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EDITORIAL: Parliamentarians Should Not Abuse Their Privileges
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EDITORIAL: Parliamentarians Should Not Abuse Their Privileges

Our Parliamentarians are given a very honourable privilege- Parliamentary privilege. This privilege should not be us...

New Building Applications Worth $200 million
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New Building Applications Worth $200 million

Building registers for municipal councils reveal that 1399 new building applications have been received for the year...

New Maritime Vessel Expected
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New Maritime Vessel Expected

A new Government shipping vessel is expected to arrive in the country. This was revealed by Assistant Minister for ...

‘6 to 8 Staff Resign Yearly’
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‘6 to 8 Staff Resign Yearly’

The majority of staff members of the Reserve Bank of Fiji who resign are leaving for better opportunities. This was ...

Writing, Writers and  Human Rights
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Writing, Writers and Human Rights

Fiji’s leading writer Satendra Nandan’s fourth book of essays , Dispatches from Distant Shores, will be publishe...

MP: Beddoes Had No Proof To Poll Claims
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MP: Beddoes Had No Proof To Poll Claims

Government MP, Balmindra Singh said yesterday claims made by Mick Beddoes about the 2014 eneral election had no proo...

Inequality A Problem In All Society: Kumar
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Inequality A Problem In All Society: Kumar

Inequality is a problem for every society and country and it should not be ignored, says Consumer Council of Fiji ch...

ANALYSIS: Minister Sayed-Khaiyum Scores  10 Out Of 10 In Budget Right Of Reply
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ANALYSIS: Minister Sayed-Khaiyum Scores 10 Out Of 10 In Budget Right Of Reply

When the Budge debate ended yesterday there was no question about who won it. Minister for Economy and Attorney-Gene...

25,338 Homes Benefit From Free Water
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25,338 Homes Benefit From Free Water

Around 91, 250 litres per household of free water will continue in the new financial year, said the Minister for Tra...

Prasad’s Ideas For  ‘Fiscal Responsibility’
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Prasad’s Ideas For ‘Fiscal Responsibility’

The Opposition Finance spokesperson, Biman Prasad, said the 2016-17 National Budget “failed the test of fiscal res...

Convention To Strengthen Role Of Parents: AOG Church
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Convention To Strengthen Role Of Parents: AOG Church

If Fiji accedes the Hague Convention of 1996 it will strengthen the role of parents in the family, says the Assembl...

Rebuilding Main Focus Of  2016-17 Budget Says AG
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Rebuilding Main Focus Of 2016-17 Budget Says AG

Intensifying the rebuilding effort after Tropical Cyclone Winston and developing enduring climate-change mitigation ...

Title Of Bill Misleading, Says Kaloumaira
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Title Of Bill Misleading, Says Kaloumaira

The title of Heritage Bill 2016 is misleading, says iTaukei Trust Fund Board chief executive officer Isoa Kaloumaira...

Consider Domestic Violence Issues’
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Consider Domestic Violence Issues’

Issues pertaining to domestic violence between spouses must be taken into consideration when seeking the acquisition...

Privileges Committee Recommend Suspension For Draunidalo
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Privileges Committee Recommend Suspension For Draunidalo

The Privileges Committee has unanimously found that National Federation Party Opposition MP Tupou Draunidalo has c...

PM Talks On Progress  With Overseas Nations
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PM Talks On Progress With Overseas Nations

The following is a statement delivered by Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama, to Parliament yesterday on his recent o...

Bill To Give Powers To FICAC To Proceed On Crimes
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Bill To Give Powers To FICAC To Proceed On Crimes

A Bill that will see the Fiji Independent Commission Against Corruption (FICAC) holding powers similar to the Direc...

Reddy Gets Barrage From Opposition
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Reddy Gets Barrage From Opposition

Minister for Education Mahendra Reddy received a barrage of questions about cyclone-damaged schools from the Opposit...

Standing Committees Reshuffle
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Standing Committees Reshuffle

Speaker to Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni yesterday announced the reshuffle of Government appointees to the five of the ...

ANALYSIS: Testing Times Ahead For NFP Over GCC
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ANALYSIS: Testing Times Ahead For NFP Over GCC

If supporters are confused with the direction the National Federation Party (NFP) is taking, they cannot be blamed. ...

Tsunami Threat Cancelled
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Tsunami Threat Cancelled

The tsunami threat that was issued for Fiji was soon cancelled. The earthquake with a magnitude of 7.0 rocked Vanuat...

Govt Is Not Biased: PM
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Govt Is Not Biased: PM

Government yesterday tabled before the House reasons why they would not subsidise churches and village halls destroy...

PM: Girmitya Celebration Now Call By NFP Political Stunt To Try To Save Reputations
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PM: Girmitya Celebration Now Call By NFP Political Stunt To Try To Save Reputations

The following is Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama’s response to  the National Federation Party’s call in Parli...

Troops Operation Altered In Sinai
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Troops Operation Altered In Sinai

Parliament yesterday was been informed that the heightened security level in Sinai has forced changes in Fijian peac...

Human Trafficking Caused By Weak Border Control: Radrodro
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Human Trafficking Caused By Weak Border Control: Radrodro

Opposition member Salote Radrodro’s motion to improve border control and awareness campaigns to decrease human tra...

Plans To Host ADB  Meetings Here
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Plans To Host ADB Meetings Here

Plans to host the Asian Development Bank meetings are underway. This was revealed by Attorney – General, Aiyaz Say...

$80K Paid To 13 Injured Workers
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$80K Paid To 13 Injured Workers

More than $80,000 in compensation was paid out to 13 injured workers last month, Minister for Employment Semi Koroil...

A-G: Govt Don’t Have Sky Details
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A-G: Govt Don’t Have Sky Details

The condition of sale of Sky Pacific by Fiji Television to Digicel was tabled in Parliament on Wednesday. Attorney-G...

Amended Employment Bill Passed
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Amended Employment Bill Passed

The Employment Promulgation Relations Amendment Bill 2016 was passed in Parliament yesterday. It was approved by 29 ...

More Pharmacists, Medical Specialists Needed, Says A-G
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More Pharmacists, Medical Specialists Needed, Says A-G

There is a shortage of pharmacists and highly skilled medical specialists in Fiji say Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed- ...

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