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Wednesday, September 17, 2014
The early provisional results were coming in tonight from Fiji’s first general election in eight years since the military coup in 2006. In a media briefing shortly before the close of polling, the Supervisor...
Sunday, September 14, 2014
Mads Anneberg in Suva": A field in Valelevu outside Suva was on Saturday turned into a carnival-like rally for Fiji First with entertainment, hot dog stands and a Ferris wheel.
Saturday, September 13, 2014
The Paris-based media freedom advocacy organisation Reporters Sans Frontières and the Pacific Media Centre have condemned threats and intimidation against political reporters covering Fiji’s first...
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Mads Anneberg in Suva Private Iva Senibiu, 30, has never voted before. So she looked happy today when she put her ballot in the box in Queen Elizabeth Barracks in Suva.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Thomas Carnegie An organisation promoting human rights has sent letters to Fiji's major political parties, calling on them to make human rights issues central to their campaigns for the upcoming election....
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Thomas Carnegie Parliamentary seats in Fiji’s proportional voting system will be allocated through a mathematical formula called the D’Hondt method.
Tuesday, September 9, 2014
Pacific Scoop, Alistar Kata The last ballot boxes have left the printers and have been packed and ready to be used for the Fiji general election next week.
Friday, September 5, 2014
Vol. 21, No 1, May 2015 Call for articles, panels and commentaries: 20th Anniversary of PJR Conference Political journalism in the Asia-Pacific REGISTER TODAY
Tuesday, September 2, 2014
Pacific Media Centre Online Fiji Elections 2014 editor Thomas Carnegie backgrounds the new Fiji electoral system. BACKGROUNDER: With the first Fiji general election since the 2006 coup less than three weeks away, it...
Monday, August 25, 2014
Pacific Correspondent Sean Dorney is leaving the ABC after accepting redundancy. After covering the region for more than 40 years, he says the Pacific is far more dynamic and (from an Australian foreign policy...
Friday, August 22, 2014
TJ Aumua PROFILE: After a busy morning speaking at a violence prevention forum and dealing with a batch of media interviews and countless handshakes, Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre coordinator Shamima Ali finally has...
Friday, August 22, 2014
Kalafi Moala OPINION: Since the current Constitution of Tonga was introduced in 2010 recommending democratic constitutional and electoral reform in the governance structure, the most damning review of what took place in...
Tuesday, July 29, 2014
David Robie: OPINION: AN EXTRAORDINARY story of mining skulduggery and a courageous struggle by indigenous Kanak environmental campaigners has been captured in a poignant new documentary, Cap Bocage – described by...
Friday, July 25, 2014
Brent Edwards in The Walkley Magazine looks at journalist and academic David Robie’s scrutiny of the Pacific region’s governance and journalism. Cartoon by David Pope.
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Lee Duffield: COMMENTARY: The mood in New Caledonia, the racially and ethnically divided French territory of the South-west Pacific, is there for the outsider to easily sample. It has great promise, but there are...