Editors Comment

Editorial comment – We have been warned

The revelation that young Fijians are at high risk of contracting typhoid following an outbreak in Naitasiri will raise some concern. The warning though comes from the Ministry of Health. In the wake of the...

14th December

Editorial comment – Climate change education

It is encouraging that climate change education would be incorporated into the learning experience for early childhood education (ECE). Ministry of Education director primary education Hem Chand, while speaking during the annual ECE national conference at the Fiji National University’s Lautoka campus, said ECE teachers would be the best agents to transform the minds and...

12th December

Watch that alcohol

DEPUTY Commissioner of Police Rusiate Tudravu is urging people to drink alcohol sensibly this festive season. It makes sense that the police would be concerned about its consumption following two separate incidents involving alcohol last week. Three people in their 50s fell from the second floor of an apartment building during a party in Nasese...

10th December

Editorial comment – Empowering our women

KADAVU native Masi Dave is pretty set in her ways. She’s determined to make a difference in many ways. At 27, Ms Dave runs a business in an industry that brims with men. She’s determined to be an inspiration for women. Her Nadi-based building contractor company employs a group of women who are not too...

9th December

Editorial comment – Around good Samaritans

Fifteen-year-old Unaisi Radinibeqa yearns for a lot of things in life. She’s like any other youngster her age in many ways, with her own hopes and aspirations. The Bible verse Psalms 23 holds special meaning for Unaisi, who is a cancer patient, as she lies on her hospital bed. The verse is well known to...

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