Editorial comment – Vernacular languages important

Fiji Times Pte Ltd general manager designate Christine Lyons and head printer Savenaca Sovalevu with copies of the revamped editions of the Nai Lalakai and Shanti Dut after printing stopped last night. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA

THE United Nations has made a concerted effort to promote languages. On the UN’s Department of Economic and Social Affairs website, languages, it states, play a crucial role in our daily lives. “They are not only our first medium for communication, education and social integration, but are also at the heart of each person’s unique […]

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