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Tuesday, September 28, 2010
TSUNAMI SPECIAL REPORT 1: A year ago this week, the tsunami devastated southern Samoa and also hit American Samoa and parts of Tonga. At least 192 people died, most of them in Samoa. The disaster...
Monday, September 27, 2010
Analysis by Vijendra Kumar During its 141-year-long history, The Fiji Times has changed hands at least five times and has been none the worse for it. Each new owner infused it with fresh ideas...
Saturday, September 25, 2010
Vijay Narayan SUVA: The new publisher of The Fiji Times, Dallas Swinstead, says he will ensure that he keeps the channels of communication open with the government and the people of Fiji...
Friday, September 24, 2010
Vijay Narayan/Roneel Lal SUVA: In Fiji, we are all too familiar with the term "coconut wireless" and we have an affinity to spread the word but now the rumor mongers are armed with a...
Friday, September 24, 2010
MELBOURNE: The newly sold 141-year-old Fiji Times has a new publisher, Dallas Swinstead, a former publisher of same newspaper from 1976 to 1980 and several Fairfax mastheads in Australia. One of...
Friday, September 24, 2010
Elenoa Baselala SUVA: The Fiji Times-Motibhai combination is a formidable one, new chairman and owner Mahendra Motibhai Patel told staff of the newspaper yesterday. Moved by News Limited...
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
SUVA: Australian-based News Limited today confirmed it is selling Pacific Publications (Fiji) Limited, parent  company of the publisher of the Fiji Times, to a prominent Suva-based trading...
Wednesday, September 15, 2010
SUVA:  A Fiji Times columnist appealed Tuesday for the survival of the 141-year-old newspaper at a global conference on creativity and climate change. Seona Smiles, now communications...
Monday, September 6, 2010
AUCKLAND: Jim Simon, assistant managing editor of the Seattle Times and leader of his newspaper's team that won a Pulitzer Prize this year, has joined the keynote speakers for the Media,...
Friday, August 27, 2010
WELLINGTON: New Zealand’s Foreign Minister Murray McCully says his latest discussions with his Fiji counterpart are an important part of New Zealand staying engaged with Fiji’s interim...
Saturday, August 21, 2010
LONDON: The decision to charge at least 22 political activists in Maluku for “rebellion” once again highlights the failure of the Indonesian government to distinguish between armed...
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Eleven years after voting overwhelmingly for independence, the East Timorese people, supported by their government and local NGOs, are opening their doors to the world and embracing tourism. Kim...
Tuesday, August 17, 2010
Michael Morrah At the Fiji Sun they print positive government stories. It’s not because they want to, but rather that they have little choice.
Sunday, August 15, 2010
David Robie: Kalafi Moala In the days immediately following the announcement of the launch of the Pacific Media Association (PacMA), the question has often been raised about why Samoa was chosen as...
Saturday, August 14, 2010
Illegal logging continues to eat away at Indonesia’s forests, despite the efforts of both the Indonesian government and international environmental groups. The reason? Widespread corruption,...