Editors Comment

Editorial comment – Our game, our gold

Fireworks lit up the night sky in the Capital City as Fijians lapped up the 27-12 victory over New Zealand for our gold medal win at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, Japan. What a beauty!...

28th July

Editorial comment – Unity at home

You could hear cheers and screams of joy yesterday around suburbs of the Capital City, Suva. There was a feeling of excitement. You could sense it in the air. That happens every time our national 7s team plays anywhere in the world. In the top fields of 7s rugby, the national side attracts attention every...

27th July

Editorial comment – Go Fiji, go

It wasn’t the start we wanted. It wasn’t anywhere near the form we expected. When push came to shove though, we toppled Japan and Canada where it mattered, on the scoreboard. That 24-19 win over Japan was a nail-biter though. It was frustrating, and frightening to say the least. In the end though, we delivered,...

25th July

COVID-19 is real

Ashween Dutt Sharma of Sakoca, Tamavua, is thankful for life. He is appreciative of the work of our frontliners. He appreciates the work of health experts, and is thankful he is alive today. He is a COVID-19 positive patient who has recovered from the deadly virus. He was admitted at the FEMAT facility at Laucala...

24th July

Editorial comment: Together we must fight

There are a number of issues raised now that will attract interest in as far as our COVID-19 fight is concerned. It seems the escalating cases of COVID-19 in Fiji has  set back hopes of opening up a travel bubble with Australia any time soon. But that’s the least of our worries  right now. Australian International Development and...

23rd July

Editorial comment – Addressing misinformation

The permanent secretary for Health and Medical Services Ministry Dr James Fong has made no bones about the need to fight what he terms is misinformation. The wide circulation of misinformation regarding the COVID-19 vaccine, he insists, has led to poor compliance by people in getting vaccinated. Misinformation, he said, was now a major problem for the ministry. “Misinformation...

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