Editors Comment

Editorial comment – Let’s overcome fear and fight this

It is scary that seven out of every 10 pregnant women at Suva’s CWM Hospital are testing positive for COVID-19. The revelation was made by the head of the Department of Obstetrics and Gynecology at...

2nd August

Editorial comment – You make us very proud

There was so much to celebrate on Saturday night as Fijians lapped up the scenes at the Olympic Games in Tokyo, in the battle for the bronze medal. After a nail-biter semi-fi nal against New Zealand, the Fijiana were up against Great Britain to decide bronze medal winners. We were unfortunate to lose to the Kiwis. It was unfortunate that we...

1st August

Editorial comment – Gather the courage to fight the virus

The revelation that 64 COVID-19 patients are currently on oxygen support while three patients are on ventilators will raise some concern. It brings home the reality that we have a very dangerous virus to deal with. Health Ministry chief medical adviser Dr Jemesa Tudravu said on Friday that 332 COVID patients were currently admitted in...

31st July

Editorial comment – United we must be

The numbers are spiralling out of control. We have far too many positive cases and far too many deaths reported daily. In fact by the time we sit back and ponder on this frightening scenario, many of us will actually know some of the positive cases. That’s just how small the area of infection is,...

30th July

Great achievement

As successful national coach Gareth Baber contemplates his future on his way to Europe, we are left to savour a great victory at the pinnacle of world sporting events. The Los Angeles Times reported that while in another sign of the reshaped TV landscape, ratings for NBC’s telecasts of the 2020 Olympic Games in Tokyo...

29th July

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! After that jittery start on Day One, against Japan, Gareth Baber stayed true to his guns. He was never moved!...

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...

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