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Saturday, November 30, 2013

Date rape drug powder becomes 'road construction chemical' after Fiji police get involved

A well-known businessman, who is known to be close to the illegal regime, is being saved from a police investigation into the importation of a banned chemical into Fiji.

He brought in imported two containers of unrefined oil from China that was to be later refined at his factories in Suva. 

But Fiji Revenue & Customs Authority border control officers found much more than un-refined oil inside the container.  

They discovered two sacks full of powder believed to be a banned chemical which is used to make what is commonly known as the Date Rape Drug, GHB.


Police investigation of 'date rape drug', GHB.
After the two sacks were found, officers from Fiji Revenue and Customs Offficial officers began the inquiry by interviewing the importer but he denied any knowledge of the illegal product.

The Police got wind of it and decided to move. Before they took possession of the container, the FRCA CEO Jitoko Tikolevu issued a statement that said “The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority has detained two containers suspected to be containing sacks of Gamma Hydroxybutyric Acid (GHB) at the Suva Wharf.



"Samples obtained from sacks in the two containers were sent to the Koronivia Research Station for testing. Tests proved positive for GHB, which is an illicit drug under the Illicit Drugs Act. The containers were addressed to a local importer, who had ordered for two containers of Soya Bean Oil from China.

"Customs officers inspected the containers as there were irregularities in the importation documents. FRCA will hand over the case to police for further investigations.”

The Police confiscated the containers to the Central Police Station and asked the Australian Federal Police to test the contents.

After three days, the Police Chief of Operations made this statement to local media, “The investigation into the chemicals found in a container alleged to be drugs have been completed and is now closed. Chief Operations Officer Assistant Commissioner of Police Rusiate Tudravu says several tests on the products proved it to be chemicals used for road construction. 

'The tests were conducted by local experts and also those from the Australian Police. Tudravu also confirmed the chemicals matched with the description of items stipulated in the Bill of Loading. The products were found to be calcium carbonate a chemical used for road construction. The container, which is in Police custody, will be returned to Custom officials.”

Insiders are questioning how the FRCA tests that were conclusive were rejected overnight. Another question being asked is: Why would  an oil importer bring in 'road construction' chemicals into Fiji?

100 comments:

  1. Oso - it's for the 'high'way you doce's.

    Only in Fiji ! ROFL.

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  2. under thug rule crooked people flock to do business knowing they will have the protection of the thug rulers if anything goes wrong.

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  3. someone said in praise of the Bainimarama government that nothing is impossible under his leadership.
    that's so true. what's illegal can made legal under the Great leader. Black can be turned white and white can be turned black under the Great Leader's leadership. It's only a matter of time before water is turned into wine with the Great Leader's Midas touch!

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  4. what else is coming into the country - illegally
    and what is going out of the country - illegally
    remember the country is under illegal rule.
    it is a good time for "edaar ke maal udaar" activity!!

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  5. WE WILL NOT VOTE FOR THE THUG BEAN-NIMARAMA IN NEXT ELECTION.....because he is a criminal and is attracting criminals into Fiji,

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  6. Human trafficking will be exposed next and you Tuidravu will answer to the God almighty for your deceit because the blaze of Gods holiness will expose you and those who you are protecting.
    Remember your sin will visit your children to the third and fourth generation.
    "Vengeance is Mine, I will repay!"

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  7. does the Fiji Police Force still have an investigation department?
    I suppose it does - to investigate cases identified by the dictator.

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  8. Horrible madgun puffter .
    Illigal judges,govt and constitution full of shit .

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  9. No way construction powder will be sent in that suspicious and underhand manner. It's drug for sure and proper steps should be taken immediately to get the test results from Aussie authorities.

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  10. Shit USP VC Rajesh ChandraNovember 30, 2013 at 8:39 PM

    How the fuck cam USP VC Rajesh Chandra declare a $5m surplus when infrastructure at Laucala Campus is falling to pieces? That's what staff here want to know. Can some tell us?

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  11. Good job by the customs authority border patrol officers for discovering the products in the containers.

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  12. Can Driti sings all the crimes they did with Bai 2006 Coup?

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  13. What a coincidence !!!---three people have written in the FT today praising Premila Kumar of Consumer Council-Neelesh Preshard of Auckland,Prashil Prakash of Korovutu,Nadi and Shelvin Preshard of Auckland.Ha Ha Ha -these three nuts are full of praise for the CEO.Can they also ask Premila to investigate how Jai Kumar got his appointment at USP please.Also can Premila investigate the high cost of toilet paper and come on TV about it !!!

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  14. A shit VC has turned USP into a shit university. The toilets stink, rubbish is never cleared away on time, and you will be luck to find paper in the toilets, or soap in any of the dispensers in the dining hall. Yet our fees are going up all the time.

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  15. Anon 10.45pm, three people praising Premila Kumar in Fiji Times, it was probably engineered by her husband, Jai Karan. After all he is USP's marketing and development expert, who does all the propaganda work for VC Rajesh Chandra.

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  16. Mohammed Julab DeanDecember 1, 2013 at 9:16 AM

    Then nationalists are saying bad things about our late President. eg he was senile. How come than GGC appointed a senile person to be the President. Yet the nationalists are full of praise for adulteress and paedophile people to represent the country.

