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    $5.78m DIVIDEND PAYOUT Issue WON’T GO AWAY

$5.78m DIVIDEND PAYOUT Issue WON’T GO AWAY

The controversy over the unaccounted $5.78 million dividend payout for the Air Terminal Services employees through their trust will not go away. It will continue until the whole truth is

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    Delaibatiki’s My Say: Politics Has Blurred Real Issues In ATS Dispute

Delaibatiki’s My Say: Politics Has Blurred Real Issues In ATS Dispute

This is an edited version of Nemani Delaibatiki’s My Say in the 4 the Record programme last night on FBC TV. The many positive things we look forward to in

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    Opportunities For Fiji Open Up With  A Secure Identity

Opportunities For Fiji Open Up With A Secure Identity

Satendra Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer. His sixth volume of poems, Gandhianjali, will  be published on May 15, 2018. His two books, Across the Seven Seas and Dispatches From Distant

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    EDITORIAL: Women’s Inclusion Good For Skipper  Cup 2018 Competition

EDITORIAL: Women’s Inclusion Good For Skipper Cup 2018 Competition

The inclusion of women’s participation in the 2018 Skipper Cup competition is a welcome move. All eight teams – Nadroga, Naitasiri, Suva, Nadi, Rewa, Navosa, Namosi and Malolo – competing

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    EDITORIAL: Transparency Needed Over Dividends Documented Paid To ATSET

EDITORIAL: Transparency Needed Over Dividends Documented Paid To ATSET

Someone needs to clear the air over the $5.78 million said to have been paid to the Air Terminal Services Employees Trust (ATSET). This is the dividend that is supposed

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    EDITORIAL: Chinese Charge d ’Affaires says ‘Na qai qo ena qai ga’

EDITORIAL: Chinese Charge d ’Affaires says ‘Na qai qo ena qai ga’

The smooth flow of traffic after the official opening ceremony of the Stinson Parade Bridge and the Vatuwaqa Bridge was noticeable yesterday. Now road users can expect the congestion in

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    EDITORIAL: ATS Workers’ Strike Turns into A Political Scrum

EDITORIAL: ATS Workers’ Strike Turns into A Political Scrum

SODELPA and the Fiji Labour Party are locked in a battle to play the political surrogate role for the striking Air Terminal Services workers in Nadi. With the impending collapse

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    EDITORIAL: YES, Govt  Seeks Young Fijians  With Innovative, Bankable Ideas

EDITORIAL: YES, Govt Seeks Young Fijians With Innovative, Bankable Ideas

As part of the Government’s objective to stimulate employment, the Young Entrepreneurship Scheme (YES) was introduced. This is to encourage young Fijians to become job creators rather than job seekers.

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    EDITORIAL: Why It’s Right, Education Is Now Focusing on English

EDITORIAL: Why It’s Right, Education Is Now Focusing on English

What has become of the English language in Fiji? For a country that was taken over by the British and where English became the norm in most conversations, it is

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EDITORIAL: Reject Backward Way Of Thinking And Choose Progress Over Prejudice And Dirty Politics

  EDITORIAL: Reject Backward Way Of Thinking And Choose Progress Over Prejudice And Dirty Politics

We are into the second week of the New Year. This year 2018 is crucial for us as a nation

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EDITORIAL: Go Local Baber, Stick With Our 7s Boys

  EDITORIAL: Go Local Baber, Stick With Our 7s Boys

Fiji Airways Fijian 7s coach Gareth Baber must put his faith and trust on our local players for the upcoming

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EDITORIAL: LTA Steps Up Efforts In Its Quest To Improve Services

  EDITORIAL: LTA Steps Up Efforts In Its Quest To  Improve Services

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) is stepping up its efforts to ensure accountability and transparency across its operations. Its main

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EDITORIAL:Let’s Support Our Teachers For The Betterment Of Our Children

  EDITORIAL:Let’s Support Our Teachers For The Betterment Of Our Children

Of the 1235 teaching positions that are vacant, a number of possible candidates were among the more than 1000 teachers

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EDITORIAL: Solve The ATS Strike The Legal Way. It Is The Only Way Ahead

  EDITORIAL: Solve The ATS Strike The Legal Way. It Is The Only Way Ahead

This is the third week of the strike by workers of Air Terminal Services (ATS) in Nadi. And, despite the

