Editors Comment

30th October

Editorial comment – A reminder about Pinktober

There are days in our lives when we should sit back and reflect on life. We sometimes take things for granted. This month is a special month, when many Fijians embrace Pinktober. We realise awareness...

29th October

Editorial comment – Cleaning the trash in the harbour

PROFFESIONAL diver and operations manager of Dive Centre Fiji (PTE) Ltd Captain Johnathan Smith knows what he’s talking about when it comes to pollution in the Suva Harbour. He spends days diving into the harbour. It’s become second nature for this man of the sea. So when he made some shocking revelations about the state...

27th October

Importance of hard work

When Melbourne Storm flyer Suliasi Vunivalu intercepted a loping pass by Panthers’ halfback Nathan Cleary to his outside men, there was no stopping him on his run to the tryline. It actually turned the grand final around, and rocked the Panthers’ attack. It was the difference that eventually sealed the clash for the Storm, against...

26th October

Editorial comment: Tough times for all

The revelation that a prominent Suva law firm is feeding students in eight primary schools in Lami because their fathers had lost their jobs, and mothers abandoned them, will attract attention. This was raised by Lami District Council of Social Services president Asaeli Naisoro. Some mothers, he said, were abandoning their families because they were...

25th October

Editorial comment – Feast of sports action

Sports fans are anticipating big things this weekend. This afternoon, the National Rugby League grandfinal is scheduled to take place. Then there is the announcement of the 7s player of the decade in rugby union. In rugby league, we have Fijians who will be on opposite sides in this afternoon’s grandfinal. Viliame Kikau and Api...

24th October

Editorial comment – Fair warning for us all

We have been warned to expect four severe tropical cyclones with the intensity to ravage maritime islands within the next three to six months. That’s the word from Fiji Meteorological Service principal climatologist Terry Atalifo. He made the revelation during a news conference at the SPC Pasifika conference room in Nabua, Suva yesterday. The Western...