Dr Jiko Luveni

Fiji’s Dr Jiko Luveni Posthumously Recognized With The  Global Health Hero Award
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Fiji’s Dr Jiko Luveni Posthumously Recognized With The Global Health Hero Award

Dr Luveni was the first Fijian woman to graduate as a dentist from the Fiji School of Medicine. She was a life-long ...

SODELPA Heaps Praise Upon Late Madam Speaker
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SODELPA Heaps Praise Upon Late Madam Speaker

  The late Dr Jiko Luveni may have disappointed a few Members of Parliament by some of her rulings but those di...

Late Dr Luveni Praised For Her Service To Fiji
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Late Dr Luveni Praised For Her Service To Fiji

The late Dr Jiko Luveni, Speaker of Parliament, was yesterday praised by people for her service to the country. Trib...

Speaker of Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni, Dies at 72
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Speaker of Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni, Dies at 72

The Speaker of Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni, has died. Dr Luveni, 72, is believed to have died this morning. The cause...

Dr Luveni: Why I Interrupted Prasad’s ‘Point Of Order’
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Dr Luveni: Why I Interrupted Prasad’s ‘Point Of Order’

Speaker to Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni, ruled yesterday afternoon that the Opposition Member of Parliament Biman Pras...

Veena: I’ll Give It My Best Shot
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Veena: I’ll Give It My Best Shot

I will give it my best shot, says the newly elected Deputy Speaker Veena Bhatnagar yesterday. In a secret ballot, th...

President to address Parliament  tomorrow
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President to address Parliament tomorrow

  The new Parliament convenes for the first time tomorrow after the 2018 General Election. After the formalitie...

Speaker Reminds MPs  of Parliamentary Role
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Speaker Reminds MPs of Parliamentary Role

  Newly elected and re-elected Members of Parliament participated in a one-day induction yesterday for the firs...

Call To Give Women An Equal Break
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Call To Give Women An Equal Break

  A gathering in Suva has been told that women must be given equal opportunities as men because what they earn ...

 Speaker Will Not Interfere in Matters Now in Police Hands
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 Speaker Will Not Interfere in Matters Now in Police Hands

The Speaker of Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni, will not interfere in a matter regarding the Na­tional Federation Party ...

Analysis :Robust Debate on Rehabilitation After Cyclone Expected
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Analysis :Robust Debate on Rehabilitation After Cyclone Expected

Government’s rehabilitation operations after the recent cyclones will be a hot topic when Parliament sits again ne...

Speaker Luveni Terminates Question By  MP Nawaikula
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Speaker Luveni Terminates Question By MP Nawaikula

SODELPA Member of Parliament Niko Nawaikula’s supplementary question to the Attorney-General and Minister for Econ...

Speaker rules against Prasad point of order
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Speaker rules against Prasad point of order

Speaker Doctor Jiko Luveni yesterday ruled against the Point of Order raised by the NFP Opposition MP Professor Bima...

Speaker disallows Opposition raising  supplementary questions to Koroilavesau
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Speaker disallows Opposition raising supplementary questions to Koroilavesau

Opposition MPs were not given the opportunity to raise supplementary questions to the Minister for Fisheries in Parl...

Leaders Adopt Declaration  Outlining New  Vision For Regional Parliamentary Forum
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Leaders Adopt Declaration Outlining New Vision For Regional Parliamentary Forum

The 26th annual meeting of the Asia-Pacific Parliamentary Forum (APPF-26) ended on a high note in Hanoi, Vietnam on ...

Luveni Tables Gender Push at Meeting in Vietnam
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Luveni Tables Gender Push at Meeting in Vietnam

Fijian Parliament Speaker, Dr Jiko Luveni, attended the Women Parliamentarians’ Meeting of the 26th Asia-Pacific P...

Dr Luveni Leads ParliamentARY  Delegation TO Commonwealth Meet
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Dr Luveni Leads ParliamentARY Delegation TO Commonwealth Meet

The 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, one of the largest annual gatherings of Commonwealth parliamentarian...

Dr Luveni: People Tell Us MPs Behave Like Children
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Dr Luveni: People Tell Us MPs Behave Like Children

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni says people think MPs behave like children. That’s a common response when the...

Speaker Dr Luveni Lifts Parliament To New Level
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Speaker Dr Luveni Lifts Parliament To New Level

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni turns 72 soon. But she is not showing any sign of slowing down. In fact she is ...

Speaker: Stop Race Talk. Keep Stability
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Speaker: Stop Race Talk. Keep Stability

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni says any attempt to prevent  a future coup and political instability must star...

Speaker Asks MP To Sort Out Debt
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Speaker Asks MP To Sort Out Debt

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni has had to ask troubled FijiFirst MP Balmindar Singh to sort out his debt with ...

FEO Rolls With Mobile Voter Registration
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FEO Rolls With Mobile Voter Registration

All Fijians must choose their leaders which is part of achieving true democracy in this country. This statement was ...

Speaker Tells Nawaikula To Withdraw Racial Comments
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Speaker Tells Nawaikula To Withdraw Racial Comments

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni yesterday said she would cease proceedings in Parliament until Opposition Membe...

Fiji Sun on Fiji Airways flights A Commercial Decision, MPs Told
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Fiji Sun on Fiji Airways flights A Commercial Decision, MPs Told

Having Fiji Sun as the only newspaper on Fiji Airways flights was a commercial decision by the airline, Parliament w...

Ratu Naiqama Welcomed Back After 2 Year Suspension
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Ratu Naiqama Welcomed Back After 2 Year Suspension

The Speaker to Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni yesterday welcomed suspended SODELPA Opposition MP, Ratu Naiqama Lalabalav...

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...

No Ministry of Civil Service in 2015, A-G stressed
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No Ministry of Civil Service in 2015, A-G stressed

The Ministry of Civil Service does not need to provide an annual report on civil service reforms in 2015 because it ...

Seruiratu  Versus Kepa
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Seruiratu Versus Kepa

Government does not decide which questions of the Opposition are allowed to be asked in Parliament, says Inia Seruir...

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