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EDITORIAL: Success Of Fiji International Blossoms

  EDITORIAL: Success Of Fiji International  Blossoms

Its back!  The Fiji International is set to take the stage from August 2 to 5 at the Natadola Bay

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EDITORIAL: Strengthen Family Values To Stop Violence And Abuse At Home, In Society

  EDITORIAL: Strengthen Family Values To Stop Violence And Abuse At Home, In Society

Family values should become the main focus of everyone in Fiji in for 2018. These values have become so eroded

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EDITORIAL: Questions ATS workers should think about

  EDITORIAL: Questions ATS workers should think about

Today, the striking Air Terminal Services (ATS) workers at Nadi International Airport continue without work. With no resolution reached so

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EDITORIAL: Sports tells Fiji story to the world, helps in nation building

  EDITORIAL: Sports tells Fiji story to the world, helps in nation building

As we bid 2017 farewell tonight, we can confidently report that we have had another successful and tremendous sporting year.

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EDITORIAL: Should Teachers Go Back to Class A Week Early Before School Starts or Should They Go One Day Before?

  EDITORIAL: Should Teachers Go Back to Class A Week Early Before School Starts or Should They Go One Day Before?

Teachers play a vital role in nation building. Not only do they teach, but they nurture, direct and inspire our

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EDITORIAL: PDP Suspended As Tabuya, Singh Joining SODELPA Takes New Twist

  EDITORIAL: PDP Suspended As Tabuya, Singh Joining SODELPA Takes New Twist

The Fijian Elections Office (FEO) has suspended the People’s Democratic Party (PDP) for the next 30 days. Questions need to

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EDITORIAL: Six Reasons Why FINTEL’s New Cabling Services Is Good for Us Vanua Levu Will Enjoy The Same Stand

  EDITORIAL: Six Reasons Why FINTEL’s New Cabling Services Is Good for Us Vanua Levu Will Enjoy The Same Stand

Fiji International Telecommunications Limited (FINTEL) has embarked on its journey of ensuring it fulfils Government’s vision of providing better Information

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EDITORIAL: Take Care When Celebrating New Year’s Day

  EDITORIAL: Take Care When Celebrating New Year’s Day

With the Christmas celebration wrapping up, everyone is turning their attention to New Year’s Eve. And from today to Sunday

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EDITORIAL: The Fantasy World of a Unionist Who Feeds on Rubbish

  EDITORIAL: The Fantasy World of a Unionist Who Feeds on Rubbish

Was Tony Sheldon, the national secretary of Australia’s Transport Workers’ Union (TWU) in Fiji this past week? We think not.

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EDITORIAL: Unless We Defend Animal Rights, We Can’t Call Ourselves Progressive

  EDITORIAL: Unless We Defend Animal Rights, We Can’t Call Ourselves Progressive

Mahatma Gandhi once said: “The greatness of a nation and its moral progress can be judged by the way its

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EDITORIAL:As Responsible Citizens, We Must Respect All Religions

  EDITORIAL:As Responsible  Citizens, We Must Respect  All Religions

How would you feel if your religion was being ridiculed or your churches, temples or mosques were desecrated? You would

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SEASON’S GREETINGS: HOW GREEN IS MY VILLAGE

  SEASON’S GREETINGS: HOW GREEN IS MY VILLAGE

Suddenly last month I received an invitation from London to attend the CIVICUS conference being held in Fiji at University

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EDITORIAL: iVolavosa App Brings iTaukei Language To The 21st Century

  EDITORIAL: iVolavosa App  Brings iTaukei Language To The 21st Century

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday launched the iVolavosa App. This is truly a milestone for the preservation of the iTaukei

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EDITORIAL: Future Of Workers At Stake If They Don’t See Sense

  EDITORIAL: Future Of  Workers At Stake If They Don’t See Sense

The employees of Air Terminal Services will end up being the biggest losers in this stand off the workers have

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EDITORIAL: Importance Of Developing ‘Minor Sports’

  EDITORIAL: Importance Of Developing  ‘Minor Sports’

The 2017 Pacific Mini Games is over. The Team Fiji contingent arrived at Nadi International Airport on Saturday with 23

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