Letters To The Editors

Letters to the Editor – Thursday, February 9, 2023

One newspaper A CERTAIN airline and several hotels are known to distribute only a certain newspaper for its daily clientele, aligning with the former dictatorial government. Who remembers the “kava monkeys” on the front page,...

8th February

Letters to the Editor – Wednesday, February 8, 2023

Living off his hobby Daniel Nilesh Raj takes motivation from renowned Italian painter Leonardo da Vinci and his quote: “Painting is like poetry that is seen rather than felt.” Painting has been Raj’s life since he was a little boy, and this hobby of his has blossomed. Raj started sketching and painting as a hobby,...

7th February

Letters to the Editor – Tuesday, February 7, 2023

Silivere to the rescue KUDOS to Virisila Silivere who — on Friday, February 3 — swam to a submerging vehicle and saved the lives of six people — three adults and three children. The brave woman from Qelemumumu, Labasa deserves a bravery award for saving those lives. As for the adults, please stop being reckless...

6th February

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. According to the Speaker of Parliament gone turaga bale na Tui Cakau Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu, the use of iTaukei and...

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...

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