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    New Budget Expected To Be No Different To Previous Budgets

New Budget Expected To Be No Different To Previous Budgets

All eyes will be on the Budget that will be announced by the Minister for Economy and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum on June 29. Since 2014, FijiFirst budgets have been focused

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    Fiji Raises $13 Million On First-ever Bond  Reopening Facility

Fiji Raises $13 Million On First-ever Bond Reopening Facility

The Fijian Government has raised $13 million in a reopening of a ten-year bond, the first Bond Reopening Facility in the country’s history. Amid strong investor optimism, $15 million was

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    Letters to the Editor, May 30th, 2017

Letters to the Editor, May 30th, 2017

Defending Nawaikula Jone Dakuvula, Suva I refer to Nemani Delaibatiki’s column headed “Silence from NFP Deafening on Nawaikula’s Racist Rant”, [FS 27/05/2017]. This is an ironical heading. Nawaikula’s speech was not

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    Analysis: Win-Win For Rugby, For Fiji

Analysis: Win-Win For Rugby, For Fiji

After a job well done, Litiana Loabuka is grateful it’s over. And she is looking forward to hosting a bigger, better Super Rugby match between the BNZ Crusaders and the

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    Govt Wants Damaging Politics Out Of Sugar

Govt Wants Damaging Politics Out Of Sugar

Government wanted to eradicate politics from the sugar industry, Parliament was told  yesterday. Acting Prime Minister, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, made the remarks during a debate on a motion to increase the

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    Reforms Will Take Time,  A-G Tells MP

Reforms Will Take Time, A-G Tells MP

The implementation of civil service reforms will take time because this needs to be done properly, says Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. The Acting Prime Minister and Minister for Civil Service was responding

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    ‘Debt Includes Those Inherited From Previous Governments’

‘Debt Includes Those Inherited From Previous Governments’

Fiji’s total debt of $4.5 billion as of April included debts inherited from previous governments, Parliament was told yesterday. Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said this while responding to comments

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    Reforms to Deal with Audit Issues

Reforms to Deal with Audit Issues

Civil service reforms would address audit issues that included alleged corruption, Parliament was reassured yesterday. The reassurance came from Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General and Minister for Civil Service Aiyaz

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    You’re Running Out Of Steam, Prasad Told As He Questions $10m For Farmers

You’re Running Out Of Steam, Prasad Told As He Questions $10m For Farmers

The National Federation Party (NFP) is running out of steam, says Attorney–General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. He made this comment while responding in Parliament yesterday to issues on Government’s $10million subsidy for

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No Ministry of Civil Service in 2015, A-G stressed

  No Ministry of Civil Service in 2015, A-G stressed

The Ministry of Civil Service does not need to provide an annual report on civil service reforms in 2015 because

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Editorial: A-G’s Budget consultations becoming a win-win

  Editorial: A-G’s Budget consultations becoming a win-win

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum’s Budget consultations are turning out to be much more than just consultations on the coming Budget. They

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Acting PM: Wider Search For New Airport Site In North

  Acting PM: Wider Search For New Airport Site In North

Seaqaqa may not necessarily be a possible site for an international airport in Vanua Levu. The Acting Prime Minister and

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Ready Project Opening Timely: Sayed-Khaiyum

  Ready Project Opening Timely: Sayed-Khaiyum

Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the opening yesterday of the Ready Project office was timely because of the bureaucratic

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Editorial: Changes Indicate Better Days are Coming in Sugar Industry

  Editorial: Changes Indicate Better Days are Coming in Sugar Industry

The $10 million subsidy for cane farmers announced by Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday is a great relief for

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Students’ clinical practise at hospital sorted: A-G

  Students’ clinical practise at hospital sorted: A-G

A complaint by medical students that they can’t do clinical practise at Lautoka Hospital has been sorted out. Attorney-General and

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A-G Warns Landlords Over Raising Rents to Students

  A-G Warns Landlords Over Raising Rents to Students

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has warned landlords not to raise rents to students. He said there was

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Asia Development Bank Acknowledged as Development Partner of Pacific Nations

  Asia Development Bank Acknowledged as Development Partner of Pacific Nations

The following is the address by Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum at the 50th ADB Annual Meeting at Yokohama, Japan. (On behalf

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Lack Of Counsellors In Schools: A-G

  Lack Of Counsellors In Schools: A-G

The Attorney-General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, yesterday told Parliament that there was a lack of professional counsellors in schools. He said it

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A-G Criticises Fiji Times

  A-G Criticises Fiji Times

The Attorney-General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, yesterday hit out at Fiji Times over its coverage of the Budget consultations. Mr Sayed-Khaiyum was

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Fiji Has Access To Climate Finance, Parliament

  Fiji Has Access To Climate Finance, Parliament

The Attorney-General, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday explained ways Fiji could gain access to climate financing. He said this after a question

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Bill Passed To Make It Easier To Recruit Health Specialists

  Bill Passed To Make It Easier To Recruit Health Specialists

A Bill that will ease the recruitment of medical practitioners from overseas into Fiji’s medical service was fast tracked in

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Bill Passed For Private Hospitals To Have Their Own Pharmacies

  Bill Passed For Private Hospitals To Have Their  Own Pharmacies

  Private hospitals can now have their own pharmacy. This is after the Pharmacy Profession Amendment Bill 2017 was enacted

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Union: We’ll Sue Education Ministry, Reddy

  Union: We’ll Sue Education Ministry, Reddy

The Fiji Teachers Union (FTU) said yesterday they would take legal action against the Minister for Education, Mahendra Reddy, over

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More Land Leases: Koya

  More Land Leases: Koya

More informal settlers, who are commonly referred to as squatters, will be given proper land leases in the coming financial

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Cop23 Presidency Example Of How G20 And V20 Can Work Together: A-G

  Cop23 Presidency Example Of How G20 And V20 Can Work Together: A-G

Fijian Presidency of COP23 is a practical example of how Group of 20 (G20) and Vulnerable 20 Group (V20) can

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Climate Adaptation Vital: A-G Tells Meet

  Climate Adaptation Vital: A-G Tells Meet

During his address at the Carbon Pricing Leadership Coalition’s (CPLC) High-Level Assembly, Attorney-General and Minister Responsible for Climate Change, Aiyaz

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A-G Pleased With Student Response in Budget Talks

  A-G Pleased With Student  Response in Budget Talks

Attorney-General and Minister for the Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said yesterday he was happy with the student response in the schools

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Students Laud Budget Talks

  Students Laud Budget Talks

Students have given the thumbs up to Budget consultations in schools. At Vashist Muni College in Navua, where school consultations

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Focus On Climate Adaptation, Says Sayed-Khaiyum

  Focus On Climate Adaptation, Says Sayed-Khaiyum

While funds are available for climate mitigation project, adaptation to climate change is largely left unfunded. This was one of

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