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  17. No one should be above the law and constitution even the president should be taken to task and court like in 2002.
    I admired the SDL Govt who put VP/MP /Speight group on trial and jailed . that called good govt and let the police /dpp do its job.
    We have to follow the law/constitution and regime thugs should face the court like past people.

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  18. What, Mo Dean, like the regime isn't sleeping around and Tony Gates isn't a pederast?

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  19. The high cost of toilet paper can be easily explained. It's just a matter of supply and demand.

    The explanation is simply one of demand. It's high because the regime is peddling more shit to us than ever before!

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  20. that's true. when shit starts happening lump sum more toilet paper is required for "Clean Up"!!

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  21. Shit USP VC and President Rajesh Chandra looks like someone in great need of a lot of toilet paper.

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  22. Shit USP VC Rajesh Chandra's fake $5m surplassDecember 1, 2013 at 12:16 PM

    @shit USP VC Rajesh Chandra, by now you should know it is the duty of every USP student to put up with shit facilities and every USP staff to be overworked and sacrifice pay increases so that the maharajah of USP, the VC and President Rajesh Chandra, can report a $5m surplus look good in the media. Everybody at USP is there to serve the great one and bow down to him. It is all about Rajesh Chandra at USP. Know this once and for all, and stop complaining. Otherwise you will be sacked like Wadan Narsey, or deprted like Marc Edge.

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  23. The date rape drug is for the use of the Chinese construction crews. They're tired of raping hens or competing against fishing crews for the Chinese prostitutes being brought into the country, by Fulluck Travel, with the full knowledge and sanction of the regime. They want to step up to banging the women of Fiji. Its part of the Chinese colonisation strategy for Fiji. No need to over-react. If your women stay away from the clubs, they're probably safe.

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  24. @ mo dean 0916

    It was not only the nationalists that thought the late President was becoming or was in fact senile and not in complete control of his faculties.

    Good question though on how the GCC (on advice of then PM Qarase) re-appointed the late Pressie whom they knew was fading away and susceptible to manipulation of those in his immediate surroundings including his wife.

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  25. Typo error -

    Should read:"...manipulation from those in his immediate surroundings..."

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  26. If you can recall that the appointement of the late president was forced on the GCC and the former PM by the Commander of the military Bainimarama the current illegal PM. He masde a nasty speach during the GCC meeting and told them that he as commander of the military will not accept anybody else apart from the late president Rt. Iloilo. That was how he was appointed interfearance from Bainimarama.

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  27. @anon 12.16pm, maybe if USP students knew how to use the toilets properly, they would not stink, and if they did not steal toilet paper, there would be some available in the toilets. Wadan Narsey and Marc Edge were two drama queens full of theatrics trying to make a career out of incessantly criticising government instead of focussing of teaching. Sacking them was the best decision ever. Wadan did not want to teach. Most of the time, he was doing private consultancies on USP's time, using USP resources. He had been abusing the system throughout this career. That's Wadan the greedy hypocrite for you. Marc Edge's teaching was disorganised, with students complaining about unmarked assignments and tons of other problems, such as bullying, yet he had time to play politics. Students applauded Marc's sacking. They said 'good riddance' Marc Edge's replacement Ian Weber is doing a far better job.

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  28. It should be noted that Bainimaramas government is not a constitutional government as they were not elected.The cdonstitution they formulate is not a legal constitution because they do not have the legal authority to make any law as they forcefully took over the constitutional government throug gun and as such they have committed the capital offence of Treason in which they are liable under the Penal Law.All we can do now mis vote Bainimarama out in the election have a good civilian government and change the constitution, take out the imunity provision and take all those who participate with Bainimaram to court for treason.

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  29. The test will be whether we see more roads constructed around here or just more Chinese running around here, instead.

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  30. Thanks @ 2.38pm. I vaguely recall something discussed on the blogs along those lines, but I don't know for certain what really went down during that re-appointment by the GCC. Perhaps you could you post up the relevant link.

    The only comment I have on that is that the GCC should have stuck to the provisions of the 1997 Constitution and their God-given commonsense - which would have steered them away from re-appointing the late Pressie who was clearly not fit to preside over highest office in the land for another term.

    The GCC should not have given in and let the cards fall where they may. They would have been able to rationalise their decision instead of blaming a desperate dictator and claim back some of that integrity they had lost during the earlier political turmoil in 2000.

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  31. Just saw this Fiji Times article back in Dec2006 and its quite interesting to read Leweni's statements about the irrelevancy of the GCC to their 'clean-up' campaign.

    Read on ...
    http://www.fijitimes.com/story.aspx?id=53888

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  32. Vote Bainimarama out in the election? If there is an election, and Bainimarama doesn't steal it, and so he actually loses it, do you really think he'll step down? You people are still living in a fantasy land. Dictators are not simply voted out of power. They must be pushed.

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  33. Vote Bainimarama out in the election? If there is an election, and Bainimarama doesn't steal it, and so he actually loses it, do you really think he'll step down? You people are still living in a fantasy land. Dictators are not simply voted out of power. They must be pushed.

