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    Eden: All In Govt Must Combine To Combat Climate Change

Eden: All In Govt Must Combine To Combat Climate Change

Assistant Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment Lorna Eden says all ministries and all levels of government must work together to combat climate change. Speaking at the launch of

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    Ba Residents Get Access to Water

Ba Residents Get Access to Water

  People from Lane 25, Rarawai and Upper Clopcott, Ba yesterday praised the FijiFirst Government for commissioning water projects in their respective areas. More than 400 people will benefit from

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    Sugar Festival starts this Saturday

Sugar Festival starts this Saturday

Nine queen contestants will be vying in this year’s Sugar Festival which starts on September 16th and ends on Saturday September 23rd. This was confirmed by Sugar Festival senior vice

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    Legislation to Reform Town Planning, Land Tenancy, and Subdivision of Land

Legislation to Reform Town Planning, Land Tenancy, and Subdivision of Land

Legislation to reform Town Planning, Land tenancy, and subdivision of land are being reviewed with intent to modernise it. Speaking in the Parliament, yesterday, Assistant Minister for Local Government, Housing

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    Bala: Pavilion Construction To Start Soon

Bala: Pavilion Construction To Start Soon

The Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala said that upgrading and construction of pavilions at Govind Park, Ba would start soon. He made the

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    Bala Calls For Action On Rubbish, Environment

Bala Calls For Action On Rubbish, Environment

Parveen Bala wants the rubbish problem fixed. That was the clear message the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Infrastructure and Transport gave to chief executive officers and senior

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    Take Pride In Fiji’s Beauty: Eden

Take Pride In Fiji’s Beauty: Eden

Assistant Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment Lorna Eden said Fiji should be more aware and take pride in the beauty of the country. “We must become more conscious

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    Caught In The Act

Caught In The Act

A waste care management company has sent home a driver pending investigations for dumping rubbish illegally at Nabou, Nadroga. But Minister for Infrastructure, Local Government, Housing and Environment Parveen Bala

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    Tabua Traders Must be  Registered: Wycliffe

Tabua Traders Must be Registered: Wycliffe

  Pawn shops around the nation need to register and get their licence in order to sell tabua (whale’s tooth). Permanent Secretary for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Joshua Wycliffe,

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$3.3m Naboro Landfill Project to start soon

  $3.3m Naboro Landfill Project to start soon

The next stage of the Naboro Landfill project is expected to commence soon. This was confirmed by the Minister for

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Over 1000 Fijians Benefit from $8m House Grant

  Over 1000 Fijians Benefit from $8m House Grant

Over 1000 Fijians have been assisted through the First Home Buyers Grant, costing Government $8 million, says Minister for Local

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Agreement Helps Local Govt Capacity

  Agreement Helps Local Govt Capacity

A Memorandum of Understanding which focuses on building capacity for our towns and cities was signed yesterday between the Fijian Government

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Bala: Understand And Share Knowledge On Climate Change

  Bala: Understand And Share Knowledge On Climate Change

  The Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Infrastructure and Transport, Parveen Bala, has urged people to understand, and

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Bala: Climate Change Is Central Theme For Carnivals This Year

  Bala: Climate Change Is Central Theme For Carnivals This Year

All municipal carnivals’ theme this year will be centred on climate change. This was confirmed by Minister for Local Government,

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$104k Distributed Amongst 19

  $104k Distributed Amongst 19

  A total of $104,885.42 was distributed to 19 organisations marking the success of 2016 Hibiscus Festival. The distribution was conducted

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Proposal For Nakasi Municipality Not Heard Of, Says Wycliffe

  Proposal For Nakasi Municipality Not Heard Of, Says Wycliffe

No report has been received by the Ministry of Local Government, Housing and Environment on the proposed township of the

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Electricity Lights Up Waibuku Homes

  Electricity Lights Up Waibuku Homes

The days of studying under a candle light are over for the students of Waibuku in Ba. Yesterday the Minister

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Gloria Jean’s Set To Delight Lautoka

  Gloria Jean’s Set To Delight Lautoka

Gloria Jean’s Coffees lovers in the Western division no longer have to travel to Suva for its glorious coffees. The

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Government, NGOs Commit To Environment

  Government, NGOs Commit To Environment

Government is committed to work together with environmental non-government organisations (NGOs) to map a way forward in promoting the sustainable

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Ba Settlement Residents Get Good News

  Ba Settlement Residents Get Good News

The construction of residential lots in Clopcott, Ba, to accommodate 157 families is expected to start soon. Clopcott Squatter Settlement

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Squatter Settlement Work Being Negotiated: Bala

  Squatter Settlement Work Being Negotiated: Bala

More than 40 houses in the squatter settlement of Varo in Korovutu are expected to undergo land development for proper

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Municipality Recognition Awards Bala Pushes Councils to do Better

  Municipality Recognition Awards Bala Pushes Councils to do Better

Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment Parveen Bala has urged municipalities to vie for three new awards that were

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Bid To Attract Investors

  Bid To Attract Investors

Government is working towards finding an international sister city for Labasa Town in order to attract investment. This was revealed

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3 In A Row For Met Service

  3 In A Row For Met Service

The Permanent Secretary for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Paul Bayley ,has commended the tremendous work of the Fiji Meteorological

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Naovalau Lass Wins Top Trainee Award

  Naovalau Lass Wins Top Trainee Award

Government has instructed the Suva City Council to put a stop work order on the commercial development at the Marist

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Terminated

  Terminated

Malaysian company TOP SYMPHONY (Fiji) Limited’s contract to develop the much-talked about multi-million dollar Waila City, Nausori, has been terminated.

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Bala Acquitted

  Bala Acquitted

  Minister for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment, Parveen Kumar Bala, was yesterday acquitted of his charge of

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Nasinu To Host Carnival

  Nasinu To Host Carnival

Nasinu Town Council will host the Vodafone Millennium Sinu festival this month. The festival will be held at the Valelevu

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Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction

  Mainstreaming Disaster Risk Reduction

The Fijian Government is committed to enhancing proactive measures to minimise the devastation caused by natural disasters as occurrences of

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