Taiwanese diplomat hurt in scuffle with China officials in Fiji

Asia Pacific Oct 19, 2020

Taiwanese diplomat hurt in scuffle with China officials in Fiji

Chinese diplomats injured one of their Taiwanese counterparts during a scuffle in Fiji earlier this month, a senior Taiwanese official said, highlighting rising concerns over Beijing’s aggressive tactics as part of their "wolf warrior” diplomacy. Two uninvited diplomats from the Chinese Embassy in Fiji were ...

Fiji bounces back with rout of Georgia

Rugby Oct 3, 2019

Fiji bounces back with rout of Georgia

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

The Flying Fijians are back. Semi Radradra scored two tries and Levani Botia made five conversions, leading previously winless Fiji to a 45-10 rout of Georgia on Thursday in the World Cup Pool D action. Fiji, which earned four points for a win and a bonus ...

Australia staves off upset bid by Fiji

Rugby Sep 21, 2019

Australia staves off upset bid by Fiji

by Hiroshi Ikezawa

Hooker Tolu Latu scored two tries in the second half to help Australia escape a historic upset by Fiji and win 39-21 on Saturday in the teams' Rugby World Cup Pool D opener. The Wallabies, who have never lost to Fiji since 1954 in any ...

Rugby Aug 31, 2019

Fiji controls ball for long phases in triumph over Tonga

Fiji highlighted how dangerous it could be on the counterattack at the Rugby World Cup as it scored two scintillating long-range tries to beat Tonga 29-19 at Eden Park on Saturday. The match, part of the Pasifika Challenge doubleheader that also included Samoa beating a ...