Opinion

23rd July

Fixing our bad roads

POTHOLES aren’t the only issue commuters and drivers are upset about these days in some of our urban centres. It’s understandably an issue that keeps popping up when road woes are raised. To some extent,...

Letters to the Editor – Tuesday, July 23, 2019

Pacific Nations Test With the series against the Maori All Blacks levelled, attention shifts to the defence of our Pacific Nations Cup title beginning with an emotional battle in the land of the rising sun. McKee has named an explosive side but I fail to understand why impressive debutant Tevita Ratuva was left out. With...

21st July

Letters to the Editor – Sunday, July 21, 2019

American couple I DON’T know whether the handling of the death of the American couple in Fiji was a “PR disaster” (FT 17/07). I believe it certainly was handled clumsily. It was a bad look for the Fijian authorities as many letter writers pointed out. I believe treating the dead and their bereaved family with...

Editorial comment – Methamphetamine corridor

AT one stage Nakasi was sort of laid back. It had a touch of rural calmness about it. People lived their lives pretty much in relative peace and quiet. It was a developing area along the busy Suva-Nausori corridor. It had to grow. That much was a foregone conclusion over the decades. The ’empty’ spaces...

18th July

Letters to the Editor: Thursday July 18, 2019.

‘Te utu’ The new word on the streets –– Te utu, thanks to The Fiji Times! The wounded Maori are hungry for revenge and that gives our Flying Fijians a good reason to inflict more pain and misery in the heart of Rotorua and in front of their ardent fans. It’s good that McKee is...

Netball’s dismal campaign

It was good to see the Fiji Pearls finally scoring their first win at the Netball World Cup in Liverpool, England. We defeated Singapore 71-56. While there would have been many players to praise, the highest accolades would have to go to Lydia Panapasa, 18, who scored 41 from 43 goals with a 96 per...

17th July

Letters to the Editor – Wednesday, July 17, 2019

Post-15s first game The Flying Fijians’ captain Dominiko Waqaniburotu thanked our heavenly Father after a great win over the NZ Maori All Blacks on Saturday. He reiterated the fact that our Lord, was the 1 per cent of inspiration that completed the victory after he and his team had perspired the remaining 99 per cent...

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