From The Crowd

31st July

The magnificent 7s

What a truly historical and passionate evening it was for our brave and talented players as they stood strong and firm defeating all opponents who tried to lay siege to their gold medal aspirations. It...

Super performance: A win like no other; one to unite all Fijians

Yes we did it again. We are now the Olympic champions for the second time. It was a super performance from a super team. Against the backdrop of COVID-19 coupled with unprecedented challenges, we once again stood our ground and made it to the pinnacle of sevens rugby on the planet. Emulating the success of...

Keep private data safe – The psychology of cybersecurity

Building secure information systems is all very well and good, but if you really want to keep your private data safe, the best way is with an understanding of how people think. It’s a truth of war from ancient times no matter how formidable your defenses, no matter how thick your city walls or how...

Ways to boost your immune system- fighting off diseases

Helpful ways to strengthen your immune system and fight off disease How can you improve your immune system? On the whole, your immune system does a remarkable job of defending you against disease-causing microorganisms. But sometimes it fails: A germ invades successfully and makes you sick. Is it possible to intervene in this process and boost your...

27th July

Not if but how – Foreign workers on Australian farms

In 2006, under pressure from the Pacific to introduce a seasonal worker scheme, and under pressure from Australian farmers to address labour shortages, the Howard government introduced the second-year backpacker visa. This gave working holiday makers on a one-year visa a second-year visa if they worked in a regional area for three months. The policy shift was both transformational and immensely damaging. It...

26th July

Editorial comment – Go Fiji, go

The stage is set for our foray into the Olympic Games 7s rugby competition. Today we are scheduled to play two games, against hosts Japan, and Canada. Then we are scheduled to play Great Britain tomorrow. There is great interest in this event for the one reason that we are defending champions. We are the defending gold medallists...

Tackling NCDs – Pacific Island Food Revolution in Italy

The event brings together diverse actors  from around the world to leverage the power of food systems to deliver progress on all 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Pacifi c Island Revolution’s executive director Robert Oliver, who will be presenting at the event, is excited to share the project’s theory of change and groundbreaking impact results. “Pacific Island Food Revolution’s bold and innovative approach to tackling non-communicable diseases...

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