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Fiji’s PM opts out of Politics

Posted: October 23, 2007 at 9:18 pm   /   Politics

Fiji’s interim Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama will not be contesting the 2009 elections saying he has no interest in politics. Commodore Bainimarama said he will return to his job as the Military Commander once the country has elected its new Prime Minister, however, he says he wants the Peoples’ Charter in place first. “We […]

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Confusion over eligibility of 2009 Fiji election

Posted: October 23, 2007 at 9:17 pm   /   Politics

Fiji’s interim government has announced that the country would go to polls in March 2009 but it is not clear as subsequent statements by the interim Prime Minister regarding who will be eligible to contest the elections. Interim PM Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama was quoted at the Pacific Forum Leaders meeting in Tonga making statements to […]

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Ganilau disappointed with regional neighbours

Posted: September 25, 2007 at 9:52 pm   /   Politics

Interim Environment Minister Bernadette Rounds- Ganilau is disappointed at the lack of interest shown by other Pacific countries in the recent environment seminar. Rounds-Ganilau commenting on the 19th meeting of the Parties to the Montreal Protocol on Substances that Deplete the Ozone Layer, said she was proud that Fiji is compliant with the international conventions. […]

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