From the Editor-in-Chief’s desk: Your October 1 briefing



The big one on the front page of The Fiji Times’ edition for Saturday, October 1 is on birth registration and an interesting issue that has popped up.#

Read about that in The Fiji Times!


Here are some headlines inside:


Promise of iTaukei Affairs allocation

SOCIAL Democratic Liberal Party leader Viliame Gavoka says a SODELPA government will allocate $159 million a year for i-Taukei affairs, a significant increase from the $15 million allocated in the FijiFirst government’s 2022-2023 national budget.

Rokomokoti to champion education

THE Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) provisional candidate Ana Rokomokoti says she would be sharing more thoughts on education as one of the important subjects going forward.

‘Sideline commentators’

MINISTER for Youth and Sports Parveen Bala has hit out at ‘sideline commentators’ on social media calling on Government to stop initiatives such as income generating projects for youths because it was an election year.


FCS contribution

EVERY purchase made on the new pink labeled Rami Sami egg pack is a contribution to the Fiji Cancer Society.

Breast cancer

BREAST cancer is still the leading cancer type in Fiji with 71 cases registered this year.

Cure Kids Fiji

CURE Kids Fiji in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Medical Services held a World Heart Day march in Suva yesterday to raise awareness on rheumatic heart disease (RHD).

Cervical cancer

CERVICAL cancer is one of the most frequent cancers in Fiji, says New Zealand Deputy High Commissioner Michelle Podmore.


Rights violation

PEOPLE who feel their rights have been violated in any way, shape or form, need to come forward and lodge a complaint, says Citizens’ Constitutional Forum (CCF) CEO Louchrisha Hussain.


Court wants report

THE High Court at Suva wants a report regarding the release of a 19-year-old man charged with aggravated robbery and murder from the Suva Remand Centre.

Psychiatric evaluation order

SUVA High Court judge Justice Daniel Goundar has called for a psychiatric evaluation of multiple murder accused, Tevita Qaqa Kapawale.


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