Editors Comment

Editorial comment: Hard drug concern

The discovery of more white substance washed ashore in Lau and Taveuni this week is worrying. What is a major concern is that the authorities believe it is cocaine in its concentrated form. Acting Commissioner...

Cancer focus

THE fact that there are 1100 new cases of cancer every year, and that an average of 700 people die annually from it is frightening. The figures are according to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services. In fact the mere thought of cancer, as it is, is quite daunting really for many people. The...

Editorial comment: Let’s join the fight

THE revelation that more than 300 villagers of Tamavua Village in Suva were content after the release of the first batch of mosquitoes with Wolbachia this week is quite interesting. They were released at their village on Monday as the fight continues against mosquito-borne diseases. Tui Tamavua Ratu Apenisa Loki said it was a proactive...

Editorial comment: Language diversity

YESTERDAY was an important day for students of Suva Sangam College who launched their Language Week with the theme, ‘Language diversity, our future’. Students were asked whether they could imagine a world without languages? How would you communicate? How would you express yourselves? How would you say that you are feeling sick? That you are...

Editorial comment: Our countdown starts

The national sevens side has now officially started the final countdown for the assault on the Rugby World Cup Sevens title. Yesterday national coach Gareth Baber named a power-packed side. He has included six of our gold medal winning side to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio in 2016. He’s included strong France-based centre...

Editorial comment: Hard drug concern

The discovery of more white substance washed ashore in Lau and Taveuni this week is worrying. What is a major concern is that the authorities believe it is cocaine in its concentrated form. Acting Commissioner of Police Itendra Nair pleaded with Fijians to contact the toll-free number 3318529 if they stumbled across any suspicious brown...

Cancer focus

THE fact that there are 1100 new cases of cancer every year, and that an average of 700 people die annually from it is frightening. The figures are according to the Ministry of Health and Medical Services. In fact the mere thought of cancer, as it is, is quite daunting really for many people. The...

Editorial comment: Let’s join the fight

THE revelation that more than 300 villagers of Tamavua Village in Suva were content after the release of the first batch of mosquitoes with Wolbachia this week is quite interesting. They were released at their village on Monday as the fight continues against mosquito-borne diseases. Tui Tamavua Ratu Apenisa Loki said it was a proactive...

Editorial comment: Language diversity

YESTERDAY was an important day for students of Suva Sangam College who launched their Language Week with the theme, ‘Language diversity, our future’. Students were asked whether they could imagine a world without languages? How would you communicate? How would you express yourselves? How would you say that you are feeling sick? That you are...

Editorial comment: Our countdown starts

The national sevens side has now officially started the final countdown for the assault on the Rugby World Cup Sevens title. Yesterday national coach Gareth Baber named a power-packed side. He has included six of our gold medal winning side to the Olympic Games in Rio de Janerio in 2016. He’s included strong France-based centre...

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