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    Climate Talks -Minister Bala: Coastal And River Towns Face Challenges

Climate Talks -Minister Bala: Coastal And River Towns Face Challenges

Climate change effects on coastal and river towns in Small Island Developing States are a very wide and challenging topic, says Parveen Kumar. The Local Government Minister said it included

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    Nadi Town Council Receives New Garbage Compactor

Nadi Town Council Receives New Garbage Compactor

  The Nadi Town Council has received a new garbage compactor truck from the Government of Japan this week. Embassy of Japan Chargé d’Affaires, Tsuguyoshi Hada, said: “Nadi is known

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    Touched By An ‘Angel’

Touched By An ‘Angel’

Fiji Day yesterday had a deeper meaning for Parveen Kumar in Ba. The words of gratitude from an ‘angel’ at the Veilomani Boys’ Home moved the Minister for Local Government,

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    Ministry Implementing Measures Curve Delays And Frustrations In Development Applications

Ministry Implementing Measures Curve Delays And Frustrations In Development Applications

  The current town planning laws are often  regarded as out-dated, negatively affecting expected turn-around-times on town  planning applications or development permits says Parveen Kumar. The Minister for Local Government,

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    More Speed Cameras For Our Roads: Minister Kumar

More Speed Cameras For Our Roads: Minister Kumar

‘These cameras are not installed to punish people in any way, but to control them in terms of speeding and accidents.’   Thirteen speed cameras have been installed along the

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    FBOA AGM Returns Senior Executives Unopposed

FBOA AGM Returns Senior Executives Unopposed

The Fiji Bus Operators Association returned its senior executives unopposed to the leadership of the association following the annual general meeting at Novotel in Lami yesterday. The positions of General

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    Transport Sector Helps Drive Economy

Transport Sector Helps Drive Economy

Government is committed to providing safe and reliable public transportation through the development of sustainable road infrastructure. Minister for Transport, Parveen Kumar told delegates at the Fiji Bus Operators Association

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    Complaints Against LTA Continue, Says Minister

Complaints Against LTA Continue, Says Minister

Land Transport Authority continues to receive public complaints about its services, says Parveen Kumar. The Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment, Infrastructure and Transport, said yesterday the review committee

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    Minister Hails Water And Sanitation Employees

Minister Hails Water And Sanitation Employees

  The Minister for Transport and Infrastructure Parveen Kumar yesterday applauded employees in the water and sanitation industry for ensuring quality water supply in the country. While opening World Water

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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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Paramount To Enjoy Education: Kumar

  Paramount To Enjoy Education: Kumar

  You must take education seriously, says Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Kumar. Chief guest

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Kava Stall Mysteriously Burns at Market

  Kava Stall Mysteriously Burns at Market

  A kava stall was mysteriously burnt on Monday night, in the Lautoka Market with no signs of forced entry.

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New Lots Planned For Lami, Suva, Nausori

  New Lots Planned For Lami, Suva, Nausori

The $3 million allocated for the Town Wide Informal Settlement Upgrading Programme is expected to see the subdivision of 1200

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RC Manubhai Provides With Mozzie Blocker

  RC Manubhai Provides With  Mozzie Blocker

  Every Fijian needs to make an effort to keep their surroundings clean, says Minister for Local Government, Housing and

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LTA Review Committee To Submit Report At End Of May

  LTA Review Committee To Submit Report At End Of May

  The Lands Transport Authority (LTA) Review Committee will submit their report with recommendations at the end of this month.

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Old Nausori Market Site Groundbreaking Dates To Be Out Soon

  Old Nausori Market Site Groundbreaking Dates To Be Out Soon

  Dates for the groundbreaking ceremony of Shop N Save’s new $40 million shopping complex at the old Nausori Market

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More Litter Officers Employed

  More Litter Officers Employed

  Despite the ongoing awareness about disposing our rubbish properly people continue to do the opposite. Towns and city councils

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Registration of Skilled Professionals Bill 2016 Passed

  Registration of Skilled Professionals Bill 2016 Passed

The Registration of Skilled Professionals Bill 2016 was passed in Parliament yesterday. It was approved by 29 votes to nine

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Labasa Kick-Starts National Health Drive

  Labasa Kick-Starts National Health Drive

  Labasa Town launched the 2016 national clean-up campaign by the Minister for Local Government, Parveen Kumar yesterday. The theme

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Navua To Be Declared Town Next Month

  Navua To Be Declared  Town Next Month

Navua will be declared a town next month, says Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport, Parveen Kumar.

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Free Rubbish Bins For Labasa, Savusavu

  Free Rubbish Bins For  Labasa, Savusavu

Residents in Labasa and Savusavu will receive free rubbish bins if they pay their town rates on time or have

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More ‘Affordable’ Homes For Fijians

  More ‘Affordable’ Homes For Fijians

Government continues to deliver its election promises to Fijians in the provision of better and affordable housing, especially to low

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Minister Kumar: A Tough Year

  Minister Kumar: A Tough Year

Town cleanliness is an area that needs improvement   Staff members of the Ministry of Local Government, Housing and Environment

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‘I Want Solutions’

  ‘I Want  Solutions’

We have the collective knowledge, expertise and experience right here: Kumar   Minister for Local Government Parveen Kumar says he

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$0.2m Complex In Ba

  $0.2m Complex In Ba

  Parveen Kumar says the Ba Town Council needs support from all sectors of the community. The Minister for Local

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Kumar Commissions Nadroga Water Works

  Kumar Commissions Nadroga Water Works

  Fifty-five homes between Laselase and Naroro in Nadroga will soon receive piped water, thanks to Government. Minister for Housing

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Shore Buses makes significant investment

  Shore Buses makes  significant  investment

Significant investment has been made by Shore Buses Limited to introduce new buses and new equipment and machinery to offer

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Government Will Set Up Environment Council in 2016

  Government Will Set Up  Environment Council in 2016

Government will set up a National Environment Council in January to police littering and look into environmental issues in the

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