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    Analysis: Women Bolster Party’s Support In Ba Electorate

Analysis: Women Bolster Party’s Support In Ba Electorate

The inclusion of three women with roots in Ba has boosted FijiFirst’s bid to firmly secure this male-domi­nated community. Their naming as provisional candidates was a strategic move to give

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    Between The Lines, September 25, 2018

Between The Lines, September 25, 2018

WAS IT SOCIAL AMNESIA? A day after some Rewa village elders attended a workshop on protecting their environment and natural resources, some of them did exactly the opposite of what

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    between the lines: 24th September, 2018

between the lines: 24th September, 2018

Politics of secrecy? BTL received an interesting call yesterday to share a very interesting titbit about a political party meeting a reader had attended. Reader witnessed a party official go

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    In Between The Line, 22 September , 2018

In Between The Line, 22 September , 2018

THE BUZZ ABOUT ABBAS’ FANTASY There’s a buzz of excitement at the Fantasy Development at Nadi’s Wailoaloa. Started in 1992, they are about to start the last stage, including two

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    ANALYSIS: Niko Blowing Racial Trumpet. Again

ANALYSIS: Niko Blowing Racial Trumpet. Again

SODELPA’s Niko Nawaikula has proved once again that the main Opposition Party and their members are unable to look beyond ethnicities. After FijiFirst named its provi­sional candidates, the first thing

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    In Between The Lines, September 21, 2018

In Between The Lines, September 21, 2018

CHIEFLY CLAIMS RESOLVED It can be done. The Roko Tui Nadroga/Navosa was able to resolve a case whereby two clans were disputing the Tui Nadrau case. He was helped by

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    PM SIGNALS START OF TOWER OF THE FUTURE

PM SIGNALS START OF TOWER OF THE FUTURE

  The following is the Prime Minister’s address at the ground breaking ceremony of Fijian Holdings Tower on September 20, 2018. Honourable Ministers; The Chair, Board and Manage­ment of FHL

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    between the lines: 20th September, 2018

between the lines: 20th September, 2018

Sri Lanka wants 3 players The Territorial Force (TF) has been informed by the chief executive of the Fiji Rugby Union John O’Connor of a request from a Sri Lankan

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    between the lines: 19th September, 2018

between the lines: 19th September, 2018

BTL point of reference They are reading BTL. In Rewa, Mata ni Tikina (District reps) have used a five-part BTL series on dredging in the Rewa River to voice the

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ANALYSIS: SODELPA Under Pressure For Transparency On Issues

  ANALYSIS: SODELPA Under Pressure For Transparency On Issues

SODELPA headquarters in Suva is under pressure from mem­bers to do two things: – To release the minutes of the special

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It’s Time Mataqali Vatuwaqa Gets Ancestral Land Registered

  It’s Time Mataqali Vatuwaqa Gets Ancestral Land Registered

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

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Between The Lines, September 17, 2018

  Between The Lines, September 17, 2018

HERE COMES FIJIFIRST It’s getting close, people. You can feel the election fever in the air. Here’s today’s guide for

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Ocean Issues Are At The Forefront Of The Global Climate Action Summit

  Ocean Issues Are At The Forefront Of The Global Climate Action Summit

An ocean and climate scientist interested in how human activity is altering coastal oceans. Currently studying the influence of climate

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Between The Lines

  Between The Lines

It’s Vuda not Bau Bau chief Ratu Epenisa Cakobau may have spoken too soon about the visit to Fiji of

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Between The Lines

  Between The Lines

Yaqona versus politics Tomasi Vakatora, who appears to be steadily building support for Unity Fiji after his defection from SODELPA,

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Between The Lines

  Between The Lines

Acting Vice-Chancellor There seems to be a new twist in the University of Fiji row over the controversial clock-in and

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Testing Time For UniFiji As It Faces Serious Challenge From Academics

  Testing Time For UniFiji As It Faces Serious Challenge  From Academics

University of Fiji management may have misjudged the strength of the academics opposition to the controversial clock-in and clock-out policy.

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Between The Lines, September 11, 2018

  Between The Lines, September 11, 2018

$50M OFFER REJECTED? There is talk among a small landowning unit in Suva of a $50 million dollar offer by

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WHY BRINGING BACK THE GREAT COUNCIL OF CHIEFS IS A LOST CAUSE

  WHY BRINGING BACK THE GREAT COUNCIL OF CHIEFS IS A LOST CAUSE

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

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between the lines: 10th September, 2018

  between the lines: 10th September, 2018

Prasad’s policy solution So, BTL readers, as the election nears let’s focus a little on politics. National Federation Party leader

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Between The Lines

  Between The Lines

MAINLY MALE Croz Walsh, emeritus Professor of USP and informed blogger on the election scene, has been looking at the

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We Must Avoid The Financial Cliff

  We Must Avoid The Financial Cliff

Government does not gener­ate its own money. It sim­ply uses the people’s money it receives through all kinds of taxes,

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Calling For Volunteers To Be Polling Station Agents

  Calling For Volunteers To Be Polling Station Agents

Despite collective efforts by political parties [Freedom Alliance, Fiji Labour Party, National Federation Party (NFP), Peoples Democratic Party (PDP), Unity

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Between The Lines

  Between The Lines

No lies please! Politicians beware when you visit Waima district in Naitasiri. There is zero tolerance on lies there. Don’t

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Between The Lines

  Between The Lines

Yet another chiefly rift There is a rift over the installation of Ratu Jone Qomate as the Tui Labasa. The

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  Between The Lines

Candidate questions As anticipated, Peceli Rinakama, the 2000 convicted coupist with George Speight, is now a SODELPA candidate. And Simione

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Between The Lines

  Between The Lines

Did you know? Consumers Fiji had this to say on their Facebook page yesterday. “Bailiffs do not have the right

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SODELPA MPS SURRENDERED THEIR GROUND ON FRONT TRENCHES OF DEBATE

  SODELPA MPS SURRENDERED THEIR GROUND ON FRONT TRENCHES OF DEBATE

This is an edited version of Nemani Delaibatiki’s My Say in the 4 The Record programme, aired by FBC TV

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Analysis: Why Two Sitting MPs Not On List Of 42 Provisional Candidates

  Analysis: Why Two Sitting MPs Not On List Of 42 Provisional Candidates

SODELPA sitting MPs Semesa Karava­ki and Mikaele Leawere were not on the party’s provisional candidates list announced on Saturday. Mr

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