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Steven Ratuva said : “In one hand, Fiji has been seen as a regional leader since the days of the late Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, and given what has happened recently, that sentiment about Fiji would have eroded to some extent,” External link

pina Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “This is one of the dilemmas Fiji has to come to terms with if it wants to reclaim that position as a regional leader because this had been contested over the years, that notion of who was the regional leader apart from Australia and New Zealand,” External link

pina Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “One is the criticisms of the small island states that there had been bit of domination by big countries like Australia and New Zealand that they had money, the political power, economic leverage and other means of domination and this had created a bit of anxiety within the forum itself,” External link

pina Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “In Bougainville, there was a civil war where the forum was also involved to some degree and for Fiji, the coups in 1987, 2000 and 2006, the forum was caught in the dilemma of what they were going to do,” External link

pina Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “Those of us who went to study at the University of the South Pacific (USP), students from all over the Pacific see Suva as their second home,” External link

pina Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “They still have a military regime kind of mentality,” “When they run out of options they just go for what they know, which is use force or some semblance of force” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 11, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "They still have a military regime kind of mentality," "When they run out of options they just go for what they know, which is use force or some semblance of force" External link

rnzi Thursday, February 11, 2021 5:15:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said ( about Donald Trump ) : “The term human rights did not exist in Trump’s vocabulary so now with Biden coming in, and the US returning to global centre stage, China and Russia would be happy to have someone they can control on the human rights council,” External link

guardian Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “Fiji’s human rights record is tainted and nothing to be proud of and it will certainly be used against it. This has been raised in international forums before,” External link

guardian Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “As we are seeing in the rights council appointment,” External link

guardian Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "After the last election, SODELPA was doing very well in terms of bridging that gap from the 2014 election - from the huge Fiji First majority and they were able to reduce it significantly," External link

rnzi Friday, October 2, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "He was a very humble person," External link

rnzi Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "He was someone who was really concerned about trying to raise the standard of indigenous way of life, particularly in business," "He saw Indigenous Fijians were lagging behind" External link

rnzi Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "There were a number of reforms which he tried to initiate, where the multi-ethnic character of the society means that any particular policy which you put into place which seems to favour a particular group will be seen in a very negative light," External link

rnzi Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said ( about Fiji Television ) : "In 2000 he was seen as somebody who was going to save Fiji, and then once things settled down the differences began to emerge, and I think those differences played out much more intensely over the years and it came to a point where those differences were beyond salvaging," External link

rnzi Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : “The book deals not only with theoretical issues of ethnicity, but it also deals with the real-life situations, experiences and reflections, and means of responding to issues,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : "The book deals not only with theoretical issues of ethnicity, but it also deals with the real-life situations, experiences and reflections, and means of responding to issues," External link

voxy Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "They wouldn’t want to form the political party now because otherwise they will be subject to the political party regulation. If you’re an official of a political party you will have to resign, from a government position or a trade union position, so they don’t want to resign too early. So they’ll probably wait ’till the last moment and then set up the political party and then announce the election," External link

pidp Friday, October 18, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : "Through this research we will be in a better place to advise on government policy intervention, community engagement and initiatives on health. We’ll come up with a series of recommendations containing action strategies for particular protection policies that are culturally appropriate, technically sound and socially transformative for Pacific communities," External link

voxy Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : "We will be focusing on marginalised, excluded and vulnerable groups and the aim is to enhance social empowerment, wellbeing enhancement, sustainable development, poverty reduction, social justice and progressive social transformation," External link

voxy Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : "Tuafale’s inclusion into our team will provide a dynamic and enriching impact because of her multidimensional artistic skills and creative styles," External link

voxy Wednesday, May 29, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "If these parties form a pre-election coalition through joint candidates, then the bigger parties such as SODELPA and NFP may need to sacrifice by reducing the number of candidates they field to allow for small parties to field theirs," External link

fijitimes Monday, February 27, 2017 4:23:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "This should help political parties frame their strategies with the view to increase their share of support," External link

fijitimes Sunday, February 26, 2017 6:10:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said ( about Frank Bainimarama ) : "It looks like Bainimarama is far ahead in terms of the election and perhaps one of the reasons as well why they want to have the election early, maybe as early as April instead of September," External link

rnzi Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:20:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "Rabuka has the experience and also has the mindset to be able to do that and to counter Bainimarama," "Remember these are both former military officers and they are able to read each other's mind and they would strategise in relation to what the other is doing. So it will be a very interesting tussle between them" External link

rnzi Monday, June 27, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "That's one of the weaknesses of SODELPA in the last election. They were not able to go across the ethnic divide and generate votes from the other ethnic votes. Most of their votes were from i-Taukei," External link

rnzi Monday, June 27, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "The cultural, economic and political relationship between these countries are very, very solid despite the post coup tension between these countries, but fundamentally they're still long-term friends and this is being tested at this time when Fiji needs help," External link

pidp Monday, June 13, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : “It's still a work in progress,” External link

pina Monday, June 13, 2016 9:03:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
professor54.55%EN02/28/201728/02/2017
canterbury university professor13.64%EN09/11/201611/09/2016
senior lecturer4.55%EN06/08/201608/06/2016
specialist27.27%EN03/06/201406/03/2014
Names Lang Count
Steven RatuvaEN95.45%
Steven RatuvaFR4.55%


