Fiji attacks international flood coverage

Fiji's military regime has launched an attack on international media coverage of this week's deadly flooding saying it was aimed at pandering to anti-regime sentiment.

Seven people died in this week's floods and an 11-year-old boy remains missing, feared dead.

But concerned at the impact of the news internationally, the military regime and the Fiji Visitors Bureau (FVB) are trying desperately to save their Easter business.

FVB this morning issued photos of a cleaned up, tidy, but empty Denarau Island resort near Nadi captioned "ready for guests".

But the oddest comment came from the regime's military appointed Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum who told state controlled radio that the media should stop sensationalising on the flood disaster and report only the facts.


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