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"To level the media playing field" (edited version in The Fiji Times, 11 July 2015)

To level the media playing field
Professor Wadan Narsey
(edited version in The Fiji Times, 11 July 2015)

At yesterday’s parliamentary sitting, the Leader of the National Federation Party (Professor Biman Prasad) moved a motion that any fair-minded member of the public would have thought was completely reasonable and should have been supported by both sides of the house, just as several government bills were, on the previous day. 1,746 more words

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The Tebbutt Poll and Bainimarama Poll (edited version in Fiji Times, 4 July 2015 appeared as ‘A tale of two polls’)

The Tebbutt Poll and Bainimarama Poll (edited version in Fiji Times, 4 July 2015 appeared as ‘A tale of two polls’)
Professor Wadan Narsey

These last few weeks, there have been two polls conducted in the country, one well known, the other less so. 1,261 more words

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"Fiji’s flag fiasco: a process hijacked?' (edited article in Fiji Times, 25 June, 2015).

Fiji’s flag fiasco: a process hijacked? (edited article in Fiji Times, 25 June, 2015). Professor Wadan Narsey

While Bainimarama announced (3 Feb. 2015) that the new flag process would be driven by the Fijian people and a Fijian Flag Committee, the process has been hijacked and the people marginalized. 3,124 more words

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"The misuse of the Magna Carta in Fiji" (edited article in The Fiji Times, 20 June 2015)

Misusing the Magna Carta in Fiji (edited article in Fiji Times, 20 June, 2015)
Professor Wadan Narsey

The English speaking world is currently interested in the old British document,  the Magna Carta  (‘great charter’) which was signed or sealed some 800 years ago by King John of England, as a ‘treaty’ with rebellious barons who wished to limit the king’s powers and abuses. 2,301 more words

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"Lies, damned lies and the environment" Letter to Editor, Fiji Times, 6 June 2015

The lies on the environment continue from the Bainimarama Government, while no Minister responds to public questions.

Letters to the Editor (FT 6 June 2015) 136 more words

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Bainimarama points the finger at other Pacific nations for selling out, greed and destroying their environments

“Fiji is not a nation where development comes at any price. This nation cannot be bought. We insist that the preservation of our environment must always come first”. 407 more words

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"Ministerial salaries, PM's Office and PSC" (Letter to the Editor 20 March 2015) (Not published)

Letter to Editor,
“Ministerial salaries, PM’s Office and PSC” (20 March 2015)
Professor Wadan Narsey

Dear Sir

Some months ago, the Auditor General Reports revealed that from 2010 to 2013, some ministers’ salaries (including that of Bainimarama and Khaiyum) were irregularly paid through the Prime Minister’s Office and a private accounting company. 114 more words

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