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2016 November

The FUTURE of kava

Yoshida looks to Ovalau as market key OVALAU, Fiji (Invictus News Service) – In the sleepy little town of Ovalau, once capital

2016 November

Whispers

Hospital moves WORD on the streets of Fiji’s capital is that a new private hospital is about to open its doors. This

2016 November

A call to renewal

A TERRIBLE, unjust system – indentured labour – was ended in Fiji 100 years ago this month. Known as girmit, the practice

2016 October

Movers & Shakers

Bishops speak on Papua CATHOLIC bishops from across the Pacific region have declared support for West Papua to have a greater international

2016 October

Proceed with caution

THE inclusion of New Caledonia and French Polynesia in the Pacific Islands Forum raises some interesting questions for regional relationships and independence.

2016 October

North Pacific opens

New Guinea’s bird spreads its wings TRAVEL to the Northern Pacific has opened further with new schedules released by Air Niugini. Beginning

2016 October

Beyond a culture of silence

THE apparent absence of debate, particularly among the Taukei, is attributed by commentators to ‘a culture of silence’. Open, vigorous public discourse

2016 October

Lessons learnt from Winston

“THE fluttering of the tent in the wind just takes me back to that night,” said Eta Tuvuki, 37-year-old single mum. Her

2016 October

Detentions widen political gulf

RECENT events in Fiji point to a widening gulf that has developed between Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s Fiji First Party- led government