Parliament

Electoral Bills Passed
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Electoral Bills Passed

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

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
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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
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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...

August-September Parliament Clicks Day 1
Photo Feature

August-September Parliament Clicks Day 1

Where Is The Care For Fiji?
Politics

Where Is The Care For Fiji?

So far 21 out of the 24 Opposition MPs have given reasons from not knowing how to download to having no idea what ca...

No Conspiracies Or Excuses Not To Download the careFiji App
Analysis

No Conspiracies Or Excuses Not To Download the careFiji App

Countries are taking steps, but the Fijian Government has been mindful to ensure people’s privacy is not invaded

Accountability A Powerful Tool Of Our Young Democracy
Analysis

Accountability A Powerful Tool Of Our Young Democracy

If the Budget works and achieves its target by empowering people and strengthening the economy then it will score go...

Like Sugar, Squatters Are Not A Political Football
Politics

Like Sugar, Squatters Are Not A Political Football

The issue of squatters in the country will never be solved as long as we have politicians who continue to use squatt...

SODELPA Split Contributes To Lack Of Co-ordination In Opposition Response To Budget Debate
Analysis, Politics

SODELPA Split Contributes To Lack Of Co-ordination In Opposition Response To Budget Debate

This debate was one of the worst performances by the Opposition. Many of its MPs wanted a change of Government but o...

Parliament Clicks – 31st July, 2020
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Parliament Clicks – 31st July, 2020

$3.6 Billion Budget Passed
Politics

$3.6 Billion Budget Passed

The $3.2 billion 2020-2021 National Budget has been passed by Parliament.

Parliament Clicks- 30th July, 2020
Photo Feature

Parliament Clicks- 30th July, 2020

Opposition Members Of Parliament Failed To Show Up At A National Budget Information Event
Politics

Opposition Members Of Parliament Failed To Show Up At A National Budget Information Event

Opposition informed the organisers via text message at 1.50pm they would not attend the 1pm event.

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