Archive [ 2016 June 23 ]

Duty On Hybrids From January, Drop For Small New Vehicles
NEWS

Duty On Hybrids From January, Drop For Small New Vehicles

Second-hand car dealers who were quick to get their hybrid vehicle imports released from Customs before the Budget a...

Budget Strongly Focuses On Rehab, Reconstruction
NEWS

Budget Strongly Focuses On Rehab, Reconstruction

Fijians who lost their homes and had their schools affected by Tropical Cyclone Winston, now have a reason to smile....

Finance Ministry Renamed To Ministry Of Economy
NEWS

Finance Ministry Renamed To Ministry Of Economy

The Ministry of Finance will now be called the Ministry of Economy. This has been done in order to better reflect th...

Consistency Maintained In Tax Policies
NEWS

Consistency Maintained In Tax Policies

Government has maintained consistency within the taxation system and policies without deviating too much in the 2016...

Indian Government To Adopt 30 Schools
NEWS

Indian Government To Adopt 30 Schools

Indian High Commissioner to Fiji Vishvas Sapkal says India plans to adopt 30 Fijian schools. He said last night Indi...

Free Water  Initiative Continues
NEWS

Free Water Initiative Continues

Those earning below $30,000 yearly, will continue to enjoy the initiative of Government’s free 91,250 litres of fr...

$527m For Fiji  Roads Authority
NEWS

$527m For Fiji Roads Authority

After reaching its allocation peak in the past Budget, the Fiji Roads Authority budget for the 2016-2017 Budget has ...

$11m For Sugar Development And Farmer Assistance
NEWS

$11m For Sugar Development And Farmer Assistance

Government has increased its funding support in the financial year 2016-2017 by providing $11 million to the Sugar D...

$42.5m For TELS
NEWS

$42.5m For TELS

With the new 2016-2017 Budget, Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts is given $42.5 million to continue with the ...

Island Regions Urge Tourism Fiji To Differentiate Them When Marketing
SUNBIZ

Island Regions Urge Tourism Fiji To Differentiate Them When Marketing

  There is a need to market the Mamanucas and Yasawas along with other island regions as a tourist destination....

EU referendum: More Than 1,280 Business Leaders Sign Letter
NEWS

EU referendum: More Than 1,280 Business Leaders Sign Letter

More than 1,280 executives, including directors from 51 FTSE 100 companies, have signed a letter backing the UK’s ...

Koya Happy With ‘Extra Money’
NEWS

Koya Happy With ‘Extra Money’

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism Faiyaz Koya has welcomed the allocations made to his ministry in the 20...

Seruiratu Welcomes Indian High Commissioner
SUNBIZ

Seruiratu Welcomes Indian High Commissioner

The Minister for Agriculture Inia Seruiratu has welcomed the High Commissioner of India, Vishvas Vidu Sapkal on a co...

Pay Increase To Curb Brain Drain
NEWS

Pay Increase To Curb Brain Drain

The increase in the salary of Government doctors will curb brain drain in the medical fraternity. Last night Ministe...

$1m For Pilot Training Academy In Nadi
NEWS

$1m For Pilot Training Academy In Nadi

A pilot training academy with two full flight simulators is expected to be operational in Nadi before the end of nex...

Three Jailed 10 Years for Gang Rape
NEWS

Three Jailed 10 Years for Gang Rape

Judge says rape as a crime has become too frequent   Three men convicted of rape were sentenced to 10 years 10 ...

They Are Not Forgotten  With $1.6 million: Akbar
NEWS

They Are Not Forgotten With $1.6 million: Akbar

Ministry for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation allocated $1.6 million for initiatives that will target the dis...

Woman Jailed, Fined For Drunk Driving
NEWS

Woman Jailed, Fined For Drunk Driving

The FRA officer’s licence suspended   A Fiji Roads Authority officer was jailed for 15 days and fined $300 fo...

$14.9m Budget To Light Up Fiji
NEWS

$14.9m Budget To Light Up Fiji

The department of energy has been allocated $14.9million for the extension of electricity supply, solar home system ...

22-Year-Old Found Guilty Of Rape By Assessors
NEWS

22-Year-Old Found Guilty Of Rape By Assessors

  A 22-year-old stepfather was found guilty of rape by the assessors at the High Court in Suva yesterday. He ha...

RFMF Gets  $96.4m
NEWS

RFMF Gets $96.4m

A total of $96.4million was allocated for the Republic of the Fiji Military Forces. This was revealed by the Ministe...

Pay Rise For Police  Special Constables
NEWS

Pay Rise For Police Special Constables

The Government last night announced a salary increment for Police special constables. This was revealed by the Minis...

Teacher To Be Sentenced Today For Rape
NEWS

Teacher To Be Sentenced Today For Rape

Incident happened on December 4, 2015, when the victim was 15-years-old   A school teacher, 32, convicted of ra...

Proud To Be Platoon Commanders
NATION

Proud To Be Platoon Commanders

  Two women from Tailevu were proud to be platoon commanders at the Republic of Fiji Military Force (RFMF) Comm...

Increase In Alcohol, Cigarette Prices Will Help Stop Abuse
NEWS

Increase In Alcohol, Cigarette Prices Will Help Stop Abuse

Lautoka City Council chief executive officer Jone Nakauvadra said the increase in the prices of alcohol and cigarett...

Stick To Structure: Naupoto
NATION

Stick To Structure: Naupoto

  The Commander of the Republic of Fiji Military Force, Rear Admiral Viliame Naupoto has urged all in the RFMF ...

Cash For Rio Medal
SPORTS

Cash For Rio Medal

  Cash rewards will be given to teams/players for winning medals at the 2016 Rio Olympics in August. This was a...

Fiji Sun Instagram
Fiji Plus
Subscribe-to-Newspaper
error: