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2016 November

Fighting corruption

Asset declaration is the key UNDERSTANDING the roots of corruption in society will help communities address the issue. And parliamentarians must understand

2016 April

The power of names

NAMES have “mana.” They are powerful. We use names everyday to identify individuals, places and things. We therefore take for granted that

2016 February

Scars of Bougainville

WITH the looming referendum and the future of the Bougainville copper mine hanging in the loop, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’s recent appointment

2016 January

Open skies: A threat to island economies

THE Fijian government has adopted a cautious approach to entering into Air Services Agreements (ASAs) which could result in local airspace being

2015 December

Top cop’s departure sparks controversy

FIJI’S former Police Commissioner, South African Major General Ben Groenewald, has scoffed at any notion that there are no police officers capable

2015 December

Scrap bride price, PNG urged

A HUMAN rights group has urged the Papua New Guinea government to abolish the cultural practice of bride price to safeguard women

2015 December

Vote for change

MAJURO — The lead up to the 2015 national election in the Marshall Islands on November 16 featured few political party rallies