From the Editor-in-Chief’s desk: Your April 15 briefing
14 April, 2021, 11:14 pm
Here are some headlines in The Fiji Times’ edition for Thursday, April 15.
The two big stories on PAGE 1 are:
Fijian Drua’s greenlight
The Fijian Drua rugby side has been given the greenlight to participate in next year’s Super Rugby competition.
Fijian families are without food in the West.
FIJI Teachers Union members have been told to “jealously guard their independence” as they go into elections to choose office-bearers from tomorrow. (Friday and Saturday)
THE Fiji Teachers Union says there should be a policy on the rights of teachers.
UN: No food
FIJIAN families in the Western Division are without food, says United Nations resident coordinator in Fiji Sanaka Samarasinha.
FOOD prices increased by 16 per cent in Fiji in the wake of Tropical Cyclones Yasa and Ana.
THE brawl in Nabua is not related to drugs, says Police Chief Operations Officer ACP Abdul Khan.
PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama says closing our borders has placed an enormous burden of hardship on the backs of Fijians.
Human rights report
PRESIDENT Jioji Konrote yesterday received the Fiji Human Rights Commission 2019 Annual Report at the State House.
Check out the five pages of social happenings around the country inside.
It’s all about music… check it out inside.
Mother’s day competition
REMEMBER you can win a special holiday for your mum when you enter our Mother’s day competition. It’s a holiday at the Marriott Resort Fiji Momi Bay. Check inside for details.
We’ve got results, pictures, previews and reports of various sporting events. Check it out.
You will have to get a copy to know what we are talking about though.