20th March

Cruise ship makes it to Fiji waters

THE Pacific region particularly Fiji can expect the Mediterranean Shipping Company (MSC) Cruises to have a permanent presence in the region in the future. This was highlighted by the MSC Cruises owner representative Tim Skinner...

18th March

Yacata women celebrate

Women on the island of Yacata in Cakaudrovehave can now celebrate. All homes except eight now have water tanks that are able to harvest rainwater needed for cooking, drinking and cleaning. STC Winston flattened homes and blew away roofs when it ravaged Fiji in 2016, affecting villagers’ ability to harvest rainwater. Women, who depended on...

17th March

The greatest tragedy

THERE are many reasons why a certain tribe came under the rule of another or became a vanua qali. According to historian and linguist Dr Paul Geraghty as a vanua qali you are subservient and under the rule of another vanua. For example, when Fiji was ceded to Great Britain, we came under the rule...