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05:05 am GMT+12, 19/04/2021
 
Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says a breach in protocol in relation to the 53-year-old woman now testing positive of COVID-19 should not have happened.   The woman who was working as a maid in a border quarantine facility developed symptoms last Thursday, but continued working and failed to notify authorities.   The woman who tested positive for COVID-19 this morning has a highly transmissible case.   “Our » read more
 
Schools in Fiji to be closed for three weeks from tomorrow Towards a new post-Cotonou partnership
COVID-19: Lockdown for Nadi and Lautoka effective immediately COVID-19: High-risk case detected on a member of Fiji security forces
 
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Feature News
Australia’s evolving guarantee to the South Pacific
01:51 am GMT+12, 19/04/2021, Australia
By Graeme Dobell   It’s hard to believe these days, but Australia used to be shy about proclaiming a defence or security guarantee to Papua New Guinea and the South Pacific.   In the 1970s and 1980s, a gap opened between secret defence guidance about Australia’s Read more

Forum SG Dame Meg Taylor statement regarding Japan decision to release ALPS treated water into the Pacific Ocean
In my capacity as Depositary of the South Pacific Nuclear Free Zone Treaty (Treaty of Rarotonga),
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Samoa’s historic election result
Written by Mata’afa Keni Lesa   Nearly 60 year
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Business News
Trans-Tasman travel bubble: Australian and NZ PMs hail 'world-leading' deal
01:49 am GMT+12, 19/04/2021, New Zealand
New Zealand and Australia’s success in managing Covid-19 has made quarantine-free trans-Tasman travel possible, a joint statement from the countries’ leaders said, as the travel bubble opens.   But there was a warning that the risks of quarantine-free travel would be under Read more

Cook Islands Superfund increases withdrawal limit from 15k to 45k
The Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund has adjusted the pension withdrawal limit, which lo
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Cook Islands minimum wage unchanged after review
The minimum wage in the Cook Islands will remain at NZ$8(US$5.61) per hour for the year 2021-2022
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Sports News
Kaiviti Silktails prove too good for the Magpies
3:35 pm GMT+12, 19/04/2021, Australia
A hattrick for Kaiviti Silktails Fullback Ropate Tobe saw the visiting team win their second in a row against Western Suburbs Magpies.   Kaiviti Silktails started the game strong with Fullback Ropate Tobe crossing the line with a double 10 minutes into the game.   The first saw Tobe Read more

Fiji may be forced to base Super Rugby team in New Zealand
Fiji Rugby Union chief executive officer John O’Connor has revealed contingency plans are i
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PNG Hunter defeat Sunshine Coast Falcons 32 - 12 for third consecutive win
PNG Hunters sounded a warning across the Intrust Super Cup when they dismantled Sunshine Coast Fa
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Pacific pathway to Super Rugby sealed with Moana Pasifika, Fijian Drua confirmed to join in 2022
Super Rugby is about to get a Pacific injection with Moana Pasifika and Fijian Drua officially co
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A transformational and historic moment for Fiji Rugby as the Fijian Drua is welcomed into Super Rugby
The Fiji Rugby Union (FRU) today welcomed New Zealand Rugby’s announcement that it would aw
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