Editors Comment

Fixing our bad roads

POTHOLES aren’t the only issue commuters and drivers are upset about these days in some of our urban centres. It’s understandably an issue that keeps popping up when road woes are raised. To some extent,...

21st July

Editorial comment – Methamphetamine corridor

AT one stage Nakasi was sort of laid back. It had a touch of rural calmness about it. People lived their lives pretty much in relative peace and quiet. It was a developing area along the busy Suva-Nausori corridor. It had to grow. That much was a foregone conclusion over the decades. The ’empty’ spaces...

18th July

Netball’s dismal campaign

It was good to see the Fiji Pearls finally scoring their first win at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England. We defeated Singapore 71-56. While there would have been many players to praise, the highest accolades would have to go to Lydia Panapasa, 18, who scored 41 from 43 goals with a 96 per...

17th July

Editorial comment – Setting the standard

THE revelation that 25 Fijians have been selected to work in Australia under the Pacific Labour Scheme is encouraging. This was confirmed by the Employment Minister Parveen Kumar. In an interview at his office in Suva yesterday, he revealed out of the 25, six would be leaving for Australia next month to work in the...

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