Fiji will not go ahead with a proposal to change its flag, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama said Thursday, meaning Britain's Union Jack will stay.
Fiji will have an extra public holiday to celebrate the country's first ever Olympic medal after its rugby sevens team won gold in Rio, Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama announced Friday.
Fiji win their country's first-ever Olympic medal by thrashing Britain 43-7 in the gold medal match of the rugby sevens.
"When these guys are on form, they're untouchable," Britain's rugby sevens coach Simon Amor said after Fiji outclassed his team to win gold
A shock win over New Zealand in the rugby sevens has carried Fiji into the semi-finals of the men's tournament and put the country on the verge of a first-ever Olympic medal.
The death toll from the cyclone that hit Fiji over the weekend climbed to 29, local media reported Tuesday.
At least five people died during the weekend after a severe tropical cyclone left a trail of destruction through the South Pacific island nation of Fiji, according to media reports Sunday.