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Coronavirus: Eight Fijians Choose To Stay In Wuhan
NEWS

Coronavirus: Eight Fijians Choose To Stay In Wuhan

8 Fijians in Wuhan opt to stay in China while two others will join the Kiwis to be evacuated to a military facility ...

Nemani Delaibatiki: Indicators Show That Fiji Government Reasonably Prepared In Same Way As It Did In Measles Outbreak
Analysis

Nemani Delaibatiki: Indicators Show That Fiji Government Reasonably Prepared In Same Way As It Did In Measles Outbreak

Closure of border a step-up to strengthen security against virus Officially, so far there is no case of coronavirus ...

Coronavirus: Cruiseliner Tourists Not Affected By Closure Of Borders, Says Agents
NEWS

Coronavirus: Cruiseliner Tourists Not Affected By Closure Of Borders, Says Agents

Not every victim could come in from China so that does not mean that we have a ban in place for foreign nationals th...

Fiji Shut Borders To Foreign Nationals Coming From China
NEWS

Fiji Shut Borders To Foreign Nationals Coming From China

Government is working closely with all international carriers to ensure that any travellers who fall under these res...

6 Chinese Nationals That Were Refused Entry Into Samoa Cleared Of Coronavirus
NEWS

6 Chinese Nationals That Were Refused Entry Into Samoa Cleared Of Coronavirus

‘The airline will continue to monitor the situation and further adjust schedules to and from Hong Kong is required...

Wuhan Coronavirus: Everything Toned Down Says Fijian Student In Wuhan
NEWS

Wuhan Coronavirus: Everything Toned Down Says Fijian Student In Wuhan

Varun Kapoor has also refuted claims of food scarcity in the city, which have been reported by international media.

Melanesian Hotel Not A Quarantine Facility: Waqainabete
NATION

Melanesian Hotel Not A Quarantine Facility: Waqainabete

“The Melanesian Hotel is where the Immigration Department keeps people from around the world, who they have not ye...

Wuhan Coronavirus: Chinese Embassy In Fiji On Alert, Will Work With Government
NEWS

Wuhan Coronavirus: Chinese Embassy In Fiji On Alert, Will Work With Government

Chinese Ambassador Qian Bo said they are working with relevant stakeholders whenever there is a reported case of per...

Coronavirus Outbreak: Counselling For Fijian Students In Wuhan City
NATION

Coronavirus Outbreak: Counselling For Fijian Students In Wuhan City

“The Fiji Embassy in Beijing will contact university counsellors to visit the Fijian students for any assistance a...

Deadly Virus Discussion Is A Matter Of National Interest
Opinion

Deadly Virus Discussion Is A Matter Of National Interest

Conspiracy theorists are also coming up with their own takes, from a biological terror weapon development gone wrong...

Leone Cabenatabua: Ref’s Red Card Call Was Wrong Admits Judiciary
Opinion, SPORTS

Leone Cabenatabua: Ref’s Red Card Call Was Wrong Admits Judiciary

The judiciary went through all statements and evidence through the video footage before ruling that the referee’s ...

6 Chinese Nationals Refused Entry To Samoa, Under Quarantine
NEWS

6 Chinese Nationals Refused Entry To Samoa, Under Quarantine

Health staff met the Apia-Nadi flight upon arrival at 5.48 pm and the 6 Chinese nationals were medically screened. A...

Fijians Living In Wuhan City Test Negative For Coronavirus
NEWS

Fijians Living In Wuhan City Test Negative For Coronavirus

“The Fijian students living and studying in Wuhan City underwent all the necessary blood tests for the novel coron...

China Virus Threat Disrupts Boxing Olympic Qualifiers
SPORTS

China Virus Threat Disrupts Boxing Olympic Qualifiers

“We have not been informed of an alternate location or dates but from Fiji’s perspective this is a costly exerci...

