Minister for Local Government

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’

Minister Opens Municipal Market
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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
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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
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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
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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 ...

‘Architect Of Modern Singapore’ Brings Master Plan For Suva, Lautoka
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‘Architect Of Modern Singapore’ Brings Master Plan For Suva, Lautoka

The man dubbed as the “architect of modern Singapore” is in the country to map out a master plan for the greater...

Fire Destroys Dream, Govt Restores Hope
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Fire Destroys Dream, Govt Restores Hope

Only two-months after their house was destroyed in a fire, Kritika Prasad and her husband are thankful to be given a...

Minister pushes green living concept
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Minister pushes green living concept

Residents of Nadi have been urged to keep their surroundings clean and be environmentally responsible. The plea has ...

Squatter Families To Be Relocated
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Squatter Families To Be Relocated

  Twenty five households living in the Fiji Muslim League squatter settlement in Nabua will be relocated to Wai...

Initiative Aims To Reduce Plastic Usage
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Initiative Aims To Reduce Plastic Usage

  The eradication of the use of plastic bags was the focus of an event at Moto Sanatan Shammelan School in Ba l...

Govt Helps Landowners
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Govt Helps Landowners

Minister for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment Parveen Bala says Government is at the for...

Bala: Children’s Rights Can’t Be Denied
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Bala: Children’s Rights Can’t Be Denied

  Minister for Local Government, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala says as a nation we can’t afford t...

Fiji’s Waste Management Enters The Drone Era
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Fiji’s Waste Management Enters The Drone Era

The DJI Phantom 4 drones will assist in the Ridge to Reef project Government will now employ the drone technology to...

250 Vendors Will Benefit From New Laqere Market
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250 Vendors Will Benefit From New Laqere Market

‘The Laqere market is progressing well with the main building construction nearing completion. It’s almost 85 pe...

Lesuma Appointed CEO
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Lesuma Appointed CEO

Manasa Lesuma is the new chief executive officer of the National Fire Authority. Minister for Local Government, Hous...

Nabouwalu Town Upgrade Ready: Bala
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Nabouwalu Town Upgrade Ready: Bala

  Minister for Local Government,Urban Development,Housing and Environment Parveen Bala says they are ready to b...

Bala Visits Vendors, Hears Grievances
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Bala Visits Vendors, Hears Grievances

Labasa market vendors were happy to see Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastruc­ture and Tr...

Bala Orders Council To Bump Up Security
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Bala Orders Council To Bump Up Security

We will do our part to strengthen the security at the Nausori Market, says Parveen Bala. This was the assurance from...

Minister Bala Clarifies Stall Fees Waiver
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Minister Bala Clarifies Stall Fees Waiver

He said Tropical Cyclone Josie had a direct impact on the Western and Northern markets, where some of the town marke...

Bala Waives fees
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Bala Waives fees

More than 4000 market vendors will not pay their market fees for the month of April. This was announced yesterday by...

Minister Ensures Investment Will Pay Off
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Minister Ensures Investment Will Pay Off

  Protecting the environment and Fiji’s beauty is always a challenging task, says Parveen Bala, the Minister ...

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