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Quo vadis, Sugar?

Is there a future for the sugar industry under the Bainimarama government? How much longer before the eventual collapse? These are the oft-asked questions bothering those who have been witnessing the slow but sure strangulation of this once premier industry….

Labour questions ADB’s economic forecast….

People with some real knowledge of the Fijian economy are likely to scoff at the ADB’s projection, in its Asian Development Outlook (ADO) Report 2020, that growth will improve in 2021 and reach about 3%. It has also projected the…

2019 – Another failed year for Fiji Sugar

The Fiji Sugar Corporation has failed to meet its target for sugar production for the 2019 season. In the Corporation’s 2019 Annual Report, chairman Vishnu Mohan wrote that FSC was “envisaging” a 2 million tonne cane production and sugar output…

Is an economic collapse imminent?

We in Fiji must brace ourselves for some difficult times ahead as the full global impact of the COVID 19 virus hits our already troubled economy. There is no room for complacency. So far we have been sheltered from an…

Labour hits back at Supervisor Elections

Labour Leader Mahendra Chaudhry says he stands by his statement that it may be unlawful for the Elections Office to call for re-registration of all voters.   He is responding to the Supervisor of Elections claim that he was  “grandstanding” and…