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2016 July

Game of thrones

Customary disputes divide Wallis and Futuna THE French state has effectively chosen sides in a long-running dispute over the monarchy in Uvea, despite

Solomons challenge

Auditor-General highlights lack of record keeping THE lack of public sector asset record keeping is a growing management issue for the Solomon

2016 July

Fiji wins UN presidency role

HISTORY was made last month when Fiji’s ambassador to the United Nations Peter Thomson won the votes to become President of the

2016 July

Sweeney is Tuvalu CJ

PM dodges questions over conflict of interest CONTROVERSY surrounds the appointment in Tuvalu of its new Chief Justice as questions are being

2016 July

Full moon falling

Head of State avoids Cooks vote ‘THE work of the devil’ Clerk of Parliament John Tangi gave that explanation for an attempted

2016 July

Cash crash

Banks put stop to money transfers AS governments begin to squeeze out the financial supporters of global terrorism and put pressure on

2016 July

At CRISIS Point

NCD battle can be won: Clark HELEN Clark has never shied away from a fight. As New Zealand’s first woman Prime Minister

2016 July

PCN outlines inquiry

AN internal investigation is underway to establish whether homes in the Lagilagi Eastate in Fiji’s capital were given to the poor, disabled

2016 July

What is Lagilagi Estate?

LAGILAGI (Fijian for Glorious) is a portion land in what was once the Jittu Estate in Fiji’s capital, Suva. In the late

2016 July

Stuck in the slum

Corruption investigation into NGO activities WHEN Fijian Prime Minister, RearAdmiral Frank Bainimarama, handed out keys to the residents of Lagilagi Housing Estate in