Premila Kumar

Businesses Urged To Refocus Strategies Amid Global COVID-19 Outbreak
NEWS

Businesses Urged To Refocus Strategies Amid Global COVID-19 Outbreak

In this regard, Fiji does not work in isolation, but our economy is linked to developments at the global level. My ...

Team Working To Complete Lautoka Aquatic Centre This Year Says Minister For Local Government
NATION

Team Working To Complete Lautoka Aquatic Centre This Year Says Minister For Local Government

“I cannot confirm if there was mismanagement of funds and I can assure you that nothing has come to me yet,” Mrs...

Global Trade Supply Hit By COVID-19 Outbreak
SUNBIZ

Global Trade Supply Hit By COVID-19 Outbreak

“The shortage of products and parts from China will affect companies from around the world and not only Fiji, as f...

Most Squatters In Suva-Nasinu Corridor: Kumar
Politics

Most Squatters In Suva-Nasinu Corridor: Kumar

$3 million Government has contributed for garbage collection, but that is not sufficient…so if ratepayers want ser...

650 Suspicious Transaction Reports Analysed In 2017
Politics

650 Suspicious Transaction Reports Analysed In 2017

FIU provides much-needed transparency and confidence that Fiji needs as a premium investment destination: Minister Kumar

Seeto Leads New Faces On Investment Fiji Board
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Seeto Leads New Faces On Investment Fiji Board

Businesswoman and longtime top accountant Jenny Seeto is now the new chair of Investment Fiji board of directors.

Minister for Local Government Hints At Possible Increase In Garbage Fees
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Minister for Local Government Hints At Possible Increase In Garbage Fees

“Suva City Council alone incurs $2.28 million on solid waste management operation. The annual operation cost is fu...

Local Enterprises Told To RISE To The Occassion To Progress Fiji
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Local Enterprises Told To RISE To The Occassion To Progress Fiji

Through RISE, the Ministry for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development is allo...

Nakasi Vendors Refuse To Move To New Location
NATION

Nakasi Vendors Refuse To Move To New Location

There is no running water or toilet facilities and refuse is dumped on the roadside for the Nausori Town Council to ...

PM’s National Youth Awards Launched
NATION

PM’s National Youth Awards Launched

The Prime Minister’s National Youth Awards has 10 categories – Achievements in Sports, Primary Industries, Entre...

No More Amnesty Period For Ratepayers, Says Minister
NATION

No More Amnesty Period For Ratepayers, Says Minister

She said some councils such as Suva and Lautoka were owed millions of dollars and setting up an amnesty period meant...

Suva City Council Clamps Down On Hawkers Selling On Capital City’s Footpaths
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Suva City Council Clamps Down On Hawkers Selling On Capital City’s Footpaths

He said the prohibition of selling items on footpaths included those who sell produce on tables and benches and trad...

Council Staff Under Radar For Alleged Corrupt Practices
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Council Staff Under Radar For Alleged Corrupt Practices

Minister Premila Kumar said work was now underway to have processes done in municipal councils in a much more transp...

Some Landlords Building Illegal Stalls And Renting It Out, Housing Minister Reveals
NEWS

Some Landlords Building Illegal Stalls And Renting It Out, Housing Minister Reveals

It’s a case of some landlords exploiting the poor and Minister Kumar says it’s unacceptable.

Minister Confirms New Nakasi Market Site
NATION

Minister Confirms New Nakasi Market Site

“For the Nakasi Market, we are looking at the area at the back of RB Patel but talks are still going on.

Minister Acknowledges Seeto’s Contribution to Industry
SUNBIZ

Minister Acknowledges Seeto’s Contribution to Industry

Minister Kumar said the former president of the Fiji Hotels and Tourism Association, Mr Dixon Seeto contributed imme...

Cruise Vessels To Contribute To Fijian Tourism’s 2021 $2.2 Billion Target
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Cruise Vessels To Contribute To Fijian Tourism’s 2021 $2.2 Billion Target

The Fijian tourism industry has contributed significantly to positioning the economy to where it is today. However, ...

‘Nasinu Largest Municipality, But Poorest’
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‘Nasinu Largest Municipality, But Poorest’

The Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development yesterday, Premila...

Laqere Market Completed, More Projects Planned For Nasinu
NATION

Laqere Market Completed, More Projects Planned For Nasinu

Ms Kumar said the next project was the construction of a swimming pool which was at the conception and planning stag...

13 Municipal Councils Owed $33 Million In Rates: Kumar
NATION

13 Municipal Councils Owed $33 Million In Rates: Kumar

She highlighted that the system needed to be changed so people become more responsible and pay their rates on time.

Possible Naming, Shaming After Amnesty Period: Minister Kumar
NATION

Possible Naming, Shaming After Amnesty Period: Minister Kumar

Premila Kumar says action will be taken after the amnesty period for defaulters of city and town rates.

Rates Could Go Up, Says Premila Kumar
NATION

Rates Could Go Up, Says Premila Kumar

Minister for Local Government Premila Kumar has hinted a possible increase in city and town rates in the near future.

China To Work Together With Pacific Islands Countries, Implement Consensus Leadership
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China To Work Together With Pacific Islands Countries, Implement Consensus Leadership

China stands ready to work together with Pacific Islands countries to implement the consensus of our leadership and ...

Social Media: Fake News Author Slated
NEWS

Social Media: Fake News Author Slated

One of the perpetrators of fake news that there would be unrest in the country yesterday was attacked by many people...

Push To Extend Market Opening Hours
NEWS

Push To Extend Market Opening Hours

“Traditionally we have been opening municipal markets from Monday to Saturday and every day we have been closing t...

Million-Dollar Addition To National Fire Authority Fleet
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Million-Dollar Addition To National Fire Authority Fleet

The million-dollar truck with a water tank capacity of 20,000 litres was blessed and an official handover was done b...

Government Work Aims At New Era Of Digital Transformation: Kumar
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Government Work Aims At New Era Of Digital Transformation: Kumar

The Government is working towards a new era of service delivery, through the Government Digital Transformations. Thi...

Suva City Council To Install 20 More CCTV Cameras In City
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Suva City Council To Install 20 More CCTV Cameras In City

Local Government Minister Premila Kumar told Parliament yesterday that it was more of a technology-driven programme ...

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