Archive for September 6th, 2017

Fiji ginger breaks through into lucrative Australian supermarket chains

Fiji ginger breaks through into lucrative Australian supermarket chains

A Fiji ginger producer has been able to break into the lucrative Australian market with the aid of Pacific Trade Invest (PTI). PTI helped the Navua based Kaiming Agro Processing break into the export market by assisting with the purchase of a date encoding machine. The company’s crystallised ginger is now for sale in the […]

Ministry to assist more crop and livestock farmers

Ministry to assist more crop and livestock farmers

The Ministry of Agriculture is looking forward to assisting more crop and livestock farmers in the new financial year. The ministry, through the Demand Driven Approach Programme, in the last financial year with a total budget of $4.5 million, assisted a total of 150 farmers both in the livestock and crop sector. Crop farmers were […]

New stadium to be built near Denarau

New stadium to be built near Denarau

The Fiji Sports Council is working with the business community to develop a new stadium near Denarau Island in Nadi. With Fiji’s bid to host an international sevens tournament in 2020, Fiji National Sports Commission Chairman Peter Mazey says that one of the reasons to build a new stadium in Nadi is because of the […]

Tongan Finance Minister refusing to obey dismissal by the PM

Tongan Finance Minister refusing to obey dismissal by the PM

Tonga’s Minister of Finance insists he is still running the Finance Department despite being sacked by the caretaker Prime Minister. Tevita Lavemaau, along with deputy Prime Minister Siaosi Sovaleni, was issued with a termination letter just before Prime Minister Akilisi Pohiva left for the Pacific Islands Forum leaders summit in Samoa. He’s allegedly accused both […]