Star entrepreneur keen to connect with Fiji

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz The growing importance of Fiji as a viable and vibrant business destination has encouraged an increasing number of New Zealanders to explore existing and emerging opportunities in the South Island nation. The country’s return to democracy with equal rights to all Fijians, incentives to promote foreign direct investment and commercial establishments, the government’s all-out efforts to…

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Fiji pushes for sea law change

Fiji’s Ambassador-at-Large Amena Yauvoli led his country’s delegation at the first meeting on the development of an internationally legally binding instrument in New York which houses the UN Headquarters. The meeting came under the purview of the United Nations Conventions on the Law of the Sea (UNCLOS). Fiji is committed to development an Agreement that deals with conservation and sustainable…

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Kiwi generosity augments Fijian efforts in Cyclone relief

Ahemad Bhamji –  Indian Newslink and Honorary Consul for Fiji in Auckland Harish Lodhia were major sources of strength in sending 12 containers of donated furniture to re-equip many schools that were damaged by the Tropical Cyclone Winston on February 21, 2016. Naomi McKinnon, a Fijian resident contacted this newspaper after reading the front page report in its March 15,…

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Community support strengthens our resolve

Venkat Raman –  venkat@indiannewslink.co.nz At the first staff meeting held in June 2015 soon after purchasing Indian Newslink and all its brands, Managing Director Jacob Mannothra set ‘Promotion of Fiji, the country and its people’ as a corporate objective. “We must not only enhance coverage of news from Fiji to serve the community in New Zealand but also promote business-to-business…

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Generous donations exemplify the Kiwi spirit

Kamil Lakshman –  New Zealand’s humane approach to natural disasters was exemplified by its overwhelming support to the suffering families affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston. Scores of schools and other public and private properties suffered total destruction, thousands of people have been left homeless, while many lost their loved ones. The loss to the country’s economy is still being assessed…

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Russian deal a shot-in-the arm for Fiji

Venkat Raman –  Fiji’s decision to purchase military weapons from the Russian Federation and the recent delivery of equipment in 25 containers not only demonstrated the Pacific country’s right to self-determination but also stupefied New Zealand and Australia, among others. International media was awash with varying interpretations to the latest development in this otherwise peaceful region. The Opposition in Fiji…

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