Editors Comment

Editorial comment : Surfing the web

Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Siromi Turaga believes parents and guardians play an enormous role in ensuring their children are shielded from exposure to indecent or inappropriate content online. Mr Turaga made the comment while...

8th February

Editorial comment – Protecting our children

Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre coordinator Shamima Ali has a message for all parents: “Never leave a child to take care of young children or infants!” She believes children should be left in the care of someone you really trust. Her reaction came in the wake of recent reports of sexual attacks on children by children....

7th February

Editorial comment – Taking it to another level

It isn’t every day that the Health Ministry calls on members of the public to join them in a clean-up campaign of the Colonial War Memorial Hospital. In fact you’d expect it to be up to date about developmental work around our hospitals. You’d expect it to be consistent with maintenance work and upgrading of...

6th February

Editorial comment – Back to school

Today thousands of students around the country will pack their bags, don their uniforms and head to school for the beginning of another new year of learning. We’ve had two years of developments on the education front. We had education put on hold at the height of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020 and 2021, and...

5th February

Editorial comment – A major challenge

The resignation of Flying Fijians coach Vern Cotter as head coach has attracted a lot of attention. In fact it’s going to raise a lot of questions as well, especially when we consider we are a little over seven months away from the Rugby World Cup in France, in September. Fiji Rugby Union chairman Humphrey...

4th February

Editorial comment – Unity, resilience and togetherness

As a nation we have overcome many challenges. The 2022 General Elections confirmed a change in the mood of the people. It reflected what Fijians wanted. History will confirm a large percentage of voters wanted change. As we enter the second month of the year, we reflect on this. We are reminded about numbers, the...

3rd February

Editorial comment – Raising standards

The revelation that our public health system is not as it should be, should inch out concern. In fact we should be concerned as a nation. Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka said Fiji’s public health system was “plagued” with crumbling infrastructure and overworked staff. He said this during an event at the Sai Sanjeevani Children’s Hospital...

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