Editors Comment

Editorial comment – Road safety reminder

It is tough having to accept that people have died in a road accident. It tugs at the heart-strings, and leaves an indelible impression on the minds of all those directly impacted, like loved ones,...

6th December

Editorial comment – Another step

The Olympic Games in Tokyo appears to be a very powerful base for the resurgence of our Fijiana. After dismal campaigns over the years, our bunch of eager and enthusiastic women kept the faith, believed in themselves, and stayed true to their dreams. They yearned for a moment in history where respect would come in...

5th December

Editorial comment – Lessons to learn from

After the first event without fans, it was good to see them back when the Dubai 7s kicked off on Friday. Upsets were the order of the day for the national side in the men’s competition. In fact it was good to see fans back at The Sevens Stadium. As the stands steadily filled up throughout...

4th December

Editorial comment – Leading the way

Double Olympic Games gold medal winner Jerry Tuwai has challenged the national side to lift its performance at the Dubai 7s. He urged members of the team to give their best effort in the second round of the event. “To the boys, there is nothing new. Where we go we still love to play rugby,...

3rd December

Editorial comment – Keep your guard up

The fact that the Ministry of Health has announced that a number of travellers arriving from the African continent tested positive for COVID-19 is interesting. It will not say how many though. For many Fijians, this is a scary thought indeed. Attention will now shift to how well we manage this moving forward. Ministry of...

2nd December

Editorial comment: Tourists arrive

Emotions were high yesterday in Nadi as the first group of tourists arrived from Australia. You could sense the optimism and wave of emotions at the Nadi International Airport as the Fiji Airways flight came to a stop. Understandably there was overwhelming joy. You could feel it. The tourists were obviously happy to be here....

1st December

Editorial comment – Staying focused

Today is a special day after months of been suppressed by the COVID-19 pandemic. We take this opportunity to revisit something Health Minister Dr Ifereimi Waqainabete said last week. Fiji, he said, had gone from having one of the highest caseloads of COVID-19 to being one of the highest vaccinated populations in the region. That...

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