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OPINION: By Dan McGarry It happens every time disaster strikes in the developing world. The inhabitants of the place become background players in a drama...

By Julie Cleaver and Kendall Hutt in Tukuraki, Fiji After six years in limbo, the villagers of Tukuraki in the Fiji highlands of Ba on...

By Jonas Cullwick in Port Vila Kava export returns in 2015 after Tropical Cyclone Pam devastated parts of Vanuatu as it trekked through the country...

Radio New Zealand International (RNZI) continues to serve people across the Pacific region, delivering essential day to day news and information and providing a...

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...

By Matilda Simmons in Suva As quickly as Tropical Cyclone Zena arrived, it has dissipated dramatically. According to the latest data it would be difficult to...

Only weeks after category 5 Cyclone Winston ripped through the country, Fiji is once again facing extreme weather conditions due to the presence of...

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 Monica Aguilar and Shivika Mala in Suva Fiji's Neville Koop, managing director and meteorologist at Na Draki Weather, believes scientists must do a better...

By Peni Mudunavonu in Suva The Fiji Council of Churches and the Ecumenical Centre of Research for Education and Advocacy brought together people from different...

By Alex Perrottet in The Fiji Times Severe tropical cyclone Winston unleashed the full force of mother nature on a beautiful country. But the peace and...

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

By Allison Penjueli in Suva A total of $476.3 million of estimated damages in all sectors was recorded from damages caused by TC Winston, the...

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...

By Serafina Silaitoga of the Fiji Times Eight-month-old Waseroma Rasavou survived 14 hours in an esky cooler as the savage tropical storm battered a remote...

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...