Analysis

Will MPs Names Investigated For Alleged Fraud In Parliamentary Allowance Claims Be Discussed In Management Board Meeting?
Analysis

Will MPs Names Investigated For Alleged Fraud In Parliamentary Allowance Cla...

When the Management Board of suspended SODELPA meets in Suva on Thursday, anything can happen.

Hard Drugs And The Deportees, The Link To Understanding Fiji’s Drug Problem
Analysis

Hard Drugs And The Deportees, The Link To Understanding Fiji’s Drug Problem

Fiji like all our Pacific neighbours have not been immune to this problem but we have been able to control it better...

Why NZ Must Include Fiji and Pacific In A Travel Bubble If Australia Is Not Ready
Analysis

Why NZ Must Include Fiji and Pacific In A Travel Bubble If Australia Is Not ...

Fiji is COVID-19 free but opening the border will be meaningless unless our largest trading partners in the region l...

Winston Thompson, A Champion Of Good Governance
Analysis

Winston Thompson, A Champion Of Good Governance

He will not allow anything to compromise his position even if he becomes unpopular because of it.

The Rise And Fall Of Adi Litia Qionibaravi
Analysis, Politics

The Rise And Fall Of Adi Litia Qionibaravi

In her short political career, she has earned the reputation of a fighter and survivor in her own unique and indomit...

More Drama Behind The Scenes As Members Of Suspended Party Choose Their Reps On Board
Analysis, Politics

More Drama Behind The Scenes As Members Of Suspended Party Choose Their Reps...

There are claims and counterclaims over the way some of the meetings are being conducted. Questions are being asked ...

Don’t Shoot The Messenger
Analysis

Don’t Shoot The Messenger

Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) in suspension members and supporters need to stop blaming Registrar of Pol...

More Self-Service Options For Your Customers
Analysis

More Self-Service Options For Your Customers

Do you like waiting in long queues? Or sitting on hold for hours on end? Of course, no one does – but as you read ...

Vijay Singh Under Siege As Opponents Mount Pressure With Petitions
Analysis, Politics

Vijay Singh Under Siege As Opponents Mount Pressure With Petitions

The petition, which originated in Naitasiri, also calls for the Management Board to skip or bypass the Working Commi...

Legal Term ‘Act of God’ Does NOT Mean That God Is Being Blamed
Analysis, Politics

Legal Term ‘Act of God’ Does NOT Mean That God Is Being Blamed

Please note that this legal term has been with us since 1863 under English Common Law which considered contractual o...

Do Big Three Have Enough Clout To Save Suspended SODELPA?
Analysis, Politics

Do Big Three Have Enough Clout To Save Suspended SODELPA?

Analysis: When the country’s three paramount chiefs meet we need to take note. While it was touted as a meeting to...

Real Test For Suspended SODELPA Is If Factions Can Come Together At Constituency Committee Level
Analysis, Politics

Real Test For Suspended SODELPA Is If Factions Can Come Together At Constitu...

One of the underlying problems is the radicalisation of the campaign to address indigenous issues, which has develop...

Fiji Airways Not Alone In Struggle
Analysis

Fiji Airways Not Alone In Struggle

It is very important to note that Fiji Airways is not the only aviation country in the world facing enormous financi...

Analysis: Can We Build Another Reef Endeavour?
Analysis, SHIPPING

Analysis: Can We Build Another Reef Endeavour?

The pandemic has rocked the world economic order and all the signs are that a global recession is now on our doorste...

Third Party Within SODELPA?
Analysis

Third Party Within SODELPA?

There has been increasing support for outspoken SODELPA MP Niko Nawaikula to assume SODELPA leadership.

Yesterday’s Events Indicate Any Chances of SODELPA Reconciliation Have Evaporated
Analysis

Yesterday’s Events Indicate Any Chances of SODELPA Reconciliation Have Eva...

SODELPA split reminiscent of 1977 breakup of NFP into Flower, Dove factions

Creating New Products In This Crisis
Analysis

Creating New Products In This Crisis

Last week we looked at remote work as one of many technological changes driving the “New Normal” in the era of C...

SODELPA’s Winding and Troubled Road
Analysis

SODELPA’s Winding and Troubled Road

Joseph Veramu an economic policy consultant can be contacted on joseph.veramu@outlook.com or patreon.com/josephveram...

Vijay Singh Steps Up And Shows He Is In Charge Of SODELPA
Analysis, Politics

Vijay Singh Steps Up And Shows He Is In Charge Of SODELPA

The meeting is expected to see fireworks as the two rival factions go head to head for power to control the party.

Making Parliamentary Expenses Transparent Will Act as a Deterrent Against Fraud, Protect MPs
Analysis

Making Parliamentary Expenses Transparent Will Act as a Deterrent Against Fr...

Taxpayers have the right to know the information about the expenses of MPs and public officers because they are paid...

SODELPA Crisis Calls For Decisive Leadership To Steer Troubled Ship In The Right Direction
Analysis, Politics

SODELPA Crisis Calls For Decisive Leadership To Steer Troubled Ship In The R...

It’s a make or break time for a party that has been struggling since its inception with its leadership.

3 Parties And Their Reaction To FICAC Probe On MPs
Analysis

3 Parties And Their Reaction To FICAC Probe On MPs

On 14 May, Fiji Sun broke the news about the complaint in which it is alleged that certain Members of Parliament wer...

Adi Litia Row Another Major Blow To Peace Bid
Analysis, Politics

Adi Litia Row Another Major Blow To Peace Bid

Adi Litia has accused the committee of not following the disciplinary process laid out in the party’s constitution...

The Nasinu Problem – Take Responsibility
Analysis, NATION

The Nasinu Problem – Take Responsibility

It is a stark reminder, people need to start taking responsibility and ownership because it will not be long before ...

Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption Probe On Members of Parliament A Grave Concern
Analysis, Politics

Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption Probe On Members of Parliamen...

Now this is a very tricky matter. Often, abuse of funds is an open and shut case, but this is not the case here and ...

Anniversary Of Two Conflicting Events On Same Date: A Great Paradox Of History
Analysis

Anniversary Of Two Conflicting Events On Same Date: A Great Paradox Of History

Descendants of the Girmitiyas, born and bred here, have every right to be called Fijians because they have earned it...

Constitutional Amendments Possible To Set Fragmented, Battling SODELPA On Meeting Course
Analysis, Politics

Constitutional Amendments Possible To Set Fragmented, Battling SODELPA On Me...

If that notice goes out next month then the AGM can be held in September or even October

SODELPA Ponders the Choice of President: Anare Jale Or Vijay Singh?
Analysis

SODELPA Ponders the Choice of President: Anare Jale Or Vijay Singh?

This is the first time that it is in this predicament where the party is like a rudderless ship floating in a stormy...

Fiji Charges Ahead With Phase Out Of Harmful Gases
Analysis

Fiji Charges Ahead With Phase Out Of Harmful Gases

Fiji has in place a strategy namely, HCFC Phase-out Management Plan (HPMP) that provides an action plan for the phas...

SODELPA’s Gains In 2018 Election Overshadowed By Unresolved Issues
Analysis, Politics

SODELPA’s Gains In 2018 Election Overshadowed By Unresolved Issues

There are those in the party who strongly felt that SODELPA botched the last election which they believed they shoul...

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