Premila Kumar

Young People Needed To Innovate Festivals
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

‘Wheeling and Dealing’ Widespread in Informal Settlements

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

Land Scam Under Probe
NEWS

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
SUNBIZ

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
NATION

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.
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NATION

$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
SPORTS

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
NATION

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...

Residential Rent Freeze Continues
NEWS

Residential Rent Freeze Continues

A rent freeze barring landlords from increasing residential and ground rent has been extended. This was confirmed by...

Be The Voice For Your Community, Minister Urges Our 12 Queens
NATION

Be The Voice For Your Community, Minister Urges Our 12 Queens

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

Kumar: Dignity, Dedication And Honesty At Forefront Of My Role
NATION

Kumar: Dignity, Dedication And Honesty At Forefront Of My Role

  I will serve this Government with dignity, dedication and honesty for the betterment of all our citizens, say...

Fiji Hotel And Tourism Association Congratulates New Ministers
SUNBIZ

Fiji Hotel And Tourism Association Congratulates New Ministers

The Prime Min­ister’s Interna­tional Business Awards tonight will be the first inaugural event that Premila Kuma...

Saneem: 24 per cent of women contested elections
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Saneem: 24 per cent of women contested elections

  Women made up 24 per cent of the total number of candidates who contested the 2018 General Election, says Sup...

From An Influential Consumer Advocate to Member of Parliament
NEWS

From An Influential Consumer Advocate to Member of Parliament

Premila Kumar is best known for her work as a consumer advocate with a distinguished professional career as trade po...

11 Women Boost FijiFirst
NEWS

11 Women Boost FijiFirst

FijiFirst named a strong line-up yesterday, which includes 11 women who will contest the upcoming 2018 General Elect...

Complaints Point To Price Gouging Under Homes–Care Initiative
NATION

Complaints Point To Price Gouging Under Homes–Care Initiative

Consumers urged to call helpline 155 to lodge similar concerns. The Consumer Council of Fiji is concerned that trade...

Generic Drug Sold As Original Is A Fraud, Says Council Chief
NATION

Generic Drug Sold As Original Is A Fraud, Says Council Chief

Generic medicines sold as original are basically trade fraud, says Consumer Council of Fiji chief executive officer,...

Consumer council advises on purchase of jewellery
SUNBIZ

Consumer council advises on purchase of jewellery

The Consumer Council of Fiji is calling on jewellery retailers to be ethical and advise their customers on the diffe...

Fiji Airways And Airport Fiji Address Consumer Concerns Over Flight Disruptions From Nausori
SUNBIZ

Fiji Airways And Airport Fiji Address Consumer Concerns Over Flight Disruptions From Nausori

Airports Fiji Limited and Fiji Airways yesterday responded to concerns raised by some consumers over the flight disr...

Therapy Business Probed After Complaints
NATION

Therapy Business Probed After Complaints

According to the Consumer Council of Fiji, M & J Therapy is not registered with the Fiji Medicinal Products Boar...

Pacific Consumer Protection System Likely To Be Set Up Here
SUNBIZ

Pacific Consumer Protection System Likely To Be Set Up Here

Australia and Fiji are in talks to set up a system here to improve consumer protection in the Pacific. This was conf...

Stakeholders To Discuss Insurance Tomorrow
Business

Stakeholders To Discuss Insurance Tomorrow

  A stakeholders’ seminar on ‘Property Insurance’ focussed on products, policies, regulations and consume...

Inequality A Problem In All Society: Kumar
NEWS

Inequality A Problem In All Society: Kumar

Inequality is a problem for every society and country and it should not be ignored, says Consumer Council of Fiji ch...

People Asked To Check Their Bank Accounts
SUNBIZ

People Asked To Check Their Bank Accounts

  People have been warned to check their bank statements to see they have not been wrongly charged fees or when...

Consumer Council Supports Bill; Raises Issues Regarding Fees
SUNBIZ

Consumer Council Supports Bill; Raises Issues Regarding Fees

  The Consumer Council of Fiji made its submission to the Standing Committee on Justice, Law and Human Rights o...

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