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    Analysis: Rabuka’s Strategy: Engage PM, A-G From Outside Parliament

Analysis: Rabuka’s Strategy: Engage PM, A-G From Outside Parliament

When SODELPA leader Sitiveni Rabuka released his video on the Budget on the eve of the debate, he was targeting the Prime Minister and the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy.

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    Small Businesses Raise Concern On Maternity, Paternity Leave

Small Businesses Raise Concern On Maternity, Paternity Leave

Small and micro business houses have raised concerns on the extension of maternity and introduction of paternity leave. During the announcement of the national Budget last Thursday, the Attorney-General and

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    Further Exchange Control Relaxations Effective August 1 2018

Further Exchange Control Relaxations Effective August 1 2018

In his national budget address on June 28, the Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, announced further relaxations of exchange controls. These changes were approved by the board of the Reserve

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    Fiji eyes UNHRC seat poll

Fiji eyes UNHRC seat poll

Fiji intends to contest a seat on the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council at elections in October this year in Geneva, Switzerland. The announcement was made by Attorney-General and

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    Special Constable Happy with Pay Rise

Special Constable Happy with Pay Rise

A Special Constable is happy that Government is finally compensating special constables like her “correctly”. Make Cuqu, 34, of Joma Village in Naceva, Kadavu was in tears and welcomed the

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    Fiji Corrections Service Welcomes $31.9 Million Allocation

Fiji Corrections Service Welcomes $31.9 Million Allocation

The Commissioner of the Fiji Corrections Service (FCS), Francis Kean, has welcomed the allocation for the disciplined service in the 2018-2019 National Budget. “We’re okay with our budget,” he said

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    BUDGET 2018: More than $1 Billion has been allocated for Education.

BUDGET 2018: More than $1 Billion has been allocated for Education.

In announcing the 2018-2019 National Budget last night, the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, noted that Government upheld education as the most effective pathway to growing the economy,

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    BUDGET 2018: Highlights

BUDGET 2018: Highlights

The following are highlights of the 2018-2019 National Budget that was announced last night. These are snippets from the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum’s address in Parliament.

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    Analysis: MP’s Attack on Fiji Sun, A-G on Schools Consultation Warped

Analysis: MP’s Attack on Fiji Sun, A-G on Schools Consultation Warped

Opposition SODELPA MP Niko Nawaikula’s attack on the Fiji Sun and Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum over Budget consultations in schools is warped. Mr Nawaikula accuses the Acting

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A-G: Corporal Punishment Not a Solution

  A-G: Corporal Punishment Not a Solution

Corporal punishment cannot be seen as a solution for behaviour problems for many schools, says Attorney-General and Minister for Economy

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A-G Calls for Cohesion of Associations

  A-G Calls for Cohesion of Associations

Minister for Economy and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum is calling on groups involved with people with special needs in Fiji to

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A-G Helps Clarify School Rules

  A-G Helps Clarify School Rules

Schools requiring students to have their notes photocopied in the school premises were not expected to charge students. This was

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Students seek help from A-G over graduation matter

  Students seek help from A-G over graduation matter

The Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum could relook at the schedule for the Budget Consultation at the University

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Students Happy With A-G TELS Talk

  Students Happy With A-G TELS Talk

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has allayed student worries over TELS future. TELS (Tertiary Education Loans Scheme) was

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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

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House passes Bills with ease

  House passes Bills with ease

Parliament yesterday passed three Bills. The Bills include the Employment Relations (amendment) Bill 2018, Consideration Medicinal Products (amendment) Bill 2018

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A-G Secures Railway HELP

  A-G Secures Railway HELP

Fiji has secured significant railway infrastructure development assistance from the Indian Government during Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum’s

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A-G raises Point Of Order On Bulitavu ‘Misleading Parliament’

  A-G raises Point Of Order On Bulitavu ‘Misleading Parliament’

The Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, raised a point of order against SODELPA Opposition member, Mosese Bulitavu, in

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Attorney-General, Akbar Join Utsav Prayer Session in Davuilevu

  Attorney-General, Akbar Join   Utsav Prayer Session in Davuilevu

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum and Minister for Health and Medical Services Rosy Akbar joined Hindus at a

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Economy A-G Meets Bred Bank Group CEO, Discusses Investment

  Economy A-G Meets Bred Bank Group CEO, Discusses Investment

The Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum recently met with the Bred Bank Group chief executive officer, Olivier Klein.

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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

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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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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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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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Economy Stayed On Track Says RBF

  Economy Stayed On Track Says RBF

The Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, tabled the Reserve Bank of Fiji’s January-July 2016 Report in Parliament on 22, March.

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A-G Consults On Budget

  A-G Consults On Budget

Government spends about $3 billion a year for both capital and operational expenditure. Attorney General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz

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MIOT Pacific Hospital is what Fijians needed: Mohandas

  MIOT Pacific Hospital is what Fijians needed: Mohandas

Madras Institute of Orthopaedics and Traumatology (MIOT) Pacific Hospital is what many Fijians needed in terms of medical upgrade. This

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