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She Cranes face giants New Zealand, England in Commonwealth draw.

The draw on Wednesday put hosts Australia in Pool A against Jamaica, South Africa, Barbados, Fiji and Northern Ireland

- Daily Monitor - UG

Boom year drives Uate's World Cup dream.

Manly winger Akuila Uate was stuck in reserve grade this time last year, but a big NRL season at the Sea Eagles has him dreaming of a World Cup run with Fiji.

- - AU

Living with a disability on Fiji's fringes.

Living in a remote village of Fiji might seem like paradise, but for someone with a disability it can mean a life of isolation.

- ABC News - AU

Welcome aboard Sigatoka's culture jet.

"Welcome to the real Fiji," announces my taxi driver as we scoot through Nadi.

- Stuff - NZ

Police kill 13 crime suspects in Coast.

Police have shot and killed 13 people suspected of being involved in crime in Kibiti, Mkuranga and Rufiji districts, Coast Region.

- TheCitizen - TZ

The hidden charm of South Pacific island nations.

THE “South Pacific Island Nations Cultural Event,” held until August 17 at the Yuyuan Art Space, displays the unique cultures of these exotic countries, including Fiji and Samoa.

- Shanghai Daily - CN