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    WE ARE MAKING ‘CONSIDERABLE STRIDES

WE ARE MAKING ‘CONSIDERABLE STRIDES

A longitudinal assess­ment of the rankings compiled by Reporters Without Borders on the world press freedom index attests to the considerable strides Fiji has made over the years in strengthening

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    EDITORIAL: Time To Fix The Traffic Congestion Problem

EDITORIAL: Time To Fix The Traffic Congestion Problem

The long queues of vehicles in the mornings and af­ternoons around the country, especially in cities and towns, is an ever-growing problem. While it is becoming a national headache, solu­tions

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    Opinion: We Must Protect Democracy, Says Unity Fiji Party Leader

Opinion: We Must Protect Democracy, Says Unity Fiji Party Leader

A dishonest election will make a mockery of our efforts to maintain and protect our democracy, party leader Savenaca Narube adds. UNITY FIJI PARTY LEADER The views and opinions expressed

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    OPINION: No Excuse For A Child To Not Attend School

OPINION: No Excuse For A Child To Not Attend School

In the wake of the Commonwealth Education Ministers Conference that ended at the Sheraton Fiji Resort on Friday, it is time that we must evaluate how serious we are in

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    My Home Away From Home

My Home Away From Home

Three hours spent 39,000 feet above sea level and two cups of coffee later, I am finally in the paradise I call home. Yes I am here in the beautiful

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    OPINION: Value Of Hard Work Will Lead To Prosperity, Peace And Tolerance

OPINION: Value Of Hard Work Will Lead To Prosperity, Peace And Tolerance

This is a time for self-examination for all those who truly love this country. What kind of Fiji do we want to bequeath to our children and grandchildren and great-grandchildren?

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    OPINION: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of 2000

OPINION: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of 2000

This past week, the Fiji Sun has been publishing untold stories from the 2000 political turnmoil. The Good was the act of courage and compassion by Gusuivalu Village Turaga-ni-koro Timoci

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    EDITORIAL: COP23, Time To Show Unity For A Great Cause

EDITORIAL: COP23, Time To Show Unity For A Great Cause

The day of reckoning draws closer for COP23. When it arrives at Bonn, Germany, in November, it will determine the fate of climate change talks for the international community. As

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    HEADACHES More than a pain in the neck

HEADACHES More than a pain in the neck

Headache is one of the commonest symptoms experienced by humans. In fact it is quite unusual not to have at least an occasional headache. Why some people never experience head­aches

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Mantras for Midnight’s Grandchildren:

  Mantras for Midnight’s Grandchildren:

In the universe of fake news, Trumpism and tweets, and other varieties of velleities, one wonders whether one is living

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Churches’ Responsibility is to Empower Members Spiritually

  Churches’ Responsibility is to Empower Members Spiritually

The mainstream Methodist and New Methodist Churches focused on mem­bers wellbeing in their conferences. The Methodists were told of their

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Domestic Violence Time to Speak Up

  Domestic Violence Time to Speak Up

Growing up as a child my brothers and I were taught to always honour and respect our mother and all

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Parents Should Get More Involved in this New Term

  Parents Should Get More Involved in this New Term

Parents need to start playing a big­ger role in their children’s educa­tion, especially this term. Many students will be sitting

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Analysis: Who Are The Number 2s?

  Analysis: Who Are The Number 2s?

They are the deputies, the number twos in the political parties. As we move closer to the 2018 General Election,

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PM: Small island nations fiercest defenders of our oceans

  PM: Small island nations fiercest defenders of our oceans

Our oceans, and the life they sustain, face threats more severe than at any time in our history. And as

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Opinion: Climate Consciousness Through Poetry

  Opinion: Climate Consciousness Through Poetry

Satendra Nandan’s fourth book of essays, Dispatches From Distant Shores, and sixth volume of poems ,Across the Seven Seas, were

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Opinion: Will NFP’s Acceptance of Tikoduadua Hurt Party?

  Opinion: Will NFP’s Acceptance of Tikoduadua Hurt Party?

The National Federation Party’s (NFP) decision to accept Pio Tikoduadua could backfire. Already rumblings are being heard that traditional and

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Opinion: One Week of Holidays To Go Do You Know Where Your Kids Are?

  Opinion: One Week of Holidays To Go Do You Know Where Your Kids Are?

We are a week into the second term school holidays and the number of children left to their own devices,

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Opinion: Bainimarama – The People’s Choice So Far

  Opinion: Bainimarama – The People’s Choice So Far

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama surely is a popular man and the leading candidate, by far, to continue leading Fiji over

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EDITORIAL: Constitution Protects Religious Freedom

  EDITORIAL: Constitution Protects Religious Freedom

We are blessed in Fiji that we enjoy religious freedom and tolerance. The Constitution guarantees that we are free to

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Editorial: Onus On Our Drua To Make It In OZ

  Editorial: Onus On Our Drua To Make It In OZ

The name is proper and fitting and it could not have been better. The Fijian Drua perfectly fits and relates

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CLIMATE CONSCIOUSNESS

  CLIMATE CONSCIOUSNESS

When I was in my teens, a teacher gave me a poem to read. The title was ‘LINES: Composed a

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DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR KIDS ARE?

  DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR KIDS ARE?

We are a week into the second term school holidays and the number of children left to their own devices,

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Another Point of View: Why and How the People of Fiji Should Feel Secure?

  Another Point of View: Why and How the People of Fiji Should Feel Secure?

Section 31(2) of the decreed 2013 Constitution says, “It shall be the overall responsibil­ity of the Republic of Fiji Military

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The Hurts History

  The Hurts History

I was too much in love to worry about politics, but poetry became part of my life, with fragments from

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Cardiovascular Disease

  Cardiovascular Disease

Coronary Artery Disease, also known as coronary heart disease occurs when your coronary arteries gradually become narrowed or blocked due

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Debt: Let’s Be Realistic About It

  Debt: Let’s Be Realistic About It

Let’s be realistic about our debt. Every de­veloping country has debts. Fiji since independence has had more spending compared to

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WATCH UNITY FIJI It Seems to Be on a Roll

  WATCH UNITY FIJI It Seems to Be on a Roll

It will influence change in the political dynamics Unity Fiji’s entry in the 2018 general elec­tion race changes the political

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Vinod Khanna Death of a Bollywood Legend

  Vinod Khanna Death of a Bollywood Legend

  It was a sad day on April 27, 2017 as news filtered through of the death of one of

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