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    Flag Bill Work Ongoing

Flag Bill Work Ongoing

Submissions for a new coat of arms will have to wait. Chairperson of the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights, Ashneel Sudhakar said they had not yet

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    Fiji Assures Korean Air Support

Fiji Assures Korean Air Support

Fiji has assured Korean Air to support its promotion and marketing tourism bid. The Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ratu Inoke Kubuabola made the assuarance to the President of Korean Air,

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    OPINION: Correcting The Misconception On iTaukei Land Ownership, Rights

OPINION: Correcting The Misconception On iTaukei Land Ownership, Rights

This is a transcript of Nemani Delaibatiki’s My Say programme on FBC Television’s 4 The Record last night.   I want to correct some misconceptions about iTaukei rights and land

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    China Trip A Success

China Trip A Success

The trip to China was a big success, says Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama. That success would mean more investors from China are likely to grace our shores. He told of

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    Bucalevu Wants Village By Laws

Bucalevu Wants Village By Laws

Bucalevu Village from Ra wants the village by-laws in place. The media relations officer of the iTaukei Affairs Board, Alipate Natoba, said this request was made during the iTaukei Public

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    People To Abide By Lease Agreement

People To Abide By Lease Agreement

The public must follow the terms of a lease agreement, says concerned tenant Meli Naivalu, 60, during the iTaukei Land Trust Board consultations in Koronubu, Ba yesterday. His concern was

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    Climate Change Plea: Please Save Our village

Climate Change Plea: Please Save Our village

Please save our village from the sea. That was a desperate plea from Namata Village headman and former Roko Tui Naitasiri, Peni Sokia. In his submission to the public consultations

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    Up Vessel Clearance Speed, Says Tunidau

Up Vessel Clearance Speed, Says Tunidau

The timely clearance of vessels that visit our shores is a priority, the Parliamentary Standing Committee on Foreign Affairs and Defence heard yesterday. Acting Chief Executive Officer for Maritime Safety

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    ANALYSIS: Nawaikula Lives In A Time Warp

ANALYSIS: Nawaikula Lives In A Time Warp

Lawyer and SODELPA MP Niko Nawaikula lives in a time capsule. His mind is set on a political ideology totally oblivious to the reality on the ground. And he thinks

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PM Firm In China Talks

  PM Firm In China Talks

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has asked China to lift the tariff on Fijian exports and replace it with duty free

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OPINION: Prasad’s ‘Skirt Journalism’ Sexist And Defamatory

  OPINION: Prasad’s ‘Skirt Journalism’ Sexist And Defamatory

Biman Prasad’s attempt to link Fiji Sun’s managing editor news Jyoti Pratibha to skirt journalism is outrageously sexist and defamatory.

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Sabha Defends Grant Usage

  Sabha Defends Grant Usage

The diversion of school funds by parent bodies was under the spotlight at the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday. The

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Naiqama Team Gets Direction By CJ

  Naiqama Team Gets Direction By CJ

Chief Justice Anthony Gates has directed the suspended parliamentarian Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu’s legal team to sort out the nature of

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PM In Top Level Talks

  PM In Top Level Talks

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama will meet China’s top two leaders, President Xi Jinping and Prime Minister Li Keqiang, during his

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Reddy Calls for Gavoka Petition Withdrawal

  Reddy Calls for Gavoka Petition Withdrawal

The Minister for Education, Mahendra Reddy, has called on Opposition member Viliame Gavoka to immediately withdraw the petition he presented

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Look Who Is Here!

  Look Who Is Here!

This is a rare moment in the political lives of the Prime Minister, Voreqe Bainimarama, and Leader of the Opposition,

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Our Leaders Condemn Sex Attack

  Our Leaders Condemn Sex Attack

There was widespread condemnation from political leaders after the horrific sex attack on a nine-year old student at Nakasi, Nasinu,

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Defence Team To Visit Peacekeepers

  Defence Team To Visit Peacekeepers

A high-powered Defence delegation will leave on Monday to visit our peacekeepers in the Middle-East and South Sudan. The delegation

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Gavoka Petitions To Stop Tech College, Reddy Responds

  Gavoka Petitions To Stop Tech College, Reddy Responds

The Nadroga/Navosa Provincial Council has agreed to convert the Nadroga Navosa High School into a technical college. This was revealed

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Sugar Industry Act Up For Change

  Sugar Industry Act Up For Change

The 1984 Sugar Industry Act will soon be changed, says the Prime Minister and Minister for the Sugar Industry Voreqe

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FTUC Still Defiant: Claims No Talks

  FTUC Still Defiant: Claims No Talks

The Fiji Trades Union Congress (FTUC) remains defiant that there is nothing to talk about. Its national president Daniel Urai

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We Comply With Core ILO Values Says A-G

  We Comply With Core ILO Values Says A-G

The Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said the new Employment Relations Promulgation (Amendment) Bill allowed the right to collective bargaining and the

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Parliamentary Briefs

  Parliamentary Briefs

Calendar passed After much debate the new calendar for the parliamentary year starting in September this year to August 2016

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Annual Support Planned For iTaukei Landowners: A-G

  Annual Support Planned For iTaukei Landowners: A-G

The Government plans to make a $10 million dollar grant for iTaukei landowners, available on an annual basis. This was

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Speaker’s Ruling Supports A-G

  Speaker’s Ruling Supports A-G

Speaker to Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni has ruled against allegations by Opposition MP Semesa Karavaki that the Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

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A-G Reveals Court Challenge Reasons

  A-G Reveals Court Challenge Reasons

Getting the right explanation from court was the main reason Government challenged the appointment of Opposition member, Mikaele Leawere. This

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Row Over QVS Head

  Row Over QVS Head

The row over Queen Victoria School principal Silivio Tawake highlights the “shambles” in most schools, says Minister for Education, Heritage

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Ratu Epeli Opens Health Meet

  Ratu Epeli Opens Health Meet

The Pacific Representatives for the Pacific Society for Reproductive Health (PSRH) Conference in Suva is important in improving women’s health

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Marks Proposal

  Marks Proposal

Minister for Education, Mahendra Reddy has written to the vice-chancellors of the three Fijian universities in Fiji to reconsider lowering

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