With about 90% of all Fijian adults now fully vaccinated, the Pacific Island reopened its border to tourists from a small number of countries - much to the relief of tourism operators.
Updated on Dec 01, 2021 08:26 PM IST
Reuters | | Posted by Zarafshan Shiraz, Canberra
Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison’s government has promised to supply its neighbours with Covid-19 vaccines in 2021 as part of a A$500 million package aimed at achieving “full immunization coverage” in the region. It also recently signed a “landmark” deal with Fiji.
Published on Jan 04, 2021 07:50 PM IST
“Despite challenges posed by the pandemic, over 6 tons of relief supplies were put together in a short span of time by the National Disaster Response Force (NDRF) and were airlifted to Fiji,” the ministry of external affairs said.
Published on Jan 02, 2021 09:22 PM IST
New Delhi |Asian News International | Posted by Srivatsan K C
Cyclone Yasa, a top category five storm, is expected to bring winds of up to 250 kmh (155 mph) and torrential rain across the South Pacific archipelago nation when it makes landfall by early Friday.
Published on Dec 17, 2020 01:22 PM IST
Sydney |Reuters | Posted by Ayshee Bhaduri
Taiwan’s foreign ministry comment came after the country accused Chinese diplomats of trying to charge into a diplomatic event in Fiji. It added the country will continue to celebrate its national day around the world.
Updated on Oct 20, 2020 01:10 PM IST
Taipei |Reuters | Posted by Karan Manral
Ileana D’Cruz reminded us of her Fiji trips as she gave our travel fantasies a ‘winky’ nostalgia with her video of rowing a surfing board with style | Watch
Updated on Sep 20, 2020 12:29 PM IST
Hindustan Times, Delhi |Zarafshan Shiraz
Once the preserve of men and consumed in ritualistic ceremonies by villagers and chiefs alike, Fijian traditional drink kava is attracting a new market as coronavirus restrictions prompt more women to sample the mildly narcotic brew.
Updated on Aug 18, 2020 04:35 PM IST
Suva, Fiji |Agence France-Presse | Posted by: Alfea Jamal
The COVID-19 pandemic has proved to be a double whammy for the already-struggling folk musicians, who say it has wreaked havoc on their livelihood by forcing them to sit idle in their homes and the future looks gloomy too.
Updated on Apr 26, 2020 03:49 PM IST
New Delhi |Press Trust of India
How to keep your equilibrium when offered unsolicited advice by pesky well-wishers
Updated on Aug 10, 2019 10:06 PM IST
Hindustan Times |Rehana Munir
Descendant of indentured labourer sent to Fiji, ATK’s Roy Krishna has more on mind than just a good ISL showing
Updated on Jul 05, 2019 11:59 AM IST
New Delhi | Dhiman Sarkar
Thanks to globetrotting royal parents-to-be Meghan and Harry, or closer home the Neha Dhupia-Angad Bedi baby shower, this season is seeing the Baby Bump’s Day Out.
Updated on Oct 28, 2018 10:45 AM IST
Hindustan Times |Chetna Keer
Given that there are five nations vying for five seats in the Asia Pacific category, India’s election to the Council is all but certain.
Published on Oct 12, 2018 10:32 AM IST
United Nations |Press Trust of India
On the 50th birthday of Beohar Rajendra Simha on 14 September 1949, Hindi was recognised as the official language of the country.
Updated on Sep 14, 2018 12:24 PM IST
Hindustan Times | HT Correspondent
A massive quake of magnitude 8.2 struck in the Pacific Ocean close to Fiji and Tonga on Sunday but it was very deep and did not trigger a tsunami
Updated on Aug 19, 2018 10:08 AM IST
Overnight leader Ben Campbell had a major meltdown dropping four shots between fourth and eighth followed by a double on 16th and a bogey on 17th.
Updated on Aug 04, 2018 01:53 PM IST
Press Trust of India, Natadola |Press Trust of India
You learn to breathe, to soak in the scenes, including the calmness of the sea, the soothing lush green landscapes, the beauty of the blue sky, the splashing waves and even the eerie sound of stridulating crickets at night when a blanket of stars in the sky is enough for company.
Updated on Jun 25, 2018 04:15 PM IST
Indo Asian News Service, Savusavu | HT Correspondent
Aditi Rao Hydari’s style in Vogue India’s May 2018 issue, inspired by exotic islands and wild forests in super-energetic colours (red, green, yellow and purple) and patterns, will inspire you to channel tropical prints, even when you’re not on vacation.
Updated on May 04, 2018 09:33 AM IST
Hindustan Times, New Delhi | Sanya Panwar
Kokomo Private Island Fiji cost $100 million to be built. An ideal holiday spot, it has four pristine beaches and guests have easy access to one of the world’s most epic dive sites, the Great Astrolabe Reef.
Updated on Mar 31, 2018 11:39 AM IST
Kathryn Romeyn, Bloomberg | HT Correspondent