Editors Comment

2nd June

No new COVID-19 cases, stay on course

It’s always encouraging when we get the news that there are no new cases of the COVID-19 in Fiji. That being the case, it is encouraging to note that we have not recorded a new...

1st June

Staying on course

It’S encouraging to note how some things in life are slowly getting back into place. Take for instance international sports. The resumption of the popular National Rugby League competition at the weekend was a positive development, at least for sports enthusiasts. It was like a breath of fresh air. After months of enforced isolation, fans...

31st May

Coming from the heart

Sometimes we need feel good stories to realise and appreciate the goodness in people. The move by the Fiji Girmit Council to assist Fijians impacted by the COVID-19 crisis will no doubt attract interest. Our report today touches on the humanitarian side of Fijians. When faced with major obstacles, we are known to reach out...

30th May

Editorial comment – Life’s little surprises

Nisar Bibi is content. She’s happy with what she has been able to achieve to date. Her life hasn’t been a bed of roses, yet she maintains a picture of joy and happiness. It radiates in her face. Her joy emanates from being able to finally own a table at the new Laqere Market in...

29th May

Editorial Comment: Keeping a tab on fires

The revelation that 14 people are homeless today after a fire destroyed their extended family house in Vugele, Vatukoula, yesterday, is a concern. Reports suggest three families were living in the home which had 18 rooms. When interviewed, Pundit Vishal Maharaj said three generations of their families had been living there. They lost all their...

28th May

Editorial comment – Political differences

Now that we know that Vijay Singh is the only recognised office holder in the suspended Social Democratic Liberal Party, interest shifts to how the political landscape is panning out. The Registrar of Political Parties, Mohammed Saneem, confirmed this yesterday in the wake of questions on who the registrar recognised as a legitimate member of...

27th May

Editorial comment – Interesting developments

It had to happen! Something eventually had to give! When it did yesterday, the suspension of the Social Democratic Liberal Party did not really come as a surprise to many. In fact it simply was just a matter of time before there was such an eventuality. Saturday served as a reminder of the glaring division...

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