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Fiji govt urged to scrap plan to amend Land Bill

Friday 30 July 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

The political tussle amid a worsening Covid-19 crisis continues in Fiji.

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Fiji reports 1163 new cases, six deaths - including a baby

Friday 30 July 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

An 11-month-old baby is among the latest victims of Covid-19 in Fiji, health authorities said.

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Fiji set to get vaccines from NZ following Medsafe approval

Thursday 29 July 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Half a million doses of the AstraZeneca vaccine will soon be on its way to Fiji after approval from New Zealand's medical authority.

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Fiji dedicates 7s win to people back home

Wednesday 28 July 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji has dedicated its Olympic rugby sevens win to the people back home who are struggling amidst the country's Covid-19 health crisis.

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Covid-19: Fiji death toll continues to rise as 1057 new cases confirmed

Wednesday 28 July 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji's confirmed Covid-19 positive cases shot back to four digits with the country's Health Ministry reporting 1057 new infections in the 24 hours to 8am yesterday.

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Covid-19 in Fiji: New curfew hours for Fiji as more deaths, cases confirmed

Monday 26 July 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji's main island of Viti Levu has been issued with new curfew hours amid the worsening Covid-19 crisis in the country.

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Covid-19 in Fiji: 15 more deaths, 918 positive cases confirmed

Thursday 22 July 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

That compares to 1,091 infections and 21 deaths in the previous 24-hour period.

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Fiji govt unveils $US1.78 billion Covid-19 Budget

Saturday 17 July 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji's National Budget worth $US1.78 billion announced on Friday night is designed with three objectives, all of it linked to the Covid-19 pandemic.

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Over 500 new cases, one death confirmed in Fiji

Saturday 10 July 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji has reported 506 new cases of Covid-19 and one death in the 24 hours to 8am on Saturday.

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Covid-19: Six more dead, 636 new cases in Fiji

Tuesday 6 July 2021 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji has reported 636 cases of Covid-19 in the last 24 hours - a record number of daily infections.

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Covid-19: Fiji strategises to slow the spread, rather than halt it

Thursday 1 July 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Despite the alarming spread of a second wave of Covid-19 in Fiji, medical authorities say not imposing a full lockdown is in line with international practice and takes into account humanitarian considerations.

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Covid-19: One more death, 266 new cases in Fiji

Saturday 26 June 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji has recorded 266 new cases of Covid-19 and another death in the 24-hour period ending at 8am Saturday.

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Fiji Covid-19: 150 cases as NZ and Australia medics prepare for deployment

Saturday 19 June 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji's Permanent Secretary for Health, Dr James Fong confirms they have recorded 150 new cases in the 24-hour period ending at 8am June 19.

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Fiji Covid-19: 89 new cases, govt says situation worse than Australia, NZ

Monday 14 June 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji's Covid-19 outbreak, fuelled by the Delta Variant which ravaged India's public health system earlier this year, is now worse than Australia and New Zealand, health authorities warned.

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Family lives off biscuits as Fiji pandemic bites

Wednesday 9 June 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

Vulnerable families in Fiji are living on a tin of fish or a packet of biscuits a day as the pandemic continues to bite.

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Fiji Covid-19: 94 cases, government unable to accommodate

Tuesday 8 June 2021 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji, Regional

A new daily record of Covid-19 cases has been announced in Fiji as 94 new cases in 24 hours have been confirmed.

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Twins born as storms raged

Tuesday 2 February 2021 | Written by Supplied | Published in Fiji, Regional

Fiji media is reporting on the “miracle birth” of twin baby girls in the midst of the twin cyclones, Ana and Bina.

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Opportunity for ‘flying’ Fijians

Friday 11 December 2020 | Written by Losirene Lacanivalu | Published in Fiji, National

A window of opportunity has finally opened for Fijians in Rarotonga who are wanting to return home, says Roana Silatolu.

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Fiji's main opposition party chooses a new leader

Saturday 28 November 2020 | Written by Emmanuel Samoglou | Published in Fiji, Regional

Viliame Gavoka has been appointed the new leader of Fiji's Social Democratic Liberal Party after the party's board meeting on Saturday.

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Fiji moves to put the handbrake on tabua exports

Monday 19 October 2020 | Written by RNZ | Published in Fiji

Anyone who plans to take the traditional tabua or whale’s tooth out of Fiji will now be required to seek the government’s consent.

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