Feb 16, 2019 Last Updated 3:40 AM, Feb 8, 2019
By James T Movick Remarks made by the Pacific Forum’s secretary general Dame Meg Taylor at a recent conference on high seas biodiversity are perfectly timed and signal a considerable challenge for small island developing states (SIDS) in the Pacific. In addressing a meeting of Pacific SIDS in Fiji, Dame…
Last modified on Friday, 08 February 2019 15:40

Education Minister Concedes

All future principals and headteachers at a school run by a faith based organisation will have a clause in their job description which declares that “the head of school uphold and foster the ethos of the school and the school community.” This was one of the three policy agreements struck…
Amid criticism from indigenous Fijians on the handling by the Frank Bainimarama Government of Fijian Holdings Ltd (FHL), an investment company established by a previous government for the sole benefit of the indigenous community, trading of its shares on the country’s share trading facility went through the roof to set…
Last modified on Friday, 01 February 2019 14:09
By Anish Chand British nationals in Fiji or intending to visit Fiji have been warned of a leptospirosis outbreak in Fiji. The Foreign and Commonwealth Office has issued a travel advisory last night alerting their citizens of the outbreak. “The Ministry of Health and Medical Services has declared an outbreak…
By Anish Chand An investigation by Human Rights at Sea has found that a Fijian may have murdered another Fijian ship-worker in Panama in July 2017. Human Rights at Sea has published a redacted report that included statements of witnesses detailing the background to the killing in Panama of Fesaitu…

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