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  34. What the heck? I thought this regime was claiming that the GCC is irrelevant. Now it wants to base its legal defence on the relevance of the GCC's appointment of Iloilo?

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  35. Rajesh Chandra should teach management and education, focusing the students on how to keep the toilets clean. Wadan Narsey can teach them economics, so they can get jobs and pay for their own toilet paper instead of stealing it from school. Marc Edge can teach them journalism, so they know the difference between the regime's shit and the Fiji Sun's shinola. Now all we need is someone to teach them civics, so that they will rid us of this corrupt and illegal government.

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  36. Anon 2.39pm has USP librarian Esther Williams written right over it. The bitch does all the dirty work for Rajesh Chandra, including sacking people who challenge the regime, and smearing their reputation. Esther, Rajesh, and Rajesh's boy Jai Karan who runs USP's propaganda arms have turned USP into a gestapo organisation where no one can criticise the boss Rajesh Chandra.

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  37. Neumi Leweni is really missed. He was the ideal spokesman for the Bainimarama government (which it is not) with his uh umm uh uh uh....
    as if there was something wrong with his wiring. He provided the right image of the fake government.

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  38. coup 4.5 you have obviously run out of topics.Get some evidence before you post articles.
    everyone will vote for Bainimarama.

    Long Live The Saviour Bainimarama
    Dharam Lingam

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  39. One thing that is clear is that the military and their advisors behind the scenes who were egging them on to overthrow Fiji's first coalition govt desperately needed that re-appointment of the aging late President in early 2006 in order to carry out their coup d'etat later that year (http://rnzi.com/pages/news.php?op=read&id=22705.

    The late Pressie was already 85 years old by then and was looked upon as a means to an end.

    These manipulators knew the flimsy excuse of a doctrine of necessity would prove hollow since it was the military themselves attempting to create that situation and failed.

    And so was the issue of "non-justiciability" of the unlawful takeover of Dec2006 excuse - which regime shysters Aiyaz and Pryde stole from fellow coupster Shaista Shameen when they tried to defend the unlawful takeover lawsuit brought by Qarase before the Court of Appeal.

    Remember that big falling out?

    As they saw it: without the aging, and easy-to-manipulate late President in office, well surrounded by their ears, eyes and mouth under their control, FB's military would have been not be able to carry out the coup smoothly and 'within the provisions of the 1997 Constitution' - as was advised by their fellow coupsters.

    "Oh what a tangled web we weave when we first practice to deceive."

    If Pita Driti was part of that secretive military council, let's hope he puts Fiji's interests first as he seems to be telling the world through the media and TELL ALL.

    Please TELL ALL, Pita Driti.

    Spare no details.

    You owe it to Fiji.

    Send your statement to Victor Lal so everyone can access it via Fiji Leaks.

    May God Bless Fiji.

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  40. Caan Premilla investigate the husband. How did the husband get a job at USP WHEN IT WAS NOT EVEN ADVERTISED!

    All the letters are written by their friends / family in the newspaper to hoodwink the public.

    Jai Kumar was removed from his last post in the government for corrupt dealings for PREMILL's family business at Bureta Road - Karan kava dealers who exported and never got and funds in the country.

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  41. What is Jai Kumar's qualification that he got the post as director at USP!

    When was the post advertised?

    The post was not advertised by a regional institution USP!

    This is the credibility USP NOW!

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  42. Jai Karan's qualification is that he was a reject from ForumSec, but he really knew how to masi polo VC Rajesh Chandra, so he got appointed without the post being advertised. It's called nepotism, and there is a lot of it happening at USP under VC Rajesh Chandra, who has abused his authority to give jobs and grant promotions to his cronies, whether they qualify or not. Since Rajesh was appointed by the regime, and feels he is untouchable, and the rules do not apply to him.

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  43. the man running the country as Prime Minister of Fiji got the job without a single citizen of Fiji voting for him.
    why should anyone be surprised if people at USP get their job without the established recruitment process?
    the head of USP is a shameless supporter of the head of the country so he does not have to worry about following due process.
    if he fails to follow due process there is nothing anybody can do at the present time just as nobody can do anything about the man who is running the country as Prime Minister.
    But such a regime will not last forever - not at USP, not in Fiji.

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  44. Premila was my ex-lover. she likes it up her a'hole all the time. farking bitch. she's got a big hole. Everyone was pokingher including Chaudhry, FB and the all others.

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  45. at this time there is one qualification that outranks all other qualifications when it comes to landing any lucrative position .
    can anyone make an educated guess what that qualification is?

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  46. Can Driti expose the Dear Leader Bai?
    Or can can someone out there kindly tell us what are the dad events Driti executed ordered by the Dear Leader Bai...thanks very much.

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  47. Its funny for ASK to say that most state owned enterprises are corrupt...is that for real..the Fiji Military Forces have been executing coup after coup...what the fuck are this people..ASK brother is ceo for FBC, Bai daughter a CEO..brother in law PS...can someone commit a coup on these mother fuckers and lets take these fuckers in jail for life..

