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    PM To Chand: Where Were You In 2000?

PM To Chand: Where Were You In 2000?

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama last night launched a scathing attack against National Federation Party MP Parmod Chand. Speaking from Los Angeles on Viber he disputed a statement by Mr Chand

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    Chiefs vs Commoners

Chiefs vs Commoners

Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday questioned the disparity which existed between chiefs and commoners and why no one from the Opposition was talking about addressing that. His

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    Electoral Commission Puts Prasad On Notice

Electoral Commission Puts Prasad On Notice

The Electoral Commission has put National Federation Party leader Biman Prasad on notice for comments he made to the Chair of the Commission, Suresh Chandra. Mr Prasad’s comments have been

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    Talk Facts, Bala Tells Opposition

Talk Facts, Bala Tells Opposition

Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Infrastructure and Transport, Parveen Bala has urged members of the Opposition to talk facts, talk figures, talk business, talk development and to talk

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    Leawere Wants CSOs To Carry Out Voter Education

Leawere Wants CSOs To Carry Out Voter Education

Oppsition’s Mikaele Leawere has called on the Government to reconsider the participation of the Multinational Observers Group for the 2018 General Election. The Shadow Minister for Education and SODELPA member

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    Ratu Suliano Reflects On Role Of Past Leaders

Ratu Suliano Reflects On Role Of Past Leaders

Shadow Minister for Youth and Sports and SODELPA MP Ratu Suliano Matanitobua says whatever he addressed in Parliament yesterday were directed to the Government of the day which he strongly

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    Dr Luveni Commends Water Champion Programme

Dr Luveni Commends Water Champion Programme

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) has been commended for introducing the “Water Champion” programme as a platform to create more awareness to its customers about its overall operations throughout

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    EDITORIAL: Parliamentarians Should Not Abuse Their Privileges

EDITORIAL: Parliamentarians Should Not Abuse Their Privileges

Our Parliamentarians are given a very honourable privilege- Parliamentary privilege. This privilege should not be used to perpetuate lies and to give rise to communal antagonism. Sadly, we have seen

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    New Building Applications Worth $200 million

New Building Applications Worth $200 million

Building registers for municipal councils reveal that 1399 new building applications have been received for the year to date valued at around $200 million. The Assistant Minister for Local Government,

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New Maritime Vessel Expected

  New Maritime Vessel Expected

A new Government shipping vessel is expected to arrive in the country. This was revealed by Assistant Minister for Agriculture, Rural

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‘6 to 8 Staff Resign Yearly’

  ‘6 to 8 Staff Resign Yearly’

The majority of staff members of the Reserve Bank of Fiji who resign are leaving for better opportunities. This was

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Writing, Writers and Human Rights

  Writing, Writers and  Human Rights

Fiji’s leading writer Satendra Nandan’s fourth book of essays , Dispatches from Distant Shores, will be published this year. He’s

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MP: Beddoes Had No Proof To Poll Claims

  MP: Beddoes Had No Proof To Poll Claims

Government MP, Balmindra Singh said yesterday claims made by Mick Beddoes about the 2014 eneral election had no proof. Mr

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Inequality A Problem In All Society: Kumar

  Inequality A Problem In All Society: Kumar

Inequality is a problem for every society and country and it should not be ignored, says Consumer Council of Fiji

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ANALYSIS: Minister Sayed-Khaiyum Scores 10 Out Of 10 In Budget Right Of Reply

  ANALYSIS: Minister Sayed-Khaiyum Scores  10 Out Of 10 In Budget Right Of Reply

When the Budge debate ended yesterday there was no question about who won it. Minister for Economy and Attorney-General Aiyaz

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25,338 Homes Benefit From Free Water

  25,338 Homes Benefit From Free Water

Around 91, 250 litres per household of free water will continue in the new financial year, said the Minister for

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Prasad’s Ideas For ‘Fiscal Responsibility’

  Prasad’s Ideas For  ‘Fiscal Responsibility’

The Opposition Finance spokesperson, Biman Prasad, said the 2016-17 National Budget “failed the test of fiscal responsibility”. “It may be

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Convention To Strengthen Role Of Parents: AOG Church

  Convention To Strengthen Role Of Parents: AOG Church

If Fiji accedes the Hague Convention of 1996 it will strengthen the role of parents in the family, says the Assemblies

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Rebuilding Main Focus Of 2016-17 Budget Says AG

  Rebuilding Main Focus Of  2016-17 Budget Says AG

Intensifying the rebuilding effort after Tropical Cyclone Winston and developing enduring climate-change mitigation measures will be the top priorities in

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Title Of Bill Misleading, Says Kaloumaira

  Title Of Bill Misleading, Says Kaloumaira

The title of Heritage Bill 2016 is misleading, says iTaukei Trust Fund Board chief executive officer Isoa Kaloumaira. “The Bill’s

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Consider Domestic Violence Issues’

  Consider Domestic Violence Issues’

Issues pertaining to domestic violence between spouses must be taken into consideration when seeking the acquisition to the Hague Convention

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Privileges Committee Recommend Suspension For Draunidalo

  Privileges Committee Recommend Suspension For Draunidalo

The Privileges Committee has unanimously found that National Federation Party Opposition MP Tupou Draunidalo has contravened Standing Order 62(4)(a) and (d). The

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PM Talks On Progress With Overseas Nations

  PM Talks On Progress  With Overseas Nations

The following is a statement delivered by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, to Parliament yesterday on his recent overseas visits to

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Bill To Give Powers To FICAC To Proceed On Crimes

  Bill To Give Powers To FICAC To Proceed On Crimes

A Bill that will see the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) holding powers similar to the Director of Public Prosecutions

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Reddy Gets Barrage From Opposition

  Reddy Gets Barrage From Opposition

Minister for Education Mahendra Reddy received a barrage of questions about cyclone-damaged schools from the Opposition in Parliament yesterday. Mr

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Standing Committees Reshuffle

  Standing Committees Reshuffle

Speaker to Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni yesterday announced the reshuffle of Government appointees to the five of the six existing

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ANALYSIS: Testing Times Ahead For NFP Over GCC

  ANALYSIS: Testing Times Ahead For NFP Over GCC

If supporters are confused with the direction the National Federation Party (NFP) is taking, they cannot be blamed. NFP leader

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Tsunami Threat Cancelled

  Tsunami Threat Cancelled

The tsunami threat that was issued for Fiji was soon cancelled. The earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 rocked Vanuatu

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Govt Is Not Biased: PM

  Govt Is Not Biased: PM

Government yesterday tabled before the House reasons why they would not subsidise churches and village halls destroyed by Tropical Cyclone

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