Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum

Fiji In Talks With Companies Looking To Relocate Their Manufacturing Assembly Lines Offshore
SUNBIZ

Fiji In Talks With Companies Looking To Relocate Their Manufacturing Assembly Lines Offshore

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said: “For the past 10 years, we have been trying to diversify the economy.”

A-G: Govind, A Man Who Stands And Speaks Out
NEWS

A-G: Govind, A Man Who Stands And Speaks Out

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum, who led the Government delegation during his memorial service at Mr Govind’s hometown, said it w...

Apisai Tora Laid To Rest In Unique Funeral
Politics

Apisai Tora Laid To Rest In Unique Funeral

Politicians and businessmen were among the hundreds who converged at Sabeto to pay their last respects to the politi...

Former Nightclub Worker Gets Bar Job
NEWS

Former Nightclub Worker Gets Bar Job

Bars and Pubs are permitted to operate under the Fijian COVID Safe Economic Recovery Framework.

A-G Stresses Importance Of Changing Way We Do Things
NATION

A-G Stresses Importance Of Changing Way We Do Things

There is a change in the status quo – in the manner we interact, in the way we travel and how we conduct business.

Tourism Faces Competition When Borders Reopen: A-G
SUNBIZ

Tourism Faces Competition When Borders Reopen: A-G

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said Pukhet in Thailand was now offering USD$99 (FJ$209.92) for five nights as five star hotels in ...

Biomass Cook Stoves Benefit 78 Kalokolevu Women
NATION

Biomass Cook Stoves Benefit 78 Kalokolevu Women

Women’s Club President Akosita Tou said this was the first time such an initiative benefited the village of Kaloko...

$3.25M Commission Charges To BSP
Politics

$3.25M Commission Charges To BSP

In response, Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said Government previously used Westpac which charged $3 per t...

$3.6 Billion Budget Passed
Politics

$3.6 Billion Budget Passed

The $3.2 billion 2020-2021 National Budget has been passed by Parliament.

Rabuka’s Response Predictable But Offers Very Little Solution
Analysis, Politics

Rabuka’s Response Predictable But Offers Very Little Solution

He labelled the Budget “Extraordinary” and a “Doomsday Budget” saying it would bring the country to its knees.

Minister For Economy Urges Tourism Sector Not To  ‘Close Gates’ To Fijians When Borders Open Again
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Minister For Economy Urges Tourism Sector Not To ‘Close Gates’ To Fijians When Borders Open Again

Speaking at the Post Budget discussion organised by the Fiji Chamber of Commerce and Industry, he said he had receiv...

Recalibrated Budget: A-G
SUNBIZ

Recalibrated Budget: A-G

He made the comment in Suva while speaking at the Fiji Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s post budget discussion o...

A-G Clarifies Cane Payment
SUNBIZ

A-G Clarifies Cane Payment

Labour’s Chaudhry, NFP’s Prasad failed to understand

A Bold, Brave And Prudent  National Budget For All Fijians
Analysis

A Bold, Brave And Prudent National Budget For All Fijians

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum has admirably set the tone and created the environment for Fijians to not only survive but prosper ...

2020-21 National Budget Verdict: Bold & Positive
NEWS

2020-21 National Budget Verdict: Bold & Positive

“We’ve learned that in other economic downturns that you’ve got to spend to keep the economy going or get the ...

2020-21 National Budget: What’s In It For Other Sectors
NEWS

2020-21 National Budget: What’s In It For Other Sectors

“To incentivise investments in water infrastructure, investors and developers will no longer be required to cover ...

2020-21 National Budget: What’s In It For Civil Service
NEWS

2020-21 National Budget: What’s In It For Civil Service

“We’ll also be cutting salaries for all Permanent Secretaries and the CEOs and Heads of Commissions and Independ...

2020-21 National Budget: What’s In It For Employers And Employees
NEWS

2020-21 National Budget: What’s In It For Employers And Employees

The reduction of mandatory employer and employee FNPF contributions to 5 per cent will be extended through 31 Decemb...

2020-21 National Budget: What’s In It For Companies
NEWS

2020-21 National Budget: What’s In It For Companies

“These innovative approaches can help capture massive market and investment opportunities.” - Minister for Econo...

2020-21 National Budget: First Home Buyer’s Initiative Made Even Better
NEWS

2020-21 National Budget: First Home Buyer’s Initiative Made Even Better

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said: “We’re not only continuing the First Home Bu...

Reset And Recover: 2020-2021 National Budget Today
Analysis

Reset And Recover: 2020-2021 National Budget Today

The Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum takes the floor in Parliament at 7.30pm.

Transgender Group Propose To Become Church Organisation
NEWS

Transgender Group Propose To Become Church Organisation

We want to have a proper church that is exclusive to its members. - Dr Isireli Biumaitotoya, Transgender Fiji worshi...

Airline Covering Its Cost, Says A-G On Freight Costs
SUNBIZ

Airline Covering Its Cost, Says A-G On Freight Costs

He said Fiji Airways was the only airline flying to L.A, Hong Kong, Sydney and Auckland carrying freight and there w...

Announcement Of 2020-21 Budget Set For July 17
NEWS

Announcement Of 2020-21 Budget Set For July 17

With the tourism sector feeling the full brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, affecting the country’s major revenue and...

30 High Net Worth Individuals To Arrive On Sunday
NEWS

30 High Net Worth Individuals To Arrive On Sunday

Government has approved the landing of a private jet that will bring 30 high-net-worth individuals to spend three mo...

Employment Relations Act Amended, Paternity Leave And Family Care Leave Reduced To 2 Days
Politics

Employment Relations Act Amended, Paternity Leave And Family Care Leave Reduced To 2 Days

The amendment also specifically looks at the definition of an ‘Act of God’ to also refer to a pandemic.

Amendments To Legal Practitioners Act Allows For Local University Representation
NEWS

Amendments To Legal Practitioners Act Allows For Local University Representation

The amendment does away with the appointment of a dean from overseas and includes representation from deans of Fiji ...

Fiji Government Indicates Further Relief For Private Sector, Including Second Round Of Help From FNPF
COVID-19

Fiji Government Indicates Further Relief For Private Sector, Including Second Round Of Help From FNPF

“COVID-19 has dismantled the economic fundamentals of many countries in the world, in our case we have seen what h...

Probe On MPs: FijiFirst MPs Told To Declare All Travel And Accommodation Allowances
Politics

Probe On MPs: FijiFirst MPs Told To Declare All Travel And Accommodation Allowances

FijiFirst general secretary Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said no specific MP had been pinpointed and the party was doing its ...

Plans To Trial Virus Contact Tracing App From Singapore In Place
NEWS

Plans To Trial Virus Contact Tracing App From Singapore In Place

The app was developed in Singapore and is called TraceTogether. It was launched in March to identify COVID-19 patien...

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