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    Fiji To Depend On Other Industries Too, Says A-G

Fiji To Depend On Other Industries Too, Says A-G

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has reiterated that the Government does not want Fiji to be dependent on only one or two major economic contributors. Speaking at the

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    Teachers Hail A-G’s Reform Talks

Teachers Hail A-G’s Reform Talks

Teachers yesterday praised the first in a series of Government consultations with them, saying it was long overdue. They later queued up to shake hands with Attorney-General and Minister for

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    Residents Thank A-G for Response

Residents Thank A-G for Response

A number of issues such as  taxi permits, and the issuance of fishing licences were brought to the attention of Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum in Koronivia on

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    Editorial: Fiji International Here To Stay It Will Grow Bigger

Editorial: Fiji International Here To Stay It Will Grow Bigger

The fourth edition of the Fiji International tees off at the Natadola Bay Championship Golf Course tomorrow. The tournament has gained momentum over the years and for 2017 it’s being

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    Golf Helps Propel Tourism: A-G

Golf Helps Propel Tourism: A-G

Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said yesterday the Fiji Inter­national golf tournament presented significant opportuni­ties for the Fijian economy. The Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General made the com­ment at the 2017 Fiji Interna­tional

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    A-G Joins Hindu Brothers, Sisters In Prayers

A-G Joins Hindu Brothers, Sisters In Prayers

Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has been attending Shri Krishna Janmashtami gatherings currently held around the country to countdown the birth of Lord Krishna. He initially attended the

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    A-G: Job Evaluation More Than Changing Salary

A-G: Job Evaluation More Than Changing Salary

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says job evaluation is not simply changing the current salary. He said this was a fundamental change to the way remuneration was structured in the civil service.

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    Forum Focused on Economic Growth

Forum Focused on Economic Growth

The whole policy behind the 2017/2018 Fijian National Budget was not dragged out of a bag within the last few months before its official announcement. It was part of proper

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    Media Industry Development Authority Chair Hits Out  At Prasad

Media Industry Development Authority Chair Hits Out At Prasad

Media Industry Development Authority chairperson Ashwin Raj has described as hypocrisy National Federation Party leader Biman Prasad’s selective championing of media freedom. Mr Raj was responding to a statement by

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Annual Fiji Business Forum Set

  Annual Fiji Business Forum Set

The 6th Annual Fiji Business Forum (FBF) will take place this Saturday at the Grand Pacific Hotel in Suva. The

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A Lot of Interest in Our Sugar: A-G

  A Lot of Interest in Our Sugar: A-G

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said yesterday there was a lot of interest from countries and private buyers

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Editorial: Civil Servants’ Primary Role Is To Serve The People

  Editorial: Civil Servants’ Primary Role Is To Serve The People

Complaints against civil servants are not new. While it is sad to say it, it has been a problem plaguing

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Government Policies Attract Investors: A-G

  Government  Policies Attract Investors: A-G

  Companies do not come and invest in any country, in particular in a new project like this Biomass plant

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Biomass Plant Supports COP23

  Biomass Plant Supports COP23

  The commissioning of the new Biomass Energy Plant for Nabou Green Energy was in line with Fiji’s stand against

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A-G: Government Wants Sugar To Return As A Major Earner

  A-G: Government Wants Sugar To Return As A Major Earner

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says the Government is doing its best to restore the same confidence which prevailed in the sugar

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2017-2018 National Budget Right Of Reply

  2017-2018 National Budget Right Of Reply

Madam Speaker, as Minister for Economy, I rise to provide my right of reply on the 2017-2018 National Budget. I’d

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Adopt-A-School Programme Receives a $15,000 Boost

  Adopt-A-School Programme Receives a $15,000 Boost

CPA (Certified Practicing Accountants) Australia’s Fiji branch yesterday gave $15,000 towards Government’s Adopt-A-School programme. And, their money is going towards

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New Salary Scale For Teachers Spelt Out

  New Salary Scale For Teachers Spelt Out

More than 1000 Diploma-holding teachers who were paid $16,610 will now receive an adjustment to their salary which will now

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Opposition MPs Scrutinise Budget Allocation For Military

  Opposition MPs Scrutinise Budget Allocation For Military

The Budget allocation for the military came under intense scrutiny from Opposition MPs in Parliament yesterday. They demanded a detailed

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A-G: Opposition Replies Full of Contradictions, Inconsistencies

  A-G: Opposition Replies Full of Contradictions, Inconsistencies

Members of the Opposition have failed to provide constructive comments on the 2017-2018 National Budget. The Attorney-General and the Minister

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A-G: Difference Between SODELPA Leader And PM

  A-G: Difference Between SODELPA Leader And PM

Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says the Opposition expects a SODELPA Government under the same leader who was the SVT leader when the

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Watch On Traders

  Watch On Traders

Wholesalers will soon have to justify their mark-up margins, a cost which gets passed onto consumers. In his 2017-2018 Budget

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Insurance Hope For Low Income Earners

  Insurance Hope For Low Income Earners

Government has set aside money which low income earners will be able to access to pay premiums to insure their

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What Budget Means

  What  Budget Means

Leading chartered accounting firm, BDO yesterday released their Budget brief for the 2017-2018 National Budget.  The breakdown will help you

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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

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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

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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

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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,

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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

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