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  48. The coup culture in Fiji has to be laid squarely at the door of native Fijians.

    They never accepted the Indo-Fijians and other non-native Fijians as belonging to Fiji, and according them the same right to rule, as long as whoever was in power, respected the indegienous culture and land rights.

    1987: Instead of of allowing Bavadra and his Indo-Fijian political colleagues to run Fiji for five years - Mara and Ganilau brought in Rabuka to carry out the first of many coups!

    2000: Instea dof allowing Chaudhry and his colleagues to run Fiji for the enxt five years, they brought in George Spegiht - failed but bloody coup and mutiny etc

    2001-2006: The same old bloody racecard - Qoliqoli Bill - playing to crude ethnic chauvinism - result 2006 coup but for different reason

    If only, IF only, native Fijians STOP talking about RACE and RIGHTS and allowed whoever is elected to run Fiji, FIJI would be free of coup culture.

    Lets hope 2014 will be that dream!

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  49. @ 11.51pm

    Terribly childish, immature, simplistic, naive and wishful thinking is how I describe your comment. But dream on if that helps you feel better.

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  50. Saw in a video footage of the Driti trial in its final days, mainboy was sitting outside the courtroom and pointed to the heavens as he waved to a friend. It was as if he were saying that he was relying on God to save his ass.

    Very good Driti. But God is also expecting you to TELL ALL truthfully... so come out with now with everything you know like a responsible adult who has been raised well to take responsibility for his actions.

    Spill it all out and leave no stone unturned. Nothing less will do.

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  51. @anonymous 11:51
    I'm sorry but you are out of touch.
    The Coup is not perpetrated by native Fijians.
    The coup was by Bainimarama as a get out of jail card.
    The coup was supported by the army ( Stupid native fijians)
    and by some Stupid indians, who gave it traction. These include Human Rights rep Shaista Shameem and other indians like Chaudry, Nazhat Sameem and another stupid farkhead that drew up the Charter. Cant remeber his name.etc etc

    Ontop of this were the usual White arseholes from the judiciary, Pride; Gaytes; Maddigun and other poofters etc.

    So for you to say that Coup culture is only by native fijians shows the lack of grey matter in your skull.

    But anyway, from your writings, I can see that you are the usual WHITE ARSEHOLE TROLL that writes this stuff to try and "divide" people in this forum.

    Why dont you fuck off back to Arlington.

    Lako sara drau lai veicai kei Bainisona, drau yavu qara levu.

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  52. Given the Macchiavellian nature of this conspiratorial regime, don't be too surprised if the regime seems to go easy on the old boy, only to murder Driti after he's loose and then to blame the killing on the opposition. That would help to solve the regime's problem regarding case precedent. It would also provide an excuse for more political repression and possible "postponement" of the elections.

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  53. Indo-Fijian whingeDecember 2, 2013 at 3:02 AM

    Anon 11.51pm is another one of my many naive fellow Indians who can't understand that until we indians recognise Fijians right to rule their own land, there will always be coups. Fijians willing to share power with us, but not let us rule over them, which we should respect. It is their right to run the country the way they want to run it, without us constantly looking down on them and hectoring and criticising them. India was prepared to kick out the Brits, and take the risk, and made many mistakes. At least Fijians are not kicking us out, they willing to share power. Let us appreciate that and work together. And I am tired of my Indian brothers boasting about how they built Fiji. It is so fucken childish. Grow up and get matured. How about for once talk about the opportunities given to you by Fiji? In the process of building yourselves, you built Fiji, which is fine. It is give and take, so don't pretend you have only given, and not benefited in return. Let;s get out of indian mentality for once. Indians talk about how Fiji was a jungle before they came. So what? India is still a shit-hole long after the Brits have gone. But at least India is ruling itself. Fijians have their own systems. They did not invite us; the whites brought us here. Fiji would have developed at its own pace, whether we would have come or not, so let us not fell too self-important. Fijians would have running the businesses we are running today had we not crowed them out. They would developed at their own pace. They have lost that opportunity. even than most of them willing to accommodate us. Of course we have rights in Fiji. We have been good for Fiji, but Fiji has also been good to us, do not forget that. Who knows, we might have been starving on the streets of Calcutta, or slaving for some landlord had our ancestors not come to Fiji. Let us not continually disrespect Fijians systems and values. They had their own social and economic system before the selfish, rapacious, exploitative and discredited western capitalist system was imposed on them. It's about time we started understanding things from the fijian perspective also. A little bit of humility, understanding and generosity will do anyone a lot of good in Fiji.

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  54. Wtf do people blame taukeis and qoliqoli bill for 2006 senseless coup. The only people that were against qoliqoli bill are manipulative hotel owners and vulagis. 2006 coup was about saving frank's ass, he used disgruntled minorities to his advantage in the name of racial equality. Take a proper look nothing much has changed.

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  55. Share the date rape drug amongst the soldiers, police, prison officers and a healthy dose to the military appointed cabinet ministers with an over dose to the PM and his side kick Aiyaz and close them all in the National Stadium and watch the fun......Veivutu sona qore...lol

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  56. No, the day Fijians stop treating Indo-Fijians as Bloody Foreigners the coup culture will end!

