Opinion

WE ARE MAKING ‘CONSIDERABLE STRIDES
Opinion

WE ARE MAKING ‘CONSIDERABLE STRIDES

A longitudinal assess­ment of the rankings compiled by Reporters Without Borders on the world press freedom index a...

EDITORIAL: Time To Fix The Traffic Congestion Problem
Opinion, Sunvoice

EDITORIAL: Time To Fix The Traffic Congestion Problem

The long queues of vehicles in the mornings and af­ternoons around the country, especially in cities and towns, is ...

Opinion: We Must Protect Democracy, Says Unity Fiji Party Leader
Opinion

Opinion: We Must Protect Democracy, Says Unity Fiji Party Leader

A dishonest election will make a mockery of our efforts to maintain and protect our democracy, party leader Savenaca...

OPINION: No Excuse For A Child To Not Attend School
Opinion

OPINION: No Excuse For A Child To Not Attend School

In the wake of the Commonwealth Education Ministers Conference that ended at the Sheraton Fiji Resort on Friday, it ...

OPINION: Value Of Hard Work Will Lead To Prosperity, Peace And Tolerance
Opinion

OPINION: Value Of Hard Work Will Lead To Prosperity, Peace And Tolerance

This is a time for self-examination for all those who truly love this country. What kind of Fiji do we want to beque...

OPINION: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of 2000
Opinion

OPINION: The Good, The Bad And The Ugly Of 2000

This past week, the Fiji Sun has been publishing untold stories from the 2000 political turnmoil. The Good was the a...

EDITORIAL: COP23, Time To Show Unity For A Great Cause
Opinion

EDITORIAL: COP23, Time To Show Unity For A Great Cause

The day of reckoning draws closer for COP23. When it arrives at Bonn, Germany, in November, it will determine the fa...

HEADACHES More than a pain in the neck
Opinion, WEEKEND

HEADACHES More than a pain in the neck

Headache is one of the commonest symptoms experienced by humans. In fact it is quite unusual not to have at least an...

Mantras for Midnight’s Grandchildren:
Opinion, WEEKEND

Mantras for Midnight’s Grandchildren:

In the universe of fake news, Trumpism and tweets, and other varieties of velleities, one wonders whether one is liv...

PM: Small island nations fiercest defenders of our oceans
Opinion

PM: Small island nations fiercest defenders of our oceans

Our oceans, and the life they sustain, face threats more severe than at any time in our history. And as Pacific Isla...

Opinion: Climate Consciousness Through Poetry
WEEKEND

Opinion: Climate Consciousness Through Poetry

Satendra Nandan’s fourth book of essays, Dispatches From Distant Shores, and sixth volume of poems ,Across the Sev...

Opinion: Will NFP’s Acceptance of Tikoduadua Hurt Party?
WEEKEND

Opinion: Will NFP’s Acceptance of Tikoduadua Hurt Party?

The National Federation Party’s (NFP) decision to accept Pio Tikoduadua could backfire. Already rumblings are bein...

Opinion: One Week of Holidays To Go Do You Know Where Your Kids Are?
WEEKEND

Opinion: One Week of Holidays To Go Do You Know Where Your Kids Are?

We are a week into the second term school holidays and the number of children left to their own devices, playing on ...

Opinion: Bainimarama – The People’s Choice So Far
WEEKEND

Opinion: Bainimarama – The People’s Choice So Far

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama surely is a popular man and the leading candidate, by far, to continue leading Fij...

EDITORIAL: Constitution Protects Religious Freedom
Opinion

EDITORIAL: Constitution Protects Religious Freedom

We are blessed in Fiji that we enjoy religious freedom and tolerance. The Constitution guarantees that we are free t...

Editorial: Onus On Our Drua To Make It In OZ
Sunvoice

Editorial: Onus On Our Drua To Make It In OZ

The name is proper and fitting and it could not have been better. The Fijian Drua perfectly fits and relates to our ...

CLIMATE CONSCIOUSNESS
WEEKEND

CLIMATE CONSCIOUSNESS

When I was in my teens, a teacher gave me a poem to read. The title was ‘LINES: Composed a Few Miles Above Tintern...

DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR KIDS ARE?
WEEKEND

DO YOU KNOW WHERE YOUR KIDS ARE?

We are a week into the second term school holidays and the number of children left to their own devices, playing on ...

Another Point of View: Why and How the People of Fiji Should Feel Secure?
NATION

Another Point of View: Why and How the People of Fiji Should Feel Secure?

Section 31(2) of the decreed 2013 Constitution says, “It shall be the overall responsibil­ity of the Republic of ...

The Hurts History
WEEKEND

The Hurts History

I was too much in love to worry about politics, but poetry became part of my life, with fragments from Hindi film so...

Cardiovascular Disease
WEEKEND

Cardiovascular Disease

Coronary Artery Disease, also known as coronary heart disease occurs when your coronary arteries gradually become na...

Debt: Let’s Be Realistic About It
WEEKEND

Debt: Let’s Be Realistic About It

Let’s be realistic about our debt. Every de­veloping country has debts. Fiji since independence has had more spen...

WATCH UNITY FIJI It Seems to Be on a Roll
WEEKEND

WATCH UNITY FIJI It Seems to Be on a Roll

It will influence change in the political dynamics Unity Fiji’s entry in the 2018 general elec­tion race changes ...

Vinod Khanna Death of a Bollywood Legend
WEEKEND

Vinod Khanna Death of a Bollywood Legend

  It was a sad day on April 27, 2017 as news filtered through of the death of one of Bollywood’s biggest icon...

A View from the Otherside The Missing NGOs
WEEKEND

A View from the Otherside The Missing NGOs

On Thursday June 22, 2017, the five registered Opposition Political Parties that participated in the 2018 Elections ...

High Blood Pressure ‘Doc, I’m just a bit stressed’
WEEKEND

High Blood Pressure ‘Doc, I’m just a bit stressed’

It’s not an uncommon scenario when a patient walks through the door and while you address their agenda, you put on...

Damian McKenzie  The New Face of the Mighty All Blacks?
WEEKEND

Damian McKenzie The New Face of the Mighty All Blacks?

Damian McKenzie doesn’t seem to have put a foot wrong this season or last season as he has secured his place as th...

Credibility of Medical Schools in Fiji
WEEKEND

Credibility of Medical Schools in Fiji

There is a growing trend in many developing countries where the general public including working class people have r...

In a Quixotic World A Chaotic Truth
WEEKEND

In a Quixotic World A Chaotic Truth

If Will Shakespeare is considered the greatest of all playwrights, Miguel de Cervantes, the author of Don Quixote, i...

New Age for Our Farmers
WEEKEND

New Age for Our Farmers

After a very long time, the agriculture sector in Fiji (barring sugarcane) is set for a facelift. The FijiFirst Gove...

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