Dec 10, 2018 Last Updated 11:50 PM, Dec 5, 2018

Saluting our brave aviators

Fiji’s small knit aviation community was engulfed in grief and lots of sadness early in the month when a trainee pilot and her instructor died in a plane crash in Fiji’s north. Just like the death of pilot David Tong who in January lost his life when his small plane…
Last modified on Thursday, 08 March 2018 09:56

We Say

“We need to realise something: Either we speak up now and draw a clear line under freedom of speech, or we write it off in the Pacific region” IT’S becoming far too common: Journalists and whistle blowers are being singled out and silenced as governments throughout the region allow the…
Last modified on Thursday, 08 March 2018 09:57

Whispers

No to Sundancer movie The length to which authorities can go to make life miserable for political foes is, well breath-taking to say the least. This is so true for the former head of the republic of Kiribati Anote Tong who after completing his 10 year term in office last…
FUNAFUTI, Tuvalu -- The government of Tuvalu has rejected findings of a research conducted by scientists at the Auckland University that says the tiny island nation may not be sinking due to the impact of climate change. Enele Sopoaga has called on scientists and the media to exercise care when…

The Big Threat

Organised crime creeps into the region A NEW crime wave looms over the region – this time on the back of motorbikes. As Australia and New Zealand crack down on the illicit trading activities of Outlawed Motorcycle Gangs, these criminal groups have sought new targets and found them in the…
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