Authorities unaware as Iranian national slips into Nadi

An Iranian national arrived into the country using false documents last week and is seeking asylum.

This photo of Sawari confirmed to have been taken outside Jacks of Fiji store in Nadi. Photo: Behrouz Boochani.
This photo of Sawari confirmed to have been taken outside Jacks of Fiji store in Nadi. Photo: Behrouz Boochani.
 

New judges appointed to appeals court

Madam Justice Sithy Wajiha Farzana Jameel and Justice Navaratne Mudiyanselage Wasantha Navaratne Bandara took their oath before the Head of State in the presence of the Hon. Chief Justice Mr Justice Anthony Gates and the Hon. Justice William Calanchini.

 

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Bainimarama lays out COP 23 agenda

A delegation from the United Nations Framework Convention on Climate Change learnt of Fiji’s priorities when presiding over the United Nations climate change meeting, known as COP 23.

Prime Minister Bainimarama in discussions with UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa and UNFCCC Deputy Executive Secretary UNFCCC, Mr Halldor Thorgeirsson .
Prime Minister Bainimarama in discussions with UNFCCC Executive Secretary, Patricia Espinosa and UNFCCC Deputy Executive Secretary UNFCCC, Mr Halldor Thorgeirsson .
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Weather

Fiji Group A weak trough of low pressure lies slow moving over Fiji. The associated cloud and showers affect the northern and eastern parts of the group.
Forecast to midnight: Some showers and few thunderstorms over Vanua Levu, Taveuni, Northern Lau, Lomaiviti and nearby smaller islands, the eastern parts and interior of the larger islands. Elsewhere, afternoon or evening showers with isolated thunderstorms.
5.30 AM | National Weather Forecasting Centre | Fiji MET.