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Five early warning sirens to protect Fijians in the case of a natural disaster are set to be established in Suva by 2018. The newly...

By Sally Pokiton in Kokopo The owner and managing director of Rabaul Shipping will stand trial at the Kokopo National Court this week -- four...

By Fardah Pewarta in Jakarta Coordinating Minister for Political, Legal and Security Affairs Luhut Binsar Pandjaitan and his delegation's recent trip to Fiji and Papua...

Barbara Jackson, humanitarian director of CARE International, speaks about her experience of the drought in Papua New Guinea in a recent video. Thousands of Papua...

By Dionisia Tabureguci of Business Melanesia As Fiji picks up the pieces after Tropical Cyclone Winston’s ravaging impact in late February, tourism and remittances...

By Melanie Cooper  Auckland University of Technology culinary graduates will be working side-by-side with some of New Zealand’s top chefs this weekend to help raise...

While Fiji comes to terms with its own devastation in the wake of category 5 Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston last month, Vanuatu is now...

An International Women's Day message by Holly Miller. I’m writing this from Fiji, where a 30-day State of Emergency continues following Tropical Cyclone Winston, which...

By Anita Roberts in Port Vila Tonnes of relief supplies donated to the people of Vanuatu in the aftermath of the category 5 cyclone Pam...

By Dr Sushil K Sharma in Suva The term "Hurricane Winston" can be used instead of Severe Tropical Cyclone Winston for brevity similar to the...

Day 9 - Alex Perrottet reporting via Skype on Monday from Vanua Balavu for RNZ's Checkpoint By Alex Perrottet of Radio New Zealand International Around half...

By Peni Shute in Suva for Newswire Water Authority of Fiji says it was well prepared before tropical cyclone Winston devastated areas around the country...

By Calvin Prasad in Suva Fiji's Attorney-General and Minister for Finance Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has welcomed the relaxation of requirements for Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF)...

By Maggie Boyle in Suva Students attending schools managed by TISI Sangam, Fiji's largest non-government organisation, in some cyclone-ravaged areas will be provided lunch for...

A CNN report at the time of the Bento Rodrigues disaster broadcast on 6 November 2015. Source: Noticias Esporte De Hoje ABC Four Corners investigative...

By Ashutosh Singh of Newswire Fiji More assistance from New Zealand is expected to arrive in the country today. This was confirmed by a representative of New...

By Anish Chand in Rakiraki, Fiji Rakiraki town, in one of the worst cyclone Winston-ravaged areas in Fiji's northwestern Viti Levu island, is expected to...

By Verleshwar Singh and Peni Shute of Newswire Fiji Fiji's Minister for National Disaster Management, Colonel Inia Seruiratu, has lashed out at political parties that...

By Jonas Cullwick in Port Vila Vanuatu's Opposition has expressed sadness with the government and the people of Fiji, and people of Vanuatu and students...

As aid has started to flow to parts of Fiji left devastated by severe tropical cyclone Winston, the Fiji Times chief editor says that...

By Akuila Cama of Fiji One News One of 42 people who perished in Fiji from severe tropical cyclone Winston was a 72-year-old woman, Selai...

About 100 hundred homes in Korovou village in Tavua have been damaged. There have been no deaths in the community, but the peoople have pleaded...