    Its like telling all Lauans to go back to bloody Tonga

    Fijians MUST be prepared to to be ruled by an Indo-Fijian if he or she wins elections free and fair - the cowards have allowed themselves to be ruled for the last eight years by Frak and his goons, o they must change the mindset!

    Indo-Fijians are as much Fijians as native Fijians!

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  57. TELL ALL?
    I'm sorry this is one rape case - the Rape of Democracy in Fiji - in which ALL will never be told and never be known.
    It didn't happen with the Rabuka rape. It didn't happen with the Speight rape.And it hasn't happened with the Bainimarama rape.
    But enough is known to know who were the main culprits who screwed the country and harmed the people.

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  58. Well, for all your info...the Company that imported this Container was Ashabhai. The third son is involved in this....Dealer was Ashabhai and Agent that import the Container was Carpenters Shipping

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  59. @ 12.22pm

    It's more than just a "rape case" as you prefer to call it. This dictatorial regime is also about corruption, mismanaging the economy, coveting what does not belong to them and theft. Big time theft.

    If Pita Driti genuinely has Fiji's interests at heart, he will reveal what he knows if he was indeed part of the secretive military council leading up to the Dec06 coup.

    TELL ALL Pita Driti - the players and the play.

    Spare no details.

    If people whinge that it had all started back in 1987, well there is no better time than now, isn't it? to start the truth-telling and work backwards to '87 if that's what it takes to expose and get to the bottom of Fiji's pathetic coup culture.

    C'mon Driti, the grand opportunity to start proper on a clean slate is before you. Truth-telling has to start with someone. Covering each other's backs is not going to redeem any of you. And don't be like that Rt. Tevita Ului Mara who said he'll tell all once we're back to Constitutional rule. There's nothing stopping him either but his own self-preservation. Just Do It.

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  60. That "selfish, rapacious, exploitative and discredited western capitalist system" is discredited by who -- Karl Marx, the man who helped to spawn the totalitarianisms of the 20th century, leading to world wars and the worst genocides and democides in recorded history?

    Capitalism is the basis upon which most of the world economy is built. It has created more prosperity than any other economic system. Its benefits are mainly to the ordinary person.

    China's turn towards capitalism has lifted hundreds of millions of people out of poverty within the space of just a few years.

    The economic freedom of capitalism reinforces political freedom. But then, you probably wouldn't know what that is.

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  61. This regime is a date rape government. We are not consenting adults. You raped our hope.

    Time we took back the night!

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  62. @ 2.53am

    Don't be naive. You can kill a man but you can't kill his story.

    And you certainly can't kill an idea whose time has come.

    Much earlier I had said that the real clean up should start with Rabuka.

    If Rabuka truly has Fiji's interests at heart, he would renounce his own immunity that's been protected in 3 Constitutions thus far and provides perpetual cover for future coups by the military.

    By renouncing his immunity and letting the cards fall where they may, Rabuka removes the precedent for immunity for this lot... which btw is questionable and debatable given Driti's case plus Speight's intervening life imprisonment sentence for treason.

    Yes, Rabuka may lose his freedom should he renounce his immunity, but he gains so much more in terms of respect, integrity (it's never too late), credibility and real FREEDOM.

    Do It For Fiji.

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  63. Anon 1:05pm if suggesting Marx is the only critic of captialism, I suggest you update your reading. If you think rampant capitalism reinforces political freedom, your understanding of freedom is limiting. You need to broaden your perspective. China is choking in its own filth. It is also desertifying, to boot. China could also spark WWIII in pursuit of disputed territory that holds the natural resources it needs to continue its growth trajectory. This means more environmental problems. China, like the world, is addicted to growth. There can never get enough growth. Previous growth figures have to be surpassed. In this race, something has to give. The environment is already giving. WE have global warming, the financial crisis already. What next? War?

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  64. @ 1.05pm

    However, Capitalism without ethics, good governance and proper checks and balances, easily become s "unfettered capitalism" - as we have here in Fiji where gross inequalities are clearly becoming more apparent - where the powerful and rich who have ready access to wealth and opportunity indulge in the "Idolatry of Money", totally oblivious to the struggling masses in their midst.

    As alluded by 1.37pm, China under its present leadership acknowledges its weaknesses in its haste to fully embrace capitalism at any cost - including human cost... and she's now undergoing a period of contemplation, reflection and reform to address societal imbalances.

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  65. Simple solution.

    Do not give money to those that have not got it otherwise you are corrupting them as well because they will come to idolise it.

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  66. If Driti tells all the truth about THEM they will tell all the truth about him.
    that's why Driti is unlikely to tell all.
    it's like throwing stones at shit. not a wise thing to do. That's why Driti is more likely to stay mum.

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  67. @ 3.51pm

    More appropriately perhaps: "People who live in glass houses shouldn't throw stones".

    Of course, we all know that if Driti is only thinking of himself, he won't tell all.

    It's called self-preservation.

    That's why I said, Do It For Fiji.

    And don't insult our intelligence.

