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Swimming Pool, Bus Station And Sports Stadium For Nasinu Soon
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Swimming Pool, Bus Station And Sports Stadium For Nasinu Soon

During the Budget, Government announced that the Singapore Co-operation Enterprise will develop a master Land Use Pl...

Motion To Cut Lands Ministry Allocation Defeated
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Motion To Cut Lands Ministry Allocation Defeated

A motion by Opposition SODELPA MP Jiosefa Dulakiverata to reduce the budget allocation of $37.5 million for the Mini...

Quit Politicking, Stick To Issues
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Quit Politicking, Stick To Issues

While the Opposition have moaned that the 2018-2019 National Budget was an elections budget, it is their responses w...

A-G RIPS INTO BUDGET CRITICS
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A-G RIPS INTO BUDGET CRITICS

The National Federation Party and SODELPA were given a reality check by Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum in Parl...

Needs Of Rural, Maritime Communities Addressed
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Needs Of Rural, Maritime Communities Addressed

The 2017 national census revealed that 390,635 of Fiji’s population reside in the rural and maritime areas while 4...

WRONG Scripts Opposition Devoid Of Ideas, Says Sudhakar
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WRONG Scripts Opposition Devoid Of Ideas, Says Sudhakar

Government Whip, Ashneel Sudhakar says  Opposition Members of Pariament have turned out to look like low budget Bol...

60% LIKE BUDGET
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60% LIKE BUDGET

A majority of Fijians polled in the latest Fiji Sun-Razor weekly poll like the 2018-2019 National Budget. The poll w...

Letters To The Editor, 2nd July, 2018
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Letters To The Editor, 2nd July, 2018

Maturity and vision  Feng Liu,  Suva After the release of the 2018-2019 National Budget, I felt a pleasant surpris...

BUDGET 2018: A budget for your Family
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BUDGET 2018: A budget for your Family

A $4.65 billion budget was announced last night in Parliament by the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiy...

Editorial: New Measures To Help The Family Will Go A Long Way To Build Better Fiji
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Editorial: New Measures To Help The Family Will Go A Long Way To Build Better Fiji

This 2018-2019 National Budget can be called a positive, responsible, prudent and balanced Budget. But one descripti...

Budget Passed
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Budget Passed

The $4.35 billion national Budget for 2017-2018 was passed yesterday after a marathon debate in Parliament. It was p...

Budget In Numbers-Part 2
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Budget In Numbers-Part 2

Cash Boost In Arts For Youths
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Cash Boost In Arts For Youths

Fijian youths can access $350,000 to make a movie, publish a book and engage in other forms of art. It can help set ...

National Art Gallery Praised
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National Art Gallery Praised

  It is the beginning of a new era as far as Fijian art is concerned as the Government announced in the Nationa...

Opposition MPs Scrutinise Budget Allocation For Military
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Opposition MPs Scrutinise Budget Allocation For Military

The Budget allocation for the military came under intense scrutiny from Opposition MPs in Parliament yesterday. They...

Bainimarama Trusts Nation
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Bainimarama Trusts Nation

I trust their judgement. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama made the comment in Parliament yesterday during his respo...

A ‘Fairy Tale’ Budget: Ratu Naiqama
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A ‘Fairy Tale’ Budget: Ratu Naiqama

Ratu Naiqama Lalabalavu had labeled the 2017-2018 National Budget as a ‘fairy tale Budget’ in Parliament yesterd...

Budget Gives Unhindered Education Access: Reddy
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Budget Gives Unhindered Education Access: Reddy

Former Minister for Education, Mahendra Reddy says the Budget allocation for the education sector reflects Governmen...

Radrodro Questions Budget Funding
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Radrodro Questions Budget Funding

Our people in the rural areas increasingly understand that, while they appreciate receiving infrastructure developme...

BUDGET DEBATE:MPs Should Take Cue From Public Response
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BUDGET DEBATE:MPs Should Take Cue From Public Response

This is an edited version of Nemani Delaibatiki’s My Say in the 4 The Record programme on FBC TV last night. The B...

Fuel Retailers Body Prepares To Launch Anti-plastic Campaign
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Fuel Retailers Body Prepares To Launch Anti-plastic Campaign

The Fiji Fuel Retailers Association (FFRA) is preparing to introduce the ten cents surcharge for single use plastic ...

June Letter Of The Month Winner
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June Letter Of The Month Winner

Budget with a heart   It is no doubt that this budget has a heart. It is for the common people, the disadvantag...

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Cane Farmers Find Govt Budget Sweet
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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Cane Farmers Find Govt Budget Sweet

The Sugar Cane Growers Council has expressed its appreciation for the Budget allocations for cane farmers around the...

What The Budget Means To You-Budget Makes Dreams of Ordinary Citizens Come True
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What The Budget Means To You-Budget Makes Dreams of Ordinary Citizens Come True

The Consumer Council of Fiji has welcomed Government’s emphasis in the 2017-2018 Budget on social protection with ...

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Ministry Given Budget Request
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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Ministry Given Budget Request

The Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport has received $134.2 million in the 2017-2018 budget compared to last ye...

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Nurse Pay Increment Is The Most This Time
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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Nurse Pay Increment Is The Most This Time

Nurses are receiving an increment of  up to 14.3 per cent while nurse practitioners serving in the rural areas are ...

Plastic Bags Surcharge To Discourage Usage
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Plastic Bags Surcharge To Discourage Usage

The 10 cents per plastic bag surcharge included in the 2017-2018 Budget announced on Thursday at the point of sale i...

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Cops Focused On Upgrading Knowledge And Skills
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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Cops Focused On Upgrading Knowledge And Skills

I can now invest in my higher level studies was the first thought that came in the minds of the young Police Officer...

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