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UK reception for Fiji PM, Hon. Voreque Bainimarama

Allusions to a post-ethnic Fiji nation-state were anchored by the mana-ising power of the traditional Fijian welcome ceremony and by a Catholic-led prayer, at the Fiji High Commission-hosted reception in London on Friday 28th November 2014. 440 more words

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Fiji’s un-parliamentary languages (edited version in The Fiji Times, 22 Nov. 2014)

Fiji’s un-parliamentary languages (edited version in The Fiji Times, 22 Nov. 2014)
Professor Wadan Narsey

An extraordinary and unilateral Bainimarama Government decision that has not been publicly debated at all, has been the banning of the use of the indigenous Fijian language in Parliament. 1,304 more words

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"Who is playing petty politics" (Letter to Editor, sent 19 Nov. 2014)

“Who is playing petty politics”
Letter to Editor (The Fiji Times, Fiji Sun, Ashwin Raj) (sent 19 Nov. 2014)

Dear Sir,

While the Bainimarama Government accuses SODELPA of playing petty politics, the reality is the opposite. 200 more words

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Mr Policeman: "Nothing to worry about ma'am. We are all friends."

This morning I was woken up by lots of noise outside. There were cars beeping and commotion coming from the busy street 2 floors below me. 571 more words

Matisse

Bainimarama and the Forum: a storm in a calm ocean (DevPolicy Blog (11 Nov. 2014))

Bainimarama and the Forum: a storm in a calm ocean
(DevPolicy Blog (11 Nov. 2014)

Thinking members of the public would have been pleased to see the Chair of Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) announce that Fiji was being admitted back to this regional organization. 1,445 more words

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"Bainimarama and the Forum Secretariat: a storm in a calm Pacific Ocean". 5 Nov. 2014.

Bainimarama and the Forum Secretariat: a storm in a calm ocean
Professor Wadan Narsey (5 Nov. 2014)

Thinking members of the public would have been pleased to see the Chair of Forum Secretariat announce that Fiji was being admitted back to this regional organization. 1,486 more words

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