Minister for Local Government

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

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
SUNBIZ

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NATION

Minister Ensures Investment Will Pay Off

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

New vehicles for enforcement operations
NEWS

New vehicles for enforcement operations

The Land Transport Authority (LTA) has spent approximately $690,000 to purchase eight new vehicles dedicated to enfo...

Road Code Available in Vernacular Now
NATION

Road Code Available in Vernacular Now

  The Land Transport Authority yesterday launched two new Road Code books, one in Hindi and the other in the iT...

Minister Backs West Schools
SPORTS

Minister Backs West Schools

From next year Western schools will be able to use the facilities at Churchill Park in Lautoka for free when it come...

Act is obsolete, says Minister
NATION

Act is obsolete, says Minister

The Local Government Act of 1972 is an outdated docu­ment, says Minister for Local Government, Housing, En­vironme...

Strengthen Partnership Roles with Govt, Bala Urges Municipal Councils
NATION

Strengthen Partnership Roles with Govt, Bala Urges Municipal Councils

Municipal councils will need to strengthen their roles as development part­ners with the national Govern­ment. The...

Bala: New Facility To Boost Sports
SPORTS

Bala: New Facility To Boost Sports

The new $4.175 million state-of-the-art Govind Park in Ba will accommodate 8000 spectators with bucket seating and a...

Ambulances To Assist In Crises
NEWS

Ambulances To Assist In Crises

“Our objective is to equip all our fire stations with an ambulance vehicle,” Minister for Local Government, Hous...

Bala praises Commission for strengthening ties
NATION

Bala praises Commission for strengthening ties

  Minister for Local Government, Infrastructure and Transport, Parveen Bala has praised the Indian High Commiss...

Lepani Wants Dad to Enjoy Retirement
NATION

Lepani Wants Dad to Enjoy Retirement

Lepani Soroverata sees how hard his father and namesake works to put bread and butter on the table for the family. M...

Bala Discusses Town Boundaries, Declaring Areas A Town
NATION

Bala Discusses Town Boundaries, Declaring Areas A Town

Government is planning to expand the town bounda­ries of Savusavu and Labasa towns. This was revealed by the Minist...

Bala Praises $1m Block Factory Boost
SUNBIZ

Bala Praises $1m Block Factory Boost

Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala opened a pavement and...

Nadi turns 70, to be declared city, holds regional pageant
NATION

Nadi turns 70, to be declared city, holds regional pageant

Nadi Town is soon to be named Fiji’s most liveable green city following the pre-event launch of its upcoming 70th ...

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