Opinion

Letters to the Editor – April 24, 2019

Gruesome bombings Yet another bomb attack has claimed lives of innocent people. In Sri Lanka the calm of Easter Sunday was shattered by gruesome bombings that killed at least 270 people. It is believed that...

Editorial comment – The weather and our children

IT is good to know that the National Disaster Management Office is working with the Fiji Police Force, National Fire Authority and the Republic of Fiji Military Forces to monitor the weather situation. Yesterday, NDMO director Anare Leweniqila said only one evacuation centre was open in Navua. The centre at Jokhan Memorial School had 41...

23rd April

Letters to the Editor – April 23, 2019

Notre-Dame Cathedral – Mega donation How ironic for Mareko Vuli to quote John 12:8, in which Jesus said, “The poor you will always have with you,…”, yet sees it righteous to spend billions of dollars on a building over millions of starving children? It’s typical of many to quote out-of-context verses of the Bible, in...

Editorial comment – Acknowledgment due

WHEN the long Easter weekend ended yesterday, three families were in mourning. The weekend was marred by deaths and travel disruptions because of flooded roads and crossings caused by heavy rainfall across the country. As our report on Page 1 today reveals, a three-year-old boy died after slipping into a drain on Sunday morning in...

22nd April

Letters to the Editor – April 22, 2019

Mega donation I refer to the letter “Mega donation” in the FT (Saturday 20/4). My question to Rajend Naidu of Sydney is: Do we just let the iconic Notre Dame Cathedral exist hereon in its burnout state until “all manner of unmet basic needs” of all the worlds starving children have been met before we...

Editorial – Safety first

On the third day, after his crucifixion, Christians hold firm to the belief that Jesus Christ rose from the dead. Yesterday was a special day for thousands of Christians around the world. It was a day to celebrate the resurrection. It was a joyous occasion for Christians. They would have gone to church to listen...

20th April

Editorial comment – Happy Easter for you

THE long Easter weekend is upon us again. This special weekend for Christians around the globe holds many meanings for different people. For many Fijians, this obviously is an opportunity to unwind and enjoy a four-day weekend. Many will let their hair down and enjoy time with family and friends. Some will see it as...

19th April

Letters to the Editor – April 19, 2019

Full of energy Editor Fred Wesley summed up the essence of the Fiji Finals in yesterday’s editorial, “People look forward to the annual Fiji Finals. “It attracts the imagination of the masses. There is something special about the power and grace, and speed on display. “There is a special mana attached to this event, where...

Editorial comment – Where to from here

Congratulations are in order for the giants of Fiji secondary schools athletics. Ratu Kadavulevu School and Adi Cakobau School yesterday kept the powerbase of high schools athletics firmly in the Central Division. RKS, once a dominant force in high school athletics came back with a bang last year. They had come so close the previous...

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