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AUCKLAND (Asia Pacific Report/Pacific Media Watch): Two postgraduate students on the Pacific Media Centre's Bearing Witness climate change project are due to jet to Fiji this weekend. Journalism student Hele Ikimotu and screen production student Blessen Tom will be heading on a two-week ...
The Prime Minister of Fiji, Frank Bainimarama, said that climate change is threatening the survival of the Pacific island state in the context of the recent deadly cyclone. The last of the extreme weather phenomena in the region, occurring allegedly due to global warming, killed at least four people in the ...
He said he is continuing his push for a target of limiting the increase in global warming to 1.5 degrees Celsius above that of the pre-industrial age. Mr Bainimarama said this will likely require at least net zero emissions of carbon pollution by 2050. But he told the meeting that the present offerings are ...
During a meeting with Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, England, Commonwealth secretary general Baroness Patricia Scotland said they continued to stand behind Fiji's leadership in the fight against climate change through ...
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama as President of COP23 has urged leaders at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London to tackle climate change head on. “So in this year in which I have the privilege of being the President of COP23, I am here to urge those leaders who ...
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Prasad confirmed that the Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources and Tourism Minister, Faiyaz Koya will be at the finishing line to award the winners with their medals. “The route has taken runners from the Suncoast, on the Ra coastline through the interior of Viti Levu and to ...
From left: Fiji Airways Fijian 7s winger Alasio Naduva is congratulated by Amenoni Nasilasila after scoring against Kenya in the Cup final on March 12, 2018. Photo: Zimbio. April 08. 12:05 2018. Print This Article Share it With Friends. by Osea Bola, SUVA 0 Comments. The best is coming and ...
"We have not seen wholesale cancellations or mass exodus of tourists so far and those that do want to leave have been assisted with Fiji Airways making their flights schedules available to all properties. "Regular visitors to Fiji know that during natural disasters, we fare quite well and are able to bounce ...
Update: 12:28PM THE Fijian Tourism Expo 2018 that was scheduled to take place from tomorrow April 10 for two days has been cancelled. Tourism Fiji in a statement last week said the decision was attributed to the safety of all delegates and partners taking into consideration the serious weather ...
The 24 residential 'bures' are under 99-year tourism leases that activated on September 10, 2014. The entire Koro Beach Resort has a spring water supply and is powered by solar energy, Mr Soro said. He said there was huge potential for water sports such as fishing and diving, adding that it was a ...
“We celebrate Indian festivals such as Diwali and Ganesh Chaturthi in Fiji, too. Now tourism is fast becoming a key point of connection for both countries. With Ileana D'Cruz as our brand ambassador, we hope to get more Indians to come and experience the diverse and refreshing culture of our island ...
A statement from the developer yesterday said the development of an integrated resort on Naisoso Island in Nadi was ramping up as interest grew in Fiji's resurgent tourism economy. It said the property company was associated with Australian expatriate and Fijian citizen Bob Lowres. According to Mr ...
In a luxury hotel in any other country, this would have been unusual, but in Fiji I wouldn't have been surprised had the Minister for Tourism himself turned up to spend some time with our baby. "Let me see what I can do," the front office manager said, upon hearing the news that we couldn't get into our ...
Our editor Tara Harrison is departing after a not-insignificant six years working with Travel Weekly. ... You may know her from hosting the Women in Travel Awards for the last two years, as well as at Travel Daze, Cruise Pursuit and roadshows with Singapore Tourism, Sri Lanka Tourism and Fiji Tourism.
WE can't please everybody, says Fiji Meteorological Service director Ravind Kumar. He made the comment in reference to criticisms from some people across the country about the way warnings were issued in relation to Severe Tropical Cyclone Keni. Some tourism industry stakeholders raised ...
INITIAL reports out of the tourism industry indicate little to no damage on properties or incidences as a result of the adverse weather brought by Severe Tropical Cyclone Keni. Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association (FHTA) president Dixon Seeto said while they were still in the process of collating data from all ...
