From the Editor-in-Chief’s desk: Your September 30 briefing



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Here are headlines inside  – PG 4

  • WE will stand alone, we will not merge or form partnerships with any other political party, says All People’s Party founder and leader Pastor Tuiloma Tawaivuna.
  • THE one constituency model established by the Bainimarama government does not work, says People’s Alliance leader and former prime minister Sitiveni Rabuka.
  • UNITY Fiji leader Savenaca Narube is urging all Fijians to take the upcoming General Election very seriously because “the future of our children and grandchildren rests on that vote you will make in the upcoming polls.”
  • A GOVERNMENT led by Mahendra Chaudhry will ensure good governance and will fulfill the promises it makes to the Fijian people.

PG 5

  • MEREANI Bawa Voraua was still breastfeeding her one month old baby yesterday when her name was called at the Vodafone Arena in Suva for her to collect her Trade Diploma in Office Administration certificate.
  • OVER $16,000 was raised at a Rotary ‘Affairs of the heart’ fundraiser on Wednesday night at the Grand Pacific Hotel (GPH).
  • THERE is a need for more awareness on cancer in the communities, says Suva Cancer Survivors group president Salote Qalo.
  • THE net worth of assets belonging to the iTaukei Trust Fund Board dropped from $324million to $267million in 2020, says CEO Aisake Taito.

PG 7

  • A Sigatoka man facing murder charges and missed a High Court appearance on Thursday last week was found hanging from a tree in Lautoka on Wednesday.
  • Rakiraki man killed after a tree fell near him.
  • A young man who took his partner for a car ride early yesterday morning as they waited for his mother’s birthday cake to cook never made it back home.
  • A witness who testified that former Fiji First MP Vijendra Prakash only visited his farm in Naitasiri and lived at Omkar Road, Narere, said under cross examination that she lived with relatives in Navua.

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