Editors Comment

Editorial comment – Back to school

Today thousands of students around the country will pack their bags, don their uniforms and head to school for the beginning of another new year of learning. We’ve had two years of developments on the...

5th February

Editorial comment – A major challenge

The resignation of Flying Fijians coach Vern Cotter as head coach has attracted a lot of attention. In fact it’s going to raise a lot of questions as well, especially when we consider we are a little over seven months away from the Rugby World Cup in France, in September. Fiji Rugby Union chairman Humphrey...

4th February

Editorial comment – Unity, resilience and togetherness

As a nation we have overcome many challenges. The 2022 General Elections confirmed a change in the mood of the people. It reflected what Fijians wanted. History will confirm a large percentage of voters wanted change. As we enter the second month of the year, we reflect on this. We are reminded about numbers, the...

3rd February

Editorial comment – Raising standards

The revelation that our public health system is not as it should be, should inch out concern. In fact we should be concerned as a nation. Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka said Fiji’s public health system was “plagued” with crumbling infrastructure and overworked staff. He said this during an event at the Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Hospital...

2nd February

Editorial comment – Violence on the home front

It is good to know that Minister for Women Lynda Tabuya and her ministry are working on the National Action Plan to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls. The aim is to help eradicate domestic violence. In fact any effort or campaign to fight this should be encouraged. It’s not going to be a stroll...

1st February

Editorial comment – A united front

We need to be watching what we eat! In fact, the food we eat could be a factor in whether we contract diabetes, a non-communicable disease, and maybe even some forms of cancers. Public health physician and epidemiologist Professor Nigel Unwin drove through this message as part of an effort to determine the causes of...

31st January

Editorial comment – Health care system

It is encouraging to note that attention is now focused on our health service. Health Minister Dr Atonio Lalabalavu said any help extended by the community and private sector would be welcomed with open arms. He spoke about assistance and health care delivery. There was a need for a co-ordinated effort, he said, in terms...

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