Premila Kumar

Thoughtful Budget : Kumar
NATION

Thoughtful Budget : Kumar

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

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

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
NATION

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
NATION

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
NATION

$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
NEWS

$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’
NEWS

‘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
NATION

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
Analysis, NATION

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

Top Official Under Fire

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

Illegal Vendors To Be Removed As Laqere Market Opens
NATION

Illegal Vendors To Be Removed As Laqere Market Opens

“We have found that in some cases, people have built such stalls and rented them out. To ensure this practice seiz...

Family Relocates After Landslide Causes House On Edge Of Cliff
NATION

Family Relocates After Landslide Causes House On Edge Of Cliff

After torrential rain over the week the Mani family had their home on the edge of a cliff as a result of a landslide.

Housing Ministry Relocates To Korobasaga House
NEWS

Housing Ministry Relocates To Korobasaga House

The Minister for Housing and Community Development Premila Kumar says the new office which is a triple-story buildin...

Municipal Markets To Open From 6AM Till 6PM On Fridays and Saturdays
NEWS

Municipal Markets To Open From 6AM Till 6PM On Fridays and Saturdays

“The change in market hours, is now from 6am to 6pm on Friday and Saturday, after the COVID 19 market opening hour...

Cyclone Harold: Ministry Assesses Damage At Waidamudamu Informal Settlement
NATION

Cyclone Harold: Ministry Assesses Damage At Waidamudamu Informal Settlement

“Our most urgent priority now is to rebuild, within the Suva lock-down area, to enable families to live in their o...

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 ...

Rakiraki Market Stands Out, Says Minister
Properties

Rakiraki Market Stands Out, Says Minister

Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development Premila Kumar says she is...

Understanding The Ease Of Doing Business
Analysis

Understanding The Ease Of Doing Business

The new business processes that will be put online will not only be information, but will also link to those service...

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
SUNBIZ

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
NEWS

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
SUNBIZ

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 ...

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