Editors Comment

15th November

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Editorial comment – Go Fiji, go

IT is good to know that national rugby coach John McKee says they have put last weekend’s loss to Scotland behind them and are now focused on their next game this weekend. Last week’s loss,...

14th November

Editorial comment: Expect more rain

Heavy rain at the weekend forced the closure of a road in Naitasiri. In fact the state of the road forced 30 students from a nearby village to stay away from school because the village headman, Navitalai Matanawa, feared for their safety. Knee deep mud forced the closure of Savu Rd, which leads to Gusuisavu...

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13th November

Weather warning

THE revelation that a tropical disturbance TD02F has developed near the Solomon Islands and is expected to bring strong and gusty winds over Fiji from tomorrow will no doubt attract attention. A statement issued by the Fiji Meteorological Service (FMS) yesterday confirmed this. FMS director Ravind Kumar said Fiji could expect north-easterly winds with speeds...

11th November

Editorial comment- 2018 General Election:Election day beckons

TODAY is officially the last day political parties can campaign. That right ends at midnight though. Surely, campaigns are going to be wrapped up around the country if they haven’t already been done so yesterday. The challenge on the parties and aspiring candidates is to leave an indelible impression on the minds of the voters....

10th November

Editorial comment- 2018 General Election: Wrapping up the campaign

WE are just a day away from the start of the blackout period as we count down to election day on November 14. There is a sense of expectation in the air. You might even detect a sense of excitement. The political parties are already lapping up the final days of campaigning. Today they have...

9th November

Editorial comment – In the lead-up to the polls

AS we count down the days to the official blackout period prior to our election day, we are reminded about the importance of such an event. The chairwoman of the NGO Coalition for Human Rights, Nalini Singh has made some interesting comments. Fijians, she said, should be able to make a free decision when they...

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