Editors Comment

17th April

Editorial comment – Life of choices

When former national 7s rugby wizard Waisale Serevi walked up to the Suva Methodist Primary School compound yesterday, he was greeted by excited children. It was interesting to note that, despite the difference in age,...

16th April

Editorial comment – Working together

It’s good to note that Acting Police Commissioner Rusiate Tudravu does not want a “Band-Aid solution” to the Nabua crisis. He has also promised to take instigators to task. His comments come in the wake of the latest brawl involving youths from Nabua this week. He has instructed his operations team to find a permanent...

15th April

Editorial comment – What a moment for Fijian rugby!

Yesterday’s announcement by the governing Fiji Rugby Union that we have been given the greenlight to be part of the Super Rugby competition from next year is like a breath of fresh air. It’s arguably the best news that has ever come out for Fijian rugby. In fact it will certainly inch out emotional reactions,...

14th April

Editorial comment – Time for some tough calls

THE revelation that the World Health Organization has advised countries to continue with the AstraZeneca vaccine will no doubt serve to dispel rumours, and concern among sceptics, to some extent. The vaccine, according to the WHO, has saved millions of lives and prevented serious illness. This comes in the wake of concern raised by cases...

13th April

Editorial comment – Reopening our border

The revelation that the Australian government insists it needs to be confident that COVID-19 is suppressed in Australia before opening quarantine-free travel to Fiji is interesting. In a sense though, sceptics would think it was to be expected. It’s probably a good thing too they might add, especially when we are COVID-contained right now. In...

12th April

Editorial comment – April 12, 2021

It is encouraging to note that Minister for Youth and Sports Parveen Kumar has directed some of his staff to visit youths of Nabua in Suva, who were involved in the Easter weekend brawl. It’s the way to go. There has to be a concerted effort to get to the bottom of this issue. In...