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    Minister Opens Municipal Market

Minister Opens Municipal Market

Minister for Local Government Parveen Bala opened a new municipal market at Cuvu, seven kilometres from Sigatoka, yesterday bringing to fruition a long-awaited facility. He said it was among a

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    Govt Will Ensure All Fijians Get Equal Opportunities, Says Bala

Govt Will Ensure All Fijians Get Equal Opportunities, Says Bala

The Government will ensure that all Fijians are given equal opportunities including those in informal settlements. Minister for Local Government, Housing, Community Development, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala made the

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    Lautoka Swimming Pool Incurs Additional Costs

Lautoka Swimming Pool Incurs Additional Costs

  Lautoka’s new aquatic swimming pool will now cost around $12.6 million to complete, increasing from an initial amount of $7.3m announced in May this year. This was confirmed yesterday

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    Devotees Urged To Heed Deity’s Teachings

Devotees Urged To Heed Deity’s Teachings

  Hindu devotees have been urged to follow the virtues of Lord Ganesh and maintain his teachings in their everyday life. The call was made by Minister for Local Government,

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    Nakasi Will Have Fire Station

Nakasi Will Have Fire Station

  Nakasi needs a fire station because the area is developing into a prime residential area, says Parveen Bala, the Minister for Local Government, Housing and Community Development, Infrastructure and

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    Minister Calls for Community  to Work in Harmony

Minister Calls for Community to Work in Harmony

The close-knit community of Cuvu in Sigatoka has been urged to work together with organisers of the Cuvu Carnival. The encouraging words from the Minister for Local Government, Housing and

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    99-Year Lease By The End Of The Year For Cuvu Community

99-Year Lease By The End Of The Year For Cuvu Community

Community members who occupy the State Land at Naidovi in Cuvu, will be receiving their 99-year lease at the end of this year. This was confirmed by the Minister for

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    Informal Settlements To Get Facelift

Informal Settlements To Get Facelift

Minister for Local Government, Housing and Community Development, infra­structure and Transport Parveen Bala signed contracts for consultancy services for Weseng Consulting Limited and NRW Macallan (Fiji). The signing will see

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    Help On Way, Water Woes Since  Ancestors Settled At Natanuku

Help On Way, Water Woes Since Ancestors Settled At Natanuku

  Villagers of Natanuku in Ba have never had running water since their ancestors settled there. But, that will be a worry of the past now that the Government, which

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Taste Fiji Could End Operations Due To Road Closure, Management Say

  Taste Fiji Could End Operations Due To Road Closure, Management Say

  The owners of a popular cafe in Nadi is unhappy after the Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) said the access

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First phase of building Namaka market to be finished in August

  First phase of building Namaka market to be finished in August

The first phase of construction on the new $4.79 million market in Namaka, Nadi, will be completed next month. This

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‘Architect Of Modern Singapore’ Brings Master Plan For Suva, Lautoka

  ‘Architect Of Modern Singapore’ Brings Master Plan For Suva, Lautoka

The man dubbed as the “architect of modern Singapore” is in the country to map out a master plan for

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Fire Destroys Dream, Govt Restores Hope

  Fire Destroys Dream, Govt Restores Hope

Only two-months after their house was destroyed in a fire, Kritika Prasad and her husband are thankful to be given

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Minister pushes green living concept

  Minister pushes green living concept

Residents of Nadi have been urged to keep their surroundings clean and be environmentally responsible. The plea has come from

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Squatter Families To Be Relocated

  Squatter Families To Be Relocated

  Twenty five households living in the Fiji Muslim League squatter settlement in Nabua will be relocated to Waidra in

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Initiative Aims To Reduce Plastic Usage

  Initiative Aims To Reduce Plastic Usage

  The eradication of the use of plastic bags was the focus of an event at Moto Sanatan Shammelan School

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Govt Helps Landowners

  Govt Helps Landowners

Minister for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment Parveen Bala says Government is at the forefront of helping landowners

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Bala: Children’s Rights Can’t Be Denied

  Bala: Children’s Rights Can’t Be Denied

  Minister for Local Government, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala says as a nation we can’t afford to deny our

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Fiji’s Waste Management Enters The Drone Era

  Fiji’s Waste Management Enters The Drone Era

The DJI Phantom 4 drones will assist in the Ridge to Reef project Government will now employ the drone technology

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250 Vendors Will Benefit From New Laqere Market

  250 Vendors Will Benefit From New Laqere Market

‘The Laqere market is progressing well with the main building construction nearing completion. It’s almost 85 per cent done’ More

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Lesuma Appointed CEO

  Lesuma Appointed CEO

Manasa Lesuma is the new chief executive officer of the National Fire Authority. Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure

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Nabouwalu Town Upgrade Ready: Bala

  Nabouwalu Town Upgrade Ready: Bala

  Minister for Local Government,Urban Development,Housing and Environment Parveen Bala says they are ready to begin work with the Nabouwalu

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Bala Visits Vendors, Hears Grievances

  Bala Visits Vendors, Hears Grievances

Labasa market vendors were happy to see Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastruc­ture and Transport Parveen Bala pay a

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Bala Orders Council To Bump Up Security

  Bala Orders Council To Bump Up Security

We will do our part to strengthen the security at the Nausori Market, says Parveen Bala. This was the assurance

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Minister Bala Clarifies Stall Fees Waiver

  Minister Bala Clarifies Stall Fees Waiver

He said Tropical Cyclone Josie had a direct impact on the Western and Northern markets, where some of the town

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Bala Waives fees

  Bala Waives fees

More than 4000 market vendors will not pay their market fees for the month of April. This was announced yesterday

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Minister Ensures Investment Will Pay Off

  Minister Ensures Investment Will Pay Off

  Protecting the environment and Fiji’s beauty is always a challenging task, says Parveen Bala, the Minister for Local Government,

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New vehicles for enforcement operations

  New vehicles for enforcement operations

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has spent approximately $690,000 to purchase eight new vehicles dedicated to enforcement operations. This was

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Road Code Available in Vernacular Now

  Road Code Available in Vernacular Now

  The Land Transport Authority yesterday launched two new Road Code books, one in Hindi and the other in the

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