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Gutting the Public Accounts Committee (12 May 2016)

A Public Accounts Committee (PAC) Chaired by Government

The PAC is supposed to scrutinize the Government’s expenditure, and to ensure that it is as approved in the annual budgets. 201 more words


Rise Up Fiji Appeal Donation Handover

KPMG & Naiveli & Associates

Our character is determined by our behaviour in times of trouble. Tropical Cyclone Winston calls on us as Fijians to care for our community, for our neighbour, for our fellow citizens. 548 more words

Fiji Music

The costs of compromise: a dead-end parliamentary farce (21 February 2016)

The Costs of Compromise: a dead-end parliamentary farce (21 Feb 2016)
Professor Wadan Narsey

Purists have always argued that compromising with “illegitimacy” for short term gains, rarely leads to genuine long term peace based on justice  and fairness.  1,487 more words


Fiji tying itself to a failed economic model

Fiji’s Prime Minister Bainimarama claims large-scale mining is the way forward for his country – but maybe the people will not be so easily fooled. A quick glance across the water to PNG should provide a chilling glimpse of what the future could hold if large-scale mining takes off. 132 more words

Environmental Impact

"Manipulating democracy" (edited article in Fiji Times, 31 October 2015)

Manipulating democracy (edited article in Fiji Times, 31 October 2015)
Professor Wadan Narsey

I would certainly agree with Nemani Delaibatiki, senior writer for the Fiji Sun, when he reminds the public of the need to protect and strengthen our “fledgling democracy”. 1,231 more words

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Fijians arrive in London

The Vodafone Flying Fijians side arrived in London yesterday and will today start their preparation for their game against Canada.

Speaking from London media manager Inoke Bainimarama said the team was greeted with fine weather in Heathrow. 135 more words

Rugby World Cup

"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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