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Opinion

Saturday, July 30, 2011
John Minto: OPINION: Tony Blair’s fleeting visit to Auckland yesterday via private jet was a pathetic affair which exposed the venality of our corporate elites and their media hangers on.
Friday, July 22, 2011
Chen Bei: It was only 16 degrees Celsius. And it was the first zero-rain day since I arrived in Auckland a week ago. Bathed in the winter sun, I got my first chance to tour around a city besieged by...
Monday, July 18, 2011
David Robie: A toxic brand. And each day the poison spreads. Michael Wolff, author of the The Man Who Owns the News: Inside the Secret World of Rupert Murdoch, a biography, had some riveting insights...
Wednesday, June 29, 2011
Kim Bowden: OPINION: Every weekday morning in Beijing, Shania Twain wakes me up. Leave Me Breathless is the song of choice, but before you get any ideas about me having programmed the country queen...
Tuesday, June 21, 2011
Sione Taufatahi: NUKU'ALOFA (Taimi Media Network/Pacific Media Watch): A letter to the editor discusses the case for Tonga retaining the Minerva Reef.
Monday, June 20, 2011
ANALYSIS: The principle of non-interference in the internal affairs of other countries is a cornerstone of international law yet that principle is being flagrantly breached by Samoa in its dealings...
Sunday, June 19, 2011
Mata’afa Keni Lesa: EDITORIAL: Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sa’ilele Malielegaoi can be accused of many things but not for the lack of courage to tackle a challenge head on.
Tuesday, June 14, 2011
Stanley Simpson: OPINION: SUVA (Pacific Media Watch): The media landscape has changed significantly since 2006 – for better or for worse depending on who you speak to, and who is making the...
Monday, June 13, 2011
Graham Davis: AUCKLAND (Pacific Scoop/Pacific Media Watch): The Ukrainian Club in the New South Wales city of Queanbeyan – adjacent to Canberra – was the unlikely setting this weekend for...
Monday, June 13, 2011
Interview by Alex Perrottet: AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Centre/Pacific Media Watch): As Fiji's military regime comes under increasing international pressure, Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe...
Friday, June 10, 2011
Kim Bowden: FILM REVIEW: Apparently, cricket fighting was all the rage in imperial China, a sort of insect kung fu.
Thursday, June 2, 2011
Wadan Narsey: ANALYSIS: Someone kindly sent me the presentations at the recent symposium stage-managed by the Bainimarama regime and Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) management - and cruelly...
Wednesday, June 1, 2011
NUKU'ALOFA: Tevita Motulalo, managing editor of the Tonga Chronicle, talks to the fugitive colonel and one of the 2006 coup ringleaders from Fiji, Ratu Tevita Mara.
Tuesday, May 31, 2011
David Robie: OPINION: A couple of blog postings ago, Café Pacific observed about the ongoing Ratu Tevita Mara media circus: "This entire saga has all the hallmarks of a carefully...
Thursday, May 26, 2011
Thakur Ranjit Singh: OPINION: If the giveaway denomination of shilling and pound was not there, one could be forgiven for having assumed the above quote was from a report to Prime Minister John Key...