Iranian national in custody, faces deportation

Loghman Sawari, the Iranian national seeking asylum in Fiji, was taken into custody this morning and transported to Nadi International Airport to be deported to Papua New Guinea.

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DPP seizes over $1.2million worth of properties 

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions successfully obtained a restraining order over FJD$1.2million worth of assets last week.

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New radio packs to assist in disaster communication

The Ministry of Rural and Maritime Development and National Disaster Management Office this week received two high-frequency (HF) radio packs from the United Nations World Food Programme (WFP).

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India gives $2.7m for rebuilding of schools

Prime Minister Hon. Voreqe Bainimarama today thanked the Government and people of India for their contribution to the Government’s ‘Adopt A School’ Programme.

PM Bainimarama receiving $2.7m donation for Adopt A School Program from HE Vishvas Sapkal India High Commissioner.
PM Bainimarama receiving $2.7m donation for Adopt A School Program from HE Vishvas Sapkal India High Commissioner.
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Weather

Fiji Group Low-pressure system with associated cloud and showers to the
east of Fiji is gradually moving westwards towards the group. It is expected to affect the country from later today.
Forecast: Occasional showers and few thunderstorms over Lau and Lomaiviti group, Kadavu, the interior and eastern parts of the larger islands. Elsewhere, cloudy periods with some showers especially in the afternoon or evening with isolated thunderstorms.
5.30 AM | National Weather Forecasting Centre | Fiji MET.