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Designers of SPTO brand win Asia Pacific award.

Designers of SPTO brand win Asia Pacific award December 12, 2017, Suva, FIJI - Designers of the South Pacific Tourism Organisation new brand South Pacific Islands have been awarded for their innovative work on the brand at the Transform Awards Asia-Pacific ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ | Senatla from villain to hero as Blitzboks oust Fiji.

Seabelo Senatla was sin-binned before he scored the winning try in the Cape Town Sevens quarter-final against Fiji on Sunday.

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Fiji to host FAO Asia-Pacific Regional Conference.

Fiji to host FAO Asia-Pacific Regional Conference 8 December 2017, Suva, Fiji – The Government of Fiji has formally agreed to host the 34th FAO Regional Conference for Asia and the Pacific , the Food and Agriculture Organization of the United ...

- Scoop NZ - NZ

Fiji Urged by UN Expert to Safeguard People with Albinism.

Fiji Urged by UN Expert to Act Now to Safeguard People with Albinism And Bring Them Out of the Shadows

- Scoop NZ - NZ

MCL writes to information minister over disappearance of its journalist.

MCL has followed up the issue of the disappearance of its Correspondent Azory Gwanda with the Rufiji Special Zone Police Commander Onesmo Lyanga, who has said he has not received any report on the disappearance.

- TheCitizen - TZ

East Timor Is Running Out of Oil.

East Timor may be running out of oil, and its $16 billion rainy day sovereign wealth fund may soon run dry—still, its former leader says East Timor will survive. One of the world's newest and poorest countries, East Timor in Southeast Asia, could still be a success story even with expectations that its oil fields will ...

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Support for Rights Grows at Bonn Climate Talks.

When it was announced that the government of Fiji would chair this year's climate talks in Bonn, Germany, expectations were high. As a small island, Fiji sees climate change as an existential threat. Expand Indigenous peoples demand their rights at climate negotiations in Marrakesh, Morocco, November 2016, © 2016 Katharina ...

- Human Rights Watch - US