Letters To The Editors

Letters to the Editor – Monday, February 6, 2023

Use of vernacular in Parliament I APPLAUD the decision of the Coalition Government to allow members of Parliament to speak in their own language – Hindi and iTaukei – while delivering their speeches in Parliament....

5th February

Letters to the Editor – Sunday, February 5, 2023

The journey towards success “Never let your talents go to waste,” was the apt message that Marica Qio Yasa, who shared her story with Pauliasi Mateboto (FT 03/03), had for readers. She stated that life often threw challenges not to break one’s spirit, but to bring out one’s untapped potential. As Marica shared the challenges...

3rd February

Letters to the Editor – Friday, February 3, 2023

Up through the ranks! Reading Napolioni Likuveiqali’s story as the acting principal Customs officer border Lautoka brought alight memories of Allen Lockington, who was also a Customs officer, and had a distinguished career. Napolioni, who has spent 27 years as a Customs officer, treats each day in the Customs field as a learning experience. I...

2nd February

Letters to the Editor – Thursday, December 2, 2023

Stay strong, last long! Renowned Fijian academic Professor Steven Ratuva had a timely message for the coalition Government, “Stay strong, last long”. He added that it was imperative the coalition Government stayed “strong, resilient and lasted” because it had great implications for the future of Fiji’s democracy. I read his message and then pondered about...

1st February

Letters to the Editor – Wednesday, February 1, 2023

Rugby rookie on the rise Karl Tenana and co-commentators could not stop heaping praises on our rookie Batirerega and one of them said he is “all arms and legs”. Solid debut by the rookie and he should be the new star. Give him a few more games and tournaments. No fancy ending when he scores...

31st January

Letters to the Editor – Tuesday, January 31, 2023

We need big, powerful men A big request to the selectors of the Fiji men’s 7s team. Please look for bigger physical, robust and powerful men who can compete in rucks and mauls and win turnovers and break the opposition defence. The current team is so full of small and lean players. There is an...

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