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2018-2019 National Budget

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    Govt Sets Parenthood Aid Payment Criteria

Govt Sets Parenthood Aid Payment Criteria

Government’s $1000 Parenthood Assistance Payment has come into effect as the new budget year starts, and Government has set the criteria for assistance. Passed in the 2018-2019 National Budget, the

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    105,049 Students Will Benefit

105,049 Students Will Benefit

An allocation of $25 million has been set for this in the 2018-2019 National Budget.   A total of 105,049 students will benefit from the Government’s bus fare scheme, which

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    NFP MP forced to withdraw statement

NFP MP forced to withdraw statement

Opposition MP Parmod Chand of the National Federation Party was forced to withdraw a statement he made in Parliament after a point of order was made. Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday

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    Minister Praises Health Allocation

Minister Praises Health Allocation

The new Ba Hospital, which is the state-of-the-art facility, has been completed and has been made possible with the budget of $34 million provided by the Government. It is expected

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    Homes For Hope Welcomes 2018-2019 Budget Allocation

Homes For Hope Welcomes 2018-2019 Budget Allocation

The Homes of Hope family is thrilled with the show of sup­port from the Government in the 2018-2019 National Budget. The organisation was allocated $200,000 in the form of a

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    ‘We Will Better Empower Our Youths’

‘We Will Better Empower Our Youths’

We appreciate that education sets our youths free to pursue their dreams in life. Therefore, to empower our youths, we must give them the opportunity to get a good education

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    BUDGET 2018: $44.8 Million For Easing Traffic Flow on Our Roads

BUDGET 2018: $44.8 Million For Easing Traffic Flow on Our Roads

An amount of $48.8 million has been set aside in the 2018-2019 National Budget for Fiji Roads Authority projects to improve and ease the flow of traffic around the country.

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    BUDGET 2018: $74 Million Allocated to Fiji Roads Authority to be Used for Renewing and Replacing Existing Road Assets

BUDGET 2018: $74 Million Allocated to Fiji Roads Authority to be Used for Renewing and Replacing Existing Road Assets

The biggest chunk of the 2018-2019 National Budget allocation for the Fiji Roads Authority will be pumped into renewing and replacing existing road assets across the country, a total of

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    BUDGET 2018: Amount to Improve Water Services Increased $33.7 Million

BUDGET 2018: Amount to Improve Water Services Increased $33.7 Million

Government has allocated a total of $33.7 million in its 2018 -2019 National Budget for the improvement of water sources and water treatment plants. This is an increase of $19m

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BUDGET 2018: 133 Rural Water Projects Covered

  BUDGET 2018: 133 Rural Water Projects Covered

A total of 23,382 people living in rural areas will benefit from the rural water supply programme under the Water

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BUDGET 2018: 98 days Maternity Leave, 5 days Paternity Leave and 5 days Family Care Leave

  BUDGET 2018: 98 days Maternity Leave, 5 days Paternity Leave and 5 days Family Care Leave

Mothers will now spend more time with their newborn babies at home before they could resume duties. The Maternity Leave

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BUDGET 2018: Cheaper Imported Fruits and Vegetables, Promote Healthy Lifestyle and Fight NCDs

  BUDGET 2018: Cheaper Imported Fruits and Vegetables, Promote Healthy Lifestyle and Fight NCDs

Government has reduced the fiscal import duties on fruits and vegetables from five per cent to 0 per cent in

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BUDGET 2018: Mothers Whose Income is Under $30k To Receive $1000 Grant for Newborns

  BUDGET 2018: Mothers Whose Income is Under $30k To Receive $1000 Grant for Newborns

Every Fijian mother whose household income is below $30,000 will be given $1000 grant in any participating bank for each

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BUDGET 2018: $255 Million for TELS

  BUDGET 2018: $255 Million for TELS

Once the Budget is passed, Tertiary Education Loan Scheme will be offered for post graduate studies and funding for overseas

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BUDGET 2018: More than $1 Billion has been allocated for Education.

  BUDGET 2018: More than $1 Billion has been allocated for Education.

In announcing the 2018-2019 National Budget last night, the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, noted that Government upheld

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BUDGET 2018: Highlights

  BUDGET 2018: Highlights

The following are highlights of the 2018-2019 National Budget that was announced last night. These are snippets from the Attorney-General

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BUDGET 2018: A budget for your Family

  BUDGET 2018: A budget for your Family

A $4.65 billion budget was announced last night in Parliament by the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, for the

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