Editors Comment

Curfew time and COVID-19

The announcement by the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday that a nation-wide curfew would be in force from Monday night reflects the drive to fight COVID-19. Government will be enforcing a nationwide curfew from 10pm...

26th March

Let’s take heed of advice

THE Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama wasn’t holding back his punches yesterday. He meant business. You could see it in his face. It stood out in his facial expressions during his daily COVID-19 briefing. When it comes down to the business of getting the message of social distancing, and why it is extremely important, there can...

25th March

Editorial comment – Let’s heed advice

As the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama announced our fourth COVID-19 case yesterday, we are reminded to be vigilant. In saying that, a Fijian who has been confined to his room for 60 days in Wuhan, China, has called on Fijians to “listen” and “don’t make the same mistakes we made”. Varun Kapoor is urging Fijians...

23rd March

Editorial comment – We need a united front

It’s difficult to get past the fact that COVID-19 continues to be the news maker these days. As the world battles to bring back some semblance of order, the pandemic continues to rise around the globe. While there is hope that the battle is slowly being won in some quarters, the huge number of deaths,...

22nd March

Editorial comment – Take heed of safety tips

The revelation that 10 family members of Fiji’s first two COVID-19 cases are in isolation will no doubt raise a lot of interest. Those in isolation include a one-year-old child. Those who came into contact with them could soon be quarantined. This was the word from Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama yesterday. He made the comment...

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