Letters To The Editors

Letters to the Editor – May 17, 2021

Mental health WELL stated by many that COVID-19 impacts have effects on mental health. It’s all about your stability to survive and manage with limited resources. Loss of job, no pay, reduced hours, lockdowns, extended...

16th May

Letters to the Editor – May 16, 2021

Thank you I applaud the hearty plea made by the health team and Dr Fong on a daily basis regarding COVID 19 protocols and procedures. Despite all the awareness, we see our people forcing themselves to be practising the wrong acts that can and is worsening the situation on ground. To some self isolation means...

15th May

Letters to the Editor – May 15, 2021

History and unwavering support Most likely, Dr James Fong may go down in our history books as the personality of the year for 2021. As a high-ranking government official, one has to acknowledge his ability to communicate updates and restrictions in simple language which the layman can easily understand or relate to. He is clear...

14th May

Letters to the Editor – May 14, 2021

Life of struggle The front page photo of cancer patient Priya Darshani Devi with her mum and two-year old daughter selling pineapples at their roadside stall in Lovu, Lautoka in yesterday’s The Fiji Times has touched my heart. I admire her courage and sacrifice for the welfare of her dependents despite the challenges she is...

13th May

Letters to the Editor – Thursday, May 13, 2021

The stark reality! After reading the statement by Save the Children Fiji chief executive officer Shairana Ali that people were worried about two things – their inability to provide food for their family and fear of what could happen next, and that the COVID-19 containment had separated people from their places of work and they...

12th May

Letters to the Editor – Wednesday, May 12, 2021

Still going strong For 61-year-old fisherman Maciu Koroidua, the saying “hard work leads to success”, rings true, as he is still very much active with farming and fishing all on his way. I read the piece penned by Unaisi Ratubalavu in yesterday’s People column, and I was impressed with Maciu’s journey. For the past 20...

11th May

Letters to the Editor – Tuesday, May 11, 2021

Information – a public good John Kamea was apt as he penned the article “The media’s place on the table” (FT 9/5). Journalism plays an important role in societies worldwide, as it provides valuable information. John summed up his article with these thought-provoking lines, “Like the oxygen we breathe, information received and disseminated by the...

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