Archive [ 2014 November 22 ]

You Chose To Be Katrina Kapoor, Not Khan
ENTERTAINMENT

You Chose To Be Katrina Kapoor, Not Khan

Salman Khan’s sister Arpita Khan’s wedding wasn’t just the most extravagant wedding ceremony Bollywood saw thi...

What Was That Word
Coconut Wireless

What Was That Word

Did we hear right? Fiji TV lady got into a spot of bother during the news last night. Let’s just say the word we h...

Expenditure Policy
NEWS

Expenditure Policy

The 2015 Budget has once again allocated a substantial sum of money for the upgrading of roads and bridges network a...

Budget Delivers
NEWS

Budget Delivers

The Government anticipates the 2015 National Budget to produce stronger economic performance given that it rests on ...

Opposition Support Some Allocations
NEWS

Opposition Support Some Allocations

Opposition leader Ro Teimumu Kepa said there were some aspects of the 2015 National Budget announced yesterday which...

Policies To Assist FRCA Achieve Target
NEWS

Policies To Assist FRCA Achieve Target

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority is looking forward to the challenge of collecting its 2015 target of $2.363 b...

FRCA Given Powers To Recover Unpaid Duty
NEWS

FRCA Given Powers To Recover Unpaid Duty

The Fiji Revenue and Customs Authority now has the power to recover unpaid penalties or fines. This was part of the ...

Federation Welcomes Extra 2% FNPF Contribution From Employers
NEWS

Federation Welcomes Extra 2% FNPF Contribution From Employers

Fiji Commerce and Employers Federation says employers were somewhat prepared for the two per cent increase in the Fi...

Free Medicine, Better Hospitals
NEWS

Free Medicine, Better Hospitals

The Health Ministry will undertake a massive infrastructure development programme to boost medical services. Ministe...

Education Spends Big, Aims High
NEWS

Education Spends Big, Aims High

Improving the learning quality in schools is a key priority for the Ministry of Education in 2015. Minister of Educa...

$239m For Improved Water Access
NEWS

$239m For Improved Water Access

The Water Authority of Fiji (WAF) has assured the public of receiving consistent and sustainable water access after ...

Budget Allocates For Fijians Earning Less Than $30K
NEWS

Budget Allocates For Fijians Earning Less Than $30K

People need to produce documentation as evidence if they are to qualify for the free water initiative. This was anno...

Speaker Overrules Opposition Objection
NEWS

Speaker Overrules Opposition Objection

The Budget address by the Finance Minister Aiyaz Sayed Khaiyum was delayed for about an hour yesterday as both sides...

Police Get Pay Boost
NEWS

Police Get Pay Boost

The Fiji Police Force deserve be rewarded for their efforts in maintaining security and law and order, says the Mini...

$24m Late Payout For Police Officers
NEWS

$24m Late Payout For Police Officers

A $24-million payout has been announced for the Fiji Police Force for next year as part of the $182m allocated for t...

$653m Capital Grant For Roads
NEWS

$653m Capital Grant For Roads

Government has once again allocated an unprecedented $653 million to the Fiji Roads Authority as a capital grant in ...

Fertiliser Subsidy Extended To Non-Sugar Farmers
NEWS

Fertiliser Subsidy Extended To Non-Sugar Farmers

Government has extended the fertiliser subsidy introduced in 2014 to non-sugar farmers. The Minister for Finance, Ai...

Value Addition In Forestry Sector Encouraged
NEWS

Value Addition In Forestry Sector Encouraged

Government is encouraging value addition in the forestry sector come next year. Therefore, an increased allocation o...

Sugar Funding For Fertiliser, Development, New Crop And Cultivators
NEWS

Sugar Funding For Fertiliser, Development, New Crop And Cultivators

Government has once again shown commitment to have a sustainable and modernised sugar industry. A total funding of $...

Works On US$100m Iron Ore Project Starting
SUNBIZ

Works On US$100m Iron Ore Project Starting

the construction of Amex Resources Limited’s Lautoka Port facility is ready to commence with all regulatory approv...

Taylor Guitars Supplier Vies For Exporter Awards
SUNBIZ

Taylor Guitars Supplier Vies For Exporter Awards

A small-scale mahogany exporting firm has firmly secured, what a lot other competitive operations are working toward...

Chinese Support For Iron Ore Project
SUNBIZ

Chinese Support For Iron Ore Project

Recognition of the strong Chinese involvement in developing one of Fiji’s significant new enterprises, the Mba Del...

The Man Behind Nike’s Drive To Marry Style With Technology
SUNBIZ

The Man Behind Nike’s Drive To Marry Style With Technology

When you’re the giant in a market, it’s difficult not to become complacent and stale. In the past few years, Nik...

Fijian Tuna Processing In China
SUNBIZ

Fijian Tuna Processing In China

Tuna caught within Fijian waters by the Guangzhou Pelagic Fishery Company are processed in Guangzhou, China. This co...

No Surprises Impresses Manufacturer
NATION

No Surprises Impresses Manufacturer

The chief executive of one of the biggest manufacturing firms in Fiji says one of the best things about the 2015 Bud...

Budget For Airstrips Welcomed, But Hopes To Ease Burden Off Taxpayers
NATION

Budget For Airstrips Welcomed, But Hopes To Ease Burden Off Taxpayers

Airports Fiji Limited has welcomed the $500,000 allocation in the 2015 National Budget. Of this, $200,000 is for the...

$3.6m For Students Free Milk
NATION

$3.6m For Students Free Milk

Students enrolling for Year One next year have something to look forward to after the Government announced they woul...

Ex-PMs, Servicemen Receive Deals
NATION

Ex-PMs, Servicemen Receive Deals

Government has set aside $2.95 million for compensation for the ex-servicemen who served on Christmas Island in the ...

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