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  68. anon@11:54am...not sure what you're trying to get at? How are
    the Fijians treating you Indians
    like foreigner? Please explain?
    Lauan are Fijians not Tongan but
    Tongan do interact quite often with Lauan, especially in
    Ono i Lau,
    which in ancient Fiji, was the
    closest sailors' routes to Tonga,
    Vanuatu & Samoa? So you asked for
    us to be prepared for a Indians to
    be Prime Minister? Hey buddy,who
    do you think Mahendra Chodohry is?
    Remember him he was ousted by King
    George Speight, for been a crocked operator?He still is?
    I mean look at all the money he stole and bank it off-shore in his
    own account, for which the current
    illegal Government is prosecuting
    him for? isn't thats enough?
    look buddy, if you can't
    trust your own people, why do you
    expect us to trust him or other
    indos, like Khaiyum? Give us a
    break, go ahead and just migrate
    abroad where you can be happy?Just
    so we understand each other,Indo-
    Fijian can never be a Native Fijian?

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  69. anon 11.54am, we have one-man, one vote; constitution does not stop indos from becoming PM; if the majority vote for indo, he/she will be PM. It might happen in future, you never know, Obama was voted in against all odds; future generation might be more united tyan we are, and want to vote Indo as PM, although mahen chaudhry left a very bad legacy. and I wonder about this obsession to have indian PM; why is it such a big deal!? how will it change your life??

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  70. What's your proposed alternative to capitalism? Socialism?

    Socialism is much more discredited than capitalism.

    The vice of capitalism is that not everyone gets to benefit equally from the prosperity.

    The merit of socialism is that all get to share equally in the misery.

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  71. Failed PM Mahen ChaudhryDecember 2, 2013 at 5:37 PM

    mahen chaudhry was offered deputy pm in Qarase multiparty, but turned it down. mahen said he was being called in to clean the mess. Talk about arrogance. mahen made the biggest mess. He destroyed both his government and party. he is the last person anyone will call in to clean the mess. bastard is deceived by his supporters' blind adoration and over rates his ability and relevance. He shit all over his party and government yet he thinks he is saviour. As they say in Hindi, sab bagal hugg dis (shit all over the place). the sooner we see the last of this failed politician and PM, the better.

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  72. Mahen 'tatti' chaudhryDecember 2, 2013 at 7:00 PM

    Everything Midas touched turned to gold.
    Everything Mahend Chaudhry touched to shit, although Asha Lakhan might disagree.

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  73. @ 5.22pm

    What? Propose? An economic system? To a dictator? One that thinks it is entitled to rule over a nation without being accountable to anyone? Were you day-dreaming or did you deliberately misunderstand me?

    The point I raised in my earlier post (1.47pm) is the "unfettered capitalism" we see rampant under Fiji's corrupt regime.

    Where GREED for money and more money, status and possessions have overridden commonsense, ethics, morality and a sense of responsibility for the "common good".

    Or the nation would in the least have seen some form of "transparency and accountability" - starting with an independent audit of the nation's budget in the last 7 years.. Dunno how you guys will be able to live this one down.

    WHY so much GREED that the regime will gloss over having to account for public monies under its direct control. Mmmm...?

    Yes, it's clearly noted by one and all that the "idolatry of money" has nicely substituted the biblical "golden calf", if you get my drift. So much for the loud kumbayas, God will not be fooled.

    Or the people, not even with an election-bribing national budget.

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  74. Romans 2:3-11

    "[W]hen you judge those who behave like this while you are doing the same yourself - do you think you will escape God's condemnation?

    Or are you not disregarding his abundant goodness, tolerance and patience, failing to realise that this generosity of God is meant to bring you to repentance?

    Your stubborn refusal to repent is only storing up retribution for yourself on that Day of retribution when God's just verdicts will be made known.

    He will repay everyone as their deeds deserve.

    For those who aimed for glory and honour and immortality by persevering in doing good, there will be eternal life;

    but for those who out of jealousy have taken for their guide not truth but injustice, there will be the fury of retribution.

    Trouble and distress will come to every human being who does evil - Jews first, but Greeks as well;

    glory and honour and peace will come to everyone who does good - Jews first, but Greeks as well.

    There is no favouritism with God."

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  75. Anon @ 9:45 PM, first you say I need to read the literature. Then you say that I'm daydreaming or deliberately misunderstood you. Your arrogance blinds you to a simpler explanation, which is that you're confused.

    The problem in Fiji isn't unfettered capitalism. It's unfettered government.

    Fiji isn't a victim of unfettered capitalism. It doesn't enjoy anything close to unfettered capitalism. In fact, Fiji is not a prime example of a capitalist economy at all. It is, at best, a mixed economy, consisting of monopolisitic crony capitalism, with some command or socialist characteristics, trending toward state corporatism or fascism.

    Your main objections seem to be against the unaccountable nature of the government. Those are well-founded. But they're principally rooted in the nature of dictatorship, not capitalism. In fact, the monopolistic character of capitalism in Fiji is only possible because of government interference.

    We need less interference from this illegal, run-amok regime. What Fiji needs is more competition in the marketplace of goods and ideas. We need more rampant capitalism and less rampant lawlessness trying to pose as a government. We need to free up the market and end the dictatorship.

