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Akuila Uate: Huddersfield Giants winger to return to Australia Huddersfield Giants release former Fiji and Australia winger Akuila Uate a year early from his contract.
BBC News | 4 hours, 18 minutes ago | comment? | recommend
Fiji politics in chaos after main opposition party suspended Punishment of Sodelpa party for factional infighting leaves parliament with just three opposition members on the eve of a major budget debateThe political situation in Fiji, yet to fully recover from the effects of the 2006 coup, is in a tailspin once aga
The Guardian | May 28, 2020 12:14 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
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Rakorako Initiative Highlights COVID-19 Impacts Two thirds of companies in Fiji who were surveyed by IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, and the Fiji Human Resources Institute (FHRI) on the impact of COVID-19 believe the pandemic has increased employees' experiences of domestic and sexual violen
WebWire | May 27, 2020 3:19 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Fiji Airways to cut more than half its staff, seek aircraft payment deferrals South Pacific carrier Fiji Airways said on Monday it would cut 51% of its staff permanently as it negotiates with lenders and aircraft lessors for payment deferrals and seeks to arrange more debt financing due to the pandemic-driven downturn. "The sad rea
Yahoo! News | May 25, 2020 02:24 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Unidentified illness kills young Texas couple in Fiji A young Texas couple has died from an unidentified illness while vacationing in Fiji. Their cause of death is being investigated, but U.S. officials said the local government has warned of a dangerous flu season. Vladimir Duthiers has more.
CBS News | May 22, 2020 04:04 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
British army veteran's children call on government to waive 27,000 NHS bill Fiji-born Taitusi Ratucaucau told he is not eligible for free treatment due to immigration statusThe children of a Commonwealth-born veteran, who is struggling to find 27,000 to pay for emergency surgery, have called on the government to waive mounting NH
The Guardian | May 19, 2020 7:26 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
British army veteran faces 27,000 NHS hospital bill Fiji-born man told he is not eligible for free treatment after brain tumour surgery A Commonwealth-born veteran, who served for more than a decade in the British army including tours of Afghanistan and Iraq, has been told he must pay more than 27,000 for
The Guardian | May 18, 2020 1:38 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Rights groups call for Fiji to investigate alleged prison beatings and culture of intimidation Commissioner of corrections should be held accountable if reports of inhumane treatment prove correct, say rights advocatesInternational human rights groups have called on Fiji to launch an independent investigation into the commissioner of corrections, F
The Guardian | May 18, 2020 05:32 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
Nature: Sharks in Fiji Sunday Morning takes us to Beqa Lagoon in Fiji, where sharks are enjoying a quick bite. Videographer: Ziggy Livnat.
CBS News | May 17, 2020 2:25 PM [GMT] | comment? | recommend
'People come out worse': my time inside Fiji's broken prison system Jagath Karunaratne, the president of the opposition Freedom Alliance Party, spent four months in Suva prison on sedition chargesTake him down: ex-officers accuse Fijis prison commissioner of ordering staff to beat inmatesWhen Jagath Karunaratne was first
The Guardian | May 16, 2020 12:40 AM [GMT] | comment? | recommend