Editors Comment

Editorial comment – Cleaning the mess

It is interesting that members of the public are being urged to stop dumping household waste down lavatories, drains and sinks. This habit can actually lead to dangerous and unhygienic overflows of the wastewater system...

26th May

Editorial comment – Safety matters

When news that a man had died in a road accident went out recently, tributes flowed in. The Tau villager from Nadroga was set to celebrate his 30th birthday. However, a few hours before that, he died when the vehicle he was driving crashed near Korovuto, Nadi, on Sunday night. Family members and friends took...

24th May

Editorial comment – Go Fiji Go

With so much happening around us, it was good to get that win at the France leg of the World Rugby 7s Series in the bag early yesterday morning. On the same weekend, while the men won gold, the Fijiana finished third to win the bronze medal, finishing third on the overall points table. The...

23rd May

Editorial comment – Keeping those numbers steady

The revelation that Fiji welcomed a total of 46,000 visitors in the month of April alone is encouraging. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama said this was a testament to Fiji’s successful efforts to bring back visitors to Fiji since its borders reopened last year. He made the comment in Nadi at the weekend. He referred to...

22nd May

Editorial comment – Fighting the litterbug

On this day in 2019, we highlighted the issue of littering and the protection of our environment. It was actually encouraging to note that there was a concerted effort leaning towards the protection of our natural resources at the time. There was a call for collective action to safeguard and protect it from the impact...

21st May

Editorial comment – Drawing battle lines

So now that we have the Fijian Elections Office on its overseas voter registration drive, things are looking interesting with elections looming. Earlier this month we reported that 17 new eligible voters were registered to vote for the 2022 General Elections at the first day of registrations conducted throughout Australia. The Fijian Elections Office recorded...

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