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  76. @ 8.23am

    Didn't have to go past your first sentence to see why you're so confused.

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  77. 9:22, that's a coward's cop-out.

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  78. As USP student, I have just read Anon 2.39pm blaming USP students for dirty toilets. The issue is far bigger than toilets, although you wouldn't expect small minded USP management to understood. It's about time we students went on strike because we have been putting up with poor facilities for long enough. USP management is taking advantage of us. We should show them what student power is. Wake up USPSA and organise a protest. We are not getting our money's worth.

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  79. editor,
    The Australian PM Tony Abbot has made it known to all his fans that he is not happy about the ABC publishing the story of Australia spying on Indonesian President and his wife and other political figures. He said why should Australia's national media be serving the agenda of a "left wing British media"?
    ( Am I hearing Graham Davis say "hear,hear!"?)
    But ABC's director Mark Scott said just now in the ABC news (9.30 PM) that "we are an independent media organisation. Sometimes politicians do not like what we say, but that is our role. we are an independent media".
    He couldn't have been clearer.
    I think it is good for everyone including journalists like Graham Davis and even the Australian PM Tony Abbot to be reminded on the meaning of an independent media.
    The role of the independent media is not to keep the politicians happy but to serve the public good according to the norms of democratic good governance.
    sincerely,
    Rajend Naidu
    sydney

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  80. Rajend, is revealing your nation's espionage operations related to foreign governments really serving the public good?

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  81. isaaaaa
    sana qai caka tu vakacava na ka qoka
    era sana valoloma oira na luveda vakabibi oira na yalewa
    era sana drg taki era na qai vakau i na vei vanua tani me ra laki volitaki kina,, human traffic, oira na jiko vei ira na drugs qo era sana cakava vei koya ga era vinakata me cegu kina na lomadra, na rape bulazbula kei na human trafficking sana qai levu ga ena noda vanua lomani... ulala.. sa sega beka ni qai dua na ka eda na cakava rawa na lewe i viti?????

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  82. Jai Kumar ( Premilla's husband was also removed from government job for corrupt dealing ( helping the wife's brothers business) whilst employed by government.

    How can such a thug make to it USP!

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  83. Police Dept Roads and Narcotics DivisionDecember 5, 2013 at 6:02 AM

    Like...duhhh, people...this "additive" for asphalt has to be stored in cooking oil to maintain it's toxicity. (wink wink).

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  84. Revealing your nation's espionage secrets is treason. Rajend, you now support treason?

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  85. Anon 9.09am,

    It is not treason to reveal a nation's "espionage secrets", although Rajen is wrong to say that revealing those secrets do not harm the public good even in a democratic society.

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  86. Precisely ! Rajesh well said Bainimarama in the duplicate of DeClerk dragging people against their will. He should learn from Mandela which I doubt he will because Mandela is well educated a Lawyer, He does not relay on anyone to do the thinking for him like Bainimarama Kaiyum does the thinking and dictate things to be done while Bainimarama uses bhis army to threaten the poeple and ensure what Kaiyum advised to be done. Shame

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  87. That is how you are wasting government money booking expensive places for prosecution confrences or AG seminars just to spent a few night and eat expensive food in return nothing productive to benefit the nation to justify the tax payers money used. What a waste.

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  88. Update AGs Conference: Thanks for a good two day holiday wasting the hard earned texpayers money.Whilst you were enjoying that luxry life at the Intercontinental Fiji Golf Resort & Spa thousands of families in Fiji are struggling to put something on their table to eat. Is that fare ?

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  89. Thank you for those words of wisdom degredation who are you to call me a haterate pig. You are no difference from Ali Mohommed and I doubut you are a christian.You are supporting Ali because you are the people who are creating frustration in our country. You know that Bainimarama and Kaiyum are criminally,ethically and morally wrong in what they are doing yet you support them. You are a raizor blade or a two bladed sword cutting on both side and pretending to be neutral but you got no gutt to stand up and be seen that you are a a tripple carbon copy of Mandela trying to show that you are a person of wisdom but instead you are just another asshole trying to be too smart go fuck yourself.

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  90. Mohommed Ali:How can you say that SOELPA is for racism and terrorisim and against equality. and where did you get that idea that Bainimarama was given a mandate by the late Ratu Iloilo to dispose of the democratic elected government. First SODELPA is just a new party and they are concerned about the affairs native of Fiji who have been deprived of what is rightly theirs in their country Fiji. They are not saying that they do not like other races even the former SDL party their policy was very fair but people like Ali will never agree to that because they are very selfish and greedy.SDL policy was merely trying pull up the natives so that by 2020 they could have equal contribution economically to the welfare of the nation with other races in other words they will be patricipating in a level playing field.These idea was rejected by then Indian as they are dominating that sphere, The itaukei were up and comming.Fiji Holding prospering and other Fijian business ventures were picking up but the jelousy and greediness of the Indians who continously pointing fingures at the SDL and saying that their poilicy is racist.This is where Bainimarama jump in and started shaking the governnment. With out realising Bainbimara apart from the Qoliqoli bill he was against the reconciliation bill the very law that would have saved him. That is where the muslim elite group inclusive of Nazhat,Shaister,Kaiyum,with Tony Gate,Aziz started fabricating false stories and propagandas against Qarase and the SDL. These Muslim group made power point presentation to Bainimarama af all the false allegations of corruptions and economic falls which were all lies even the 2006 election allegation of being rigged
    all these were believed by Bainimarama and without proper analysis he act and now he is trying to say that it was a mandate given by the late president. trying to blame the dead is coward act.At this juncture I wish in my fare judgement and kind heart wish to say the Fiji is for everydoby who were born and bread and those who migrated in and have bocome resident or citizen. What ever race you belong to is somethimng we can not change and one should be proud of of it tradition and culture. That is why we are a very vibrant society because of our multi racial, multicultural and multi ethenic diversity.A common name is not of importance. What is important here is for the all races to accept who they are respect and trust each others culture and tradition and learn to be tollerance with one another.Military taking over or COUP is not in anyway the solution to our problem it only escerlate the problem.so Mr Ali when you point remember you thumb is poiting back at you

