury graphics cards. The company also teased a card that was much smaller and based on the same architecture. AMD has finally revealed the details of the Radeon R9 Nano, and ...
Posted on 27 August 2015 | 2:55 am
Fiji police probe apparent beatings of 2
Fijian police are investigating what appeared to be the brutal beatings of two recaptured prisoners on a graphic video widely shared this week on social media in the autocratic Pacific island nation.
Posted on 5 March 2013 | 5:02 pm
Fiji police say teens dug up grave for
Fijian authorities claim two teens dug up a grave, stole a skull and hid it as part of a plan to practice witchcraft.
Posted on 21 January 2013 | 8:58 pm
Cyclone Evan knocks out power and bridges in
A powerful cyclone ripping through Fiji has caused flooding and structural damage but so far there have been no reports of deaths or serious injuries.
Posted on 16 December 2012 | 3:15 pm
Fiji begins cleanup after Cyclone Evan
Fiji residents are beginning to clean up after a powerful cyclone blew through the Pacific island nation.
Posted on 15 December 2012 | 5:33 pm
Ex-Fiji PM jailed for 1 year on corruption
Fiji's last democratically elected leader was sentenced Friday to one year in prison after being convicted on corruption charges that his supporters say were politically motivated.
Posted on 2 August 2012 | 8:26 pm