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    Talks to Improve Settlement Living

Talks to Improve Settlement Living

Parveen Bala is in talks with the land­owners of Nanuku and Wailea settlement to map out ways of assisting those who informally resid­ing there. This came after residents’ constant calls

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    Bala praises Commission for strengthening ties

Bala praises Commission for strengthening ties

  Minister for Local Government, Infrastructure and Transport, Parveen Bala has praised the Indian High Commission for their continuous efforts to strengthen Fiji’s relation with India. He made this statement

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    Lepani Wants Dad to Enjoy Retirement

Lepani Wants Dad to Enjoy Retirement

Lepani Soroverata sees how hard his father and namesake works to put bread and butter on the table for the family. Mr Soroverata Snr had spent most of his working

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    Municipalities,  Government To Work  Together to Mitigate  Climate Change

Municipalities, Government To Work Together to Mitigate Climate Change

Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala said all municipalities have plans to mitigate climate change. While officiating at an opening of the Punjas Bad Boys’

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    Road And Footpaths Upgrading Works

Road And Footpaths Upgrading Works

Roads and footpaths in the Northern division have been undergoing improvement works for weeks. The Minister for Local Government, Housing & Environment, Infrastructure & Transport Parveen Bala said the new

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    Development:  Bala Opens  Vunisinu  Warehouse  Project

Development: Bala Opens Vunisinu Warehouse Project

Parveen Bala said the opening of the Vunisinu Village warehouse yesterday was a testament to the villagers’ resilience despite the challenges they faced. “The sustainable housing and income generation warehouse

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    Support PM  In COP23  Presidency: Bala

Support PM In COP23 Presidency: Bala

The villagers of Koroyaca in Sabeto, Nadi were reminded to show their full support for Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama when he presides over the COP23 in November in Bonn, Germany.

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    Sewage Waste Contaminates Boreholes And Wells

Sewage Waste Contaminates Boreholes And Wells

A team of officials from the Department of Environment will be conducting an assessment in Savusavu, Nadi, next week after concerns were raised that sewage waste had contaminated boreholes and

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    POWER SUPPLY: Decades Of Waiting Finally Over,  Electricity Lights Up Nadi Homes

POWER SUPPLY: Decades Of Waiting Finally Over, Electricity Lights Up Nadi Homes

For generations, 63-year-old, Uday Prasad and his family have been using kerosene and benzene lamps within their households. Yesterday marked a special moment for the family when Minister for Infrastructure

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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

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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

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Bala Crowns Queen

  Bala Crowns Queen

Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala with Miss Vodafone GoldnWater 2017 – Miss Vatukoula

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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,

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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

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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

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My Say: Let’s Use Every Resource Well To Keep Fiji Clean

  My Say: Let’s Use Every  Resource Well  To Keep Fiji Clean

There is something seriously wrong with the way we are disposing of our rubbish. And it is going to get

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ANTI-LITTER CAMPAIGN: Caught Red-handed

  ANTI-LITTER CAMPAIGN: Caught Red-handed

A resident who made three workers pick up all the office waste from his neighbourhood’s designated skip bin back into

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Money Back For Rural Electrification Recipients

  Money Back For Rural Electrification Recipients

  Households and communities who have paid their ten per cent contribution to qualify for the rural electrification programme have

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Bala Clears Matter On Development Lease

  Bala Clears Matter On Development Lease

A development lease is necessary before Government enters into any land, the Minister for Local Government Parveen Bala reiterated in

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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Ministry Given Budget Request

  WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Ministry Given Budget Request

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has received $134.2 million in the 2017-2018 budget compared to last year where they

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Squatters Thank Their Lucky Stars

  Squatters Thank Their Lucky Stars

About 1330 people will soon get access to fully serviced housing lots thanks to Government’s $5million input towards an informal

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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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$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

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New Mini Market Proposed For Cuvu, Bala Reveals

  New Mini Market Proposed For Cuvu, Bala Reveals

A new mini market is set to be built in Cuvu, Nadroga, soon. This was highlighted by Minister for Local

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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 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

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Work Begins On New Lautoka Aquatic Centre

  Work Begins On New Lautoka Aquatic Centre

Lautoka City plays a very crucial role in the development of our nation. So it is only fitting that the

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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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