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Proposal To Remove Fiji Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) Proves Futile In Parliament
Politics

Proposal To Remove Fiji Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) Proves Futile In Parliament

“Before they had said MIDA had too much power now they are saying MIDA is a toothless tiger,” Mr Sayed-Khaiyum r...

Two New Vessels Boost Fiji Naval Fleet To Seven
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Two New Vessels Boost Fiji Naval Fleet To Seven

The two new vessels RFNS Volasiga and RFNS Savenaca were mentioned by Attorney-General and Minister for Finance Aiya...

Fiji Budget 2019: The Bainimarama Boom
Budget 2019

Fiji Budget 2019: The Bainimarama Boom

Fiji is not immune to what happens globally. We rely heavily on Australian tourists and this reliance has also been ...

Attorney-General: Government Decided Not to Relocate PAFCO
NEWS

Attorney-General: Government Decided Not to Relocate PAFCO

Speaking in Parliament yesterday, Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said keeping PAFCO in Ovalau was commercially not the best place ...

Attonery-General: Bill Ensures Public Enterprises Remain Relevant
NEWS

Attonery-General: Bill Ensures Public Enterprises Remain Relevant

"This is done in order to access policy-based financing so we are carrying out a number of reforms in that respect a...

A Chance To Have A Say, Participate In Budget Consultations In Person, Online
Analysis

A Chance To Have A Say, Participate In Budget Consultations In Person, Online

Get involved in the your national budget discussions. Very few countries give its citizens such an opportunity to pa...

New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters Hoping Media Will Put Positive Report On Tour
Analysis

New Zealand Deputy Prime Minister Winston Peters Hoping Media Will Put Positive Report On Tour

For a politician who has dominated headlines for more than three decades, Winston Peters remains an enigma to most N...

International Monetary Fund Report Finds Praise
NEWS

International Monetary Fund Report Finds Praise

“Over the past decade, these reports tell a consistent story of how the Bainimarama and FijiFirst governments have...

Heart Surgeries In New Medical Deal
NEWS

Heart Surgeries In New Medical Deal

Open heart surgeries available 24/7 are among benefits of a public-private partnership signed in Suva last night. At...

Learn From Defeat: A-G
SPORTS

Learn From Defeat: A-G

Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum ap­plauded the concept of in­volving young people in sports early in life. The Attorney-Genera...

Archbishop Apologises For Wrong Figures
NEWS

Archbishop Apologises For Wrong Figures

The leader of the Catholic Church in Fiji, Archbishop Peter Loy Chong, has apologised for giving wrong figures about...

430 more beds at CWM Hospital
NATION

430 more beds at CWM Hospital

About 430 new beds have been placed throughout the CWM Hospital, the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz...

Ethnicity Obsession ‘Will Kill Our Country’
NEWS

Ethnicity Obsession ‘Will Kill Our Country’

Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has said people who campaign using race and religion h...

State Of Economy Determines Pension Regulations: A-G
NEWS

State Of Economy Determines Pension Regulations: A-G

The state of the nation’s economy will determine any regulations regarding pensions. Whether it be the reduction o...

No EFTPOS Charge For Customers
NEWS

No EFTPOS Charge For Customers

From January 1, 2019, if you swipe your debit card to pay for your shopping, you will not pay a fee of 40 cents. Att...

A-G: Government Cannot keep on footing the bills following a natural disaster, but they will not leave any vulnerable Fijians out
NEWS

A-G: Government Cannot keep on footing the bills following a natural disaster, but they will not leave any vulnerable Fijians out

Government is working on parametric insurance coverage so that Fijian homes would be covered in times of natural dis...

A-G: Economy Has Doubled In Past 10 Years
NEWS

A-G: Economy Has Doubled In Past 10 Years

Our economy has doubled in size in the last 10 years. At independence, the size of our economy was around $0.2 billi...

Analysis: Rabuka’s Strategy: Engage PM, A-G From Outside Parliament
NEWS

Analysis: Rabuka’s Strategy: Engage PM, A-G From Outside Parliament

When SODELPA leader Sitiveni Rabuka released his video on the Budget on the eve of the debate, he was targeting the ...

Small Businesses Raise Concern On Maternity, Paternity Leave
NEWS

Small Businesses Raise Concern On Maternity, Paternity Leave

Small and micro business houses have raised concerns on the extension of maternity and introduction of paternity lea...

Further Exchange Control Relaxations Effective August 1 2018
SUNBIZ

Further Exchange Control Relaxations Effective August 1 2018

In his national budget address on June 28, the Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, announced further relaxati...

Fiji eyes UNHRC seat poll
NATION

Fiji eyes UNHRC seat poll

Fiji intends to contest a seat on the United Nations (UN) Human Rights Council at elections in October this year in ...

Special Constable Happy with Pay Rise
NATION

Special Constable Happy with Pay Rise

A Special Constable is happy that Government is finally compensating special constables like her “correctly”. Ma...

Fiji Corrections Service Welcomes $31.9 Million Allocation
NEWS

Fiji Corrections Service Welcomes $31.9 Million Allocation

The Commissioner of the Fiji Corrections Service (FCS), Francis Kean, has welcomed the allocation for the discipline...

BUDGET 2018: More than $1 Billion has been allocated for Education.
NEWS

BUDGET 2018: More than $1 Billion has been allocated for Education.

In announcing the 2018-2019 National Budget last night, the Attorney-General and Minister for Economy, Aiyaz Sayed-K...

BUDGET 2018: Highlights
NEWS

BUDGET 2018: Highlights

The following are highlights of the 2018-2019 National Budget that was announced last night. These are snippets from...

Analysis: MP’s Attack on Fiji Sun, A-G on Schools Consultation Warped
NEWS

Analysis: MP’s Attack on Fiji Sun, A-G on Schools Consultation Warped

Opposition SODELPA MP Niko Nawaikula’s attack on the Fiji Sun and Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz ...

A-G: Corporal Punishment Not a Solution
NEWS

A-G: Corporal Punishment Not a Solution

Corporal punishment cannot be seen as a solution for behaviour problems for many schools, says Attorney-General and ...

A-G Calls for Cohesion of Associations
NEWS

A-G Calls for Cohesion of Associations

Minister for Economy and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum is calling on groups involved with people with special...

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