From the Editor-in-Chief’s desk: Your June 11 briefing



Government’s formula of “taking $1 from a rich man’s pocket and putting $2 in a poor man’s pocket” has been supported by the business community in Labasa. This comes as Minister for Finance Professor Biman Prasad hinted at the implementation of a single or double value added tax (VAT) system in the upcoming budget.

That’s the big news on the front page of The Sunday Times for June 11.

The picture is from the Super Rugby Pacific competition quarter-finals between the Fijian Drua and the Crusaders in Christchurch,  New Zealand. Vinaka Sophie Ralulu.

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