Bainimarama at UN General Assembly 2014

Fiji's Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama met with the UN Secretary General Ban Ki-moon at the United Nations on Friday 26 September, 2014 . The Secretary General warmly congratulated Fiji's Prime Minister for the successful completion of the recent Fiji general elections, and for Fiji's people … [Read more...]

Fijian Election 2014

Fiji conducted a general election on September 17, 2014 - the first since the military coup of December 5, 2006 which brought Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama to power. The Fiji Election 2014 has been a resounding success according to the 92-member international  Multi-national Observer Group – … [Read more...]

Fiji Overflows With Bula Spirit

"Bula!" By Sandra Thomas. From the moment I checked into my Fiji Airways flight out of Los Angeles last month to the time I waved goodbye to the friendly staff of our hotel almost a week later, I was met with that cheerful greeting from pretty much everyone I encountered in the South … [Read more...]

Fiji Prison Commercial Program

Talk Business travels down to the Naboro Correctional Facility, 20 kilometers West of Suva, to showcase the commercial aspect of rehabilitation, teaching inmates vocational skills like commercial farming, tailoring, carpentry and baking. This allows inmates to earn a living inside the prison walls … [Read more...]

Travel: Cast your cares away in Fiji

By Sandra Thomas. It can be hard to impress a group of travel writers, but that’s exactly what happened recently on a trip to Fiji when during an excursion our dive captain pulled out an exact replica of “Wilson” the volleyball made famous in the 2000 movie Cast Away, starring Tom Hanks. Of … [Read more...]

Our Fijian Affinity

By Tony Snowsill. "What lies behind us and what lies before us are tiny matters compared to what lies within us."  - Ralph Waldo Emerson. "As a man thinks in his heart so he is." - R.E. Burns.   Yes we have a great affinity we of Viti, of Fiji. An affinity that others cannot … [Read more...]

Republic of Fiji Constitution

The final version of the 2013 Constitution that will underpin the first genuine democracy in Fijian history has been released to the public. His Excellency the President, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, gave his assent to the document on 6th September, 2013. It is the supreme law of the country and paves the … [Read more...]

Reminiscing we have come a long way

The history and the good old days back in the Fiji Islands - By Neil Billings … [Read more...]

GPH 100th Anniversary

Grand Pacific Hotel (GPH as it's known world wide) celebrated it's 100th Anniversary on May 23, 2014. The original construction of the Grand Pacific Hotel began in 1909 and was completed five years later, with its opening on May 23, 1914. Papua New Guinea’s National Superannuation Fund (NASFUND) … [Read more...]

Brief Fiji History Timeline

Brief Fiji history timeline from 1643... 1643 - Dutch explorer Abel Tasman is the first European to visit the Fiji islands. 1774 - Landing of Captain Cook on Vatoa island. 1789 - Journey of Captain Bligh through Fiji group after mutiny on Bounty 1791 - Rotuma discovered by Capt. Edwards. Late … [Read more...]