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  1. First charter flight between China, Fiji to start operationRead the original story

    7 hrs ago | Xinhuanet

    The first charter flight from the Chinese mainland linking Shanghai and Nadi, Fiji's capital, will begin in Feb. by Fiji Airways. It will only take about 10 hours to reach the island nation in the South Pacific and the airline will provide special celebrations for Chinese visitors during Valentine's Day and the Spring Festival holiday, Fiji's tourism authorities said.

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  2. Keep senior citizens at home, Akbar urgesRead the original story

    Yesterday | Fijilive

    The increase in number of young children that stand on the streets to beg has become a niggling issue and parents need to be more responsible to prevent this from happening, says Youth Parliamentarian Rigieta Lord. A wheelbarrow boy's sacrifice paid off today after he graduated with 153 other new officers at the Nasova Police grounds.

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  3. Yearender: Ties between China and Oceanian countries enter new era...Read the original story

    Thursday | Xinhuanet

    The development of relations between China and Oceanian countries have entered a new era after Chinese President Xi Jinping's visit to this part of the world in November this year. His visits to Australia, New Zealand and Fiji, together with his attendance at the G20 summit in Brisbane and the meetings with some leaders of the Pacific Island countries in Nadi have been fruitful in promoting economic ties and political trust between China and those countries.

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  4. War relics boost museum collectionRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | Fiji Times

    A USED hand grenade and a mortar shell believed to be remnants of World War II have found a home at the Fiji Museum in Suva. The items were handed to the museum by Alfred Sovea of Korotogo Back Rd in Sigatoka, with an old war club and a baton.

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  5. New Zealand Warms Up To Fiji: Defence Minister Visits Fiji To Restart Ties After Eight YearsRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Dec 18 | International Business Times

    New Zealand has kickstarted the process of re-establishing ties with Fiji. After a long hiatus, Defence Minister Gerry Brownlee undertook an official visit to the neighbouring country on Wednesday.

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  6. NZ rebuilds relationship with newly democratic FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | Stuff.co.nz

    NORMALISING RELATIONS: Defence minister Gerry Brownlee, seen in a file photo, is in Suva for talks with his Fijian counterparts. New Zealand is rebuilding defence ties to Fiji, with aerial surveillance and officer training set to resume early next year.

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  7. What it's like in the world's least-visited countryRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Dec 16 | NEWS.com.au

    IT HAD just 6000 visitors last year, making it the least-visited country on the planet. But are we all missing out on something amazing? THE pensioner whose botched 'Beast Jesus' made her a laughingstock is now a local hero after turning her sleepy village into a tourism hotpost.

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  8. China pledges $115 million Yuan to TongaRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Matangi Tonga

    The President of the People's Republic of China, Xi Jinping has pledged to provide $115 Yuan in aid to Tonga. The pledge was made on November 21 in Nadi, Fiji where the Chinese President, Xi Jinping and his delegation, on his first visit to the South Pacific, had a special meeting with Tonga's Prime Minister Tu'ivakano.

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  9. Snow partyRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Fiji Times

    DESPITE their predicaments, more than 11 Fijian children admitted at the Shriners Children's Hospital in Hawaii enjoyed their first encounter with snow on Friday. The group joined other young patients from around the world for the novelty treat, with about 20 tonnes of snow dumped on the lawn of the Honolulu facility.

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  10. New airline routeRead the original story

    Monday Dec 15 | Fiji Times

    A NEW route between Wellington and Nadi will be introduced in June next year, as part of a network expansion by Fiji Airways. A statement from the national carrier said this reflected a strong performance in both New Zealand and the global arena and this new route will open up an additional 328 seats per week between New Zealand and Fiji.

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  11. Fiji Airways starting new route from Wellington to Nadi, and on to LARead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Scoop

    News from Fiji Airways Fiji Airways announce a new, year-round route from Wellington to Nadi. Central New Zealanders will be able fly direct from Wellington to Nadi with Fiji Airways from 25 June.

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  12. Fiji Airways announce new route from Wellington to NadiRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Scoop

    Today's announcement by Fiji Airways and Wellington Airport provides travellers with the opportunity to fly direct to one of the most popular holiday destinations and connect onwards to North America - all year round. "Fiji Airway's will be the first airline to offer a year round service from Wellington to the Pacific Islands, an incredibly popular holiday destination with locals," said Steve Sanderson, Wellington Airport's Chief Executive.

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  13. Wellington airport snares new Fiji short-haul routeRead the original story

    Sunday Dec 14 | Scoop

    Fiji Airways, the Pacific nation's national airline, will launch direct flights between Wellington and Nadi from June next year as it looks to extend its reach into New Zealand latching on to increased travel to Fiji, while also providing new routes into North America. The Nadi-based airline will run the twice-weekly service all year round, flying on Thursday and Sunday from June 25, 2015, it said in a statement.

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  14. View from accommodations at Outrigger Castaway Island Resort in FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Washington Times

    One man's purgatory can be another man's paradise. At least this is what you might find on the island used as the island of survival in the 2000 Robert Zemeckis-directed hit film " Castaway ," starring Tom Hanks .

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  15. 100-plus officers for Lebanon deploymentRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Fijilive

    Consumer Council of Fiji has urged the Water Authority to draw up a water distribution schedule for people affected by water disruptions brought about by recent adverse weather condition. Devastation to dairy farms coupled with loss in livestock including milking cows caused by recent floods are expected to affect raw milk production.

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  16. Teachers relishing Fijian experienceRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Dec 12 | Fiji Times

    A PLAN to visit Fiji and familiarise themselves with the way the Fijian Parliament operates, turned out to be successful for a group of 19 teachers from Rensarie College in Vanuatu. President of the Rensarie College Teachers Association Rabty Waschetine said the Fiji trip was something they had looked forward to from the beginning of the year.

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  17. Soccer meet expects more teamsRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Fiji Times

    ULTIMATE Sports Travel & Events expects next year's Fiji Cup competition to expand with the participation of teams from the United States of America and New Zealand. The pool matches were played at Govind Park in Ba and the Nadi Sangam College grounds earlier in the week.

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  18. Socceroos fall at the feet of FijiansRead the original story

    Friday Dec 12 | Fiji Times

    Australia's quest to reach the 1990 World Cup was hampered by delayed flights, rolling brawls and a frog-infested pitch It's been almost nine years since Australia joined the Asian Football Confederation, but history will record now as the most pivotal period in our transition. Half of Sydney is still partying on the inside after Western Sydney Wanderers' great escape from Riyadh with the AFC Champions League trophy.

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  19. Agreement heralds Fijia s inclusion in RSE schemeRead the original story

    Wednesday Dec 10 | Scoop

    An agreement has been signed today by the head of Immigration New Zealand and his Fijian counterpart setting out the arrangements for Fijis inclusion in New Zealands successful seasonal worker scheme. An agreement has been signed today by the head of Immigration New Zealand and his Fijian counterpart setting out the arrangements for Fiji's inclusion in New Zealand's successful seasonal worker scheme.

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  20. Children in disbeliefRead the original story

    Monday Dec 8 | Fiji Times

    FOR 17-year-old Vasemaca Latinaceva and her 12-year-old brother, this year's Christmas celebrations will bring little joy given the tragic loss of their father over the weekend. The late Apenisa Latinaceva was hit by a speeding car on Friday evening in Nadi and died instantly - leaving his now-distraught children in complete shock and disbelief.

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