The issue of Q&A and ban on Journalists in Fiji

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Labour MP David Shearer has criticised Prime Minister John Key for ‘wasting an opportunity’ of taking up ‘issues of relevance’ with his Fijian counterpart Josaia Voreqe (Frank) Bainimarama during his visit to Fiji last week. His article, unedited, appears in this section. However, as a member of the Media delegation that accompanied Mr Key to Fiji…

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John Key to visit Fiji

Radio New Zealand –  Prime Minister John Key will make an official visit to Fiji this month – the first by a New Zealand Prime Minister since Fiji’s leader, Frank Bainimarama, seized power in a coup 10 years ago. Fijian media say that Mr Key will be there from June 9 to 10. Diplomatic relations between the two countries were…

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ICFI helps refurbish furniture in schools

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz The International Congress of Fiji Inc (ICFI), a charitable organisation, has been mobilising resources to assist in the country’s efforts to bring relief and rehabilitate thousands of people affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston. Former Mayor of Ba and former ICFI President Ahemad Bhamji has been contacting corporates, businesses and philanthropists in New Zealand and visiting Fiji…

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Hope, love and furniture to damaged schools

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz Hundreds of tables, chairs and other furniture items were delivered to schools that were damaged by Tropical Cyclone Winston, thanks to the efforts of a few Samaritans, with timely support and benevolence of a number of New Zealand and Fijian businesses including Air New Zealand. Former Ba Mayor and former President of International Congress of Fiji…

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