Sep 20, 2020 Last Updated 8:29 AM, Sep 19, 2020
Former senior flight attendant Mili now runs an events and catering business
August 27, 2020

Jobless numbers soar in Fiji

in August by Samisoni Pareti
Unscripted and unplanned, Fijians have returned quietly to the land and the sea over the past months as the impacts of job losses brought about by…
August 27, 2020

Fiji tourism prepares for a COVID-safe future

in August by Samisoni Pareti
As Fiji’s largest foreign exchange earner pre-COVID-19, the tourism and hospitality sectors went into free fall when international borders closed due…
August 27, 2020

How will Vanuatu ride out COVID and cyclones

in August by Samantha Magick
There was no social distancing evident as tens of thousands of Vanuatu citizens marched through the capital to celebrate the nation’s 40th…
Prime Minister Bob Loughman at the recent Independence celebrations
August 27, 2020

COVID-19 to bring 'prosperity' to Vanuatu

in August by Len Garae
The Presbyterian Church Chairman of Vanuatu’s Christian Council, Pastor Alain Nafuki, has thanked COVID-19 for enabling the country to focus hard on…
August 27, 2020

PNG economy, health hit hard

in August by Samantha Magick
The impact of COVID-19 is accentuating trends that had already developed over the last decade, says University of Papua New Guinea lecturer in…
August 27, 2020

Strengths and stresses: economic responses to COVID

in August by Samantha Magick
A prominent Australian economist says it is “scary” to see COVID-19 put at risk so many of the gains Pacific island countries have made over the last…
Exsley Taloiburi, climate change finance adviser at the Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat
August 27, 2020

FEMM seeks money for COVID, money for climate

in August by Nic Maclellan
“For the Pacific, the impact of climate change will remain as the greatest threat to our Pacific people in the longer term. You can quarantine…
August 27, 2020

Community action on climate finance

in August by Nic Maclellan
Despite all the international pledges for climate adaptation, Pacific governments and civil society want more action on reducing greenhouse gas…
August 26, 2020

COVID-19, the Pacific vuvale, and Pacer Plus

in August by Wadan Narsey
In a world devastated by COVID-19, enlightened leaders throughout the world have been thinking "out of adversity comes opportunity", a wise saying…
August 26, 2020

Fuelling faith and climate action during a double crisis

in August by Patricia Mallam
As a teenager, the atmosphere in our household every Sunday morning could either be described as a war zone, or a fiesta. It really depended on my…
USP graduates
August 26, 2020

What is to become of USP?

in August by Ambassador Kaliopate Tavola
The dust may have settled in some aspects of the saga at the University of the South Pacific (USP) campus. Vice Chancellor and President Pal…
August 26, 2020

A rebel and a traditionalist: Apisai Vuniyayawa Tora 1934-2020

in August by Iva Tora
Apisai Tora, a scion of the old guard of Fiji’s politicians, who dominated Fiji’s political stage for almost five decades, passed away on August 6.…
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July 21, 2020
Charlene, a former aircraft engineer, now sells the jewelry she designs and makes at a local fleamarket

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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
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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…
July 17, 2020

Fiji Resilience: Losana

Sitting in the hot sun, Losana does not seem to mind the humidity and the busy carpark beside her as she stacks heaps…
July 17, 2020

Fiji resilience: Shree Ram the…

Volunteers like Shree Ram are ensuring 2,000 school children in Nadi are eating well in schools. He is one of about 20…

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