Editors Comment

Editorial comment – Fire safety advice

THE revelation that two children and four adults escaped with their lives after a fire engulfed their three-bedroom home along Tamani Lane off Milverton Rd, Suva, on Wednesday will attract attention. The National Fire Authority...

22nd August

Editorial comment – Questions linger

THE revelation by the permanent secretary for Sports Maretino Nemani of Government’s assistance in the development of our golden girl of weightlifting, Eileen Cikamatana, will attract interest. Yesterday, Mr Maretino urged sports organisations to look after their athletes well. His views came after Cikamatana broke 46 records during the 2019 Quaycentre Australian Junior & Under-23...

21st August

Editorial comment – Calling on the 16th man

AS we count down the days to the opening of the 2019 Rugby World Cup in Japan, the hype is slowly building up around the Flying Fijians. We are now 30 days away from our opener against the Australian Wallabies. Still reeling from their crushing 0-36 loss to the New Zealand All Blacks at the...

20th August

Editorial comment – Top weightlifting prospect

What else can we say but what a display of power and confidence! Fijian youngster Eileen Cikamatana has etched her name in the history books, breaking 46 weightlifting records including three world records during the Australian National and Junior Weightlifting Championships in Sydney at the weekend. The Commonwealth Games gold medallist is now the number...

19th August

Editorial comment – Correcting a wrong

THE revelation that three cases of assault on police officers were recorded last weekend is cause for concern. We can only hope the cases and the manner in which the attacks happened are not reflective of an underlying fight against authority. Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said in the first incident five men in their 20s...

18th August

Editorial comment – Walking on, walking strong

The weather wasn’t on their side yesterday. It didn’t deter organisers of the Walk On Walk Strong (WOWS) Kids Fiji walk and fun run in Sigatoka yesterday though. They were motivated. It rained throughout the night, and as dawn broke in the Western town, the rain didn’t seem to be going anywhere. It was cold...

17th August

Editorial comment – Onward to the RWC 2019

FLYING Fijians coach John McKee has made no bones about what he expects from our squad for next month’s Rugby World Cup in Japan. The players must step up and embrace challenges ahead. There is no time to waste with 36 days to go for our opener against Australia on September 21 in Sapporo, Japan....

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