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COMMENTARY: By Graham Davis "So many detractors were saying, 'no you won’t get it, the Supervisor of Elections won’t allow it'. I said, 'well let...

By Litia Cava in Suva Former Fiji opposition leader Sitiveni Rabuka has submitted his application to register his newly proposed political party -- the "People's...

COMMENTARY: By Pita Waqavonovono in Suva I thank The Fiji Times for covering this story. I also thank Archbishop Peter Chong for providing a space...

Pacific Media Watch newsdesk Retired politics professor and historian Robert "Robbie" Robertson, 69, co-author of the book Shattered Coups about the 1987 coups led by...

By David Robie in Auckland Bananas, balaclavas and banners … these were stock-in-trade for human rights activists of the New Zealand-based Coalition for Democracy in...

REFLECTIONS: By Robbie Robertson and Akosita Tamanisau in Melbourne The pictures of Professor Pal Ahluwalia, the vice-chancellor of the University of the South Pacific...

By Christine Rovoi, RNZ Pacific journalist The writing is on the wall for Fiji's main opposition party, says New Zealand-based Fijian academic Professor Steven Ratuva. His...

Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk A new Fiji magazine published by a New Zealand-based media collective made its debut this weekend to mark Fiji's 50th Independence...

COMMENT: Nik Naidu reflects on the 33rd anniversary of the original - first of four - coups in his homeland of Fiji. Today is the...

ANALYSIS: By Dr Dominic O'Sullivan It is not unusual for Fiji to intimidate and imprison journalists. Journalists provide checks on government, parliament and business, which threatens...

By Litia Cava in Suva Former Prime Minister and Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) leader Sitiveni Rabuka is now sure to contest the 2018 general...

By Sri Krishnamurthi of Asia-Pacific Report A repentant Sitiveni Rabuka, the Fiji military strongman who sparked off the country's "coup culture" in 1987, admits he...

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...

With the date for this year’s second Fiji general election since the 2006 coup yet to be announced, one of the questions is will...

By RNZ Pacific The leader of Fiji's main opposition party, Sitiveni Rabuka, was today charged by anti-corruption investigators, apparently over "anomalies" in his financial declarations. The...

BRIEFING: By Jale Moala in Port Moresby MAY 19, 2000: As editor of the Fiji Daily Post newspaper in Suva, I was expecting some big...

FLASHBACK: Jale Moala, a former editor of the Fiji Daily Post, recalls the day of Fiji's coup. It's the morning of 14 May 1987, just...

BOOKS: David Robie, editor of Pacific Journalism Review When Commodore (now rear admiral retired and an elected prime minister) Voreqe Bainimarama staged Fiji’s fourth "coup...

By Litia Cava in Suva Social Democratic Liberal Party leader and former military coup maker Sitiveni Rabuka says the rioting and assault on some Fijians...

Pacific Media Watch News Desk Pacific Media Centre director Professor David Robie speaks to Radio 95bFM's The Wire host Amanda Jane Robinson about security operations...

REVIEW: By Shailendra Singh A Fiji Diary: Reminiscences and Reflections of a Newsman is a selection of revised and updated writings by Vijendra Kumar, a...

ANALYSIS: By Wadan Narsey in Suva In 2016, two of Fiji’s main media organisations, the privately owned Fiji Times and state-owned Fiji Broadcasting Corporation, came...