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Hearing Date Fixed For Case Against Speaker, Govt And Attorney-General
NEWS

Hearing Date Fixed For Case Against Speaker, Govt And Attorney-General

The case is jointly filed by FLP and Unity Fiji against the Speaker of Parliament, the Government, and the Attorney-...

Naiqamu Left Behind A Legacy That Many Cannot Achieve: Acting PM
NEWS

Naiqamu Left Behind A Legacy That Many Cannot Achieve: Acting PM

The late minister Osea Naiqa­mu has left behind a legacy in Fiji’s forestry sector. He was described as a trul...

Elections Office: Fiji Times Front Page Misleading, Designed To Attack
NEWS

Elections Office: Fiji Times Front Page Misleading, Designed To Attack

“Fiji Times wrongly stated the dates for the reports that were given to the Auditors.”

Special Parliament Sitting To Appoint New President On October 22
Politics

Special Parliament Sitting To Appoint New President On October 22

The current President His Excellency Major-General (Ret'd) Jioji Konusi Konrote was appointed by Parliament on 12 Oc...

Increase In Domestic Violence Helpline Calls
NEWS

Increase In Domestic Violence Helpline Calls

Ms Akbar said there was an increase in domestic violence cases post-COVID lockdowns from 149 in August, 2020 to 817 ...

Fiji Recorded More Than 8000 Children With COVID-19
NATION, Politics

Fiji Recorded More Than 8000 Children With COVID-19

“The significant regional difference in the observed incidence rate of COVID-19 among the young population will re...

Happy Eighth Anniversary Of Our Fijian Constitution!
NATION

Happy Eighth Anniversary Of Our Fijian Constitution!

Over the years, we have seen our Constitution in action. We have seen how its guiding principles have helped your Go...

‘I Come With An Open Mind’
NEWS

‘I Come With An Open Mind’

“I come humbly as a person who is not perfect but learns for his mistakes, a person who has had his fair share of ...

Electoral Bills Passed
Politics

Electoral Bills Passed

MPs were given an hour to debate each bill and air their views after which it was put to a vote.

Remodelling Exercise Ensures Normative Health Care Delivery
NEWS

Remodelling Exercise Ensures Normative Health Care Delivery

The ministry has gone through a remodeling exercise where we pushed out more outreach-based services, including send...

A-G Sets Record Right On Aust, NZ Assistance
NEWS

A-G Sets Record Right On Aust, NZ Assistance

“When a development partner provides budget support, they are helping us to fund existing programmes, announced in...

Virtual Parliament Sitting To Start From Today
Politics

Virtual Parliament Sitting To Start From Today

For the first time, the Parliament sittings will be conducted virtually with Members of Parliament either attending ...

COVID-19: Parliament Precincts Closed Until Further Notice
NATION

COVID-19: Parliament Precincts Closed Until Further Notice

Parliament Standing Committee meetings at Parliament are hereby suspended until further notice however, any approved...

Minister Koya: 25 Per Cent Is Not $755 Million
Politics

Minister Koya: 25 Per Cent Is Not $755 Million

He has also criticised media company- Fiji Times for failing to adhere to “basic journalism” when they did not p...

Landowners Can Challenge Land Use Act: PM
Politics

Landowners Can Challenge Land Use Act: PM

“The landowners have a say not just in the fair market rent of the land but also the terms and conditions of the l...

Minister Koya Gives ‘Love Our Locals’ Campaign Thumbs Up
Politics

Minister Koya Gives ‘Love Our Locals’ Campaign Thumbs Up

What started off with hotels putting out specials for locals, the minister said it had encouraged tour and activity ...

$13.2m Plus Pay Out
NEWS

$13.2m Plus Pay Out

The reported compensation cases over the last five years revealed that the top four high risk industries where major...

Raj: Commission Will Call for Alignment Of Police Bill With That Of Human Rights
NATION

Raj: Commission Will Call for Alignment Of Police Bill With That Of Human Rights

“We were advised that the Police Bill is yet to be tabled in the House,” Mr Raj said.

Make Submissions, Police Tells
NATION

Make Submissions, Police Tells

Mr Tudravu said the public could voice their views through the consultation process.

Opposition MPs Protest Against Speaker’s Ruling
Politics

Opposition MPs Protest Against Speaker’s Ruling

Parliamentary Members of the Opposition staged a walk out of Parliament yesterday morning when the first Parliament ...

Likely Dates For 2022 Election
NEWS, Politics

Likely Dates For 2022 Election

The Commission will also be reviewing the total number of seats in Parliament.

FBC Owes $148,401 License Fees By End of 2019
Politics

FBC Owes $148,401 License Fees By End of 2019

An audit review of broadcast licence fee accrual noted that long outstanding accruals dated back to 2014, with no su...

Analysis: A Look At Our Medical Needs
Analysis

Analysis: A Look At Our Medical Needs

If you have come across a shortage of medication for chronic diseases, you and Fiji are not alone. The question on d...

Charitable Organisations To Be Financially Transparent
Politics

Charitable Organisations To Be Financially Transparent

The amendment states that those who do not comply, will be named and shamed so that donor agencies know who have bee...

Licence For Commercial Live Streaming Of Sporting Event Required
Politics

Licence For Commercial Live Streaming Of Sporting Event Required

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum said the new law would ensure that no one live streamed a sporting event for commercial gain if the...

Call To PM To Change WAF Board: Radrodro
Politics

Call To PM To Change WAF Board: Radrodro

Mr Radrodro said the constitution grants every Fijian clean and safe drinking water and adequate sanitation facilities.

‘No Audited Financial Statements, No Grant’
Politics

‘No Audited Financial Statements, No Grant’

This was revealed by Minister for Education Rosy Akbar in Parliament yesterday.

Donor Money Under The Spotlight
Politics

Donor Money Under The Spotlight

This means that any company that’s limited by a guarantee, but is set for the purposes of charity, must disclose t...

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