Dec 03, 2020 Last Updated 4:55 AM, Dec 2, 2020
November 10, 2020

Fiame's new chapter

in November by Samantha Magick
"It’s very liberating. I haven’t felt this excited about politics for a long time,” says Samoa’s former Deputy Prime Minister, and now independent…
November 10, 2020

The World's toughest race: How can Fiji win

in November by Samantha Magick
When World's Toughest Race: Eco-Challenge Fiji first screened earlier this year, international audiences vicariously took a road less travelled. The…
November 10, 2020

Nuclear ban treaty opens way for Pacific nuclear survivors

in November by Nic Maclellan
The Treaty on the Prohibition of Nuclear Weapons, first adopted by the UN General Assembly in July 2017, will enter into force on 22 January, after…
Wolf Warrior diplomacy
November 10, 2020

Undiplomatic diplomats

in November by Nic Maclellan
Around the kava bowl in Suva, people were discussing some undiplomatic behaviour by Chinese diplomats last month. Then for day or two, reports that…
Cook Islands PM Mark Brown
November 10, 2020

The New International Economic Order: Learning from history

in November by Ambassador Kaliopate Tavola
Post-COVID-19 propositions for various sectors of the economy currently abound. Credit to those who are churning out these fine ideas for public…
Purari River
November 10, 2020

Huge costs likely to delay more hydro projects in PNG

in November by Kevin McQuillan
The development of more hydro power schemes in Papua New Guinea is years away and buyers are needed if they are be financially viable. The latest…
November 10, 2020

PNG’s first Special Economic Zone gets nod

in November by Kevin McQuillan
The PNG government has approved and agreed to provide K100m (US$28.5 million) to kick start the country’s first Special Economic Zone, creating up to…
Panguna with abandoned trucks.
November 10, 2020

Rio ready to discuss Bougainville clean-up

in November by Kevin McQuillan
Global miner Rio Tinto says it is ready to discuss cleaning up the site of the giant gold and copper site which it abandoned in 2016, four months…
November 10, 2020

Local competitors conquer Eco-Challenge Fiji

in November by Samantha Magick
After paddling, hiking, sailing, biking and climbing as part of the World’s Toughest Race: Eco Challenge Fiji, how does it feel when you finally…
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November 10, 2020

Fiame's new chapter

"It’s very liberating. I haven’t felt this excited about politics for a long time,” says Samoa’s former Deputy Prime…
November 10, 2020

Local competitors conquer Eco-Challenge…

After paddling, hiking, sailing, biking and climbing as part of the World’s Toughest Race: Eco Challenge Fiji, how does…
August 26, 2020

A rebel and a traditionalist: Apisai…

Apisai Tora, a scion of the old guard of Fiji’s politicians, who dominated Fiji’s political stage for almost five…
July 21, 2020
Charlene, a former aircraft engineer, now sells the jewelry she designs and makes at a local fleamarket

Back to farming Fiji goes

Fresh from a 10-day tour of Viti Levu - Fiji’s main island - our July cover story shares what we saw as Fijians adjust…
July 21, 2020
Paul Coffa

Coach Coffa looks to Japan 2021

When it comes the sport of weightlifting in the Pacific, outside of the star competitors, the other name that…
July 17, 2020

Fiji resilience: Chef Shain

Seeing Shain hold and play with her daughter, and you can tell that 4-year-old Sarah is her world. Her job was another…

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