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2016 December

Demand for energy savers

Concern over lack of trained mechanics AS more and more Fijians are switching from conventional vehicles to the more fuel-efficient hybrid vehicles,

2016 December

The Journey of Girmit

Escape from despair to build a land of opportunity THE SS Sutlej reached Suva Harbour on the evening of November 2, 1916,

2016 December

Paradise lost

New land laws drive foreign property owners out of Fiji “The plan had been for us to retire, live on Koro [Island]

2016 December

Coach inspires the nation

WITH the world now his oyster, former Fijian sevens coach Ben Ryan has more opportunities than he can shake a stick at.

2016 December

Defend the right to know

VANUATU has once-again showed the region and the world how progressive it is in encouraging human rights which are integral in the

2016 December

Whispers

Chinese Whispers HOW far does China meddle in regional politics? That’s the question after another vote of no confidence in a Vanuatu

2016 December

Joy to the World

ALL over the world Christians will this month celebrate Christmas in a tradition which is centuries old. This day marks the arrival

2016 November

Funeral Farce

Half-hearted attempt falls flat  THERE was genuine surprise when the Fijian government declared it would hold a State Funeral for Ratu Joni

2016 November

Moana – An Ocean of Reform

SIX Pacific singers, one goal – to sing about the plight of people who face injustice and to reconcile the world with

2016 November

Win-win-win for Samoa SOE reform

REFORMS to state owned enterprises (SOEs) can unleash productivity and efficiencies in an economy. However, such reforms can bring pain and controversy—so-called