Premila Kumar

Nakasi Roadside Vendors Slowly Moving To Markets
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Nakasi Roadside Vendors Slowly Moving To Markets

Fourteen roadside vendors from Nakasi who were instructed to relocate to municipal council markets last week have re...

Councils Urged To Make Space For Senior Citizens Public Parks
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Councils Urged To Make Space For Senior Citizens Public Parks

The Minister for Local Government will be liaising with town councils to ensure that there are spaces for senior cit...

Fire Safety A Must During Diwali, Says Minister And NFA
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Fire Safety A Must During Diwali, Says Minister And NFA

Minister for Local Government Premila Kumar said with Diwali taking place this weekend, people must to be careful no...

Chinese Embassy Gives $90,000 For Sigatoka Town Amphitheatre Works
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Chinese Embassy Gives $90,000 For Sigatoka Town Amphitheatre Works

Chinese Ambassador Qian Bo said Ms Kumar had done excellent work in upgrading the towns and cities in Fiji.

Suva’s Ratu Sukuna Park To Have Mobile Charging
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Suva’s Ratu Sukuna Park To Have Mobile Charging

What will be maintained are the trees, which Ms Kumar said ‘are pieces of history, they should not be touched’.

New Korovou Restrooms A Model For All Towns
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New Korovou Restrooms A Model For All Towns

Minister Kumar said the restroom design will be replicated and constructed in other towns and will deliver a service...

Town And Country Planning Laws Under Review, Draft Bill To Be Ready By Year End
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Town And Country Planning Laws Under Review, Draft Bill To Be Ready By Year End

“These legislations are more than 70 years old, enacted before our independence when planning principles were bein...

$190K Restroom Facility Opens In Korovou
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$190K Restroom Facility Opens In Korovou

She made the announcement during the opening of the $190,000 restroom facility for Korovou town.

Findings of Housing Authority Investigation Report Be Made Public
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Findings of Housing Authority Investigation Report Be Made Public

The Ministry will now study the report and she would be making comments on the Reports in a couple of weeks time, on...

Sigatoka Town Records High Rate Collection
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Sigatoka Town Records High Rate Collection

“There are 293 businesses operating in town and I salute those who have been in business for over 50 years."

Plan For Two-Bedroom House Worth $18K Launched
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Plan For Two-Bedroom House Worth $18K Launched

She said most houses in these areas were not compatible with Cyclone certifications.

Reports Of Prostitution In Rental Flats
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Reports Of Prostitution In Rental Flats

Minister for Housing Premila Kumar has received reports of sexual services or prostitution happening at the Public R...

Two Staff Allegedly Involved In Housing Scam
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Two Staff Allegedly Involved In Housing Scam

Minister for Housing Premila Kumar said two staff members from the ministry were believed to be part of this latest ...

910 Fire Emergency Line Launched
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910 Fire Emergency Line Launched

The three call centres are manned on a 24/7 basis and a dedicated number for fire is intended to cut down on the res...

Thoughtful Budget : Kumar
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Thoughtful Budget : Kumar

She said the budget was designed to navigate those uncertain and challenging times.

Housing Minister Determined To Weed Out Corruption
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Housing Minister Determined To Weed Out Corruption

This reassurance was made to residents of Wakanisila Settlement in Kalabu, by Minister for Housing Premila Kumar on ...

Premila Kumar Confirms Wakanisila Residents To Receive Their 99-Year Leases Soon
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Premila Kumar Confirms Wakanisila Residents To Receive Their 99-Year Leases Soon

Speaking at a talanoa session at the settlement on Tuesday night, Ms Kumar said while works were in place, procedure...

2020-21 National Budget: $13.5 Million for Social Housing
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2020-21 National Budget: $13.5 Million for Social Housing

Housing programmes include the development of squatter settlements following a $2 million budget specifically for th...

Minister Clarifies Housing Lot Saga
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Minister Clarifies Housing Lot Saga

To be eligible for lots and assistance, the household income should be less than $50,000.

2020-2021 National Budget: Kumar Expects To Do More With Less
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2020-2021 National Budget: Kumar Expects To Do More With Less

Ms Kumar has ruled out an increase and knows that stringent controls and tightening of policies will have to be done...

$55.5M Owed To 13 Council, Says Minister Kumar
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$55.5M Owed To 13 Council, Says Minister Kumar

Ratepayers, including commercial and indus­trial businesses, have not been paying their rates on time.

$12 Million Move: 300 Families Of Nanuku And Veidogo Settlement To Be Relocated To Makoi
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$12 Million Move: 300 Families Of Nanuku And Veidogo Settlement To Be Relocated To Makoi

Minister for Housing Premila Kumar said the move by K Bhindi Brothers Limited to use their own money to develop the ...

‘Housing Help Available For Loan Clients’
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‘Housing Help Available For Loan Clients’

More than 1600 households are occupying Public Rental Board (PRB) flats and 832 households are being assisted by the...

Leeway For Some Work To Be Done On Fiji’s Tallest Building
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Leeway For Some Work To Be Done On Fiji’s Tallest Building

It comes after concerns were raised when people witnessed workers on the WG Friendship Plaza. There were welding wor...

The Nasinu Problem – Take Responsibility
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The Nasinu Problem – Take Responsibility

It is a stark reminder, people need to start taking responsibility and ownership because it will not be long before ...

Nasinu Town Council Struggling To Provide Basic Services, Ratepayers Urged To Pay Up
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Nasinu Town Council Struggling To Provide Basic Services, Ratepayers Urged To Pay Up

“Nasinu Town Council has 11,819 official ratepayers with an annual population growth rate of two per cent. This is...

Special Administrator For Nasinu Town Council Ousted
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Special Administrator For Nasinu Town Council Ousted

“After obtaining substantial evidence, it was revealed that the SA acted irresponsibly by making a unilateral deci...

Top Official Under Fire
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Top Official Under Fire

The team are now questioning how the lone Special Administrator went ahead to rehire workers whose contracts were no...

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