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    Fire Station Construction Begins

Fire Station Construction Begins

  The Bainimarama Government is concerned about the safety and well being of all Fijians from the dangers of fire. Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen

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    New Classrooms Bring Smiles

New Classrooms Bring Smiles

Children at three schools in the Western Division were all smiles yesterday following the opening of reconstructed classrooms and new blocks through Government assistance totalling $3.567 million. The reconstructions were

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    New Facilities Boost Nayawa Residents

New Facilities Boost Nayawa Residents

Another successful project has been completed to upgrade sporting facilities and amenities to the people of Sigatoka. Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala officially opened

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    200 To Benefit From Korea Funded Project

200 To Benefit From Korea Funded Project

The Namara Village Solar Mini Project worth over $3 million in Kadavu is expected to benefit more than 200 people. Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen

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    $165m Highway Project To Be Ready Next April

$165m Highway Project To Be Ready Next April

The cost for the completion of the four-lane highway from Nadi International Airport to Wailoaloa Junction will be around $165 million. This was revealed by the Minister for Local Government,

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    Bala to devotees: Don’t be swayed by Opposition

Bala to devotees: Don’t be swayed by Opposition

  Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala warned the Tavarau cane farming community in Ba not to be swayed by opposition politicians. “They,” he said:

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    Goverment plans to Honour Women of Indenture in Fiji

Goverment plans to Honour Women of Indenture in Fiji

Celebrations to commemorate women of the Indentured Labour System in Fiji will be held next month. This was revealed by Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport, Parveen

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    Municipal Council Achievements: Towards  Smarter Towns and Cities Across Fiji

Municipal Council Achievements: Towards Smarter Towns and Cities Across Fiji

The following is the Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure & Transport Parveen Bala’s ministerial statement in Parliament on April 25, 2017. Madam Speaker, members of the honourable House,

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    Vunivau Residents Unhappy With Road Works

Vunivau Residents Unhappy With Road Works

Minister Bala: No need to beg FRA to do works No one needs to beg the Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) to do the road work, says the Minister for Local

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Churchill Park For All West Schools: Bala

  Churchill Park For All West Schools: Bala

Churchill Park’s new athletics facility would be for all schools in the western division. This was the word from the

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PM to open new tracks today

  PM to open new tracks today

  Prime Minister Voreqe Bainamarama today opens Churchill Park’s new $5.5million international athletic tracks in Lautoka. And the word from

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Taxi Body Welcomes Bala’s Move

  Taxi Body Welcomes Bala’s Move

  The decision to extend the time frame for the renewal of taxi permits from 28 days to 60 days

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Works on Nadi City process update

  Works on Nadi City process update

Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Kumar Bala said all processes are being followed for the

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Squatters in Town Areas to Have Garbage Collected

  Squatters in Town Areas to Have Garbage Collected

All informal or squatter settlements within municipal boundaries in Fiji will have their garbage collected by the council in their

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Funding Committed, Says Aust Official

  Funding Committed, Says Aust Official

AU$105million (F$163 million) will be given by the Green Climate Fund for various climate change projects in the region. This

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Government To Probe Cause Of Rakiraki Flooding

  Government To Probe Cause Of Rakiraki Flooding

  Government is committed to do a thorough investigation of the destructive flooding that swept through Rakiraki. The Minister for

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New Bridge For Penang Mill ‘By April’

  New Bridge For Penang Mill ‘By April’

  Close to 2000 people from settlements near the Penang Mill in Rakiraki will have a quicker access to town

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Record 940 Graduate In Village

  Record 940 Graduate In Village

  A record-breaking 940 villagers and people from rural areas in Ba have been urged to become active contributors to the

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Ratepayers To Play Bigger Role: Bala

  Ratepayers To Play  Bigger Role: Bala

  Ratepayers in all cities and towns will now be more involved in the administration of their municipalities, This was

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Supplies Boost Farmers’ Recovery

  Supplies Boost Farmers’ Recovery

  Two young farmers from Rakiraki were part of the 200 farmers who were yesterday supplied tools and seedlings to

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MARITIME INDUSTRY IMPORTANT TO FIJI

  MARITIME INDUSTRY IMPORTANT TO FIJI

The Maritime Industry plays an integral part in Fiji’s building initiatives. Speaking at the opening of the World Maritime Day

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Nadi Town Council Receives New Garbage Compactor

  Nadi Town Council Receives New Garbage Compactor

  The Nadi Town Council has received a new garbage compactor truck from the Government of Japan this week. Embassy

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Minister Backs Plan For Community Police Post

  Minister Backs Plan For Community Police Post

  The construction of a community Police post at a dense residential subdivision in Kashmir, Lautoka by a businessman has

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Ministry Implementing Measures Curve Delays And Frustrations In Development Applications

  Ministry Implementing Measures Curve Delays And Frustrations In Development Applications

  The current town planning laws are often  regarded as out-dated, negatively affecting expected turn-around-times on town  planning applications or

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Municipal Councils Cautioned Over Red Tapes For Investor Approvals

  Municipal Councils Cautioned Over Red Tapes For Investor Approvals

Government will now actively monitor and ensure that municipal councils play an active role as far as investment approvals are

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Municipal Heads Cautioned To Utilised Capital Projects Grants

  Municipal Heads Cautioned To Utilised Capital Projects Grants

Municipal councils would have Government grants for capital projects taken away if no progress is being made on getting works

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New Lots Planned For Lami, Suva, Nausori

  New Lots Planned For Lami, Suva, Nausori

The $3 million allocated for the Town Wide Informal Settlement Upgrading Programme is expected to see the subdivision of 1200

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Nasinu To Build New Stadium

  Nasinu To  Build New  Stadium

The construction of new stadium will take place in Nasinu next year. This was announced by the Minister for Local

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Minister Kumar: Road Safety, Everyone’s Responsibility

  Minister Kumar: Road Safety, Everyone’s  Responsibility

The highly anticipated Vodafone Hibiscus Festival will take a strong stand on road safety with the theme ‘Road Safety is

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