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Fiji warned to brace for year’s 1st cyclone

Tropical Cyclone Mona is moving in southeast and expected to cross outlying islands.

Fiji beat ‘pathetic’ France to claim historic victory

The teams have faced each other on 10 occasions in more than half a century and the Pacific Islanders finally claimed a memorable win in Paris.

Strong undersea quake strikes off Fiji

The area is prone to deep undersea earthquakes and was hit with a 7.8-magnitude tremor two months ago.

Fiji PM on track for election win

An election winner may not be known for several days as votes trickle in from polling stations on the archipelago's more remote islands.

Meghan takes spotlight in Fiji to back female education

The pregnant American-born wife of Britain's Prince Harry took centre stage at the University of the South Pacific to push the case for open access to education, particularly for women.

Prince Harry and Meghan arrive in Fiji in British royals’ first...

The royal couple will travel to Tonga and return to Australia for the closing ceremony of the Invictus Games before wrapping up their tour in New Zealand.

Kepulauan Loyalty digegar gempa kuat

Pusat gempa terletak di 923 kilometer barat daya dari Nadi, Fiji.

Penyakit mental semakin membimbangkan di Fiji

Menteri Kesihatan Fiji, Rosy Akbar berkata seorang daripada 4 orang dewasa serta seorang daripada 5 orang muda menghidapi penyakit mental, yang meliputi 20% daripada penduduk negara itu.

Pacific islands in the red as due debts to China mount

The loans give Beijing a lever in one of the most contested areas in the world over recognition of Taiwan, which has strong diplomatic ties to the region.

Palace: Harry and Meghan to head Down Under later this year

The Duke and Duchess of Sussex, who were married at Windsor Castle last month, have timed their trip to coincide with the Invictus Games in Sydney in October.

Court cases put Fiji freedom of speech under spotlight

Two opposition MPs were jailed for displaying anti-government messages, while three Fiji Times executives went on trial for sedition.

Fiji PM links climate change to fatal cyclone

Cyclone Josie killed five people in Fiji.

At least 4 dead as Cyclone Josie hits Fiji

Much of the main tourist town of Nadi was underwater as Josie, with wind gusts up to 100 kilometres per hour caused widespread flooding before moving away from the island group.

Tsunami threat passes after 7.2-magnitude quake off Fiji

The Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre initially said hazardous waves were possible within 300 kilometres of the epicentre, but later reported the threat had passed.