Fiji Hotel and Tourism Association chief executive officer (CEO) Fantasha Lockington said they had sent out advisories and weather alerts to their members and continued to liaise with them amid the worsening weather. “All resorts and hotels have been prepared for such weather and I have not received ...
The growth was underpinned by reconstruction activities, tourism, and recovery in the agriculture sector - a critical source of livelihood for many Fijians affected by the cyclone. Meanwhile, the bank has also warned several potential upside risks which include the lower-than-expected import commodity ...
The bank also indicated other downside risks which include another natural disaster and a sharp slowdown in China, which could hit Fiji's main export and tourism source markets such as Australia, New Zealand, and Japan. Uncertainty ahead of the next general election, which can take place anytime ...
The report also highlighted that with most cyclone reconstruction ending soon, economic growth is expected to decelerate slightly from 3.9 per cent in 2017 to 3.6 per cent in 2018 and 3.3 per cent in 2019—with tourism, construction, and agriculture likely to be the main contributors. Reserve Bank of Fiji ...
The Board of Directors of Future Forests (Fiji) Limited has the pleasure to announce the appointment of Dawn Gibson as independent Director to the Board of Directors, effective Wednesday, April 11, 2018. The announcement was made on the SOuth pacific Stock Exchange. Dr Gibson has been ...
... had said when introducing the Bill in Parliament that to protect Fijian children from overseas-based paedophiles, the names of those paedophiles should be entered into the register. This, he said, would prevent a rise in sex tourism. Edited by George Kulamaiwasa. Feedback: fonua.talei@fijisun.com.fj.
The South Pacific Tourism Organization will lobby for sustainable tourism during the 4th South Pacific Tourism Exchange which opened yesterday. Chief Executive, Christopher Cocker, says a change of mindset towards sustainable tourism is important. Cocker says the greatest assets for the Pacific is its ...
... The Paint Spattered Quark · 2013 Fiji Constitution. Live Radio. Please login or register · Photos · Videos · Archives · Contact. Gas prices to go down, fuel prices to increase from Sunday. By Vijay Narayan. Friday 13/04/2018. Tweet. Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources ...
Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya (left) with Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission chief executive officer Joel Abraham during ... THE Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission (FCCC) will mobilise teams from the Central Division to the west and north to ensure traders ...
I have told my team, put that aside throw everything you can to help in the current situations and we will work on tourists after the disaster relief. Matthew – So essentially the team and I have been working very closely with Civil Aviation Authority of Fiji as well as National Disaster Management Office and ...
The Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism and Lands and Mineral Resources, Faiyaz Siddiq Koya yesterday announced new prices for unleaded petrol, premix, kerosene, diesel and LPG products. This was determined after the latest review of prices by the Fijian Competition and Consumer ...
Fiji has a sizeable part of its economy depending on tourism, sugar, non-sugar commodities, fisheries and forestry.” “Consequently income levels are susceptible to these commodities.” Mr Seruiratu said any changes to the prices of these commodities had an impact on the population, especially those ...
In Nadi he met Mr Seruiratu and Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya, who accompanied him to CHOGM. The National Federation Party had said in an earlier statement that it wanted Government to declare a state of emergency in parts of Fiji which were affected by floods caused by ...
The tour was over 10 days and took us to Kumamoto and some selected areas of Tokyo. It was jointly funded by JENESYS and Japan Overseas Cooperative Association (JOCA). The group of 24 comprised two candidates from Fiji and the rest were from Papua New Guinea and the Solomon Islands.
Vanua Clay Fiji was awarded the tourism award at the Fiji Development Bank's National Small and Medium Enterprises awards night this year. It was the first win for Mr Lawakele as a businessman who designed unique crafted necklaces for delegates who attended the COP23 meeting at Bonn, ...
• Fijians would also be updated by Minister for Tourism, Industry and Trade Faiyaz Koya on the steps that had been taken by the ministry to ensure that the price of meningococcal vaccines retailed by pharmacies was affordable. • Minister for Transport Parveen Kumar would give an update on the ...
