Editors Comment

28th March

Editorial comment – A matter of life and death

A 53-year-old man died in a motor vehicle accident near Teidamu Hill in Lautoka on Saturday afternoon. He was from Barotu, Rakiraki. Police said the victim’s vehicle was hit by another vehicle driven by a...

27th March

Editorial comment – Consistency, intensity!

It was difficult for Fijian Drua fans to absorb that 24-57 loss to the Highlanders at the weekend. Trailing 12-33 at the breather, the Drua were expected to come back in the final quarter. They did come back, but it wasn’t good enough to overcome the Highlanders. We had gone into the game with high...

26th March

Editorial comment – Remove those derelicts

On this day back in 2014 we highlighted the issue of derelict vessels that littered the Suva Harbour. It is still relevant today! We suggested that if things continued the way they were going then, the people of Suva had to be prepared to see ships of all sizes, shapes and colours actually clog the...

25th March

Editorial comment – All for Education

There was joy at the start of the school term this year when the Government announced financial assistance for families. Families applied to get assistance to send their children to school. It was savoured to the brim. We place great value on education. And that’s the way it should be. The placing of value that...

24th March

Editorial comment – Overcoming challenges

Sometimes we need stories that will give us a reality check about life in general. Read Josaia Turagacati’s story in the Business section today and be inspired. Better known as Josh, this barber is a man of many talents. Now he owns and runs his very own barber shop in the heart of the Capital...

23rd March

Editorial comment – No time to waste with waste

Now that the Lautoka City Council has revealed plans to relocate its dump site, there will no doubt be attention focused on the move, and some joy. LCC senior health inspector Salen Singh said the Vunato landfill was located near the coastline and this posed an environmental risk. He said one of the serious concerns...