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Fiji women have confidence that their gender in politics will hear their voices

Published By   /  November 20, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Elections, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, Gender, Gender politics, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Fiji women have confidence that their gender in politics will hear their voices

SODELPA’s Lynda Tabuya … “breath of fresh air” in Fiji politics. Image: Wikimedia Commons By Koroi Tadulala in Suva The role of women in every segment of society is vital and this is slowly been reflected through more women contesting political spaces in Fiji. This year recorded the highest number of women contesting the country’s […]

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2018 Fiji elections – the ‘fake news’ catchphrase of this poll but beware

Published By   /  November 19, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Editor's Picks, Elections, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, IntJourn Project, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on 2018 Fiji elections – the ‘fake news’ catchphrase of this poll but beware

By Sri Krishnamurthi “Fake News” was the catch phrase of the 2018 Fiji Elections – the second democratic elections since Commodore, now Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, carried out Fiji’s fourth coup in 2006. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama … reelected with easily the strongest personal vote in the Fiji general election but his FijiFirst party has […]

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‘The people have spoken’ – Fiji Times comments on a split election

Published By   /  November 19, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Editorials, Elections, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on ‘The people have spoken’ – Fiji Times comments on a split election

The Fiji Times editorial … “The challenge for individual voters is to cast aside differences, and unite for a common goal, to move our nation forward.” Image: PMC screenshot EDITORIAL COMMENT: By Fred Wesley, editor-in-chief of The Fiji Times Yesterday marked the end of the 2018 Fiji General Election. It marked the end of a […]

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FijiFirst wins Fiji election after tightly contested race

Published By   /  November 18, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Elections, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on FijiFirst wins Fiji election after tightly contested race

FijiFirst leader Voreqe Bainimarama with supporters during a FijiFirst family fun day in Savusavu before the 2018 general election. Image: FijiFirst FB page By Wansolwara Staff It’s official. FijiFirst has won the 2018 general election in Fiji, raking in 227,241 votes (50.02 percent) from 2173 stations counted and securing a second four-year term in office. […]

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FijiFirst wins second four-year term in office in Fiji general election

Published By   /  November 18, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Election writs, Elections, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on FijiFirst wins second four-year term in office in Fiji general election

Diplomats, officials and party representatives today at the National Results Centre in Suva awaiting the final declaration of the Fiji general election. Image: Nanise Volau/ Wansolwara Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s FijiFirst party has triumphed in the general election and will govern for a second four-year term after winning most votes FFP […]

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Fiji’s elections chief Saneem slams 4 political parties – counting on hold

Published By   /  November 18, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Elections, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Fiji’s elections chief Saneem slams 4 political parties – counting on hold

The Supervisor of Elections tells four parties “not to play around with elections” and “be honest”. Image: Wansolwara By Wansolwara Staff Fiji’s Supervisor of Elections has hit out at four political parties for making claims that the tabulation process for the provisional results of the 2018 General Election was “not transparent”. Without mincing his words […]

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Crosbie Walsh: Fiji elections still a cliffhanger, FijiFirst hanging on

Published By   /  November 17, 2018  /  Analysis, APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Elections, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Opinion, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Crosbie Walsh: Fiji elections still a cliffhanger, FijiFirst hanging on

Fiji general election … a disappointing low voter turnout but the atrocious weather is an insufficient reason. Image: Wansolwara ANALYSIS: By Dr Crosbie Walsh With the final results from 1715 (79 percent) of the 2173 polling stations now counted, who will form the next Fiji government is still too close to call, although the trend […]

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FijiFirst leads election polls, 772 stations yet to be counted

Published By   /  November 17, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Elections, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on FijiFirst leads election polls, 772 stations yet to be counted

Fiji general election votes are still being counted and finalised at the National Results Centre in Suva. Image: Mereoni Mili/Wansolwara File By Wansolwara Staff The ruling FijiFirst party has taken a narrow lead in the Fiji general election final results today ahead of the opposition Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) after 1401 of 2173 stations […]

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SODELPA leads official Fiji party tally after 527 of 2170 stations counted

Published By   /  November 16, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Elections, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on SODELPA leads official Fiji party tally after 527 of 2170 stations counted

Official results continue to trickle in from Fiji’s National Results Centre in Suva today. Image: Eliki Drugunalevu/Wansolwara By Wansolwara Staff Official poll results for the Fiji 2018 general election are trickling in slowly as the Social Democratic Liberal Party leads the race by party after 527 of 2170 stations were counted. SODELPA raked in 44,501 […]

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Fiji poll campaign blackout period to end at 6pm tomorrow

Published By   /  November 16, 2018  /  APR, Arts, Asia Pacific, Asia Pacific Report, Democracy, Elections, Featured, Fiji, Fiji elections, Media, MIL OSI, MIL OSI Arts, New Releases, New Zealand, News, Pacific Media Centre, Pacific Region, Pacific Report, PMC Reportage, Politics, Press Release, Reports  /  Comments Off on Fiji poll campaign blackout period to end at 6pm tomorrow

Media representatives on standby at Fiji’s National Results Centre in Suva. Image: Eliki Drugunalevu/Wansolwara By Wansolwara Staff The Fiji general election campaign blackout period is expected to end at 6pm tomorrow after the final votes are cast by 7498 voters at 22 polling venues that had to close on election day as a result of […]

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