In The Sunday Times today – Sunday, March 07, 2021
7 March, 2021, 12:05 am
Fiji’s first batch of AstraZeneca COVID19 vaccines arrived at the Nadi International Airport last night.
Here’s a sneak peek at the headlines in The Sunday Times for Sunday, March 7, 2021.
Draft Police Bill 2020
Social Democratic Liberal Party member and Opposition spokeswoman on Justice, Elections and iTaukei Affairs, Adi Litia Qionibaravi says it will be a dark day if the draft Fiji Police Bill is enacted in its current draconian form.
Proposed Electoral Amendment Bill
Unity Fiji party leader Savenaca Narube believes the proposed Electoral Amendment Bill attempts to muzzle criticisms of the Supervisor of Elections and Electoral Commission.
Draft Police Bill 2020
Police will be allowed “to take control of and use any building, premises or place or vehicle, vessel, or conveyance of any kind on land or water” during a natural disaster.
Bullying is morally bad
Students need to be taught in their homes that bullying is morally bad says psychotherapist Selina Kuruleca.
A father of a student at a prominent boys’ school in Tailevu has lodged a complaint with the Fiji Police Force after his son was allegedly assaulted by senior students last weekend.
Call for a Pacific rugby league team
There is a call to form a Pacific rugby league team comprising Samoan, Tongan and Fijian players. Discussions on the topic revealed that the team could be the one to beat internationally.
Swimmers urged to put in best performance
Swimming Fiji president Ben Rova is urging swimmers to put in their best performance every weekend as the search continues to bring forward, Fiji next best in the water.
RKS U19 Eels dominate
The under-19 Ratu Kadavulevu School Eels continued its dominating form hammering Ratu Latianara Secondary School 44-14 during the South East Zone Rugby League Tanoa Challenge at St Marcellin Primary School grounds in Vatuwaqa yesterday.
Association to celebrate Women’s Day
The Suva Volleyball Association will hold a double event in line with the globally celebrated International Women’s Day next week.
One of Fiji’s best rugby sons
We started last week by introducing one of Fiji’s best rugby sons. Graham Eden. At retirement, that unmistakable voice can still be recognised even without seeing him.
Nareki’s magical feet
Jona Nareki’s magical feet bamboozled the Chiefs as the Highlanders stormed to a brilliant 39-23 comeback win in Hamilton on Friday night.
Fortnight for Waratahs
SYDNEY – The Waratahs will have a fortnight to get their season back on track after falling to their third straight defeat to start the season, this time to the Western Force 20-16 at Bankwest Stadium on Friday.