Editors Comment

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...

2nd February

Editorial comment – Violence on the home front

It is good to know that Minister for Women Lynda Tabuya and her ministry are working on the National Action Plan to Prevent Violence Against Women and Girls. The aim is to help eradicate domestic violence. In fact any effort or campaign to fight this should be encouraged. It’s not going to be a stroll...

1st February

Editorial comment – A united front

We need to be watching what we eat! In fact, the food we eat could be a factor in whether we contract diabetes, a non-communicable disease, and maybe even some forms of cancers. Public health physician and epidemiologist Professor Nigel Unwin drove through this message as part of an effort to determine the causes of...

31st January

Editorial comment – Health care system

It is encouraging to note that attention is now focused on our health service. Health Minister Dr Atonio Lalabalavu said any help extended by the community and private sector would be welcomed with open arms. He spoke about assistance and health care delivery. There was a need for a co-ordinated effort, he said, in terms...

30th January

Editorial comment – Important lessons

New Zealand are through to the Under 17 World Cup in Peru. They defeated New Caledonia 1-0 to get a ticket for the top competition. New Caledonia are also going to Peru as the second top side from the competition. It wasn’t an easy path though for the Kiwis who defeated Fiji 4-1 in their...

29th January

Editorial comment – Boosting the Drua

It was hot in the Western Division yesterday. The sun turned out in all its glory in the early part of the day. Then the skies opened up in the afternoon. That’s when the Fijian Drua took on the might of the Melbourne Rebels at Prince Charles Park in Nadi. It was a trial match...

28th January

Editorial comment – Week of events

The suspension of Police Commissioner Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho, and the head of the Fiji Corrections Service Francis Kean yesterday continues what has been an eventful month so far. They were suspended by President Ratu Wiliame Katonivere on the advice of the Constitutional Offices Commission. As they await a Tribunal hearing that will deliberate on...

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