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COVID-19: What’s Cancelled, Postponed And Suspended
NATION

COVID-19: What’s Cancelled, Postponed And Suspended

Here is a list of events and competitions that we will keep updating during this COVID-19 pandemic.

Cargo Ship Crews To Be Closely Monitored: Karan
SUNBIZ

Cargo Ship Crews To Be Closely Monitored: Karan

“International cargo ships will be allowed in Fiji, we are monitoring the situation very closely,” Mr Karan said.

COVID-19: Nine Sacrifice Employment For Colleagues
SUNBIZ

COVID-19: Nine Sacrifice Employment For Colleagues

Nine Pacific Destinations employees have sacrificed their employment so that their other colleagues may continue to ...

Fijian 7s Players Monitored: O’Connor
SPORTS

Fijian 7s Players Monitored: O’Connor

This followed after two members of the Australian 7s team were tested for coronavirus forcing Rugby Australia headqu...

University Graduations In Suva Cancelled
NEWS

University Graduations In Suva Cancelled

USP apologised to all graduating students and families, saying this unprecedented action had been taken “to preser...

Rwandan National Did Not Get COVID-19 In Fiji
NEWS

Rwandan National Did Not Get COVID-19 In Fiji

Regarding reports of a Rwandan national being confirmed as a case of COVID-19 in Rwanda after arriving in that count...

There Are Issues Scarier Than Coronavirus: Goswami
NATION

There Are Issues Scarier Than Coronavirus: Goswami

“I think people really overestimated the dangers of coronavirus, but there are other things like smoking whereby i...

A 10% Pay Cut By Ministers, Permanent Secretaries And Heads Of Statutory Organisations Would Show Leadership To The Nation
Opinion

A 10% Pay Cut By Ministers, Permanent Secretaries And Heads Of Statutory Organisations Would Show Leadership To The Nation

CEOs and top managers of companies could also consider similar moves to protect jobs and businesses as coronavirus h...

Businessman Discharged After Testing Negative For Coronavirus
NEWS

Businessman Discharged After Testing Negative For Coronavirus

“The doctors and nurses were very professional. I cannot get out of my room, but my wife got me everything. They w...

COVID-19: Strategies Must Mirror Realities
SUNBIZ

COVID-19: Strategies Must Mirror Realities

Travel restrictions were imposed for all foreign nationals who had visited mainland China, Italy, Iran and South Kor...

Whiting: Concern Over Peak Season Survival
SUNBIZ

Whiting: Concern Over Peak Season Survival

A leading tourism personality and Pacific Bedbank Limited managing director, Bill Whiting has warned that people sho...

Frezco Beverages Engages In Cost Effective Measures To Thrive
SUNBIZ

Frezco Beverages Engages In Cost Effective Measures To Thrive

The current decline in tourism numbers that poses as a challenge, doesn’t deter Frezco Beverages to push on.

Rosie Tours Braces For Worst
SUNBIZ

Rosie Tours Braces For Worst

All executive management have taken a 10 per cent pay cut effective immediately with remaining staff taking one day ...

Panic buying Has Increased Production In Some Sectors, Says Federation Chief
SUNBIZ

Panic buying Has Increased Production In Some Sectors, Says Federation Chief

Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation (FCEF) chief executive officer Kameli Batiweti highlighted this while opening...

Minister For Economy And Minister For Industry, Trade And Tourism Meet With Industry Associations To Discuss COVID-19 Impact
SUNBIZ

Minister For Economy And Minister For Industry, Trade And Tourism Meet With Industry Associations To Discuss COVID-19 Impact

This was attended by the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and the Minister for Industr...

On What Grounds Have Visas For Fijians Been Suspended On Arrival In Bangkok?
Analysis

On What Grounds Have Visas For Fijians Been Suspended On Arrival In Bangkok?

Government officials were shocked when they heard the news yesterday. There was no communication through the normal ...

Fijian Students Safer and Well Looked-After In Wuhan: Karan
NATION

Fijian Students Safer and Well Looked-After In Wuhan: Karan

There are eight Fijian students studying in the epicentre of the coronavirus outbreak.

Hollywood Star Tom Hanks, Wife Diagnosed With COVID-19 In Australia
ENTERTAINMENT

Hollywood Star Tom Hanks, Wife Diagnosed With COVID-19 In Australia

Hollywood star Tom Hanks said on social media that he and his wife Rita Wilson had been diagnosed with COVID-19 in A...

NBA Suspends Season After Player Tests Positive For Coronavirus.
SPORTS

NBA Suspends Season After Player Tests Positive For Coronavirus.

"The NBA is suspending game play following the conclusion of tonight's schedule of games until further notice," the ...

World Health Organization Characterizes COVID-19 Outbreak As Pandemic
WORLD

World Health Organization Characterizes COVID-19 Outbreak As Pandemic

WHO Director-General Tedros Adhanom Ghebreyesus called on all countries to strike a fine balance between protecting ...

Dow Sinks More Than 1,000 Points Amid Hard Selling
SUNBIZ

Dow Sinks More Than 1,000 Points Amid Hard Selling

The Dow slumped 1,003.73 points, or 4.01 percent, as fears of the spread of coronavirus continued to grip Wall Stree...

Blue Lagoon Relaxes Cancellation And Amendment Fees
SUNBIZ

Blue Lagoon Relaxes Cancellation And Amendment Fees

Guests can alter their departure date for an unlimited amount of times until, June 28, 2021.

Mixed Reactions Over Impact Of Coronavirus On Trade
SUNBIZ

Mixed Reactions Over Impact Of Coronavirus On Trade

The textile sector has reported an increase in production for exported goods, since the outbreak of coronavirus. How...

Family And Friends Advised No Meet/Greet For RFMF Personnel Returning From Iraq At The Airport
NEWS

Family And Friends Advised No Meet/Greet For RFMF Personnel Returning From Iraq At The Airport

This measure is being taken to minimize disruption to Nadi Airport Operations and to ensure the safety, security and...

Testing For Coronavirus To Be Done Locally At The New Fiji Centre For Disease Control
NEWS

Testing For Coronavirus To Be Done Locally At The New Fiji Centre For Disease Control

Testing for the coronavirus will now take place at the newly refurbished Molecular Lab at the Fiji Centre for Dise...

Asia Pacific Region Airports Could Face US$3 Billion Loss As A Result of Coronavirus
SUNBIZ

Asia Pacific Region Airports Could Face US$3 Billion Loss As A Result of Coronavirus

The Council further warned the prolonged duration of the COVID-19 outbreak would significantly set back the region...

Frontline Need To Be Protected From Coronavirus
NATION

Frontline Need To Be Protected From Coronavirus

“In terms of the challenges in the 21st century as we move forward, we see the effects of COVID-19 that is affecti...

Coronavirus Forces PSG-Dortmund Match Behind Closed Doors
SPORTS

Coronavirus Forces PSG-Dortmund Match Behind Closed Doors

The spread of coronavirus is closing the doors of football matches across the globe, with the latest being a Champio...

Fiji Readies Itself For Agriculture And Beef Shortages Due To Coronavirus
SUNBIZ

Fiji Readies Itself For Agriculture And Beef Shortages Due To Coronavirus

The Ministry of Agriculture has embarked on reviving the abandoned Yalavou Beef Scheme in the Navosa highlands which...

Companies Confirm Delay In China Goods
SUNBIZ

Companies Confirm Delay In China Goods

It’s too early to tell of the dent Coronavirus may pose to the construction industry, says Satya Sekran.

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