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Editorial comment – Connecting the dots

It was bound to happen anyway! The bit about residents of the Nabua Muslim League settlement wanting to know why some businesses continue to sell glue to under-aged children when they are aware of how...

4th July

Editorial comment – Facilitating change

The revelation that we have almost 67 per cent of our population overweight is cause for concern. It should attract attention. In fact it should be something we consider as a challenge to overcome as soon as possible. It may not be something we look at as a walk in the park, but the effort...

3rd July

Editorial comment – Let’s discuss measles

The revelation that the Ministry of Health and Medical Services has identified six cases of measles will no doubt attract attention. In fact it should, to ensure we are able to contain it. As of July 1, two cases, we learn, were detected in Labasa, three in Rewa and one in Nasinu. The ministry, we...

2nd July

Editorial comment – Anticipating quality rugby

The hype is building up to today’s opener for the Flying Fijians when we take on the might of Tonga in Suva. That’s when the Pacific Nations Cup competition gets underway at the National Stadium. On paper, fans can expect a thriller. There is already an exciting edge to the match with the host of...

1st July

Editorial comment – A reminder about the NCD fight

Around this time in 2019, we highlighted the issue of non-communicable diseases (NCDs). We noted that the crisis had been hitting the high notes as per awareness. The message was apt then as it is today! Newly elected president of the Fiji College of General Practitioners at the time, Dr Ram Raju said NCDs could...

30th June

Editorial comment – Bring it on!

The stage is set for a feast of top quality rugby action this weekend in Suva. Flying Fijians head coach Vern Cotter has made no bones about the quality of preparation he expects, and says the national team is ready for its opening Pacific Nations Cup match against Tonga. While there will be a lot...

Letters to the Editor – Thursday, June 30, 2022

Lessons from the Oceania 7s Congratulations to the All Blacks for winning the Oceania 7s tournament which was the final hit-out before the Commonwealth Games 7s to be played next month in Birmingham. Fiji lost to Australia A 29-19 and 26-24, and then to the All Blacks 19-5. The side managed to beat Tonga in...

29th June

Editorial comment – A roof over their head

Sometimes we need a reality check to keep us grounded. We need motivation and inspiration to stay focused on life. When all seems lost, hope can reignite the desire to live life to the brim sometimes. In the face of the troubles of the world, a family of four is now joyful, and embracing life...

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