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2017 February

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2017 February Netani Rika

Making a Pacific mark

IN December we highlighted the achievements of Fiji’s national rugby sevens coach and named him Pacific Person of the Year. A few weeks later Ryan was honoured with the…
February 14, 2017
2017 February Editor

Whispers

Tietjens faces the heat THE sevens coach everyone loves to hate - Sir Gordon Tietjens - has come under fire in Samoa after less than four months in the job. After dismal…
February 14, 2017
Sitiveni Rabuka believes he can do it again with the support of current Opposition MPs.
2017 February Netani Rika

Rabuka ready for big race

Loyalty pledge by MPs WITH around 12 months before the next election in Fiji, former prime minister Sitiveni Rabuka has consolidated the support of the current…
February 14, 2017
The first South Pacific Conference held in Fiji at the Nasinu Teachers Training College in 1950.
2017 February Dr Colin Tukuitoga

SPC, 70 years on

THIS year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Pacific Community – SPC, and we are excited at the timely opportunity to reflect and celebrate the shared progress we have…
February 14, 2017
Fiji Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Solomons PM Manasseh Sogavare after signing the trade agreement.
2017 February Joe Yaya

Melanesia’s new single market economy

THE Melanesian countries in the Pacific dominate the economic landscape in the region and with that vantage point; they are on the verge of formalising a new free trade…
February 14, 2017
Vincent Billy of Vanuatu inspects noble Fiji kava sold at the Suva Market. Pounded noble Fiji kava that some dealers are accused of mixing with two-day kava from Vanuatu.
2017 February Ilaitia Turagabeci

Kava ban

Suspect exports under scrutiny as Fiji prepares to stop two-day kava FIJI will soon ban the importation of the suspect two-day kava variety from Vanuatu to safeguard the…
February 14, 2017
Fiji’s kava-drinking women have come under the spotlight.
2017 February Invictus News

Bad kava ‘not good for sex’

Uproar over kava-drinking women WOMEN’s advocates have lashed out at criticism against kava-drinking women who beat men at their own past-time. The Deputy Secretary of…
February 14, 2017
2017 February Lavenia Vuadreu

Tuvalu steps up climate action

TUVALU Prime Minister Enele Sosene Sopoaga has not rested. Barely settled at home after the 22nd session of the Conference of the Parties (COP 22) in Morocco in…

Women to the fore

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RBF Governor Barry Whiteside
Bank governor calls for greater effort FIJI’s central bank wants to see more…

Papy John - a life well lived

Feb 14, 2017 292
Tahiti’s loss, the Pacific’s loss ... John Taroanui Doom, man of many hats.
THE Pacific lost one of its greats on Christmas Day 2016, with the death in…

Donald’s Trump card Time will tell

Feb 14, 2017 319
Tough measures ... Trump sacked his acting Attorney General Sally Yates for defying his executive order.
HAS the new US President played his “trump card” too early in his…

Entrepreneur defies the odds to survive

Feb 14, 2017 290
Taina Foss believes in God and charity work.
SIX years ago, a physically challenged woman in a wheelchair ventured out…

Movers & Shakers

Feb 14, 2017 310
KIRIBATI’S partially state-owned fisheries company Kiribati Fish Ltd, which…

India deal for Fiji hospital

Feb 14, 2017 365
New partnership ... MIOT Pacific Hospitals.
THEFIJIANS could expect an upgrade to their medical health services, in…

Slip, slipping away-Indon losing Melanesia

Feb 14, 2017 150
A West Papuan protestor fighting for his people’s freedom.
LAST month, New Zealand-based analyst Jose Sousa-Santos commented on Twitter…

Strengthen the borders

Feb 14, 2017 345
IT has taken an Iranian asylum seeker to show just how porous the region’s…

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Making a Pacific mark

IN December we highlighted the achievements of Fiji’s national rugby sevens coach and nam...

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Tietjens faces the heat THE sevens coach everyone loves to hate - Sir Gordon Tietjens - has co...

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Rabuka ready for big race

Loyalty pledge by MPs WITH around 12 months before the next election in Fiji, former prime min...

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SPC, 70 years on

THIS year marks the 70th Anniversary of the Pacific Community – SPC, and we are excited a...

2017 February

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