Oct 18, 2018 Last Updated 6:03 AM, Oct 9, 2018

A tale of two magazines

IN April 2015 the owners of Front Page Limited bought Islands Business magazine from the Godfrey Scoular and the Estate of the Late Robert Keith-Reid. The decision was not easy, given the media landscape in Fiji and the complexities of running a regional entity – including high transportation and production…

Pacific loses gifted icon

“ACADEMIC space is so precious because it allows us to ask questions that sometimes we’re punished for asking off campus and what universities are supposed to uphold is that freedom - that freedom to question, that freedom to think beyond normal boundaries.” Teresia Teaiwa was a Pacific icon build through…

Whispers

No bull here AT least one person has fallen foul of the PNG-Fiji impasse on the bully beef trade. Fiji’s Biosecurity Authority boss, Xavier Khan, resigned suddenly from his position shortly after an announcement that a ban on PNG corned beef had been lifted. For more than a year the…

Rape in the name of religion

The vulnerable misled AFTER two convictions and with a third pastor still on trial for rape, social media discussions in Fiji have shifted from the gravity of the crime to moral analysis of the victims. Leaving no stones unturned, questions are peeling the layers off the word innocence and laying…

Silence of the rams

A WHITE New Zealander sits on a couch and spreads his legs from the knees, feet close together. He forms his arms, heavily tattooed, into a downward circle. “They would make us sit down between their legs, and they would put their feet between our legs,” he tells Islands Business.…
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Guide to the 49th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting – Nauru 2018

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