Health Minister Advises China Travellers To Take Precaution After Coronavirus Outbreak In Wuhan City
NATION

Health Minister Advises China Travellers To Take Precaution After Coronavirus Outbreak In Wuhan City

“The virus is totally new and there has not been any vaccination for it yet, thus we are advising Fijians to take ...

Fijians In Wuhan City, China Healthy From Coronavirus, Says Naupoto
NEWS

Fijians In Wuhan City, China Healthy From Coronavirus, Says Naupoto

Wuhan City is the epicenter of a new virus outbreak known as 2019-nCoV, which is understood to be a new strain of co...

Wuhan Coronavirus: Fear Among Fijians Living In Wuhan, China
NEWS

Wuhan Coronavirus: Fear Among Fijians Living In Wuhan, China

A statement from the Chinese Embassy in Fiji confirmed there were more than 200 cases, mostly in the Wuhan province.

Fiji Signs MOU On Security Cooperation With China
NEWS

Fiji Signs MOU On Security Cooperation With China

The visit also included focused discussions on training, People to People exchanges, operation concepts, Joint Inves...

Top China University Offers Sports Scholarships
SPORTS

Top China University Offers Sports Scholarships

These scholarships are offered in three categories, Bachelor, Masters and PhD level and students who are not fluent ...

Chinese Naval Ship Crew To Train With RFMF Navy
NATION

Chinese Naval Ship Crew To Train With RFMF Navy

The crew of a Chinese training navy vessel are expected to conduct a number of exchanges with the Republic of Fiji M...

Commander Naupoto at Military Forum in China
NATION

Commander Naupoto at Military Forum in China

In a congratulatory letter from Chinese President Xi Jinping, the Chinese government stressed its willingness to co-...

Through Targeted Cooperation, China Caters To Needs Of Pacific Island Countries
WORLD

Through Targeted Cooperation, China Caters To Needs Of Pacific Island Countries

At the forum, with the signing of the “China-Pacific Island Countries Program of Action on Economic Development an...

First Air Kiribati Jet Arriving By Year End, Confirms Manufolau
SUNBIZ

First Air Kiribati Jet Arriving By Year End, Confirms Manufolau

Air Kiribati will receive the first of its two Embraer 190-E2 jets at the end of this year for services including to...

Fiji And China Strengthen Ties, Ink Four MoUs
SUNBIZ

Fiji And China Strengthen Ties, Ink Four MoUs

One of the MoU was the 50 million RMB (F$15.55 million) technical and development cooperation grant between the two ...

China To Work Together With Pacific Islands Countries, Implement Consensus Leadership
SUNBIZ

China To Work Together With Pacific Islands Countries, Implement Consensus Leadership

China stands ready to work together with Pacific Islands countries to implement the consensus of our leadership and ...

FCCC: LPG Prices Decrease
NEWS

FCCC: LPG Prices Decrease

Fijians can expect reduced prices on Tuesday 15 October after new prices for LPG products have been determined by th...

China Invests More Than $30m in Two New Jetties In Fiji
Feature

China Invests More Than $30m in Two New Jetties In Fiji

“The agreement on the building of the two new jetties has been made and the books have been signed. We are only aw...

Gold Worth Millions Found in Corrupt Chinese Official’s Home In Haikou City
WORLD

Gold Worth Millions Found in Corrupt Chinese Official’s Home In Haikou City

One Chinese official who could be facing death penalty if he is found guilty of "economic crimes" has some serious e...

Fiji-China Relations Built On Respect, Kindness: PM
NEWS

Fiji-China Relations Built On Respect, Kindness: PM

Through China’s strong leadership, vision and determination of its people, the country has achieved tremendous gro...

Played In Dubai, Plan B In China, Varawa Ponders Future After Rugby
SPORTS

Played In Dubai, Plan B In China, Varawa Ponders Future After Rugby

He secured a rugby contract in Dubai in 2014 and a knee injury ended his playing career four years later after going...

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