 
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Steven Ratuva said : “In one hand, Fiji has been seen as a regional leader since the days of the late Ratu Sir Kamisese Mara, and given what has happened recently, that sentiment about Fiji would have eroded to some extent,” External link

pina Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “This is one of the dilemmas Fiji has to come to terms with if it wants to reclaim that position as a regional leader because this had been contested over the years, that notion of who was the regional leader apart from Australia and New Zealand,” External link

pina Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “One is the criticisms of the small island states that there had been bit of domination by big countries like Australia and New Zealand that they had money, the political power, economic leverage and other means of domination and this had created a bit of anxiety within the forum itself,” External link

pina Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “In Bougainville, there was a civil war where the forum was also involved to some degree and for Fiji, the coups in 1987, 2000 and 2006, the forum was caught in the dilemma of what they were going to do,” External link

pina Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “Those of us who went to study at the University of the South Pacific (USP), students from all over the Pacific see Suva as their second home,” External link

pina Thursday, March 4, 2021 11:38:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “They still have a military regime kind of mentality,” “When they run out of options they just go for what they know, which is use force or some semblance of force” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Thursday, February 11, 2021 1:34:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "They still have a military regime kind of mentality," "When they run out of options they just go for what they know, which is use force or some semblance of force" External link

rnzi Thursday, February 11, 2021 5:15:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said ( about Donald Trump ) : “The term human rights did not exist in Trump’s vocabulary so now with Biden coming in, and the US returning to global centre stage, China and Russia would be happy to have someone they can control on the human rights council,” External link

guardian Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “Fiji’s human rights record is tainted and nothing to be proud of and it will certainly be used against it. This has been raised in international forums before,” External link

guardian Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : “As we are seeing in the rights council appointment,” External link

guardian Wednesday, December 23, 2020 10:40:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "After the last election, SODELPA was doing very well in terms of bridging that gap from the 2014 election - from the huge Fiji First majority and they were able to reduce it significantly," External link

rnzi Friday, October 2, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "He was a very humble person," External link

rnzi Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "He was someone who was really concerned about trying to raise the standard of indigenous way of life, particularly in business," "He saw Indigenous Fijians were lagging behind" External link

rnzi Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "There were a number of reforms which he tried to initiate, where the multi-ethnic character of the society means that any particular policy which you put into place which seems to favour a particular group will be seen in a very negative light," External link

rnzi Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said ( about Fiji Television ) : "In 2000 he was seen as somebody who was going to save Fiji, and then once things settled down the differences began to emerge, and I think those differences played out much more intensely over the years and it came to a point where those differences were beyond salvaging," External link

rnzi Wednesday, April 22, 2020 9:44:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : “The book deals not only with theoretical issues of ethnicity, but it also deals with the real-life situations, experiences and reflections, and means of responding to issues,” External link

foreignaffairs-nz Tuesday, November 12, 2019 4:57:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : "The book deals not only with theoretical issues of ethnicity, but it also deals with the real-life situations, experiences and reflections, and means of responding to issues," External link

voxy Tuesday, November 12, 2019 12:07:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "They wouldn’t want to form the political party now because otherwise they will be subject to the political party regulation. If you’re an official of a political party you will have to resign, from a government position or a trade union position, so they don’t want to resign too early. So they’ll probably wait ’till the last moment and then set up the political party and then announce the election," External link

pidp Friday, October 18, 2019 9:50:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : "Through this research we will be in a better place to advise on government policy intervention, community engagement and initiatives on health. We’ll come up with a series of recommendations containing action strategies for particular protection policies that are culturally appropriate, technically sound and socially transformative for Pacific communities," External link

voxy Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : "We will be focusing on marginalised, excluded and vulnerable groups and the aim is to enhance social empowerment, wellbeing enhancement, sustainable development, poverty reduction, social justice and progressive social transformation," External link

voxy Wednesday, June 26, 2019 3:36:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : "Tuafale’s inclusion into our team will provide a dynamic and enriching impact because of her multidimensional artistic skills and creative styles," External link

voxy Wednesday, May 29, 2019 3:35:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "If these parties form a pre-election coalition through joint candidates, then the bigger parties such as SODELPA and NFP may need to sacrifice by reducing the number of candidates they field to allow for small parties to field theirs," External link

fijitimes Monday, February 27, 2017 4:23:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "This should help political parties frame their strategies with the view to increase their share of support," External link

fijitimes Sunday, February 26, 2017 6:10:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said ( about Frank Bainimarama ) : "It looks like Bainimarama is far ahead in terms of the election and perhaps one of the reasons as well why they want to have the election early, maybe as early as April instead of September," External link

rnzi Tuesday, February 21, 2017 1:20:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "Rabuka has the experience and also has the mindset to be able to do that and to counter Bainimarama," "Remember these are both former military officers and they are able to read each other's mind and they would strategise in relation to what the other is doing. So it will be a very interesting tussle between them" External link

rnzi Monday, June 27, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "That's one of the weaknesses of SODELPA in the last election. They were not able to go across the ethnic divide and generate votes from the other ethnic votes. Most of their votes were from i-Taukei," External link

rnzi Monday, June 27, 2016 6:19:00 AM EAT

Steven Ratuva said : "The cultural, economic and political relationship between these countries are very, very solid despite the post coup tension between these countries, but fundamentally they're still long-term friends and this is being tested at this time when Fiji needs help," External link

pidp Monday, June 13, 2016 6:32:00 PM EAT

Steven Ratuva says : “It's still a work in progress,” External link

pina Monday, June 13, 2016 9:03:00 AM EAT



Key Titles and Phrases Count Lang Last Seen
professor54.55%EN02/28/201728/02/2017
canterbury university professor13.64%EN09/11/201611/09/2016
senior lecturer4.55%EN06/08/201608/06/2016
specialist27.27%EN03/06/201406/03/2014
Names Lang Count
Steven RatuvaEN95.45%
Steven RatuvaFR4.55%


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