Editors Comment

8th June

Editorial comment | A change in mind-set

The past three days have been great for relationships between the media and the Fiji Police Force. At the conclusion of a three-day workshop in Suva this week, work, we learn, is now starting, to...

7th June

Editorial comment | When kids pick up after adults

Laisenia Ratu is right when he says adults should be ashamed for having kids come out and pick up after them. Well, many adults that is! That is the way a lot of people will think given the extent of littering happening around us Mr Ratu, an International School Suva (ISS) oceans and literacy division...

6th June

Editorial comment | Promising tourism scenario

It is good to know that the tourism sector continues to go from strength to strength with the visitor arrivals tracking just above the 2019 pace. And that’s 12 months ahead of schedule, says Tourism Fiji chief executive Brent Hill. This, he said, had led the Reserve Bank of Fiji to upgrade their growth targets...

5th June

Editorial comment | The threat to the environment

In a statement titled ‘A ticking bomb’ Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka has warned that we are being inundated by a surging wave of extremely dangerous plastic pollution that continues to gather strength. In his message for World Environment Day today, Mr Rabuka said it adds to other environmental woes endangering our very existence in the...

4th June

Editorial comment | Simply the best!

What a beauty that was! What a game! And the Queensland Reds would have been reminded very early on that they were in for the game of their lives, and a taste of Fijian passion. The fans lapped up the moment, and lived a dream on a great day for rugby. The skies had opened...

3rd June

Editorial comment | Positive vibes for tourism

It is encouraging to note that tourism operators have expressed delight at the reassurance by Deputy Prime Minister and Tourism Minister Viliame Gavoka that there will be no drastic changes in the upcoming budget to disrupt tourism recovery. Today we learn from industry icon Tony Whitton that the news was reassuring for a sector that...