Minister for Local Government

Electrification Of Waidamudamu In Final Stages
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Electrification Of Waidamudamu In Final Stages

Ms Kumar said they were in constant discussions with EFL on how soon the works would be completed

Councils Urged To Make Space For Senior Citizens Public Parks
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Councils Urged To Make Space For Senior Citizens Public Parks

The Minister for Local Government will be liaising with town councils to ensure that there are spaces for senior cit...

Fire Safety A Must During Diwali, Says Minister And NFA
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Fire Safety A Must During Diwali, Says Minister And NFA

Minister for Local Government Premila Kumar said with Diwali taking place this weekend, people must to be careful no...

Chinese Embassy Gives $90,000 For Sigatoka Town Amphitheatre Works
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Chinese Embassy Gives $90,000 For Sigatoka Town Amphitheatre Works

Chinese Ambassador Qian Bo said Ms Kumar had done excellent work in upgrading the towns and cities in Fiji.

$190K Restroom Facility Opens In Korovou
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$190K Restroom Facility Opens In Korovou

She made the announcement during the opening of the $190,000 restroom facility for Korovou town.

910 Fire Emergency Line Launched
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910 Fire Emergency Line Launched

The three call centres are manned on a 24/7 basis and a dedicated number for fire is intended to cut down on the res...

2020-2021 National Budget: Kumar Expects To Do More With Less
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2020-2021 National Budget: Kumar Expects To Do More With Less

Ms Kumar has ruled out an increase and knows that stringent controls and tightening of policies will have to be done...

Leeway For Some Work To Be Done On Fiji’s Tallest Building
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Leeway For Some Work To Be Done On Fiji’s Tallest Building

It comes after concerns were raised when people witnessed workers on the WG Friendship Plaza. There were welding wor...

The Nasinu Problem – Take Responsibility
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The Nasinu Problem – Take Responsibility

It is a stark reminder, people need to start taking responsibility and ownership because it will not be long before ...

Nakasi Vendors Refuse To Move To New Location
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Nakasi Vendors Refuse To Move To New Location

There is no running water or toilet facilities and refuse is dumped on the roadside for the Nausori Town Council to ...

Suva City Council Clamps Down On Hawkers Selling On Capital City’s Footpaths
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Suva City Council Clamps Down On Hawkers Selling On Capital City’s Footpaths

He said the prohibition of selling items on footpaths included those who sell produce on tables and benches and trad...

Council Staff Under Radar For Alleged Corrupt Practices
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Council Staff Under Radar For Alleged Corrupt Practices

Minister Premila Kumar said work was now underway to have processes done in municipal councils in a much more transp...

Some Landlords Building Illegal Stalls And Renting It Out, Housing Minister Reveals
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Some Landlords Building Illegal Stalls And Renting It Out, Housing Minister Reveals

It’s a case of some landlords exploiting the poor and Minister Kumar says it’s unacceptable.

Rates Could Go Up, Says Premila Kumar
NATION

Rates Could Go Up, Says Premila Kumar

Minister for Local Government Premila Kumar has hinted a possible increase in city and town rates in the near future.

Hibiscus Festival Returning to Suva
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Hibiscus Festival Returning to Suva

It is understood that Albert Park is one of three venues eyed for the ‘Mother of all Festivals’

Premila Kumar: Corrupt Practices In Elected Municipal Councils
NEWS

Premila Kumar: Corrupt Practices In Elected Municipal Councils

Kumar also highlighted in her statement that the reason people struggled to find parking in Suva every morning was b...

Festival Committee Members On Probe
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Festival Committee Members On Probe

“The public are kept in the dark on the usage. This is what we want to get rid of,” she said.

Minister Opens Municipal Market
NATION

Minister Opens Municipal Market

Minister for Local Government Parveen Bala opened a new municipal market at Cuvu, seven kilometres from Sigatoka, ye...

Govt Will Ensure All Fijians Get Equal Opportunities, Says Bala
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Govt Will Ensure All Fijians Get Equal Opportunities, Says Bala

The Government will ensure that all Fijians are given equal opportunities including those in informal settlements. M...

Lautoka Swimming Pool Incurs Additional Costs
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Lautoka Swimming Pool Incurs Additional Costs

  Lautoka’s new aquatic swimming pool will now cost around $12.6 million to complete, increasing from an init...

Devotees Urged To Heed Deity’s Teachings
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Devotees Urged To Heed Deity’s Teachings

  Hindu devotees have been urged to follow the virtues of Lord Ganesh and maintain his teachings in their every...

Nakasi Will Have Fire Station
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Nakasi Will Have Fire Station

  Nakasi needs a fire station because the area is developing into a prime residential area, says Parveen Bala, ...

Minister Calls for Community  to Work in Harmony
NEWS

Minister Calls for Community to Work in Harmony

The close-knit community of Cuvu in Sigatoka has been urged to work together with organisers of the Cuvu Carnival. T...

99-Year Lease By The End Of The Year For Cuvu Community
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99-Year Lease By The End Of The Year For Cuvu Community

Community members who occupy the State Land at Naidovi in Cuvu, will be receiving their 99-year lease at the end of ...

Informal Settlements To Get Facelift
NATION

Informal Settlements To Get Facelift

Minister for Local Government, Housing and Community Development, infra­structure and Transport Parveen Bala signed...

Help On Way, Water Woes Since  Ancestors Settled At Natanuku
NATION

Help On Way, Water Woes Since Ancestors Settled At Natanuku

  Villagers of Natanuku in Ba have never had running water since their ancestors settled there. But, that will ...

Taste Fiji Could End Operations Due To Road Closure, Management Say
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Taste Fiji Could End Operations Due To Road Closure, Management Say

  The owners of a popular cafe in Nadi is unhappy after the Fiji Roads Authority (FRA) said the access road is ...

First phase of building Namaka market to be finished in August
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First phase of building Namaka market to be finished in August

The first phase of construction on the new $4.79 million market in Namaka, Nadi, will be completed next month. This ...

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