Golden success for Fiji and the region

FIJI’S success at the Rio Olympics will be shared throughout the region and remembered across the Pacific for years to come. In terms of tourism, the mere fact that Fiji played so well and in such a spectacular

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Our people at risk

OUR Pacific finds itself in an emergency and how we choose to deal with it right now will determine our future. Non-communicable diseases – primarily heart disease, cancers, chronic lung diseases and diabetes

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Diabetes hits home hard

FELITI Hoeft, 54, comes from the village Tofoa in Tongatapu. Before getting diagnosed with diabetes, he was a hard working man, gainfully employed operating heavy earth moving machines. Today, both his feet are gone

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A fight for life

Sinking isles face new rising threat KIRIBATI has been a world leader in the field of climate change, punching way above its weight and keeping the spotlight on global warming and sea level rise. Climate change is,

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Culture new strategy at heart of EU ties

THE strategy adopted today is in line with the Europen Union Commission’s priority to make the EU a stronger global actor. Culture can play a crucial role in strengthening international partnerships. The

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Can of worms

Dispute over tinned meat FED up with constant bullying and a continued trade imbalance with its Melanesian neighbour, Papua New Guinea has threatened to ban imports from Fiji. It’s a reaction to Fiji shutting out

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Hollow words

Does Obama mean what he says DESPITE his recent call for a world without nuclear weapons, the United States under President Barack Obama is about to embark on a trillion-dollar modernisation programme. This will ensure

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Battle for justice

Churches call for fair settlement AT the heart of the cry for justice in the Pacific is the damage to property and life caused by the region’s former and current colonial powers. The church has historically been

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Hope for youth with different abilities

WHILE the Fiji National Budget 2016 – 2017 allocation towards the people with different abilities was a sign of progressive realisation, lack of facilities towards accommodation was still a concern for many.

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Transfer fees fall

Bank helps island communities JUST a month before New Zealand imposed drastic limitations on remittances and money transfers, its largest bank announced it was slashing transaction fees to move cash to Samoa, Vanuatu

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Solomons bid to bridge China, Taiwan gap

SOLOMON Islands preparation toward hosting the 2023 Pacific Games could harmonise the deep political division between China and Taiwan. Well, that is if both countries decide to assist Solomon Islands build the needed

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Jittery race

Turnbull holds on THE count hadn’t been completed yet in Australia’s triennial federal election and questions were already being raised about party leadership. How long would Malcolm Turnbull be able to hold

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