Oct 23, 2018 Last Updated 8:13 AM, Oct 23, 2018
By Netani Rika IN a major departure from iTaukei protocol, the names of Fiji's three confederacies and the titles of their chiefs were dropped in welcome ceremonies for the Duke and Duchess of Sussex.  Instead of the confederacies, presenters made mention of the 14 provinces, the President and Prime Minister. …
Exclusive   By Netani Rika   A PATROL boat will travel to the exclusive Kaibu Resort overnight to provide security for Fiji's royal guests.   The RFNS Kikau will carry a team of navy divers and special forces who will protect Prince Harry, the Duke of Sussex, who travels to…
By Anish Chand TOKYO – Japan may eventually consider a visa waiver for all Pacific Island countries as part of its recent Pacific Island Leaders Meeting (PALM) commitments. However, this will take time as Japan is currently implementing a multiple entry visa offer to all Pacific Islands Forum Countries Japan’s…
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By Nic Maclellan in Ponerihouen, New Caledonia In a show of support for the Kanak independence movement, Maohi leader Oscar Manutahi Temaru has joined the campaign trail in New Caledonia, urging voters to support a Yes vote in the country’s referendum on self-determination. Temaru is a former President of French…
BY Lice Movono WHEN the British royals, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit Fiji beginning Tuesday October 23, local journalists will reportedly be barred from covering the historic event up close, Islands Business has been able to confirm. This means that no journalist from independent or mainstream media will be…

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