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 ...

Cyclone Harold — monster Pacific storm — batters Fiji

Asia Pacific Apr 8, 2020

Cyclone Harold — monster Pacific storm — batters Fiji

A deadly Pacific storm slammed into Fiji on Wednesday, tearing off roofs and flooding towns, after leaving a trail of destruction in the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu. Tropical Cyclone Harold weakened slightly overnight from a scale-topping Category 5 to a 4, but was still lashing ...

Rugby Apr 5, 2020

Fijian rugby players arrested for breaching virus isolation

Two Fijian rugby players have been arrested for ignoring the Pacific nation's coronavirus self-isolation rules, with local authorities saying their "irresponsible behavior" would be reported to rugby's world governing body. The two men have not been publicly identified but the Fiji Rugby Union confirmed they ...

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 ...