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Wrong clan A Northern Division businessman’s bid to lease a piece of land for development purpose failed when the landowners did not give their consent. He had promised to give

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    Analysis: SODELPA Gets Mired Down In Overtime Row

Analysis: SODELPA Gets Mired Down In Overtime Row

As SODELPA raises its election profile it’s important for its credibility that it walks the talk. The issue about the overtime payment for party staff will not go away. When

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Why traffic flowed If you were wondering why traffic flowed a bit faster yesterday on the Laqere-Nepani- Nadawa-Nadera stretch of road, the answer was there was no queue jumping. Those

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    between the lines: 3rd July, 2018

between the lines: 3rd July, 2018

RURAL CASH Who says there is little cash in the rural areas. Last Friday, a public holiday, while many were enjoying their sports day, members of three villages attended a

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    Delaibatiki’s Say: 2018-2019 National Budget: Bold, Innovative, Strengthens Families

Delaibatiki’s Say: 2018-2019 National Budget: Bold, Innovative, Strengthens Families

This is an edited version of Nemani Delaibatiki’s My Say for the FBC TV programme ‘4 The Record’ last night. New measures in the 2018-2019 National Budget to help families

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Bau burial No official announcement yet on the funeral arrangements for Bau chief and Vunivalu candidate Ratu George Kadavulevu Cakobau. But expect the gathering will be on the chiefly island

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    Analysis: Finance In The Mix As SODELPA Faces More Questions In AGM

Analysis: Finance In The Mix As SODELPA Faces More Questions In AGM

Questions on the state of SODELPA’s finances will be asked at the party’s annual general meeting at Namoli Village, Lautoka, today. They are based on concerns by members in Australia

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    Analysis: Lynda’s Political Journey To Come Under Scrutiny

Analysis: Lynda’s Political Journey To Come Under Scrutiny

L ynda Tabuya had tried to salvage her sagging political rating in peace talks with the Fiji Labour Party last year. She was then leader of the People’s Democratic Party.

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    Analysis: Governance On Agenda For SODELPA Annual Meeting

Analysis: Governance On Agenda For SODELPA Annual Meeting

Governance should be high on the agenda at SODELPA’s annual general meeting at Namoli Village, Lautoka on Saturday. If it’s not on the party’s official agenda, it will be on

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Analysis: SODELPA Cannot Blame Non-iTaukei For Not Joining It

  Analysis: SODELPA  Cannot Blame Non-iTaukei For Not Joining It

One of the serious challenges facing SODELPA is its failure to attract non-iTaukei. If you flip through the pages of

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Opinion: Constitutional Fork Raises Questions On Leadership

  Opinion: Constitutional Fork Raises Questions On Leadership

PART 1: This is the opening part of a series of articles looking at the challenges facing SODELPA as it

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Delaibatiki’s Say: Tudravu is absolutely right when he says Police are called to serve, not be served

  Delaibatiki’s Say: Tudravu is absolutely right when he says  Police are called to serve, not be served

This is an edited version of Nemani Delaibatiki’s My Say in the 4 The Record FBC TV programme last night.

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Analysis: It’s Important To Maintain Vigilance Against Hate Talk

  Analysis: It’s Important To Maintain Vigilance Against Hate Talk

Fijians who claim we have laws that restrict freedom of expression on religious and ethnic issues should look at developments

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Analysis: National Women’s Expo Gets Better Every Year

  Analysis: National Women’s Expo Gets Better Every Year

The National Women’s Expo is more than just an expo. It creates a platform that embodies all things about women.

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Analysis: Rabuka Changes His Tune Over His Foreign Policy On China

  Analysis: Rabuka Changes His Tune Over His Foreign Policy On China

SODELPA leader Sitiveni Rabuka appears to have changed his tune on his foreign policy on China. From his pro-Chinese position

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EFL Shares Another Ground Breaking Move

  EFL Shares Another Ground Breaking Move

The offering of Energy Fiji Limited shares to ordinary consumers is unprecedented. It is groundbreaking. In many respects, it is

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Pension Rate FNPF On A Strong, Sound Financial Footing

  Pension Rate FNPF On A Strong, Sound Financial Footing

The Fiji Labour Party has already alluded that they will reintroduce hefty Fiji National Provident Fund pension rates for pensioners,

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Delaibatiki’s My Say: Out with the Old in with the New

  Delaibatiki’s My Say: Out with the Old in with the New

This is an edited version of Nemani Delaibatiki’s My Say in the 4 The Record FBC TV programme last night.

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Analysis: To Report Or Not To Report, That Is The Question For Clergy

  Analysis: To Report Or Not To Report, That Is The Question For Clergy

When members confess their “sins” to their church leaders, they are normally forgiven or subjected to the internal disciplinary process.

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Analysis: Internal Problems Continue After Professor Misir Left

  Analysis: Internal Problems Continue After Professor Misir Left

The internal problems at the University of Fiji have not gone away after the departure of former Vice-Chancellor Professor Prem

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Analysis: Are Claims Of Hacking By Opposition Provisional Candidates Real?

  Analysis: Are Claims Of Hacking By Opposition Provisional Candidates Real?

As the heat is turned up, with the nation heading into elections, at least two provisional candidates from two Opposition

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Analysis: Leave Ro Teimumu, Ratu Naiqama Alone In Vunivalu Title Row

  Analysis: Leave Ro Teimumu, Ratu Naiqama Alone In Vunivalu Title Row

People who have attacked Ro Teimumu Kepa and Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu on social media about their silence on the Vunivalu

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Analysis: SODELPA Could Face Humps On The Road To General Election

  Analysis: SODELPA Could Face Humps On The Road To General Election

When reformers in SODELPA started the move to strategically position the party for the 2018 General Election, there were high

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Analysis: When is a Fact, Fact?

  Analysis: When is a Fact, Fact?

SODELPA former general secretary and now a possible candidate who will be standing under the main Opposition party banner, Pio

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Analysis: Why The Rule Of Law Is Important

  Analysis: Why The Rule Of Law Is Important

The importance of the rule of law has been highlighted in the Vunivalu dispute. Now some people, especially politicians, have

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Remembering 40 Years Of Peacekeping

  Remembering 40 Years  Of Peacekeping

A soldier once said that no one is as proud as a soldier fighting for his country. It is a

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Analysis:Dispute Over Chiefly Title a Wake-Up Call for iTaukei People

  Analysis:Dispute Over Chiefly Title a Wake-Up Call for iTaukei People

The dispute over the Vunivalu  of Bau title is a wake-up call for the iTaukei about their culture, customs, traditions

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Analysis: iTaukei Politics And Its Complexities

  Analysis: iTaukei Politics And Its Complexities

The feud over the heir to the Vunivalu title demonstrates the complexity of iTaukei politics. It is deeper and more

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Analysis: Lynda Tabuya Continues With Old SODELPA Policies

  Analysis: Lynda Tabuya Continues With Old SODELPA Policies

If this is the best SODELPA could do for this election, without new policies, it could be heading for another

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