From the Editor-in-Chief’s desk: Your October 2 briefing



The big one on the front page of The Sunday Times for October 2 is on politics.

The Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) will be looking at loopholes in their constitution and try to rectify them, says SODELPA general secretary Lenaitasi Duru.

Read this in The Sunday Times.


Here are some headlines inside:


Traffic infringement notices

OVER 80,000 traffic infringement notices (TINs) were issued by the Land Transport Authority (LTA) in 2020, says LTA CEO Flagon Bekker.

Domestic violence

SOME women market vendors are victims of domestic violence at home and even inside the market from jealous husbands. Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre coordinator Shamima Ali shared this with Namaka Market vendors during Market Vendors Day celebrations in Nadi.

Right to vote

WOMEN vendors at the Namaka Market were encouraged to exercise their right to vote at this year’s general elections. Fiji Women’s Crisis Centre coordinator and human rights activist Shamima Ali urged the women to register and vote when she officiated at the Market Vendors Day celebrations in Nadi this week.

Pacemaker implants

ABOUT 31 people will get pacemakers implanted or replaced by a team from New Zealand who are currently in Fiji.


Climate projections

CLIMATE projections for the region paint a grim picture with all climate change scenarios showing that Asia and the Pacific would be most impacted, says Minister for Rural and Maritime Development and Disaster Management Inia Seruiratu.

Nace graduates

IT was an emotional day for Wakesa Nace as she received her Bachelors of Primary Education and realised her hard work had finally paid off. The 34-year-old from Tailevu was among the 600 students who graduated from the Fiji National University in Suva yesterday.

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