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    Call To Give Women An Equal Break

Call To Give Women An Equal Break

  A gathering in Suva has been told that women must be given equal opportunities as men because what they earn as income goes into the needs of families. The

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     Speaker Will Not Interfere in Matters Now in Police Hands

 Speaker Will Not Interfere in Matters Now in Police Hands

The Speaker of Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni, will not interfere in a matter regarding the Na­tional Federation Party (NFP) and a Government Member of Parliament. A letter is understood to

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    Analysis :Robust Debate on Rehabilitation After Cyclone Expected

Analysis :Robust Debate on Rehabilitation After Cyclone Expected

Government’s rehabilitation operations after the recent cyclones will be a hot topic when Parliament sits again next week. Expect the Opposition to attack Government and Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama over

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    Speaker Luveni Terminates Question By  MP Nawaikula

Speaker Luveni Terminates Question By MP Nawaikula

SODELPA Member of Parliament Niko Nawaikula’s supplementary question to the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum was terminated by the Speaker for Parliament Dr. Jiko Luveni in Parliament yesterday.

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    Speaker rules against Prasad point of order

Speaker rules against Prasad point of order

Speaker Doctor Jiko Luveni yesterday ruled against the Point of Order raised by the NFP Opposition MP Professor Biman Prasad. Mr Prasad, on Wednesday, had raised a point of order

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    Speaker disallows Opposition raising  supplementary questions to Koroilavesau

Speaker disallows Opposition raising supplementary questions to Koroilavesau

Opposition MPs were not given the opportunity to raise supplementary questions to the Minister for Fisheries in Parliament yesterday. This followed a question raised by MP Parmod Chand, the withdrawal

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    Leaders Adopt Declaration  Outlining New  Vision For Regional Parliamentary Forum

Leaders Adopt Declaration Outlining New Vision For Regional Parliamentary Forum

The 26th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) ended on a high note in Hanoi, Vietnam on Saturday, January, 20th 2018, with the adoption of the ‘Hanoi Declaration’

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    Luveni Tables Gender Push at Meeting in Vietnam

Luveni Tables Gender Push at Meeting in Vietnam

Fijian Parliament Speaker, Dr Jiko Luveni, attended the Women Parliamentarians’ Meeting of the 26th Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF) held on Thursday a day before the main annual APPF. The women’s

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    Dr Luveni Leads ParliamentARY  Delegation TO Commonwealth Meet

Dr Luveni Leads ParliamentARY Delegation TO Commonwealth Meet

The 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, one of the largest annual gatherings of Commonwealth parliamentarians is currently underway in Dhaka, Bangladesh. The Fijian delegation is led by Speaker of Parliament Dr

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Dr Luveni: People Tell Us MPs Behave Like Children

  Dr Luveni: People Tell Us MPs Behave Like Children

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni says people think MPs behave like children. That’s a common response when the public

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Speaker Dr Luveni Lifts Parliament To New Level

  Speaker Dr Luveni Lifts Parliament To New Level

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni turns 72 soon. But she is not showing any sign of slowing down. In

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Speaker: Stop Race Talk. Keep Stability

  Speaker: Stop Race Talk. Keep Stability

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni says any attempt to prevent  a future coup and political instability must start in

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Speaker Asks MP To Sort Out Debt

  Speaker Asks MP To Sort Out Debt

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni has had to ask troubled FijiFirst MP Balmindar Singh to sort out his debt

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FEO Rolls With Mobile Voter Registration

  FEO Rolls With Mobile Voter Registration

All Fijians must choose their leaders which is part of achieving true democracy in this country. This statement was made

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Speaker Tells Nawaikula To Withdraw Racial Comments

  Speaker Tells Nawaikula To Withdraw Racial Comments

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni yesterday said she would cease proceedings in Parliament until Opposition Member Niko Nawaikula withdrew

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Fiji Sun on Fiji Airways flights A Commercial Decision, MPs Told

  Fiji Sun on Fiji Airways flights A Commercial Decision, MPs Told

Having Fiji Sun as the only newspaper on Fiji Airways flights was a commercial decision by the airline, Parliament was

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Ratu Naiqama Welcomed Back After 2 Year Suspension

  Ratu Naiqama Welcomed Back After 2 Year Suspension

The Speaker to Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni yesterday welcomed suspended SODELPA Opposition MP, Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu back to Parliament. However,

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Date Set for 2017-2018 Budget Announcement

  Date Set for 2017-2018 Budget Announcement

The motion to announce the 2017-2018 budget date for June 29 was approved in Parliament yesterday. In moving the motion,

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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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Seruiratu Versus Kepa

  Seruiratu  Versus Kepa

Government does not decide which questions of the Opposition are allowed to be asked in Parliament, says Inia Seruiratu. The

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Proceedings To Be Interpreted To All Viewers

  Proceedings To Be Interpreted To All Viewers

Sign language practitioners yesterday provided television viewers simultaneous interpretation of proceedings in Parliament. Speaker to Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni said

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Gavoka’s Motion Rejected On Grounds Of Being Racial

  Gavoka’s Motion Rejected  On Grounds Of Being Racial

Speaker to Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni yesterday cleared the air on why a motion from Social Democratic Liberal Party Opposition

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Naitasiri Villages Learn Of Parliament Process

  Naitasiri Villages Learn Of Parliament Process

Villagers of Viria in Naitasiri packed their makeshift shed as they await the arrival of the Speaker of Parliament, Dr

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Students Thrilled To Be Visited By Speaker

  Students Thrilled To Be Visited By Speaker

Teachers and students of Lomaivuna High School were thrilled to be visited by the Speaker of Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni

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Speaker Updates 136th IPU Assembly On Parliament’s Initiatives On Progressing SDGs

  Speaker Updates 136th IPU Assembly On  Parliament’s Initiatives On Progressing SDGs

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni yesterday updated the 136th Inter-Parliamentary Union Assembly during the session on ‘The Standing Committee

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Speaker Sends Message

  Speaker Sends Message

Dr Jiko Luveni yesterday expressed condolences to  families of victims of the deadly attack at Britain’s Parliament in Westminster, London.

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Claypot cuisine opens in Suva

  Claypot cuisine opens in Suva

Hong Kong Claypot Cuisine (HKCC) hosted Parliament staff members including Speaker of the House, Dr Jiko Luveni at their restaurant

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Fiji Pushes Resolution On Climate Change

  Fiji Pushes Resolution On Climate Change

A  resolution was passed at Natadola yesterday calling on nations to ratify the Paris Agreement on climate change. They have

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Fiji, South Korean Parliaments Strengthen Ties

  Fiji, South Korean Parliaments Strengthen Ties

Enhancing Parliamentary co-operation and exchange would contribute to deeper understanding and friendship between two countries. This relationship was reaffirmed between

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