Premila Kumar

Suva City Council Chief Resigns
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Suva City Council Chief Resigns

Minister for Local Government Premila Kumar confirmed that Mr Chand had tendered in his resignation earlier in the week.

Former Squatters Cry Foul
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Former Squatters Cry Foul

Residents have welcomed the Government’s move to take over operations of the state housing project.

Super Rugby Boosts Fiji As A Sports Tourism Destination
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Super Rugby Boosts Fiji As A Sports Tourism Destination

“Sports Tourism is very important in Fiji as we have seen over the years that Fiji is trying its level best to att...

Government Takes Over Lagilagi Project After Alleged Abuse Of Funds
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Government Takes Over Lagilagi Project After Alleged Abuse Of Funds

Premila Kumar said PCN received $12.7 million from the Government, funds from donors and member savings. She said de...

Fiji-Macau Chamber Of Commerce Launched
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Fiji-Macau Chamber Of Commerce Launched

Minister for Trade and Tourism Premila Kumar made this comment in Macau while launching the Macau-Fiji Chamber of Co...

Minister Kumar Meets Members Of The Hong Kong – Fiji Chamber Of Commerce
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Minister Kumar Meets Members Of The Hong Kong – Fiji Chamber Of Commerce

Minister Kumar were in Hong Kong on their way to China’s sec­ond Belt and Road Forum for Inter­national Co-opera...

Key Partners Working Together to Ensure Ease of Doing Business
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Key Partners Working Together to Ensure Ease of Doing Business

The Fijian Government is cur­rently working with the parties to the Pacific Island Countries Trade Agreement (PICTA...

Former Chief Executive Officer Admits Graft in Elected Council
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Former Chief Executive Officer Admits Graft in Elected Council

Mr Raj, who is a veteran local government official, served 31 years in the LCC and he was the chief executive office...

Premila Kumar: Corrupt Practices In Elected Municipal Councils
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Premila Kumar: Corrupt Practices In Elected Municipal Councils

Kumar also highlighted in her statement that the reason people struggled to find parking in Suva every morning was b...

Premila Kumar: Shirley Park Was Meant for Civic Development
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Premila Kumar: Shirley Park Was Meant for Civic Development

A portion of the park is earmarked for commercial development.

Fiji’s First Private Sector led Business Accelerator Launch Partnership
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Fiji’s First Private Sector led Business Accelerator Launch Partnership

Micro, small enterprise and medium enterprises contribute over 18 per cent of the Gross Domestic Product (GDP) and ...

Committee Updates Minister on Community Projects
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Committee Updates Minister on Community Projects

During the meeting at Labasa Civic Centre on Wednesday evening she was told that since 2006 the committee led numero...

Partnership Model Way To Go To Achieve Development Goals
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Partnership Model Way To Go To Achieve Development Goals

The minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development Premila Kumar was add...

Women Leaders Share Personal Experiences On Gender Issues
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Women Leaders Share Personal Experiences On Gender Issues

Explain an experience or event that you encountered where you felt belittled? What decision was made against you bec...

Festival Committee Members On Probe
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Festival Committee Members On Probe

“The public are kept in the dark on the usage. This is what we want to get rid of,” she said.

Young People Needed To Innovate Festivals
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Young People Needed To Innovate Festivals

Ms Kumar said: “If you ask the public, they are simply fed up of the way we are organising our festivals. Same old...

5 Key Areas Of Interest: MOU Between Fiji And China
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5 Key Areas Of Interest: MOU Between Fiji And China

Premila Kumar, the Minister for Industry, Trade and Tourism, said the memorandum, which was signed last year on Nove...

‘Wheeling and Dealing’ Widespread in Informal Settlements
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‘Wheeling and Dealing’ Widespread in Informal Settlements

wheel and deal (phrase) : engage in commercial scheming, especially unscrupulously.

Land Scam Under Probe
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Land Scam Under Probe

“The idea behind the setting up of Housing Authority was to provide low income earners the opportunity to own home...

Statutory Board Directors Attend Three Days Training
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Statutory Board Directors Attend Three Days Training

Service delivery, especially in Government and statu­tory authorities, needs to be enhanced, a Government Minis­te...

Don’t Block Loading Zones, Kumar Tells Vendors
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Don’t Block Loading Zones, Kumar Tells Vendors

Market vendors in Labasa blocking the marked load­ing and offloading zones have been told to use the vacant space m...

Entrepreneur, Krishneel Chand, Says He Has The Solution To Ease Fiji’s Traffic Congestion Woes.
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Entrepreneur, Krishneel Chand, Says He Has The Solution To Ease Fiji’s Traffic Congestion Woes.

A young entrepreneur says he has the solution to ease Fiji’s traffic congestion woes. Krishneel Chand, 29, who hai...

Kumar Focuses On ICT And Business Process Outsourcing Sectors For 2019
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Kumar Focuses On ICT And Business Process Outsourcing Sectors For 2019

Information and Communications Tech­nology (ICT) and Business Process Out­sourcing sectors are two growing indus­...

Ratepayers Owe Councils $31.63 Milllion
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Ratepayers Owe Councils $31.63 Milllion

A sum of $31.63m is owed to town and city councils by ratepayers as of December 2018, says Premila Kumar. The Minist...

Work With Government, Chamber Urged
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Work With Government, Chamber Urged

The Nadi Chamber of Commerce and Industry (NCCI) has been urged to work in partnership with the Government. The Mini...

$5K Boost For Fire Victims
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$5K Boost For Fire Victims

The Ali family of Vuda Back Road in Lautoka knocked on the right door of assistance after their home was destroyed b...

New Govind Park To Open In April: Minister
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New Govind Park To Open In April: Minister

  The $4.2million refurbished Govind Park in Ba is scheduled to open in April. This was confirmed by the Minist...

New Garbage Truck To Ease Waste Issues
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New Garbage Truck To Ease Waste Issues

The Government is continuing its commitment to keep municipalities clean by equipping the Nadi Town Council with a n...

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