IS this the reality on the ground, that students are sexually active at a younger age and consuming alcohol before they turn 14? Or is it merely the tip of the iceberg, and that we should be very worried about how our youngsters are being nurtured?
After weeks of preparation, it's time for the champion Delta Tigers "Red brigade" to celebrate their success at this year's BOG.
Watching the BBC World news of Sunday, July 23, was a bit of an experience as it captured my thoughts for a few moments.
Major (grog gang) is seeking advice on whether he should run for election. The encouragement he receives is join one of the two existing large parties. The choice of party should be determined by the size of his ears.
As per the forgiveness sought by former soldier Apaitia Waqaniboro, it would have been much appreciated when it was still fresh in the minds of people and the suffering they had gone through.
From time to time we get beggars coming to Kava Place to ask for money.
Commander Naupoto assured the public during the FBC TV show on Sunday that the military would not entertain extremists and gave the example of people wanting racial or religious supremacy.
After skimming through the other day's The Fiji Times, I learnt that Semi Koroi had passed on.
As some people will have noticed, the past few weeks have seen a large scale Hollywood movie being shot in Fiji. Most notably at the Royal Suva Yacht Club but also at Colo-i-Suva, Pacific Harbour, Yanuca and Rakiraki, as well as out at sea.
Your sports reporter and veteran sports journalist Maikeli Seru was apt in his report titled "Stallions rule - Hillmen retire, city boys next".
At the letters link on The Fiji Times Online (FT 21/07), when I clicked on the first piece, "here we go, another winding article" I thought.
I believe the closing of the old Nausori bridge is an indication of a lack of imagination, and will portray a unique, even tourist attraction for Nausori. An opportunity that will never return.
BIG vinaka to Fiji 15s coach John McKee and captain Akapusi Qera and the boys for the four splendid back to back wins.
Such a sad story that is unfolding in The Fiji Times on July 21, 22 which is what went down in our beautiful and caring nation and who would believe such an incident like this could happen?
I write to warmly congratulate the principal, staff members, students and the parents of Gospel High School for introducing cadet training at the school.
I would like to congratulate Veiuto Primary School for staging an impressive and excellent concert through the display of numerous dances from around the Pacific.
A concern was raised about the safety standard of electrical works carried out by unlicensed electricians.
A 59-year-old farmer has become the latest fatality on our roads.
I THANK the authorities for the recent closure of the old Nausori Bridge.
THANK you The Sunday Times team for the soulful reading published in your SoulLiving pages every Sunday.
WE carry a report on page two about a national mathematics competition held in Suva yesterday.