Opinion

New Party Leader Will Hold Key
Analysis, Politics

New Party Leader Will Hold Key

There is a groundswell of feelings among the rank and file that caretaker party leader and Opposition leader, Mr Rab...

Family Road Trips And COVID-19
Opinion

Family Road Trips And COVID-19

Whilst packing for the road trip, we were reminded to pack hand sanitizers, wipes, facemasks and boiled water.

Embarrassing Twist To MP’s Tinned Fish Stunt
Analysis

Embarrassing Twist To MP’s Tinned Fish Stunt

The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission was told by the Motibhai Group of Companies that the TAN brand macker...

SODELPA Split Contributes To Lack Of Co-ordination In Opposition Response To Budget Debate
Analysis, Politics

SODELPA Split Contributes To Lack Of Co-ordination In Opposition Response To...

This debate was one of the worst performances by the Opposition. Many of its MPs wanted a change of Government but o...

2020-2021 National Budget Debate: The Best And Worst Speeches
Analysis, Politics

2020-2021 National Budget Debate: The Best And Worst Speeches

This week in Parliament, we’ve seen a number of impassioned speeches during the 2020-2021 National Budget debate o...

Niko Nawaikula vs Mitieli For New Class Clown?
Analysis, Politics

Niko Nawaikula vs Mitieli For New Class Clown?

There seems to be a close contest for who wears the court jester hat in Parliament.

Rabuka’s Response Predictable But Offers Very Little Solution
Analysis, Politics

Rabuka’s Response Predictable But Offers Very Little Solution

He labelled the Budget “Extraordinary” and a “Doomsday Budget” saying it would bring the country to its knees.

Chiefs’ Mana Works Its Magic In Achieving Consensus At Election Of SODELPA Officials
Opinion, Politics

Chiefs’ Mana Works Its Magic In Achieving Consensus At Election Of SODELPA...

But can it be translated into strengthening party support for the 2022 General Election?

Chiefs, Rabuka And The Drama
Between the Lines, Politics

Chiefs, Rabuka And The Drama

It is hard not to feel sorry for Tui Cakau Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu. First the humiliation he faced when the two side...

Local Industries Show Big Confidence Towards 2020-2021 National Budget
Analysis

Local Industries Show Big Confidence Towards 2020-2021 National Budget

Fijian business owners, investors, garment factory operators and now the head of local business empire, a company sy...

Ratu Epenisa For New President Of SODELPA?
Analysis

Ratu Epenisa For New President Of SODELPA?

While he advocates protection of iTaukei rights, culture, resources and the advancement of their economic interests,...

Conservative Right Wing Will Lose More If They Form Breakaway Party
Analysis, Politics

Conservative Right Wing Will Lose More If They Form Breakaway Party

Voters will realise that their votes will be wasted with these small parties which cannot even get into Parliament l...

A Bold, Brave And Prudent  National Budget For All Fijians
Analysis

A Bold, Brave And Prudent National Budget For All Fijians

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum has admirably set the tone and created the environment for Fijians to not only survive but prosper ...

Celebrating Mother Javouhey and Remembering Bastille Day!
Opinion

Celebrating Mother Javouhey and Remembering Bastille Day!

Mother Javouhey and her family helped hide priests who refused to swear an oath of allegiance to the State. The 1789...

Reset And Recover: 2020-2021 National Budget Today
Analysis

Reset And Recover: 2020-2021 National Budget Today

The Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum takes the floor in Parliament at 7.30pm.

Naitasiri Focus Of Intense Campaign In SODELPA Battleground Provinces
Analysis

Naitasiri Focus Of Intense Campaign In SODELPA Battleground Provinces

It’s one of the battleground provinces in the buildup to the Special General Meeting on July 25.

BSP’s Fight Against Sexual And Gender-Based Violence
Analysis

BSP’s Fight Against Sexual And Gender-Based Violence

Bank staff have been wearing black outfits to work as their way of standing in solidarity with women around the worl...

Preventing The Popping Of The Bula Bubble
Analysis, SHIPPING

Preventing The Popping Of The Bula Bubble

Andrew Irvin is the University of the South Pacific (USP) Project Officer for the Cerulean Project at the Micronesia...

National Federation Party Leader Biman Prasad Gets It Wrong On RBF
Analysis

National Federation Party Leader Biman Prasad Gets It Wrong On RBF

In a press statement, Mr Prasad levelled some serious allegations against the RBF.

Why The Merger Of All Opposition Parties Remains An Elusive Dream
Analysis, Politics

Why The Merger Of All Opposition Parties Remains An Elusive Dream

Without a single party, they have to have a working arrangement to ensure that they do not split the votes in favour...

Putting The Contest For New Party Leader Into Its Proper Perspective
Analysis, Politics

Putting The Contest For New Party Leader Into Its Proper Perspective

A tell tale sign that a new leader is needed was Mr Rabuka’s conduct in the events before and after the party’s ...

Nawaikula’s Latest Facebook Post On Justifying Beating Women Shameful
Analysis, Politics

Nawaikula’s Latest Facebook Post On Justifying Beating Women Shameful

Niko Nawaikula over the past six years has used his Facebook page to call for a number of ridiculous things. But the...

Attack On Journalist Highlights Ugly Side Of SODELPA Politics
Analysis

Attack On Journalist Highlights Ugly Side Of SODELPA Politics

Extremist elements will stop at nothing and stoop to gutter level to get what they want

Benefits And Drawbacks Of Collaboration Tools: Developing A Strategy For Your Organisation
Analysis

Benefits And Drawbacks Of Collaboration Tools: Developing A Strategy For You...

Since COVID-19 has sent many workers online, you may have heard mention of “Tool” during your weekly ZOOM meetin...

Emissions From Smaller Boats Need To Be Addressed
Analysis, SHIPPING

Emissions From Smaller Boats Need To Be Addressed

Alison Newell is a Director of Sailing for Sustainability (Fiji) Pte Ltd and the owner of the drua i Vola Sigavou. S...

Two Lodge Police Complaint After 33 Years Of Claimed Incident
Analysis

Two Lodge Police Complaint After 33 Years Of Claimed Incident

The two – Ratu Filimone Ralogaivau and his daughter Adi Vakacegu Malani – also known as Veronika Malani, lodged ...

Factual Numbers: Setting The Record Straight On What Our National Leaders Get
Analysis

Factual Numbers: Setting The Record Straight On What Our National Leaders Get

So much speculation and lies have been put out on social media about what our national leaders get in salaries, bene...

USP Saga Shows Importance Of Media
Opinion

USP Saga Shows Importance Of Media

From the way the media is reporting the different views of the various personalities, it looks like this is going to...

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