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    POLITICS:Dad, Acting Prime Minister’s Big Fan

POLITICS:Dad, Acting Prime Minister’s Big Fan

A big fan of the Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum is his dad, Sayed Khaiyum. Mr Khaiyum will not miss a debate in Parliament especially when it features his

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    Can They Lead?

Can They Lead?

Can Sitiveni Rabuka and Biman Prasad work together? Do they have the leadership ability to continue to take the country forward as FijiFirst is doing? These are the questions that

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    Letters to the Editor, May 17th, 2017

Letters to the Editor, May 17th, 2017

World front achievement Tukai Lagonilakeba, Nadi Arguably this is the first time ever in the history of our country or from anywhere in the South Pacific where two of Fiji’s heavyweights

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    New Political Movement Bid

New Political Movement Bid

A new political movement, said to comprise professionals and intellectuals, is taking shape. Its aim is to provide a political alternative outside of the existing or proposed parties. This was

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    NZ backs Fiji in  Climate Battle

NZ backs Fiji in Climate Battle

Fiji can expect New Zealand’s support in its presidency of COP23. NZ is currently considering how it will further support Fiji to combat global climate issues. The assurance was given

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    Rabuka Wishes Ro Teimumu  Does Not Retire From Politics

Rabuka Wishes Ro Teimumu Does Not Retire From Politics

Ro Teimumu Kepa still has a lot to contribute to SODELPA, says party leader Sitiveni Rabuka. He was commenting after Ro Teimumu, the Leader of the Opposition, confirmed yesterday she

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    Rabuka Focuses  On National Issues,  Not On Party Politics

Rabuka Focuses On National Issues, Not On Party Politics

ANALYSIS:  Sitiveni Rabuka is a frustrated man. His years in politics have taught him that party politics no longer works. From day one since his appointment as Social Democratic Liberal

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    ANALYSIS: Draunidalo Out, Parmod Chand In?

ANALYSIS: Draunidalo Out, Parmod Chand In?

The National Federation Party (NFP) does not have to play the victim with the suspension from Parliament of its president, Tupou Draunidalo. In fact, the NFP can still continue to

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    ANALYSIS: Definite Link Between Disasters, Politics

ANALYSIS: Definite Link Between Disasters, Politics

Cyclone Winston may have long gone, but its impact will still be felt come 2018 – through the ballot box. Many international studies have shown that there are political implications

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Canada Fund Supports Our Youth Politics

  Canada Fund Supports Our Youth Politics

The Canada Fund for Local Initiative (CFLI) has made available a grant of CAD$25,883 (F$39,715.01) to strengthen democratic decision making

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SODELPA Misinterpret SG’s Advice: PM

  SODELPA Misinterpret SG’s Advice: PM

The Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA), has misinterpreted the Solicitor-General’s advice on the Leader of Opposition’s trips, says Prime Minister

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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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Tui Kuku Installed

  Tui Kuku Installed

Blessings will only prevail if live according to God’s word and not by the world. This was the message relayed

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Constitution Implementation In Fiji Discussed

  Constitution Implementation In Fiji Discussed

The implementation of the Constitution is as important for Fiji as anywhere else says Laureate Professor Emeritus and foundation director

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Daniel Urai Retains Union Job

  Daniel Urai Retains Union Job

Daniel Urai last night retained his position as general secretary of the National Union of Hospitality, Catering and Tourism Industries

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Urai, Karunaratne Freed

  Urai, Karunaratne Freed

Fiji Trades Union Congress president Daniel Urai and businessman Jagath Karunaratne are free after their charges were withdrawn by the

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Eight Years For Rape

  Eight Years For Rape

Nacani Demo and Damasino Levi were yesterday sentenced by the High Court in Lautoka to eight years imprisonment for raping

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All Workers To Get Double Pay On Fiji Day

  All Workers To Get Double Pay On Fiji Day

UPDATE: The Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations has clarified that any worker employed on the gazetted public holiday

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Missing Fijian Students In India Continue To Worry Indian High Commission Here

  Missing Fijian Students In India Continue To Worry Indian High Commission Here

The antics of Fijian students in India under the Indian Council for Cultural Relations (ICCR) scholarships continue to be a

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We Want McKee

  We Want McKee

We want John McKee to stay. That’s the clarion call from Minister for Youth and Sports Laisenia Tuitubou amid reports

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Tikolevu Sacks Customs Chief

  Tikolevu Sacks Customs Chief

The chief executive officer of Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority,  Jitoko Tikolevu, yesterday terminated the appointment of Tevita Tupou, the

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Inquiry Endorses Issues In Confidential Report

  Inquiry Endorses Issues In Confidential Report

A SODELPA board of inquiry has confirmed most of the issues raised in the controversial Gaunavinaka confidential report. The board’s

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Faction Calls For Intervention By PM In Lease Payment Saga

  Faction Calls For Intervention By PM In Lease Payment Saga

A faction within the yavusa (tribe) Matanikorovatu in Kalabu Village, Naitasiri, has asked Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama to suspend lease

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Kalabu Village Clan Alleges $1.2M Abused

  Kalabu Village Clan Alleges $1.2M Abused

Members of the Nakorovatu clan (mataqali) in Kalabu Village have written to the Prime Minister’s Office alleging their trustees had

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Ruling On SODELPA Money Dispute Today

  Ruling On SODELPA Money Dispute Today

A ruling on the SODELPA’s controversial $225,000 parliamentary allocation will be made today. It will say who should have received

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Alleged Fake Doctor Fronts Nasinu Court

  Alleged Fake Doctor Fronts Nasinu Court

Param Vir Maharaj had alllegedly been operating as a private medical practitioner under the alias ‘Dr Robert’ from 2014. Maharaj,

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South African Mission To Comment Today

  South African Mission To Comment  Today

The South African Acting High Commissioner is expected to release a statement today regarding the diplomat who was allegedly involved

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Lauan Chiefs Happy With Ratu Finau Appointment

  Lauan Chiefs Happy With Ratu Finau Appointment

Lauan chiefs are happy with Ratu Finau Mara being appointed by the Vuanirewa clan as the next Tui Nayau. Speaking

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PROFILE: Ratu Finau Mara

  PROFILE: Ratu Finau Mara

Ratu Alifereti Finau Mara, born 1960, lawyer, politician and diplomat. He was educated at Otago University, N.Z. (LL.B. (Law), 1983)

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