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Madraiwiwi launch of Just Wages in Fiji (for ECREA)

Madraiwiwi launch of Just Wages in Fiji (for ECREA) in 2006

The launch of Just Wages in Fiji (for ECREA)  by the Vice President of Fiji (Ratu Joni Madraiwiwi)  was a great example of a grand collaboration  between a socially conscious NGO (Father Barr),  the Ministry of Labour (Minister Kenneth Zinck and PS Taito Waqa) the USP Faculty of Business and Economics (Professor Biman Prasad a former USP academic Professor Narsey), with the launch being given the stamp of approval by the highest office in the land.   686 more words

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"Fiji Sevens joyous imperial ironies at Rio" (FT, 20/8/2016)

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Fiji Sevens’ joyful imperial ironies

When the Fiji Rugby Sevens Team won gold at the Rio 2016 Olympics, it was not just all of Fiji rejoicing but everyone who loves “underdogs”, the “David beating the Goliath”. 1,669 more words

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We need to redouble our efforts: Bainimarama tells PIDF leaders

THE Outgoing Chair of the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF), Prime Minister Hon Frank Bainimarama of Fiji said the PIDF’s fourth Leaders’ Summit, which begins in Honiara today, will build on the commitment in the Suva Declaration to push for the limitation of global temperature rise to 1.5 Degrees Centigrade. 368 more words