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Expect Changes To Social Welfare
NATION, NEWS

Expect Changes To Social Welfare

Government spent $430 million in the past two years on social assistance initiatives. The Ministry of Finance social...

Tripartite Forum To Be Re-Establish: Minister Agni Deo Singh
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Tripartite Forum To Be Re-Establish: Minister Agni Deo Singh

The re-establishing of the Tripartite Forum will assist the Ministry of Labour to work with its stakeholders in ensu...

Ballantine Memorial School (BMS) Students Appreciate Renovated Dinning Hall
NATION, NEWS

Ballantine Memorial School (BMS) Students Appreciate Renovated Dinning Hall

The Government contributed $27,000 for roofing works while the old scholars contributed an estimated $40,000 for the...

Parents Yet To Receive $200 Back To School Assistance
NATION

Parents Yet To Receive $200 Back To School Assistance

Some parents and guardians, who applied for the $200 back to school assistance from Government, have yet to receive ...

Better Days Ahead For Sugar Cane Farmers: Charan Jeath Singh
SUNBIZ

Better Days Ahead For Sugar Cane Farmers: Charan Jeath Singh

“The Ministry of Finance will be looking into providing some bonuses when farmers improve the tonnage."

Education Minister Apologises For The Tertiary Education Loans Muck Up
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Education Minister Apologises For The Tertiary Education Loans Muck Up

“The Cabinet paper, however, did not express the above in clear terms, resulting in some confusion and incorrect s...

Sports Complex Woe, Women Eye Tailoring Business In Naitasiri
NATION, NEWS

Sports Complex Woe, Women Eye Tailoring Business In Naitasiri

He told the villagers that numerous studies had been conducted, but none was enough to warrant infrastructure work t...

Hefty Pays, FSC Is Bankrupt: Minister Charan Jeath Singh
SUNBIZ

Hefty Pays, FSC Is Bankrupt: Minister Charan Jeath Singh

Minister for Sugar Charan Jeath Singh claims the Fiji Sugar Corporation is bankrupt. 

Confidence For Economy: Westpac
SUNBIZ

Confidence For Economy: Westpac

The successful 2022 General Election and transition to a new Government will likely build confidence and encourage f...

Four To Seven Cases Of Leprosy Detected Each Year In Fiji
NATION, NEWS

Four To Seven Cases Of Leprosy Detected Each Year In Fiji

“Although we continue to detect four to seven new cases annually, I have confidence in our staff here at the Lepro...

Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka Banks On Trust
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Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka Banks On Trust

Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka has made clear his Government’s position about working only with people they have c...

Shine A Light: Mothers Plead For Maternity Care
Shine A Light

Shine A Light: Mothers Plead For Maternity Care

“We are just calling on the Government to listen to our plight. This is the plight of the mothers of this nation. ...

Amrit Terminates FBC CEO Amid Allegation Of Massive Pay Out
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Amrit Terminates FBC CEO Amid Allegation Of Massive Pay Out

Mr Amrit made the comments while announcing the termination of Mr Sayed-Khaiyum’s employment as the chief executiv...

SODELPA: Honour Our Agreement Or Else…
NATION, NEWS

SODELPA: Honour Our Agreement Or Else…

SODELPA general secretary Lenaitasi Duru raised the concern yesterday after senior party members observed “swift b...

Vunisavisavi Village Water Project To Help In ‘Look North Policy’
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Vunisavisavi Village Water Project To Help In ‘Look North Policy’

The infrastructural development would help in water sourcing which has been a problem for villagers for some time, e...

FNPF: Withdrawal Age Sits At 55
SUNBIZ

FNPF: Withdrawal Age Sits At 55

Mr Waqairawai said the Government has its own retirement policy now whereas the FNPF would stick to its own policy a...

Contribution Needs To Be Fully Restored
SUNBIZ

Contribution Needs To Be Fully Restored

He said collection was low as a result of the reduction in contribution rate from 18 per cent to 10 per cent. Althou...

A-G Siromi Turaga: I Will Advise You
NATION, NEWS

A-G Siromi Turaga: I Will Advise You

Mr Siromi, while briefing the President, took the opportunity to assure Ratu Wiliame that he was the Chief and Princ...

Students Happy With TELS Write-off, Worry About The Future
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Students Happy With TELS Write-off, Worry About The Future

Government has agreed to only extend education loans to Semester One, 2023. Anyone who wishes to study from Semester...

Fiji Government Works To Attract More Investors
Business, SUNBIZ

Fiji Government Works To Attract More Investors

Speaking during the Nadi Chamber of Commerce and Industry meeting at the Tanoa Skylodge last Friday, Mr Kamikamica s...

3 People Have Lodged A Complaint Against Former PM Bainimarama
NATION, NEWS

3 People Have Lodged A Complaint Against Former PM Bainimarama

Mr Bainimarama made some allegations against the coalition Government while delivering his statements on January 1 a...

FijiFirst Alleges Assault On 2013 Constitution
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FijiFirst Alleges Assault On 2013 Constitution

“Section two, says it is the supreme law of the state. In other words, there is no other law. There’s no other p...

Vosarogo Tells Former AG: Understand That There Is A New Government
NATION, NEWS

Vosarogo Tells Former AG: Understand That There Is A New Government

"They seem to not understand now that the whole notion of democracy is that the wishes of the masses would have to b...

‘Melanesia Cannot Flourish Until West Papua Is Free’
WORLD

‘Melanesia Cannot Flourish Until West Papua Is Free’

These include human rights abuses, and internal displacement of at least 160,000 Papuans by the Indonesian military ...

Revive The Northern Division: Minister Filimoni Vosarogo
SUNBIZ

Revive The Northern Division: Minister Filimoni Vosarogo

“I understand as investors you need guidance and support from the Government and we will surely look into,” Mr V...

Supervisor Of Elections, Mohammed Saneem To Face Tribunal
NATION, NEWS

Supervisor Of Elections, Mohammed Saneem To Face Tribunal

In a statement last night Attorney-General and Minister for Justice Siromi Turaga confirmed Mr Saneem’s suspension. 

It Costs Fiji $500m To Screen And Test For NCD’s Annually
NATION, NEWS

It Costs Fiji $500m To Screen And Test For NCD’s Annually

“That is a lot of money already to be spending on a range of NCDs. Our population has become import food dependent...

More Engagement With Private Sector Companies: Minister Vosarogo
Business, SUNBIZ

More Engagement With Private Sector Companies: Minister Vosarogo

The Crusher is one of two Crushers operated by the Kashmir Transport Company PTE Limited, the other crusher is locat...

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