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2017 April

A tale of two magazines

IN April 2015 the owners of Front Page Limited bought Islands Business magazine from the Godfrey Scoular and the Estate of the

2017 April

Pacific loses gifted icon

“ACADEMIC space is so precious because it allows us to ask questions that sometimes we’re punished for asking off campus and what

2017 April

Whispers

No bull here AT least one person has fallen foul of the PNG-Fiji impasse on the bully beef trade. Fiji’s Biosecurity Authority

2017 April

Rape in the name of religion

The vulnerable misled AFTER two convictions and with a third pastor still on trial for rape, social media discussions in Fiji have

2017 April

Silence of the rams

A WHITE New Zealander sits on a couch and spreads his legs from the knees, feet close together. He forms his arms,

2017 April

End of the road for Somare

AN era came to an end on April 4 when Papua New Guinea’s ‘father of the nation’ and one of the longest

2017 April

PM O’Neill upbeat

PNG prepares to go to the polls RIDING on the perceived success of the government’s core policies, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill is

2017 April

Hilda pushes her world agenda

AFTER 16 months in office, Marshall Islands President Hilda C. Heine has a busy schedule. On the international stage, the Republic of

2017 April

Ending the journey of Girmit

THE last Indian immigrant ship, SS Sutlej, carrying 875 indentured men, women and children, entered Suva Harbour on 2 November, 1916. No

2017 April

UNICEF pushes for proper data

POOR data collection continues to be a resource challenge in Papua New Guinea in the provision of maternal health care delivery, education