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COMMENTARY: By Richard Naidu in Suva Five weeks on from Christmas Eve, I think most of us are still a bit stunned at what has...

RNZ Pacific A New Zealand-based professor in comparative politics says the Fiji constitution needs to clear up the role of the military. Dr Jon Fraenkel of...

COMMENTARY: By Richard Naidu in Suva Breakfast they say, is the most important meal of the day. But last Wednesday it was possibly also the most...

By Meri Radinibaravi in Suva Fiji's Constitution does not require everything related to the government to be called Fijian, says Attorney-General Siromi Turaga. Speaking during a...

By Rakesh Kumar in Suva Politicians can respond to the political rhetoric but claims that the new Fiji government has broken the law are a...

ANALYSIS: By Richard Naidu Who’s broken the law? “Separation of powers” and all that stuff. Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum’s hour-long news conference on Saturday, January 21, seems mostly...

By Felix Chaudhary in Suva The opposition FijiFirst party still "seems to be confused" about the role of its general secretary Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, says prominent...

By Serafina Silaitoga in Suva Fiji's coalition government has every right to "appoint and disappoint" under the 2013 Constitution, says Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka. While responding...

By Timoci Vula in Suva The People’s Alliance Party took an early lead in the Fiji general election vote tally this evening with a total...

ANALYSIS: By Dominic O'Sullivan, Charles Sturt University When Fijians elect a new parliament on December 14, it is likely their votes will be counted fairly...

By Felix Chaudhary in Suva Opposition National Federation Party (NFP) leader Professor Biman Prasad claims Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama is “fooling around” and “pretending” he...

By Venkat Raman in Auckland Fiji's National Federation Party leader and Member of Parliament Dr Biman Prasad is confident that the incumbent Voreqe Bainimarama government...

By David Robie in Auckland Opposition National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad is confident there will be a change of government in Fiji this...

OBITUARY: By Professor Biman Prasad Brij Vilash Lal, banished from the land of his birth by the Bainimarama government in November 2009 for championing democracy...

ANALYSIS: By Wadan Narsey in Suva The opinion polls about voting intentions for Fiji's 2022 General Election suggests that voters face the horrible challenge of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Fiji celebrated Constitution Day today virtually due to the ongoing civid-19 pandemic crisis, but many see the day as a hollow...

By Sri Krishnamurthi of the Pacific Media Centre Fiji's Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) leader Sitiveni Rabuka is confident of winning government benches in the...

By Sri Krishnamurthi in Suva It’s wrong to think that the youth in Fiji are unaware of the forthcoming election. They are engaging through social...

OPINION: By Sri Krishnamurthi in Suva When I left Fiji 30 years ago, a week after the first coup in 1987, I planned to write...

As Fiji lurches towards stability and democracy, the military’s overwhelming presence is a reminder of what once was, and could happen again, as the...