THE revelation that the Ministry of Employment has received 188 cases of child labour over the past five years will no doubt attract interest.
In this era, at times it becomes difficult to get good customer service.
TO the Ministry of Education, could you please change the unfair ruling that only children turning six years old between January to June may be enrolled in Year 1 and the other half have to start a year later.
SOCIAL media rumors have been around on the internet and hoaxes have spread from email to chat rooms and networking sites.
AN issue I'd like to raise with authorities is in regards to the unsafe crossing practices people are fond of doing on the new Rewa Bridge.
THE primary schools IDC just concluded at Nausori's Ratu Cakobau Park.
WITH eyes brimming with tears, I read with amazement the determination of 42-year-old Vitila Vuniwaqa (FT 19/10) in her struggle to stand on her own two feet even when the odds were against her.
AN amazing analysis by one of the most prolific letter contributors Sukha Singh (ST 23/10).
Congratulations to the Rakiraki football team for their promotion to the top flight from next year.
Another unmatched milestone achieved by the world champion mighty All Blacks, by being the only tier one rugby team to notch up 18 consecutive wins on the trot.
I never hear of critics saying a good word on what our government leader and PM Voreqe Bainimarama is achieving in the world front for our country, mending our bilateral international ties and building bridges now in Australia and New Zealand.
It is humbling and encouraging to see the picture of SODELPA leader and former prime minister, Sitiveni Rabuka having a bath at the Natadradave miracle water site and testifying that the water contains healing properties.
I initially believed that our Education Minister continued to have an unwavering stance regarding the implementation of the school zoning policy.
Seona Smiles' recollections of her interview in the '60s of recent Nobel prizewinner, Bob Dylan was interesting. Getting the enigmatic musician to answer questions is like extracting teeth. When asked by the young reporter how old he was, she copped a classic response from Dylan, "As old as my grandmother's teeth".
With new roads and footpaths, Namaka is looking great. I wish I had my property in Namaka to enjoy the
One must have the following "strengths" to be able to do a good shopping at the Lautoka market.
Congratulations to Suva for winning the primary schools IDC! This win was attributed to months of training, preparation, team spirit and sacrifice. I was fortunate enough to visit the Whites camp and the players and officials looked confident from day one. The team management made up of Adrian, Raneel, Shazil, Sanjay and Naca did a fantastic job in moulding these youngsters into a champion team. Utility player Senitiki's extra time goal gifted the Whites a sweet victory against arch rivals Rewa. Suva beat teams like Nadi, Tavua, Navua and Lautoka on the journey to lifting the holy grail of Fiji Primary soccer.
TODAY 7448 students will be sitting for the Fiji Year 13 Certificate Examination in 161 centres around the country.
Since the establishment of mental hospitals, mental health awareness programs give opportunity and access to people of Fiji where one in four people has a mental health problem.
What a shame to see a well known church using its members to go and beg for money in the form of "cent a tick" on the streets of Lautoka and Nadi.
First and foremost, praise the Lord, the God of Israel who lives from everlasting to everlasting. Amen and amen (PS 41:13).
There is no place like home, and what is more, the right to be there.
LOSING a loved one is never an easy part of life and when that loved one is as young as seven months old, it's even more difficult to fathom the circumstances surrounding the infant's death.