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    Pacific Islands Under Siege

Pacific Islands Under Siege

What were once considered ‘non-traditional threats’ to continental regions of Eurasia and the Americas are now central security challenges for the Pacific island nations. The South Pacific is a region

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    Human Health Is A Central Issue Of Climate Change

Human Health Is A Central Issue Of Climate Change

Human health is a central issue of climate change and that the impacts of climate change is a present problem in Pacific Island countries. This was a key message presented

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    Fiji’s Move For Better Customer Service

Fiji’s Move For Better Customer Service

Indian academic Anirudha Bansod has worked at the Fiji National University, as well as in India, the Middle East, New Zealand, and Australia. He holds a Master of Management (New

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    PM To 1098 Recepients: Your Economic Success The Nations Economic  Success ‘

PM To 1098 Recepients: Your Economic Success The Nations Economic Success ‘

The following is Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s speech at the disbursement of Micro Small Business Grants at Ratu Cakobau Park in Nausori yesterday.     Madam Speaker, Honourable Ministers, Distinguished

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    Writing: A Point Of View

Writing: A Point Of View

This is an edited version of a talk given by Fiji’s leading writer Professor Satendra Nandan at Cumberland Lodge, London; it’s being published next year in a book. Professor Nandan’s

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    Response To  Climate Change

Response To Climate Change

The author is an Under-Secretary-General of the United Nations and Executive Secretary of the Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP). She is also the UN’s Sherpa

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    How Violence Against Women Hurts Productivity And Profits

How Violence Against Women Hurts Productivity And Profits

The cost of violence against women further generates substantive economic costs, which includes reduced productivity and profits. This was highlighted during the 16 Days of Activism Forum that was organised

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    Brief Encounters:  Literature And Beyond

Brief Encounters: Literature And Beyond

Professor Don Aitkin, a former Vice-Chancellor and Chair of the National Capital Authority, foundation Chair of Australian Research Council, a novelist and columnist, launched Satendra Nandan’s book on Wednesday, November

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    OPINION: Let Us Take Proper Care Of Our  Children; It’s Our Responsibility

OPINION: Let Us Take Proper Care Of Our Children; It’s Our Responsibility

This is an edited version of Nemani Delaibatilki’s My Say programme on FBC TV. It is great news that the Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation has started a

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Nehruvian Idea Of A New India

  Nehruvian Idea Of A  New India

On the 126 birth anniversary of India’s first prime minister, Jawaharlal Nehru, Satendra Nandan gives a brief portrait of Nehru’s

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Open Skies: TO ACHIEVE AN EVEN BRIGHTER ECONOMIC PICTURE?

  Open Skies: TO ACHIEVE AN EVEN BRIGHTER ECONOMIC PICTURE?

Having spent four years with the national airline, Fiji Airways (formerly known as Air Pacific), I can truly share that

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OPINION: A-G’s Budget: Public Service Reforms Vital

  OPINION: A-G’s Budget: Public  Service Reforms Vital

This is an edited version of the writer’s script on FBC TV’s My Say programme aired on Sunday November 8.

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SPEECH: PM At The Re-Opening Of The Yasawa-i-Rara Jetty

  SPEECH: PM At The Re-Opening Of The Yasawa-i-Rara Jetty

The Honorable Minister for Local Government, Housingand Environment, Infrastructure and Transport, Honorable Ministers, The Tui Yasawa, Representatives of the Fiji

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OPINION: A Clean, Sustainable Energy Source Replacing A Polluting, Expensive One. Good For Fiji. Good For Planet Earth.

  OPINION: A Clean, Sustainable Energy Source Replacing A Polluting, Expensive One. Good For Fiji. Good For Planet Earth.

This is the full text of PM Bainimarama, Minister for iTaukei Affairs and Sugar Industry’s keynote address on the occasion

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Jean-Pierre Rives, The French Legend Of Rugby

  Jean-Pierre Rives, The French Legend Of Rugby

Jean-Pierre Rives is a legendary figure in French rugby, standing head and shoulders above most of his countrymen as one

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Memories Of Shri Vivekananda

  Memories Of  Shri Vivekananda

Professor Satendra Nandan is a former student of Shri Vivekananda High School on the banks of the Nadi river. After

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An Unfinished Literary Journey

  An Unfinished  Literary Journey

Professor Satendra Nandan’s  book BRIEF ENCOUNTERS was published in July and launched in Germany at the biennial conference of the

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Institution Of Family Under Serious Threat

  Institution Of Family Under Serious Threat

This is a transcript of Nemani Delaibatiki’s My Say in the 4 The Record programme on FBC Television last night

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Democracy And Chiefs Can Thrive In Their Own Spheres

  Democracy And Chiefs Can Thrive In Their Own Spheres

Some including Fiji Sun letter writer Amenatave Yaconisau may have missed the point of my last analysis on democracy. For

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We Are Grateful For iTaukei Milk Of Human Kindness -131 Years Ago

  We Are Grateful For iTaukei Milk Of  Human Kindness -131 Years Ago

As the formal ceremony commenced in the community meeting hall at Nasilai Village on an overcast morning on October 14,

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School Governance And Accountability

  School  Governance And Accountability

Mahsood Shah is an Associate Professor with the University of Newcastle, Australia. Shah is also an adjunct with the University

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OPINION: Cleaning Up Our history – A Way Forward For iTaukei

  OPINION: Cleaning Up Our history – A Way Forward For iTaukei

Mosese Bulitavu is a lawyer and a SODELPA MP The abolishment of the Great Council of Chiefs has become a

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ANALYSIS: Reminiscing The Lowering Of Union Jack For Last Time

  ANALYSIS: Reminiscing The Lowering Of Union Jack For Last Time

Isimeli Bainimara wanted a career in the banking industry. After passing his New Zealand University Entrance exam at Queen Victoria

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OPINION: Independence And Identity

  OPINION: Independence And Identity

Professor Satendra Nandan’s latest publication is BRIEF ENCOUNTERS. He’s currently writing a contemplative travelogue of his first journey from Nadi

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SPEECH: 54TH AGM Of The Fiji Commerce And Employers Federation Dinner

  SPEECH: 54TH AGM Of The Fiji Commerce And Employers Federation Dinner

The newly elected president,  Mr Himen Chandra The immediate past president, Mr Howard Politini Board Members of the Fiji Commerce

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FOCUS: Corruption Fight Goes To Towns

  FOCUS: Corruption Fight Goes To Towns

The Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption facilitated a one-day Corruption Prevention Risk Reduction (CP2R) Workshop for the senior management of

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PM Steps Up Climate Fight

  PM Steps Up Climate Fight

This is a transcript of Nemani Delaibatiki’s My Say in the 4 The Record programme on FBC Television last night

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The Politics of Fiji – A way forward for iTaukei People

  The Politics of Fiji – A way forward for iTaukei People

Many Fijians failed to realise that the existing chiefly system is not their ancient heritage; it is in fact a

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TRIBUTE: The Beard, The Tracksuit And The Soulful Stare

  TRIBUTE: The Beard, The Tracksuit And The Soulful Stare

Football expert Mohit Prasad teaches creative writing and Pacific Literature at the University of the South Pacific. He is also

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