Rosy Akbar

Japan Hands Over New Bus For Golden Age Residents
NEWS

Japan Hands Over New Bus For Golden Age Residents

In his address, Mr Kenichiro said the bus handover was part of the project implemented under the Government of Japan...

Programme Assists Over 9000 Families
NEWS

Programme Assists Over 9000 Families

Applications for Care and Protection Allowance can be lodged at the nearest welfare office. Applicants would be requ...

Lockdown for Golden Age Home
NATION, NEWS

Lockdown for Golden Age Home

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar, said they were still awaiting a final report on th...

 Solutions To Domestic Violence Important: Minister Rosy Akbar
NEWS

 Solutions To Domestic Violence Important: Minister Rosy Akbar

“I believe there are good men who will teach their son’s to be gentle­men. Men can be ambassadors to domestic v...

Lack Of Care For Elderly, A Sign  Family Values Have Degraded
NATION

Lack Of Care For Elderly, A Sign Family Values Have Degraded

“But fear not, the ministry will look after you, they will take care of you. We are one big family.”

Despite Cancer Diagnosis You Are Still You: Akbar
NATION

Despite Cancer Diagnosis You Are Still You: Akbar

“My experience with the health ministry and the data that we see every year, every month is alarming and shocking;...

Minister Praises New Business, Says Fiji On Right Track To Recovery
NATION

Minister Praises New Business, Says Fiji On Right Track To Recovery

Abdul Ahad, who invested a total of $25,000 in the restaurant, was commended by the minister as he had set an exampl...

‘My Ministry Will Assist’: Akbar
NATION

‘My Ministry Will Assist’: Akbar

76 year old Bari, thanked Minister Akbar for her timely visit. "Her visit brings relief to our family, we have reque...

 Social Pension Scheme Assists More Than 45,134 Senior Citizens
NEWS

 Social Pension Scheme Assists More Than 45,134 Senior Citizens

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation, Rosy Akbar said that the Social Pension Scheme provides allowa...

$4m Project For Elderly Citizens Nears Completion
NEWS

$4m Project For Elderly Citizens Nears Completion

The upgraded facility will essentially have a 40-bed capacity and is designed to have 20 male and 20 female resident...

Increase In Domestic Violence Helpline Calls
NEWS

Increase In Domestic Violence Helpline Calls

Ms Akbar said there was an increase in domestic violence cases post-COVID lockdowns from 149 in August, 2020 to 817 ...

PM Bainimarama Announces Cabinet Reshuffle
Politics

PM Bainimarama Announces Cabinet Reshuffle

The Honourable Rosy Akbar will reassume the portfolio of Women, Children, and Poverty Alleviation, a role she held f...

Irresponsible Reporting Puts Fijian Lives At Risk- Minister Akbar
NATION

Irresponsible Reporting Puts Fijian Lives At Risk- Minister Akbar

Minister Akbar once again reassured parents that there will be no face to face examinations until the COVID threat h...

COVID-19: Term 1 School Holidays To Begin Tomorrow
NATION

COVID-19: Term 1 School Holidays To Begin Tomorrow

More details of this will be announced by the Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama during the press conference at 3pm t...

Akbar Praises Student Help
NATION

Akbar Praises Student Help

62 FNU students received $75 while four students were awarded FNU-funded scholarships to complete their studies this...

FNU Students Association Will Award 18 Scholarships Today
NATION

FNU Students Association Will Award 18 Scholarships Today

He said the funding came directly from the levies the association collects from students that were part of their sch...

Minister Orders Staff Audit On FNU
NATION

Minister Orders Staff Audit On FNU

Ms Akbar said: “I have tasked your Vice Chancellor to carry out a staff audit and in the next six months he will g...

More RKS Woe: 20 Students Expelled From Boarding
NEWS

More RKS Woe: 20 Students Expelled From Boarding

Ms Jokhan said: “It is hard to gather information at the moment because it is a Sunday.”

Viral Video Of Students Being Rowdy In KBL Bus
NEWS

Viral Video Of Students Being Rowdy In KBL Bus

“School heads need to step up in monitoring student’s behaviour because we are looking into establishing steps t...

Parent Claims Child Was Stabbed By Pencil
NEWS

Parent Claims Child Was Stabbed By Pencil

“The school had called me around 9.57am, informing me that my son, Prajval was bleeding with pencil holes which tw...

Multi-Million Dollar Business Opens Fifth Store
SUNBIZ

Multi-Million Dollar Business Opens Fifth Store

A leading supplier of office and school furniture, and LED lights,opened its fifth store at the weekend, in a show o...

Al-Hamd Opens $250k Suva Showroom Today
SUNBIZ

Al-Hamd Opens $250k Suva Showroom Today

On March 19, last year, Al-Hamd Smart Living head office in Nadi was destroyed by a fire.

Women In Business Celebrate Women
SUNBIZ

Women In Business Celebrate Women

One woman can make a huge difference; she can inspire so many other women so we can collectively move further. Women...

Vouchers To Help Students Affected By Cyclone
NEWS

Vouchers To Help Students Affected By Cyclone

There are many generous organisations and people who are still willing to come on board to assist students, and the ...

Golfers Raise Money To Support Rebuilding Phase After Cyclone Yasa
NEWS

Golfers Raise Money To Support Rebuilding Phase After Cyclone Yasa

“Our golfers decided to do this to help the disadvantaged, especially those who were severely affected by Cyclone ...

Use Discretion In Flood Affected Areas In Sending Children To School – HON. MINISTER AKBAR
FIJI NEWS, NATION

Use Discretion In Flood Affected Areas In Sending Children To School – HON. MINISTER AKBAR

The Ministry of Education, Heritage and Arts wishes to inform teachers, students and parents that a heavy rain warni...

Muslim League Taking Legal Action On Behalf Of Student
NATION

Muslim League Taking Legal Action On Behalf Of Student

Mr Padarath questioned the Minister for Education Rosy Akbar why the student could grow facial hair while students a...

Akbar: Padarath’s Comments ‘Shockingly Bigoted’
NEWS

Akbar: Padarath’s Comments ‘Shockingly Bigoted’

The claims are beyond insensitive, totally incorrect, and an affront to the right of freedom of religion enshrined i...

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