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  91. The worlds biggest Oil discovery has been made in a small town of Coober Pedy in South Australia. It is estimated that the oil well contains about 300 to 400 billion barrels of oil which is more then and other oil producing country in the world. The find will rake in more then 20 trillion dollars to the Australian economy.Australia will be the largest exporter of oil in the world. Good on you Australia.

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  92. Old news... Glad environmental-friendly conscious leadership have been sitting on the finding and prefer to deliberate on mass producing clean energy sources that does less to harm to the environment which is critically important to TINY PACIFIC ISLAND STATES!

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  93. I will only vote for Bai and Kai if the elections will really happen in September 2014 (9 month's time) and also if they will reveal true salary.

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  94. Bainimarama is using date rape powder on the people of. Fiji. He fucks us as we sleep.

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  95. I think you are talking form your dirty ass. There will be no other leader like Ratu Mara. He was respected by all races and you are saying that he and Qarase were anly doing thing for the Lauans then you do not know what you are talking about. Lauanas have learn to struggle. We have very less resources which could earn money for us. We are very far from towns and cities. If you have gone to Lau and see for your self there is hardly any development only 4 air strip nand a few jetteys and soil or sand roads in only 4 islands. We are content with that because we know that people like you will talk. All we are uinvesting on are education and religion i.e faith and we are thriving on that. This is fact and Ratu Mara and Qarase were not only leaders of Lau ,they were leader of Fiji as a whole. The are well educated and well respected. Not like the current wannabe PM and AG They are forcing people to respect them They force themselves into the leadership role under the barrel of the gun. No leasdership quality, No experience in thre government machinery and procedures and they are messing everything up.Their government expenses is not known to the public as they are not releasing the Auditor General Report.Yet they are talking about transparency and good governance.Judiciary not independent. They are the law themselves. They complain, they investigate, they prosecute and they also judge and they decide who to be sent to prison and who to spare. typical example Driti,Roko Ului and Aziz.Driti and Roko Ului were charged whilst Aziz did not face any charge Why. Where is justice.Driiti was found not quilty by the juries but overrulled by the judge with out any real evidence, hearsay and circumstantial.When you wanrt to point yoiur fingure becarefull because you without evidence to justify what you are saying you are just like cloud with no rain or an empty drum with more sound.

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  96. You have brought in a very intresting issue by saying that Qarase and Chaudry were only fillintg their pocket. I totaly disagree with you. Both Qarase and Chaudry have been in the government for a while but they do not have many assets. Bainimarama and Kaiyum have bought expensive assets, thay havdeb their own coinstruction companies, They are paying themselves million plus dollars as their salaries so who is filling their own pocket ? Where did they get their money to buy tghose assets ,and run their companies.TYhere is so many allegation of corruptions against them but people are kept quiet frightern of being victimised.

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  97. I do not think that it is fare to blame anyone with in the SDL government to bew responsible for the down fall of the democratic elected government.They were elected by the people to make laws and policies which they they feel was for the batterment of the people and the government and tghey were doing a good job and everything was normal but Bainimarama was influenced by the loosers of the 2006 elections and he has his worries on police investigations made him determined to take over the government.Even if Qarase would have given in to his demand Bainimarama had made up his mind to take over. The meeting they had in Wellington with the NZ Governor general Bainimarama agreed not to interfear with the government but on arrival in Fiji he denied what he had agreed on i n that meeting so that was the situation. Shall we blame someone for that ?

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  98. Well said High Tea. Bainimarama is only worried about himself. He is talking to the muilitary support him during the election and sort of prewarning the soldiers that some people might try to i nfluence them to take Bainimaramas regime down. Bainimarama" Na i vakarau ga ko vakarautaka e na vakarautaki tale vei iko"Namaka ka waraka tiko.Na katuba ga o a curu yani kina o na curu lesu tale mai kina kei na veika o sa lai rawata ka taukena e na gaunisala dukadukali o a curu yani kina e na kautani kece tale mai vei iko.E sega ni ka wale na nodra tagi na i talai ni kalou, na turaga kei na marama bale kei ira na lewe ni vanua o viti.

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