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Squatter Settlement Work Being Negotiated: Bala
NEWS

Squatter Settlement Work Being Negotiated: Bala

More than 40 houses in the squatter settlement of Varo in Korovutu are expected to undergo land development for prop...

Bala Out to Tackle Drain Problem
NEWS

Bala Out to Tackle Drain Problem

The threat of more rain in the coming days and the devastation caused by the recent floods has prompted Government t...

Works on Nadi City process update
NATION

Works on Nadi City process update

Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Kumar Bala said all proces...

Municipality Recognition Awards Bala Pushes Councils to do Better
NATION

Municipality Recognition Awards Bala Pushes Councils to do Better

Minister for Local Government, Housing and Environment Parveen Bala has urged municipalities to vie for three new aw...

Taka Drives Home a Brand New VW
NATION

Taka Drives Home a Brand New VW

Nakelo native Josaia Taka could not believe that he drove away with an amazing Volkswagen Tiguan with $1000 worth of...

Squatters in Town Areas to Have Garbage Collected
NATION

Squatters in Town Areas to Have Garbage Collected

All informal or squatter settlements within municipal boundaries in Fiji will have their garbage collected by the co...

Bala to Hire Consultant For City Re-Zoning
NATION

Bala to Hire Consultant For City Re-Zoning

  The Ministry of Local Government will hire a consultant to re-look at the legislation of zoning of urban boun...

‘Drivers Will Pay For Damages to Government Properties’
NATION

‘Drivers Will Pay For Damages to Government Properties’

Government has warned all drivers that they would now start paying for state property damaged by the vehicles they w...

Council CEOs, Administrators Warned On  Meeting Times
NATION

Council CEOs, Administrators Warned On Meeting Times

  Minister for Local Government, Housing, Environment, Infrastructure and Transport Parveen Bala has warned mun...

Council Workers To Have Awards Night, Says Bala
NATION

Council Workers To Have Awards Night, Says Bala

Council workers to have awards night, says Bala   Ordinary council workers, including street sweepers, drain cl...

Council Performances to Be Assessed, Minister says
NATION

Council Performances to Be Assessed, Minister says

  A business plan to assess the performance of municipal councils, departments and individuals will come into e...

Government To Probe Cause Of Rakiraki Flooding
NATION

Government To Probe Cause Of Rakiraki Flooding

  Government is committed to do a thorough investigation of the destructive flooding that swept through Rakirak...

New Bridge For Penang Mill ‘By April’
NATION

New Bridge For Penang Mill ‘By April’

  Close to 2000 people from settlements near the Penang Mill in Rakiraki will have a quicker access to town nex...

Ratepayers To Play  Bigger Role: Bala
NATION

Ratepayers To Play Bigger Role: Bala

  Ratepayers in all cities and towns will now be more involved in the administration of their municipalities, T...

Supplies Boost Farmers’ Recovery
NATION

Supplies Boost Farmers’ Recovery

  Two young farmers from Rakiraki were part of the 200 farmers who were yesterday supplied tools and seedlings ...

Nadi Town Council Receives New Garbage Compactor
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Nadi Town Council Receives New Garbage Compactor

  The Nadi Town Council has received a new garbage compactor truck from the Government of Japan this week. Emba...

New Garbage Truck for Town Council
NATION

New Garbage Truck for Town Council

  In a bid to keep up with development over a couple of months in Nadi, the Nadi Town Council on Wednesday rece...

Minister Backs Plan For Community Police Post
NATION

Minister Backs Plan For Community Police Post

  The construction of a community Police post at a dense residential subdivision in Kashmir, Lautoka by a busin...

Carnival Winner To Compete In Miss Fiji Pageant
NATION

Carnival Winner To Compete In Miss Fiji Pageant

The contestant crowned Miss Vodafone Hidden Paradise Savusavu Carnival will compete in the Miss Fiji Pageant later t...

Major Developments For Savusavu: Minister
NATION

Major Developments For Savusavu: Minister

Putting an emphasis on Savusavu, Minister for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment Parveen B...

Terminated
NEWS

Terminated

Malaysian company TOP SYMPHONY (Fiji) Limited’s contract to develop the much-talked about multi-million dollar Wai...

Kava Stall Mysteriously Burns at Market
SUNCITY

Kava Stall Mysteriously Burns at Market

  A kava stall was mysteriously burnt on Monday night, in the Lautoka Market with no signs of forced entry. The...

Municipal Councils Cautioned Over Red Tapes For Investor Approvals
Business

Municipal Councils Cautioned Over Red Tapes For Investor Approvals

Government will now actively monitor and ensure that municipal councils play an active role as far as investment app...

Municipal Heads Cautioned To Utilised Capital Projects Grants
Business

Municipal Heads Cautioned To Utilised Capital Projects Grants

Municipal councils would have Government grants for capital projects taken away if no progress is being made on gett...

Bala Acquitted
NATION

Bala Acquitted

  Minister for Local Government, Urban Development, Housing and Environment, Parveen Kumar Bala, was yesterday ...

New Lots Planned For Lami, Suva, Nausori
NEWS

New Lots Planned For Lami, Suva, Nausori

The $3 million allocated for the Town Wide Informal Settlement Upgrading Programme is expected to see the subdivisio...

Nasinu To  Build New  Stadium
NATION

Nasinu To Build New Stadium

The construction of new stadium will take place in Nasinu next year. This was announced by the Minister for Local Go...

Minister Kumar: Road Safety, Everyone’s  Responsibility
SPORTS

Minister Kumar: Road Safety, Everyone’s Responsibility

The highly anticipated Vodafone Hibiscus Festival will take a strong stand on road safety with the theme ‘Road Saf...

Recipients Praise Govt’s  Electrification Programme
NATION

Recipients Praise Govt’s Electrification Programme

  A 54-year-old Bilo resident is looking forward to receive their first electricity supply under the Government...

Women Market Vendors Get Proper Beddings
NATION

Women Market Vendors Get Proper Beddings

  The United Nations Entity for Gender Equality and the Empowerment of Women have donated new furnishings for w...

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