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PM Says Rabuka Should Be Jailed For November 2, 2000
Politics

PM Says Rabuka Should Be Jailed For November 2, 2000

At this time, four soldiers were murdered with the then RFMF Commander Bainimarama also being one of the targets.

COVID-19 Response Budget: Opposition Tries To Stall Proceedings
COVID-19, Politics

COVID-19 Response Budget: Opposition Tries To Stall Proceedings

Leader of Opposition Sitiveni Rabuka moved a point of order asking the Speaker of the House Ratu Epeli Nailatikau if...

Faiyaz Koya Awarded Vacant Parliamentary Seat
Politics

Faiyaz Koya Awarded Vacant Parliamentary Seat

The Electoral Commission has awarded the vacant parliamentary seat to Faiyaz Siddiq Koya.

Electoral Commission Appointed, Vacant Seat Could Be Filled Today
NEWS, Politics

Electoral Commission Appointed, Vacant Seat Could Be Filled Today

An announcement on the replacement of former FijiFirst Member of Parliament Ashneel Sudhakar could be made as early ...

Not The Time For NFP ‘Little Political Gimmick’
Analysis, Politics

Not The Time For NFP ‘Little Political Gimmick’

This is the only Government that had to deal with a monster storm, back to back cyclones, back to back flooding, glo...

Ashneel Sudhakar Resigns From FijiFirst Party, Prime Minister Bainimarama Confirms
Politics

Ashneel Sudhakar Resigns From FijiFirst Party, Prime Minister Bainimarama Co...

This happened two days after he was dismissed as a Cabinet minister by Mr Bainimarama as per section 92 of the Const...

Minister Of Economy To Lay Before Parliament A Supplementary Budget On March 26th, 2020
Politics

Minister Of Economy To Lay Before Parliament A Supplementary Budget On March...

Subsequently, the Supplementary Budget debate week will take place from Monday, 6 April to Thursday, 9 April 2020.

Need For Code Of Conduct For Public Office Holders
Analysis, Politics

Need For Code Of Conduct For Public Office Holders

Senior public office holders such as Ministers, Members of Parliament, senior civil servants should adhere to certai...

Tikoduadua Suspension Ends, Promises An Aggresive Return
Politics

Tikoduadua Suspension Ends, Promises An Aggresive Return

Mr Tikoduadua was suspended after an altercation with Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama resulting in an inquiry by t...

National Federation Party’s Boycott Of Parliament Over
Politics

National Federation Party’s Boycott Of Parliament Over

Mr Prasad confirmed that even though the Speaker of Parliament Ratu Epeli Nailatikau had not responded to their quer...

NFP Unsure About Next Parliament Sitting
Politics

NFP Unsure About Next Parliament Sitting

The National Federation Party (NFP) is not sure about continuing their protest of being absent from when Parliament ...

Most Squatters In Suva-Nasinu Corridor: Kumar
Politics

Most Squatters In Suva-Nasinu Corridor: Kumar

$3 million Government has contributed for garbage collection, but that is not sufficient…so if ratepayers want ser...

Leave Fake Sources in ‘Lynda Land: Vuniwaqa
Politics

Leave Fake Sources in ‘Lynda Land: Vuniwaqa

The minister was also responding to an article in the Fiji Sun where Ms Tabuya claimed that many Fijian men stayed a...

Government Stepped In To Modernise Dairy Industry: Reddy
Politics

Government Stepped In To Modernise Dairy Industry: Reddy

The Rewa Co-operative Dairy Company Limited (RCDCL) had suffered mismanagement, weak governance, inefficiencies, out...

National Action Plan To Be Completed This Year: Vuniwaqa
Politics

National Action Plan To Be Completed This Year: Vuniwaqa

Mrs Vuniwaqa said the prevalence of violence against women in Fiji is among the highest in the world.

650 Suspicious Transaction Reports Analysed In 2017
Politics

650 Suspicious Transaction Reports Analysed In 2017

FIU provides much-needed transparency and confidence that Fiji needs as a premium investment destination: Minister Kumar

Rabuka Says He Was Denied Audience
Politics

Rabuka Says He Was Denied Audience

“They have accepted that and we (SODELPA) are back in House. We have accepted that and it is his prerogative to a...

Dr Waqainabete To Lynda: Think About The Lives, Not The Likes On Facebook
Politics

Dr Waqainabete To Lynda: Think About The Lives, Not The Likes On Facebook

Dr Waqainabete called out The Fiji Times and Opposition Whip Lynda Tabuya for spreading misinformation about the vir...

Waqavuka And Ownership Of The Airbus Planes
Analysis, Politics

Waqavuka And Ownership Of The Airbus Planes

The most ludicrous being that Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum have shares...

Fiji’s National Action Plan To Prevent Violence Against Women And Girls: Vuniwaqa
Politics

Fiji’s National Action Plan To Prevent Violence Against Women And Girl...

Fijian women and girls experience violence and abuse at the hands of men they know—often in their own homes and o...

Report Vindicates Government Reforms To Clean Up Provincial Councils
Analysis, Politics

Report Vindicates Government Reforms To Clean Up Provincial Councils

It was unfortunate that the Opposition MPs were absent because some, if not most of them, were members of the SDL Go...

Environment Assessment Will Address Sigatoka Landowners’ Concern: Government
Politics

Environment Assessment Will Address Sigatoka Landowners’ Concern: Government

The Government says in terms of concerns for future generations, it is focused on sustainable mineral exploration an...

Sudhakar Slams Nawaikula For ‘Wrong’ Claims And ‘Racial Profiling’ In Jobs
Politics

Sudhakar Slams Nawaikula For ‘Wrong’ Claims And ‘Racial Profiling’ I...

“I show my displeasure and astonishment over the statement made by Honourable Nawaikula on Monday that the Governm...

Waqavuka Financing Limited Is A Unique Company: A-G
Politics

Waqavuka Financing Limited Is A Unique Company: A-G

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum made the comment in Parliament yesterday following rumours spread by opponents that he and Prime Mi...

Should The 24 Opposition MPs Be Paid?
Analysis, Politics

Should The 24 Opposition MPs Be Paid?

If the Fiji Airways Fijian 7s team had decided that they did not like the decision by referee Rasta Rasivhenge and c...

SODELPA, Opposition Failing Fijians Again With Fake News
Analysis, Politics

SODELPA, Opposition Failing Fijians Again With Fake News

It is indeed shameful that party members continue to play political football with the lives of Fijians, which underm...

Jyoti Pratibha: Not Again! Opposition MPs Walk Out Is Unacceptable
Opinion, Politics

Jyoti Pratibha: Not Again! Opposition MPs Walk Out Is Unacceptable

Why should the Opposition be allowed to walk out at their whim? This behaviour, if left unpunished, will encourage t...

Ratu Epeli Unlikely To Change His Ruling Despite Opposition Walkout
Politics

Ratu Epeli Unlikely To Change His Ruling Despite Opposition Walkout

Opposition leader Sitiveni Rabuka said they would write to Ratu Epeli to clarify his ruling and would not return to ...

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