The Fijian Competition & Consumer Commission (“FCCC”) jointly with the Ministry for Industry, Trade and Tourism recently announced the new Fuel and LPG Products Prices for the second Quarter of 2018 effective from yesterday 15 April 2018. The Fuel and LPG prices in Fiji are reviewed on a quarterly ...
“With holiday makers to Papua New Guinea making up only about a quarter of all visitors, it's clear the country is lagging behind its regional competitors, Fiji and Vanuatu, where tourists account for 75 percent of all visitors,” said John Vivian, IFC Resident Representative to Papua New Guinea. “Greater ...
Empowerment tourism company Hands on Journeys' first tour to Fiji has been deemed a great success after returning last week. Leading the inaugural tour, HOJ Founder Simla Sooboodoo, said that it just shows how it only takes one person with a vision to get a community moving in the right direction.
Newly released Asian Development Bank's 2018 Asian Development Outlook report stated that after a steep growth slowdown in Fiji in the wake of Tropical Cyclone Winston in 2016, reconstruction spending, improved agricultural output, and tourism growth spurred recovery. According to the report all ...
Behind him is Faiyaz Koya, Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism. But, the four are away overseas. Mr Bainimarama, Mr Seruiratu and Mr Koya are in London for the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM). Ratu Inoke is in Kuala Lumpur attending the 16th Defence Services Asia ...
Under the agreement, Singapore Airlines and SilkAir customers can access Fiji Airways' non-stop flights between Singapore and Nadi, including the airline's third weekly seasonal service that was launched on 4 April 2018. Customers can also travel on codeshare flights between Nadi and three ...
Prime Minister Bainimarama will meet the Prime Minister of the United Kingdom, Theresa May, and members of the Royal Family. The Prime Minister is accompanied in London by the Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Siddiq Koya and the High Level Climate Champion Inia Seruiratu.
During a meeting with Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama at the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) in London, England, Commonwealth secretary general Baroness Patricia Scotland said they continued to stand behind Fiji's leadership in the fight against climate change through ...
Viliame Gavoka to ask the Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Lands and Mineral Resources: Men-C has the potential to harm Fiji's tourism industry in the same way SARS devastated Asian tourism in the late 2002 to mid-2003. Can the minister inform the House what government is doing with the ...
Even without several of their heavyweights, Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, Minister for Agriculture and National Disaster Management Inia Seruiratu, Minister for Defence and National Security Ratu Inoke Kubuabola and Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya. Acting PM Aiyaz ...
region, with the PGA of Australia supporting initiatives to introduce and grow the game in Fiji. Owned by the PGA of Australia and SEL, the Fiji International presented by Fiji Airways is proudly supported by the Fijian Government, Tourism Fiji and the InterContinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa as the official
There is no need to create alarm on the recent Meningococcal Outbreak as most of the tourists in other countries know about the state of the disease in Fiji. Acting Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says most of the tourists in Fiji come from Australia and New Zealand and the ...
Making the announcement Shangri-La's Fijian Resort & Spa's Director of Sales, Ms Shashita Nand, said the exposure for Fiji as a destination and for the resort was significant. “We are extremely fortunate that our resort has been selected as the wedding venue and we are delighted that we will be able to ...
Opposition MP Viliame Gavoka raised the question of what the Government was doing together with the Tourism industry to assure and comfort those planning to visit Fiji not to be alarmed. Sayed-Khaiyum says there is no need to create alarm in relation to the meningococcal disease. “Men C is not seen ...
Channel 7's Sunrise, in partnership with Tourism Fiji and the Shangri-La Fijian Resort & Spa, are giving one lucky Australian couple the chance to win a ... The major prize for the 'Marry in the Morning' contest will be a full wedding and reception package at the Shangri-La Fijian Resort & Spa including ...
... centre for the captive breeding of endangered species and breeds two types of Fijian iguanas, colourful native birds and turtles. A visit to a traditional Fijian village promises impromptu fun. Most Fijians still live in traditional villages in a multicultural society that hasn't been neutralised by mass tourism.