Analysis

Analysis: What’s There For FRU?
Analysis

Analysis: What’s There For FRU?

The FRU had seconded the nomination of current chairman Sir Bill Beaumont and his running mate Frenchman Bernard Lap...

What Are The Unions Here Doing To Help Their Members Affected By This Crisis?
Analysis

What Are The Unions Here Doing To Help Their Members Affected By This Crisis?

A very interesting question was asked to the Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday. What are the unions doi...

Judiciary Must Take A Hard Line Against COVID-19 Law Breaches
Analysis, NEWS

Judiciary Must Take A Hard Line Against COVID-19 Law Breaches

Countries worldwide have enforced strict punishment for those breaking laws put in place to stop the spread of coron...

Need For International Funding For Natural Disasters
Analysis

Need For International Funding For Natural Disasters

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has been calling on the international agencies to make funds available to the P...

COVID-19: Lawbreakers Will Force a 24-hour Lockdown
Analysis, COVID-19

COVID-19: Lawbreakers Will Force a 24-hour Lockdown

If the Government puts in place a 24-hour curfew, how many Fijians can afford to stay home for 24 hours without work...

Social Media Policy For Boxing
Analysis, SPORTS

Social Media Policy For Boxing

Facebook is not the place for boxers to speak down on other people and sooner or later abusive words are being tosse...

COVID-19: Laws, Information Regarding COVID-19
Analysis

COVID-19: Laws, Information Regarding COVID-19

Backed by ill-informed lawyers, some politicians are not questioning how effective the lockdowns are in keeping coro...

What is Our Responsibility? Follow the Rules Given
Analysis

What is Our Responsibility? Follow the Rules Given

160 doctors and nurses left their homes to spend the next 14 days away from their loved one so that you and I can re...

Change In Garbage Collection Times For Nasinu
Analysis, NATION

Change In Garbage Collection Times For Nasinu

The communities are encouraged to practise composting to reduce waste during these times.

COVID-19: Power Of God, Seeking Divine Intervention To Stop The Spread
Analysis

COVID-19: Power Of God, Seeking Divine Intervention To Stop The Spread

Yesterday, many Christian churches and families, prayed for God’s grace - his intervention to stop the spread of C...

COVID-19: Government Steps Up Action Against Deadly Virus
Analysis

COVID-19: Government Steps Up Action Against Deadly Virus

Over the weekend, facilities in the Makoi Health Centre in the Central Division were readied to serve as an isolatio...

The Case Of Our First COVID-19 Patient: How Lack Of Truth Can Cost A Nation
Analysis, COVID-19

The Case Of Our First COVID-19 Patient: How Lack Of Truth Can Cost A Nation

This is why anyone displaying any symptoms or suspected symptoms of this deadly disease needs to honestly tell the h...

Revealed: What Our First COVID-19 Patient Did In San Francisco
Analysis

Revealed: What Our First COVID-19 Patient Did In San Francisco

Before other Fijians start believing the Opposition on how we ended up having the first case of COVID-19 in Fiji, le...

Pants on Fire? Biman Caught Out, Twice
Analysis, Politics

Pants on Fire? Biman Caught Out, Twice

He was quickly reminded by the Attorney-General of his piece to the Fiji Times which had clearly stated that all civ...

War On COVID-19: Beat The Boredom During Lockdown, Self-Isolation
Analysis

War On COVID-19: Beat The Boredom During Lockdown, Self-Isolation

To those with children, be innovative and create activities that will keep them occupied and busy.

Not The Time For NFP ‘Little Political Gimmick’
Analysis, Politics

Not The Time For NFP ‘Little Political Gimmick’

This is the only Government that had to deal with a monster storm, back to back cyclones, back to back flooding, glo...

COVID-19: Renters, Mortgage Holders Will Need Some Form Of Relief To Beat The Crisis
Analysis

COVID-19: Renters, Mortgage Holders Will Need Some Form Of Relief To Beat Th...

Banks and financial institutions are in the best position to help Government keep the wheels of the economy turning....

First Things First, Let’s Ride Out Crisis
Analysis

First Things First, Let’s Ride Out Crisis

Even the world superpowers duck for cover as they scramble to find the easiest way to negate the pandemic.

Municipal Councils – Let’s All Be Held Responsible
Analysis

Municipal Councils – Let’s All Be Held Responsible

Government does not have an unlimited pool of money to continue paying millions for a service when those who are the...

On What Grounds Have Visas For Fijians Been Suspended On Arrival In Bangkok?
Analysis

On What Grounds Have Visas For Fijians Been Suspended On Arrival In Bangkok?

Government officials were shocked when they heard the news yesterday. There was no communication through the normal ...

Need For Code Of Conduct For Public Office Holders
Analysis, Politics

Need For Code Of Conduct For Public Office Holders

Senior public office holders such as Ministers, Members of Parliament, senior civil servants should adhere to certai...

Bullying In Schools Highlights Need For Mental Health Officers, Counsellors
Analysis

Bullying In Schools Highlights Need For Mental Health Officers, Counsellors

Many of our teachers are not trained and equipped to deal with the range of issues that rebellious students present....

Is Bullying Assault, And Should It Be Criminalised Where Offenders Must Face Our Justice System?
Analysis

Is Bullying Assault, And Should It Be Criminalised Where Offenders Must Face...

A recent case where a student was allegedly hit within the school premises by other students using a table leg was s...

Lesson from LA 7s
Analysis, SPORTS

Lesson from LA 7s

We’ve the most talented sevens’ players in the world but at the same time we’ve to remember the adage: “Tale...

Land Bank Initiative And Its Successes
Analysis

Land Bank Initiative And Its Successes

The important point is that, at least 60 per cent of the landowners must agree before the rest of the process can ta...

Jacinda Ardern Is An Inspiration To Fijians, Particularly Women, Girls
Analysis

Jacinda Ardern Is An Inspiration To Fijians, Particularly Women, Girls

The affable NZ Prime Minister calm And collected despite political pressures at home. People remember her for her hi...

How Land Bank Benefits Landowners
Analysis

How Land Bank Benefits Landowners

With Government’s quest to improve access to land through the land bank initiative and the fulfilment of deriving ...

Five Top Academics Among Those Who Could Be Forcibly Retired Under Vice Chancellor’s Plan
Analysis

Five Top Academics Among Those Who Could Be Forcibly Retired Under Vice Chan...

But UniFiji may re-sign them on shorter-term contracts, if they are willing, healthy and performing. Retirement ag...

Understanding The Ease Of Doing Business
Analysis

Understanding The Ease Of Doing Business

The new business processes that will be put online will not only be information, but will also link to those service...

UniFiji Could Face Compensation Claim As Battle Over Retirement Age Of 65 Years Escalates
Analysis

UniFiji Could Face Compensation Claim As Battle Over Retirement Age Of 65 Ye...

Irate University of Fiji’s senior academics over 65 years old could claim for compensation that is expected to run...

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