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Fiji to receive over 100,000 COVID-19 vaccines under COVAX Facility

China.dot.org 07 Mar 2021
According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) on Sunday, Erja Askola, deputy head of the European Union (EU) Delegation for the Pacific, said that Fiji is the first Pacific island country to receive the vaccines through the facility ... On Saturday night, Fiji received 12,000 doses of the AstraZeneca COVID-19 vaccine under the COVAX Facility.
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FBC launches Diversity and Inclusion initiative

FBC News 05 Mar 2021
The Fijian Broadcasting Corporation today launched its Diversity and Inclusion initiative, the first of its kind for media in Fiji and the Pacific ... “We are the first ones that started the slogan of we are proud to be Fijian with our kids program and now its a catch cry everywhere throughout Fiji ...  ....
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New Zealanders urged to evacuate after third earthquake triggers tsunami warnings

Irish Independent 04 Mar 2021
Workers, students and residents fled in areas like Northland and Bay of Plenty ... This came shortly after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in the same region ... Move to high ground," Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai told state broadcaster TVNZ. Warnings were also issued for other Pacific islands like Tonga, American Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, Hawaii and others ... .
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New Zealanders urged to evacuate after earthquakes trigger tsunami warnings

Gulf Daily News 04 Mar 2021
Wellington ... There were no reports of damage or casualties from the quakes ... This came shortly after a 7.4 magnitude earthquake in the same region ... Move to high ground," Whangarei Mayor Sheryl Mai told state broadcaster TVNZ. Warnings were also issued for other Pacific islands like Tonga, American Samoa, Fiji, Vanuatu, Hawaii and others ... .
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Fiji's first Satellite Community WIFI launched

China.dot.org 03 Mar 2021
According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), 61 households in Nakavika village, about 57 km west of the capital city Suva, now have Internet connectivity after Vodafone Fiji launched their community wifi on Wednesday ... Vodafone Fiji said that they ...
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Fiji opens first biodiversity park near capital Suva

Sina 02 Mar 2021
According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) on Tuesday, Fiji's Environment Minister Mahendra Reddy said this was in line with the ministry's effort to establish 50 biodiversity parks around the ...
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Fiji to introduce innovative strategies to woo foreign investment

Sina 01 Mar 2021
According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), Fiji's Minister for Commerce, Trade, Tourism and Transport Faiyaz Koya said at the virtual Fiji Trade Expo series on Monday that Investment Fiji Expo will push for opportunities to attract potential investors and exporters to ...
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Fiji receives 22,000 COVID-19 test kits from UNICEF

China.dot.org 01 Mar 2021
According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), Fiji's Minister for Health Ifereimi Waqainabete said on Monday that the new test kits, valued at around 900,000 Fijian dollars (about 441,270 U.S ... Fiji has had 59 cases in total, with 54 recoveries and two deaths since its first case was reported on March 19 last year.
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Fiji hopes for smooth roll-out of vaccination registration

China.dot.org 17 Feb 2021
17 (Xinhua) -- Fiji ... According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), Fiji's Health Ministry is working with other ministries and stakeholders to ensure the COVID-19 vaccination registration process rolls out smoothly in the island nation which has a population of around 900,000.
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Lands planned in Fiji for emission reduction programs

China.dot.org 10 Feb 2021
According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), Khaiyum, who is also the minister responsible for affairs related to climate change, said in the parliament that the lands involved in the program are in Fiji's three largest islands of Viti Levu, Vanua Levu, and Taveuni.
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Palau Plans to Withdraw From Pacific Islands Forum Over Leadership Disagreements

Urdu Point 05 Feb 2021
Palau is about to walk out of the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) over its disagreements with Micronesian nations over the regional body's leadership, Palauan President Surangel Whipps told the Radio New Zealand broadcaster on Friday ... told the Radio New Zealand broadcaster on Friday.
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1 dead, 5 missing in Fiji due to tropical cyclone Ana

Sina 01 Feb 2021
According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) on Monday, a 49-year-old man drowned last Friday while five people, including a 3-year-old boy and two women, have gone missing during the severe weather caused by the tropical cyclone, which made landfall in Fiji on Saturday night. Ana has caused extensive damages to Fiji.
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Xinhua world news summary at 0600 GMT, Feb.1

China.dot.org 01 Feb 2021
According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) on Monday, a 49-year-old man drowned last Friday while five people, including a 3-year-old boy and two women, have gone missing during the severe weather caused by the tropical cyclone, which made landfall in Fiji on Saturday night. Ana has caused extensive damages to Fiji.
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Fijian gov't health stations to use renewable energy

China.dot.org 26 Jan 2021
... the energy to run all the health equipment whether it's the x-ray and all those machines and also very importantly, they need to do solar refrigerators that can keep their vaccines," Usamate said, according to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC) on Tuesday.
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Fiji appoints environment prosecutors to protect environment

China.dot.org 25 Jan 2021
According to Fiji Broadcasting Corporation (FBC), Fiji's Minister for Environment Mahendra Reddy said the appointment will help them in enforcing environment laws to take actions against offenders of environment-related laws and regulations.
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