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    In Istanbul

In Istanbul

Grief crawls upon your heart like waves on the seashore. Sometimes you feel you are simply a wave in the restless, shapeless ocean; sometimes a drop in the ocean fallen

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    THE BURIAL

THE BURIAL

BELOW IS the first of a TWO-PART short story from ASHES AND WAVES This is a soon-to-be-published book by Fiji’s leading writer, Satendra Nandan Satendra Nandan is Fiji’s leading writer.

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    Man Up Time for NFP Opposition

Man Up Time for NFP Opposition

So what do you make of Biman Prasad’s little tantrum delivered through his favourite reporter at his favourite newspaper? Is he serious? After all those years of the National Federation

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    Change Course NFP, Or Face Danger Of Losing 3 Seats

Change Course NFP, Or Face Danger Of Losing 3 Seats

The National Federation Party is digging its own grave if it continues to entertain the idea of boycotting Parliament. It’s counter- productive and it will alienate its voters and supporters.

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    Powering Up  Our Nation

Powering Up Our Nation

Prime Minister’s speech during the commissioning of the Holy Cross grid and house wiring project at Wairiki, Taveuni.   Ni sa bula vinaka and good morning to you all.  

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    THE LESSONS OF RAMSI FOR FIJI AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC

THE LESSONS OF RAMSI FOR FIJI AND THE SOUTH PACIFIC

Joseph Veramu is a consultant on economic policy planning and development. He can be contacted on joseph.veramu@outlook.com With the Australian-led mission expected to end in June 2017, the writer provides

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    Sodelpa’s Challenge

Sodelpa’s Challenge

SODELPA must stamp its mark as an alternative government this year if it is to offer a credible challenge in the 2018 General Election. This means it should be united

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    2016:The Year of Living in Exciting Times

2016:The Year of Living in Exciting Times

The scale and magnitude of our planetary consciousness is the great quest and question of this century.  ‘And as we commemorated the centenaries of war and peace, the world had

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    Well Deserved For PM Bainimarama And Minister Akbar

Well Deserved For PM Bainimarama And Minister Akbar

This is an edited version of Nemani Delaibatiki’s My Say in FBC TV’s 4 the Record programme last night. The Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, and Rosy Akbar deservedly received the

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Biggest R&B Band in History Boyz II Men

  Biggest R&B Band in History Boyz II Men

Boyz II Men is the biggest and most successful American R&B band in history with over 70 million albums sold

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Fiji And China’s Economic Pathways

  Fiji And China’s Economic Pathways

 Fiji has had a constructive working relationship with China since the establishment of diplomatic relations in 1975. To use the

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She Asked For Something To Improve Not Only Her Own Life, But The Lives Of Those Around Her’

  She Asked For Something To Improve Not Only Her Own Life, But The Lives Of Those Around Her’

Ladies and Gentlemen, We are all well familiar with the story of Christmas. The story of the birth of Jesus

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The Gift

  The Gift

The author is Fiji’s leading writer. His collected Fijian short stories, Ashes and Waves, will be published in 2016.  The

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Grief and Grace on Christmas Eve

  Grief and Grace on Christmas Eve

Fiji’s leading writer Professor Satendra Nandan’s new book, Loving You Eternally, will be published next year.  Only the other day

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Diplomatic Success For 2015

  Diplomatic  Success For 2015

This is Ratu Inoke’s speech during the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Awards night at the Grand Pacific Hotel on December

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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;

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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

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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

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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

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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

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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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