Letters To The Editors

8th June

Letters to the Editor | Thursday, June 8, 2023

India railway accident THE railway accident in Odisha is shocking, horrible and woeful. It is believed to be the worst rail accident in India in nearly three decades that leaves 288 people dead and over...

7th June

Letters to the Editor | Wednesday, June 7, 2023

Fantastic home support SWIRE Shipping Fijian Drua skipper Meli Derenalagi alluded to the faith in God and the support of fans as two critical reasons for the team making it into the historic top eight. Last weekend, despite the bad weather compelled by rain and wind, brave Drua fans made their way into HFC Bank...

6th June

Letters to the Editor | Tuesday, June 6, 2023

Death by sugar THAT’S what diabetes translates to in iTaukei: “death by sugar”. On page 42 of The Fiji Times (3/6/23), there was a serious article titled “Are we failing our children”. On the facing page was a full-page colourful advertisement for a brand of ice-cream on a stick. This particular ice-cream was covered in...

5th June

Letters to the Editor | Monday, June 5, 2023

The man behind the scenes IF a picture could paint a thousands words – amidst the celebration and shouts of joy after the Fijian Drua emphatic win over the Reds – one man sat in the middle of the field and returned the glory to He, the giver of all strength. The man the living...

4th June

Letters to the Editor | Sunday, June 4, 2023

Farewell Elenoa Kunatuba! Elenoa Kunatuba, who played a huge role in the growth of women’s rugby in Fiji, was laid to rest this week. She was given a fitting farewell. When women’s rugby started to grow in Fiji two names became prominent — Elenoa Kunatuba and Vela Naucukidi. I followed their contributions closely. Kunatuba gave...

3rd June

Letters to the Editor | Saturday, June 3, 2023

For the love of family! Motivation allows people to see beyond their jobs. This has proved true for Joneti Rokotuibau whose story was penned by Elena Vucukula via the People column (FT: 02/06). Sharing her story, Elena said that she switched vocation as she wanted to do better in life. Her dedication paid off as...