Ramakrishna Mission invites donations for Medical Centre in Fiji

Ramakrishna Mission invites donations for Medical Centre in Fiji

Funds sought for new Medical Bus and other Projects Venkat Raman Ramakrishna Mission based in Nadi, Fiji, is seeking public funds to finance its free medical bus facility as well as meet the ever-increasing needs of its Sarada Medical Centre (SMC). Established in 2012, SMC provides medical services including medicines free of cost to the poor people of Fiji. Ramakrishna…

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Fijians in Delhi bring together the family spirit

Fijians in Delhi bring together the family spirit

Venkat Raman Mutual respect, goodwill, understanding and the spirit of unity – characteristic features of Fijians – were demonstrated at a get-together held at the country’s High Commission in the Indian Capital in New Delhi last week. High Commissioner Yogesh Punja hosted the ‘Thanksgiving, Christmas and New Year’ that also highlighted the cultural and social values of Fiji on December…

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Pacific youth support Climate Action Campaign

Pacific youth support Climate Action Campaign

Bainimarama calls for aggressive action in Spain Fiji’s Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama has urged the youth in the Pacific to raise their voices and build relationship with their counterparts globally to establish Climate Action coalitions of the future. Delivering the keynote address at the High-Level Talanoa Session on ‘Ambitious Nationally-Determined Contributions (NDCs) with Pacific Youths at the 2019 UN…

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New Zealanders keen on multiple investments

New Zealanders keen on multiple investments

Venkat Raman Fiji is becoming a major attraction for investors from New Zealand, which Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum would encourage the government to offer incentives and support in varied forms. Speaking at the Twelfth Annual Indian Newslink Indian Business Awards 2019 held on Monday, November 25, 2019 at SkyCity Convention Centre, he said that Fiji was ‘open for business,’ offering…

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Fiji Heart Foundation dinner raises $300,000

Fiji Heart Foundation dinner raises $300,000

Kirit Patel The Friends of Fiji Heart Foundation is celebrating a record fundraising result at this year’s annual dinner. The function at the Pullman Hotel raised $300,000 for the Foundation’s ongoing work bringing lifesaving operations for needy people in Fiji. the Trust was humbled and overwhelmed by the generosity of the people. Their generosity was undoubtedly triggered by the strength…

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Workshop highlights Digital Programme in South Pacific

Azaria Fareen The Fijian Government is working closely with the Singapore Cooperation Enterprise in streamlining many government services and expecting to roll out a National Identification Card (ID) by October 2021. Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum highlighted this while opening a regional workshop on the ‘Use Cases for Digital ID in the Pacific’ in Suva recently. The Workshop, which focused on how…

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Bainimarama praises Business Council in Australia

Staff Reporter The Australia-Fiji Business Council stands as evidence of the intimate economic relationship between the two countries, Fiji’s Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama has said. Speaking at the Silver Jubilee celebrations of the Council held at the Brisbane Marriott Hotel last night (October 16, 2019), he said that this is a relationship whose strength is owed in no small…

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