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2016 February

BACK IN TIME

Former Fiji politician KC Ramrakha, ran foul of the Indian-dominated National Federation Party during the faction fighting of 1977. He speaks to

2016 February

Time for regional fuel plans

LAST month the price of crude fell below the $USD30 a barrel mark for the first time since the beginning of the

2016 February

Vunibobo: A man of many seasons

A TREASURED document amongst war and modern history aficionados is an old sepia programme entitled “Official Programme of the VICTORY CELEBRATIONS 8th

2016 February

De Brum’s coalition a ‘show’

TWO months after the Pacific joined the world in adopting a new agreement on climate change, news are just emerging that all

2016 February

TREATY CRISIS

Boats, payments in limbo THE U.S. government officially announced in mid-January that it is pulling out of the U.S. Pacific islands fisheries

2016 February

Scars of Bougainville

WITH the looming referendum and the future of the Bougainville copper mine hanging in the loop, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’s recent appointment

2016 February

Doubts over PACER Plus

Trade adviser defends agreement “THERE is no reason to doubt the sincerity of Australia and New Zealand in relation to the commitments

2016 February

Bank weighs in on PNG economy concerns

THE economy continues to be a worry for Papua New Guinea. Despite reassurances from the government and positive projections by the International