Fiji Time: 11:52 AM on Tuesday 23 January

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / Archives » Article Index

Quick Views

Thursday, November 02, 2017

Bati legacy We have seen the spine-chilling war cries from New Zealand, Tonga and Samoa during their opening Rugby League World Cup games. Fijians would also want the Fiji Bati to put in their own version of the cibi to counter the fierce challenge from the three nations. But the decision just to huddle and give praise to God the Creator through a hymn in the dialect is just glorious and heart-warming to watch. We are all hoping that the Bati will make it to the 2017 RLWC grand final, but if it does not, they will be remembered for singing a hymn of praise to God instead of the usual war cry or challenge. God bless you Fiji Bati. Savenaca Vakaliwaliwa Suva

Bonn meet

A country as small as ours sending 50 people for a conference must have a real motive behind it. Hope all the hard work gives us a good return, otherwise you know where we're heading to.

Nardeo Mishra

Suva

Water woes

THE Commissioner Western is advising the people in the West to use distributed water for their consumption and it's not for washing or to be given to the animals (FT 01/11). Perhaps the restriction should also apply to the villagers' consumption of grog. How can they enjoy that much-awaited evening mix when their dearly loved animals are dying of thirst? Please Lord shower some rain.

Rajnesh Narayan

Lautoka

Road to Napuka

For those who do not know, the Hibiscus Highway is the Savusavu to Napuka road.

Sukha Singh

Labasa

Flickering lights

The other day while driving along Bau Rd, motorists were alerting others via the use of headlight flicking in regards to radar tip-off ahead. This concerned law-abiding officer who was in my cab. He started a conversation with me saying that it's wrong for drivers to inform other drivers. My reply was, officer you may be technically correct, but have you ever heard of the word "road courtesy".

Shamal Chand

Kuku Bau Rd, Nausori

Traffic jam

THE best way for me to escape the traffic jam and busy lifestyle in Suva is coming to the highlands and relaxing. Trust me, for as long as I did not set foot on towns or cities, I did not spend a single cent whatsoever. As long as my WiFi data is available, I enjoy life just as you are in the cities, but on a different scale. Time does not dictate here. Food for thought aye!

Pita Soroaqali

Nadarivatu








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.62690.6079
JPY 56.387753.3877
GBP 0.35850.3505
EUR 0.41030.3983
NZD 0.69350.6605
AUD 0.63090.6059
USD 0.50460.4876

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 23rd, January, 2018

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Talks to carry on
  2. Stolen sheep recovered
  3. School setback
  4. Kepa to apply for SODELPA ticket
  5. Plea for assistance
  6. Borehole ends water problems for villagers
  7. Region relies on air connectivity, says Khan
  8. Military to conduct live firing exercises
  9. Upgrade completed
  10. France seeks Ryan's rugby skills

Top Stories this Week

  1. Trip turns tragic Thursday (18 Jan)
  2. Mela beats the odds Thursday (18 Jan)
  3. The Iron Lady Monday (22 Jan)
  4. Tube ride to school Thursday (18 Jan)
  5. Nadi man dies in crash Wednesday (17 Jan)
  6. Patient info leaked Friday (19 Jan)
  7. ATS Impasse: Tribunal orders return of all workers in 48 hours Saturday (20 Jan)
  8. Mother, 100, seeks assistance for daughter, 50 Monday (22 Jan)
  9. Rasta's 'star' loves Fijian hospitality Saturday (20 Jan)
  10. Do the right thing and resign: Biman Sunday (21 Jan)