Editors Comment

Editorial comment – Exam time again

THE first external examination for high school students started yesterday around the country. Year 13 students sat for their first exam papers yesterday. The Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts, confirmed a total of 8452...

14th October

Editorial comment – Fighting domestic violence

It is good to know that the fight against domestic violence in the country has received a major boost from the Australian government. Australian Foreign Affairs Minister Marise Payne confirmed that Australia had committed to assisting Fiji in combating the culture of violence against women and children through the Australian Defence Force and their Sports...

13th October

Editorial comment – Water safety for all

EARLIER this year, in January, grieving Nagado villager Merewalesi Sigavere said she felt like a piece of her was gone. She was in a state of shock, and couldn’t bring herself to tell her three children their father was dead. Aseri Doidoi drowned in the Nadi River on Thursday, January 17. Her husband, who was...

12th October

Editorial comment – Where to from here?

So where to from here? What could have been is no longer the question. That is old news now. We succumbed to the Australian Wallabies in our opener, fell in that shocker to Uruguay, came back to crush Georgia and fell once more in that thriller against Wales. Forget about the ‘ifs’, the ‘whys’, or...

11th October

Editorial comment – We need game time

Phew! What a blinder that was! When giant winger Josua Tuisova bulldozed his way through the Welsh defence to score our first try on Wednesday night, he would have raised the roof of many homes in Fiji. He lived up to expectations and pricked the imagination of screaming fans. His massive legs pumping, the tough...

10th October

Editorial comment – Happy Fiji Day

LIKE every nation on the planet, we are afflicted with shortcomings. In the face of that though are positive developments and special factors that differentiate nations of the world. Fiji is without a doubt, a lovely nation to live in. Today we have another opportunity to reflect on this special day, and hopefully we will...

9th October

Editorial comment – 2019 RWC: Go Fiji, go

TODAY is D-Day for the Flying Fijians at the Rugby World Cup in Japan. We play our last pool match against a side that brims with superstars of the game. When all things are said and done, this afternoon’s game may well be our last chance to show the world what our team can do...

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