Opinion

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...

Between The Lines: Sugar
Between the Lines

Between The Lines: Sugar

With no sugar in supply at the supermarkets, some went into a panic mode.

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...

BTL:  How The Fiji Sun Got Through
Between the Lines

BTL: How The Fiji Sun Got Through

It’s also not about vans just driving through the checkpoint. Proper arrangements had to be put in place to have t...

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.

A 10% Pay Cut By Ministers, Permanent Secretaries And Heads Of Statutory Organisations Would Show Leadership To The Nation
Opinion

A 10% Pay Cut By Ministers, Permanent Secretaries And Heads Of Statutory Org...

CEOs and top managers of companies could also consider similar moves to protect jobs and businesses as coronavirus h...

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...

Fijian Rugby Fraternity, Family Mourn Teleni’s Passing
Sunvoice

Fijian Rugby Fraternity, Family Mourn Teleni’s Passing

We’ve lost a rugby great in Teleni, but let our prayers bring peace to his family in this time of sorrow. Thanks f...

Gayleshni Kumar Case Sets Precedent In Debate Over Discipline In Schools
Opinion

Gayleshni Kumar Case Sets Precedent In Debate Over Discipline In Schools

It could open floodgates to similar challenges by Teachers aggrieved by their dismissal. Ministry of Education must ...

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 ...

BTL: Why Was Lynda Not Sitting AT The Table?
Between the Lines

BTL: Why Was Lynda Not Sitting AT The Table?

Did Mr Rabuka nominate all of them? What about Ms Tabuya? Biman Prasad was there as National Federation Party leader...

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...

Magma Mines Limited: How Landowners Gained
Analysis

Magma Mines Limited: How Landowners Gained

The dredging was exclusively carried out as an emergency flood mitigation exercise to protect/safeguard communities/...

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, Riding A Wave Of Popularity, Flies Into Nadi And Later Nausori Tonight
Analysis, NEWS

New Zealand’s Prime Minister, Jacinda Ardern, Riding A Wave Of Popular...

One of the New Zealand Prime Minister’s prominent engagements in her first official visit to the country is to vis...

Row Over Retirement Age Expected To Dominate Internal UniFiji Discussions
Opinion

Row Over Retirement Age Expected To Dominate Internal UniFiji Discussions

Several key professors and other senior academics are likely to lose their jobs if 65 years is set as the retirement...

Nemani Delaibatiki: Online Harassment Of Journalist Tantamount To Cyber Bullying
Analysis

Nemani Delaibatiki: Online Harassment Of Journalist Tantamount To Cyber Bullying

Politicians must be careful of what they post on social media because it can potentially incite people.

Waqavuka And Ownership Of The Airbus Planes
Analysis, Politics

Waqavuka And Ownership Of The Airbus Planes

The most ludicrous being that Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum have shares...

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