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'Get used to it', Ratuva tells opposition MPs

FIJI: 'Get used to it', Ratuva tells opposition MPs on robust debate http://www.pmc.aut.ac.nz/pacific-media-watch/fiji-get-used-it-ratuva-tells-opposition-mps-robust-debate-9198
National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad ...
government still in "campaign mode"
Wednesday, April 8, 2015 Item: 9198 Alistar Kata
AUCKLAND (Pacific Media Watch): Opposition member and National Federation Party leader Professor Biman Prasad has criticised the way in which the current government of Fiji is running the country. The Fiji Times reported that Dr Prasad said the government was still in "campaign mode" and indulged in a "fear mongering" style of rhetoric in an attempt to promote dislike of the Opposition among people in Fiji. But University of Canterbury's Pacific Studies professor Steven Ratuva told Pacific Media Watch any member of Parliament should be used to this. "It's an arena full of intrigue, full of back stabbing, full of conve…