From the Editor-in-Chief’s desk: Your September 28 briefing



DO the math! That’s what the People’s Alliance deputy leader Lynda Tabuya said in reference to claims about the Rock the Vote Fiji Facebook page.

That’s the big one on the front page of The Fiji Times’ edition for Wednesday, September 28.

She said it promoted Supervisor of Elections Mohammed Saneem and the Fijian Elections Office more than herself or her party!

Read about that in The Fiji Times!


Guess what?

We have something special for the young at heart. Damodar Movie Ticket Giveaways! But you’ll have to grab a copy of The Fiji Times first, and check out the Kaila! edition inside for details! A big vinaka to Debra Strong  our Act.Deputy Editor – Kaila!, sub-editor Harold Koi  and Advertising and Marketing manager Annie Robinson , and the Damodar team.


Here are some headlines inside:

PG 4

  • If voted into power, a Social Democratic Liberal Party (SODELPA) government will invest $224 million into agriculture, almost four times the $64m invested by the current administration.
  • A LABOUR government steered by former prime minister Mahendra Chaudhry will address poverty and revive economic activity in the country, says Sigatoka businessman and youth leader Rovil Singh.
  • 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.

PG 5

  • CYBER attacks on the University of the South Pacific (USP) database are a daily occurrence.
  • THE Fiji Women’s Rights Movement (FWRM) has called for the acknowledgement of gendered crimes in relation to cyberspace infringements.
  • PRIME Minister Voreqe Bainimarama was told that some parents’ decision to move their children to schools in Labasa Town due to unresolved issues with the Education Ministry has affected the student roll in a Cakaudrove school.
  • Every suffering animal you see on the streets of Fiji has a human to blame for its miserable life,”says Greater Good Foundation spokesperson Shaheez Khan.

PG 7

  • IT would be an impossible exercise for aspiring political parties to explain how they would fund financial promises and projects made during campaigning. Lawyer Sevuloni Valenitabua said this during the hearing of the Fiji Labour and Unity Fiji Parties challenge to the amendment of the Electoral Act 2014 through the Financial Management Act (FMA) 2021.
  • FORMER acting Secretary General to Parliament Viniana Namosimalua took the witness stand in the trial of former Government MP Vijendra Prasad.
  • The High Court in Lautoka has advised murder accused Maika Nasara Bavou to engage a counsel to assist him in the development of his case.
  • Briefs – A) FIVE men and a juvenile are in police custody for their alleged involvement in a sacrilege case at the Tovata Methodist Church in Makoi on September 11, 2022.
  • B) A 32-YEAR-OLD woman was arrested on Monday night for her alleged involvement in harbouring escaped prisoner Lemeki Tupali.
  • C) EIGHT clear plastic containing substances believed to methamphetamine and close to $1000 in cash money was seized during a police raid near Nausori on Monday evening


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