Fiji http://www.globalpost.com/taxonomy/term/19973/all en KFC in Fiji quarantine dispute http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/kfc-fiji-quarantine-dispute <div class="field field-type-text field-field-subhead"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> The future of KFC in Fiji is in doubt, after its famous herbs and spices mix was quarantined by customs </div> </div> </div> <div class="field field-type-text field-field-byline1"> <div class="field-items"> <div class="field-item odd"> News Desk </div> </div> </div> <!--paging_filter--><p> The future of KFC in Fiji is in doubt, after its famous herbs and spices mix was quarantined by customs.</p> <p> According to <a href="http://www.theage.com.au/entertainment/restaurants-and-bars/kfc-takes-a-battering-in-fiji-20110803-1iae2.html">AAP,</a> Fijians are having to go without fried chicken with the nation&#39;s three KFC restaurants forced to close when the breadcrumb mix ran out.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatches/globalpost-blogs/kfc-fiji-quarantine-dispute" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fiji Food Weird Wide Web GlobalPost Blogs Tue, 02 Aug 2011 04:00:00 +0000 News Desk 5672183 at http://www.globalpost.com Fiji must be doing something right http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120305/fiji-suva-democracy-bainimarama SUVA, Fiji — For most people Fiji means fun in the sun and aesthetically pleasing water bottles. The reality for nearly 1 million Fijians, however, has been far less idyllic. Racial tensions simmer. Corruption and endemic instability have led to four coups since independence from Britain in 1970. The current prime minister, Commodore Josaia Voreqe “Frank” Bainimarama, declared martial law in 2009, after taking power in a 2006 putsch. Recently, however, things have begun to change for the better. <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120305/fiji-suva-democracy-bainimarama" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fiji World Leaders Asia-Pacific Wed, 18 Apr 2012 10:00:00 +0000 Ginanne Brownell 5694662 at http://www.globalpost.com Fiji floods: 4 dead, hundreds displaced http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120402/fiji-floods-4-dead-hundreds-displaced <p> Authorities said the body of one man was found after his vehicle was swept away Friday by strong currents in Nadi township. The body of a second man was recovered in a creek in the western township of Ba.</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/regions/asia-pacific/120402/fiji-floods-4-dead-hundreds-displaced" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Fiji Asia-Pacific Mon, 02 Apr 2012 15:17:00 +0000 Jill Langlois 5698851 at http://www.globalpost.com China angers Australia over support for Fiji http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/120928/china-angers-australia-over-support-fiji-military-government <p>Why is China&#39;s financial support of Fiji incensing Australia?</p> <p><a href="http://www.globalpost.com/dispatch/news/politics/120928/china-angers-australia-over-support-fiji-military-government" target="_blank">read more</a></p> Australia China Fiji World Leaders Diplomacy Politics Fri, 28 Sep 2012 20:40:05 +0000 Adam Taylor, Business Insider 5720926 at http://www.globalpost.com