Parveen Bala

$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...

564 Fijians Working Under Pacific Labour Scheme In Australia
NEWS

564 Fijians Working Under Pacific Labour Scheme In Australia

Ministry preparing more workers for upcoming labour mobility programmes.

Bala’s Visit To Cyclone Victims Gives Hope
NATION

Bala’s Visit To Cyclone Victims Gives Hope

Despite the flooded rivers, Mr Bala braved the conditions to visit the family.

Lautoka Christmas Tree Launch
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Lautoka Christmas Tree Launch

People throughout Lautoka city gathered at the Tanoa Waterfront Hotel In Lautoka on Wednesday to witness the first e...

Minister Applauds Work By Fiji-Japan Programme
NEWS

Minister Applauds Work By Fiji-Japan Programme

The OISCA Fiji had successfully implemented mangrove replanting in Korotogo and in Ra.

Solovi Temple Marks 100th Anniversary
NATION

Solovi Temple Marks 100th Anniversary

“During this difficult year, Fiji and Fijians have been sustained by their faith, resilience and sense of communit...

Daylight Savings To Commence On Sunday 20 December
NEWS

Daylight Savings To Commence On Sunday 20 December

All Fijians are to wind their clock one hour in advance of the standard time commencing at 2am on 20th December.

Youths To Identify More Income Generating Projects
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Youths To Identify More Income Generating Projects

Youth clubs need to think of more capital generating projects, says Minister for Youth and Sport Parveen Bala.

Bala Reveals Anti-Doping Move
SPORTS

Bala Reveals Anti-Doping Move

Mr Bala said this while officiating the 2020 Ba Futsal local league launch at the Namosau Futsal court, Ba on Sunday.

Talei, Baking Her Way To A Bright Future
Feature

Talei, Baking Her Way To A Bright Future

Last month, the young mother received support from the Government through the Ministry of Youth and Sports. She was ...

Youth Group, Naisiroki Prove Value, Get Help From Ministry Of Youth
NATION

Youth Group, Naisiroki Prove Value, Get Help From Ministry Of Youth

Adriu Naisiroki who is also the operator of Sweet Cakes where he sells juice and cake. He said he had applied for th...

Employment Minister Meets With Workers, Warns Bosses
SUNBIZ

Employment Minister Meets With Workers, Warns Bosses

Mr Bala said the ministry continued to work with all stakeholders to put forward innovative means of keeping people ...

Seasonal Workers In Australia, New Zealand, Able To Stay There For Now
NATION

Seasonal Workers In Australia, New Zealand, Able To Stay There For Now

Under the new visa measures announced last week, Pacific workers who are in Australia under the PLS and SWP, whose v...

Employment Minister Advises Victimised Employees To Report
NEWS

Employment Minister Advises Victimised Employees To Report

Staff claimed that the employer sent a warning letter that if they did not meet daily sales target $350 - $500 per d...

Minister Warns Sporting Federations
SPORTS

Minister Warns Sporting Federations

Federations told to attend Sports Commission events if they are to get sporting grants.

1255 Passports Confiscated From Bogus Overseas Recruitment Agency: Bala
Crime & Court

1255 Passports Confiscated From Bogus Overseas Recruitment Agency: Bala

“Do not engage with unauthorised employment agencies or individual. If you want employment. We have employment min...

Follow Labour Laws, Labour Minister Tells Employers
NEWS

Follow Labour Laws, Labour Minister Tells Employers

However, concerns were also raised that employees were being paid for eight-hour shifts despite covering a full 12-h...

No Transgender Athletes in Girls Division at Coke Games
SPORTS

No Transgender Athletes in Girls Division at Coke Games

The President of the Fiji Secondary Schools Athletics Association will inform all schools of this decision.

Nemani Delaibatiki: Bala Poised For Exciting 2020 After Laying Platform For Changes
Analysis

Nemani Delaibatiki: Bala Poised For Exciting 2020 After Laying Platform For Changes

The Minister for Employment, Productivity, Industrial Relations and Youth and Sports, has bounced back after the cha...

Prominent Ba Businessman, Daniel Elisha Laid To Rest
NEWS, SUNBIZ

Prominent Ba Businessman, Daniel Elisha Laid To Rest

Prominent and respected Ba businessman, Daniel Elisha was laid to rest yesterday in a moving funeral service attende...

Mother, Son Back Second Chances Joining Yellow Ribbon Walk In Lautoka
NATION

Mother, Son Back Second Chances Joining Yellow Ribbon Walk In Lautoka

Dressed in yellow, with her son in his stroller, they joined the sea of hundreds who marched through Lautoka to supp...

Boxing’s Time To Change
Boxing

Boxing’s Time To Change

Boxing Commission of Fiji needs a complete overhaul of its systems and processes in order for the sport to grow and ...

Kapoor Is Vodafone Miss Sugar Queen
NATION

Kapoor Is Vodafone Miss Sugar Queen

Miss Vodafone Sugar Festival 2019 is Miss Formscaff, Christal Kapoor.

Boxing Drops Guard, Boxers Need To Honour Deal, Sebastian Singh Overweight… Again
Sunvoice

Boxing Drops Guard, Boxers Need To Honour Deal, Sebastian Singh Overweight… Again

Bala made a scathing attack in Parliament last month on how BCF is administering the sport and promised to sack some...

Father Barr Breaks Silence On Lagilagi Housing Project
NATION

Father Barr Breaks Silence On Lagilagi Housing Project

He claims the housing project is still unfinished because funds were not released on time.

Opposition’s ‘Sabotage Bid Has Failed’
Politics

Opposition’s ‘Sabotage Bid Has Failed’

“Regardless of their failed attempts at sabotage, this is a Budget that is smart in its rationale and clear in its...

Fiji National Sports Commission Chairman Wants Explanation On Gamel’s Red Card
SPORTS

Fiji National Sports Commission Chairman Wants Explanation On Gamel’s Red Card

The sports commission, which was established by Government in 2013 to distribute funding, has paid coach Gamel’s s...

Fiji Government To Adopt Master Plan To Improve Productivity Standard
NATION

Fiji Government To Adopt Master Plan To Improve Productivity Standard

“Everybody talks about the wages and salary but nobody wants to talk about productivity and that is the key,” Mr...

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