Editors Comment

Editorial comment – Appreciating road safety

A FAMILY of Nakasi is mourning the loss of a loved one. As we go about our daily chores today, the family will be trying to get over the sad news. Subba Naidu, 69, was...

22nd January

Editorial comment – With high hops for Hamilton

It’s interesting how national coach Gareth Baber has laid down our challenge for this weekend’s Hamilton 7s in New Zealand. We are renowned for our unorthodox style. That much already puts opposition sides on edge. Now throw in a bit of the mind game and you’re bound to attract a bit more attention. Fijian fans...

21st January

Editorial comment – Addressing our road woes

MOTORISTS and pedestrians have again been advised to stay alert and responsible when out on our roads. Police director traffic Senior Superintendent of Police (SSP) Mahesh Mishra made the comments in the wake of the death of an 80-year-old man at Vatukoula Rd in Tavua on Saturday evening. The man was crossing the road when...

20th January

Editorial comment – Raising the fight against drugs

THE revelation that two 16-year-old students were arrested by Police on Thursday after they were allegedly found with dried leaves believed to be marijuana will attract attention. Police assistant spokesperson Pawan Kumar confirmed the two were students of a high school in Nakasi. They were allegedly found with a black plastic bag containing leaves believed...

19th January

Editorial comment – Sevens challenge

RUGBY 7s wizard Waisale Serevi is confident the national side will come off with a blinder in Hamilton, New Zealand next weekend. The former national sevens maestro flew into the country yesterday, heading straight to Nadroga for the annual Coral Coast 7s tournament at Lawaqa Park. Serevi flew in from the US yesterday and arrived...

18th January

Editorial comment – Our ties with Australia

AUSTRALIA’S latest announcements on bilateral trade opportunities and assistance are certainly going to be met with a lot of interest. From the outset, it’s bound to raise positive reactions. Who wouldn’t want investment and trade opportunities anyway? Such a massive injection would send off positive ripple effects across the nation. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday...

17th January

Editorial comment – Addressing health woes

MINISTER for Health and Medical Services Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete yesterday made no bones about the importance of service, and consideration for the welfare of people. He expressed sadness that there were reports of doctors and medical professionals who were rude “or perceived to be uncaring in their dealing with patients”. Speaking during the induction of...

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