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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Mother Of Nine Turns Used  Plastics Into Beautiful Products
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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Mother Of Nine Turns Used Plastics Into Beautiful Products

Vitinia Toma relies on the sale of her reusable plastic-made bags to make ends meet. Yet the mother of nine has welc...

2017-18 BUDGET-…..And The People Have Spoken
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2017-18 BUDGET-…..And The People Have Spoken

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-It’s A Remarkable Balancing Act
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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-It’s A Remarkable Balancing Act

ANALYSIS: Some people may think Government has a lot of money to splash in doling out pay rises, tax relief and more...

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Minivan Drivers Optimistic Permits Will Improve Their Livelihood
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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Minivan Drivers Optimistic Permits Will Improve Their Livelihood

Minivan drivers are pleased with the new Budget and the announcement of the minivan permit freeze being lifted. Many...

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Convention, Casino Returns For FNPF Members: A-G
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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Convention, Casino Returns For FNPF Members: A-G

The Fiji National Provident Fund has been given an exclusive casino licence under the 2017-2018 National Budget. Att...

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Seismic Station To Be Upgraded
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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-Seismic Station To Be Upgraded

The Ministry of Lands and Mineral Resources through its increased budget for 2017-2018 will be able to procure and u...

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-New Disability Allowance  Announced
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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-New Disability Allowance Announced

Close to $8million has been allocated as a Disability Allowance for people living with permanent disabilities. Eligi...

WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-‘Govt Emphasis On Vulnerable Is Pleasing’
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WHAT BUDGET MEANS TO YOU-‘Govt Emphasis On Vulnerable Is Pleasing’

Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation was allocated a total of $113.4 million in the 2017-2018 Nationa...

New Sweet Sugar Deal Announced
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New Sweet Sugar Deal Announced

For the first time, a Government has allocated funds to entice new farmers into sugarcane farming. $2million has bee...

Budget 2017/2018- What Comes Down And What Goes Up?
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Budget 2017/2018- What Comes Down And What Goes Up?

Health Employers who prove medical insurance to their employees will be exempted from fringe benefit taxes. All item...

No PAYE For Below $30K Per Annum Salary Earners
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No PAYE For Below $30K Per Annum Salary Earners

Good news for people earning between $16,000 and $30,000. They will no longer pay the income tax as the minimum tax ...

Infrastructure And Transport Pumped Up With $134.2 Million
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Infrastructure And Transport Pumped Up With $134.2 Million

Ministry of Infrastructure and Transport 2017-2018 has received a budget allocation of $134.2 million for 2017-2018....

Fiji Accident Compensation Commission Next Year
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Fiji Accident Compensation Commission Next Year

From the beginning of 2018, a Fiji Accident Compensation Commission will be established as an independent commission...

Health Gets A $321.2m
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Health Gets A $321.2m

Health and Medical Services Ministry received an increase in their 2017-2018 budget of $77.2million, bringing their ...

TELS Recipients Can Repeat And Change Programme
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TELS Recipients Can Repeat And Change Programme

Tertiary Education Loans Scheme (TELS) will now allow students to repeat units and change their programme of study, ...

New Budget Expected To Be No Different To Previous Budgets
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New Budget Expected To Be No Different To Previous Budgets

All eyes will be on the Budget that will be announced by the Minister for Economy and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-K...

Village Headmen To Get Pay Increase, Says PM
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Village Headmen To Get Pay Increase, Says PM

Village headmen (turaga ni koro) can look forward to next week’s Budget announcement, says the Prime Minister Vore...

Government Recognises Women’s Contribution To Nation Building
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Government Recognises Women’s Contribution To Nation Building

Government’s allocating a budget for the annual National Women’s Expo is an indication of its recognition of the...

Date Set for 2017-2018 Budget Announcement
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Date Set for 2017-2018 Budget Announcement

The motion to announce the 2017-2018 budget date for June 29 was approved in Parliament yesterday. In moving the mot...

Who to Watch Out for In  Budget Debate Showdown
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Who to Watch Out for In Budget Debate Showdown

Expect another fierce Budget debate next month as the big four from each side of the House lead the charge. This is ...

$13m For Ba Hospital Completion
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$13m For Ba Hospital Completion

Around $13 million will be allocated for the completion of the Ba Hospital. Minister for Health and Medical Services...

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