Fiji’s Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama will not face charges over an alleged assault due to double jeopardy rules, the public prosecutor said Thursday, despite finding there would be enough evidence to take the case to court.
The leaders of Fiji and Australia agreed to boost bilateral ties Monday as they sought to smooth relations following a highly publicised clash over climate change at a Pacific summit last month.
Fiji has recorded 69 cases of leptospirosis this season, with four deaths.
Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama will stay in power for a second term.
Fijian police stumbled upon 51 packets of cocaine, with street value of $20.4 million along the shores of Fiji’s eastern islands.
Fiji identifies the hot spots for dengue fever where the World Mosquito Program will curb it with Wolbachia mosquitoes.
Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea arrives Fuji to start his first official visit since he became prime minister in 2012.