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Rabuka, Adi Litia Boycott Privileges Committee Meeting
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Rabuka, Adi Litia Boycott Privileges Committee Meeting

Opposition Leader Sitiveni Rabuka and colleague Adi Litia Qionibaravi boycotted the Parliamentary Privileges Committ...

Ratu Epeli Nailatikau Gives Lynda Tabuya, Pio Tikoduadua A Lesson in Law
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Ratu Epeli Nailatikau Gives Lynda Tabuya, Pio Tikoduadua A Lesson in Law

Ratu Epeli informed Parliament that a motion on its own authority could not amend or repeal primary legislation.

Speaker Rejects Land Ownership Petition
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Speaker Rejects Land Ownership Petition

Ratu Epeli made the ruling after Mr Bulanauca’s petition sought to revert the ownership of pine and mahogany plant...

Ratu Epeli Nailatikau: Parents Encouraged To Support Children’s Education
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Ratu Epeli Nailatikau: Parents Encouraged To Support Children’s Education

Ratu Epeli said parental support for their children’s education, in the long term, was beneficial for both their f...

Speaker Of Parliament Commits To Ensuring Gender Balance
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Speaker Of Parliament Commits To Ensuring Gender Balance

"Mr Nailatikau made the com­ment after being one of the key­note speakers at the Pacific Women in Power Forum at t...

Speaker Opens Parliament Press Gallery
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Speaker Opens Parliament Press Gallery

Ratu Epeli Nailatikau said, the initiative acknowledged the unique and important relationship between Parliament and...

Ratu Epeli Schools Opposition Opposition Members of Parliament
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Ratu Epeli Schools Opposition Opposition Members of Parliament

Since the petitions raised by the two Opposition MPs were before the courts, he said it was not within Parliament’...

Prime Minister Challenges Opposition To Maintain Integrity
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Prime Minister Challenges Opposition To Maintain Integrity

FijiFirst would present its long-term vision in clear terms and speak directly on how it sought to achieve its goals.

OPINION: Keeping Dr Jiko Luveni’s Legacy Alive No Easy Task
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OPINION: Keeping Dr Jiko Luveni’s Legacy Alive No Easy Task

Whatever happens today, it is hoped that the best person is elected to become Speaker because he or she will carry t...

Dr Luveni To Be Laid To Rest This Saturday
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Dr Luveni To Be Laid To Rest This Saturday

  Speaker of Parliament Doctor Jiko Luveni is expected to be laid to rest this Saturday. A church service will ...

Late Dr Luveni Praised For Her Service To Fiji
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Late Dr Luveni Praised For Her Service To Fiji

The late Dr Jiko Luveni, Speaker of Parliament, was yesterday praised by people for her service to the country. Trib...

Speaker Reminds MPs  of Parliamentary Role
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Speaker Reminds MPs of Parliamentary Role

  Newly elected and re-elected Members of Parliament participated in a one-day induction yesterday for the firs...

 Speaker Will Not Interfere in Matters Now in Police Hands
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 Speaker Will Not Interfere in Matters Now in Police Hands

The Speaker of Parliament, Dr Jiko Luveni, will not interfere in a matter regarding the Na­tional Federation Party ...

Analysis :Robust Debate on Rehabilitation After Cyclone Expected
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Analysis :Robust Debate on Rehabilitation After Cyclone Expected

Government’s rehabilitation operations after the recent cyclones will be a hot topic when Parliament sits again ne...

Dr Luveni Leads ParliamentARY  Delegation TO Commonwealth Meet
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Dr Luveni Leads ParliamentARY Delegation TO Commonwealth Meet

The 63rd Commonwealth Parliamentary Conference, one of the largest annual gatherings of Commonwealth parliamentarian...

Dr Luveni: People Tell Us MPs Behave Like Children
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Dr Luveni: People Tell Us MPs Behave Like Children

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni says people think MPs behave like children. That’s a common response when the...

Speaker Dr Luveni Lifts Parliament To New Level
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Speaker Dr Luveni Lifts Parliament To New Level

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni turns 72 soon. But she is not showing any sign of slowing down. In fact she is ...

Speaker Asks MP To Sort Out Debt
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Speaker Asks MP To Sort Out Debt

Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni has had to ask troubled FijiFirst MP Balmindar Singh to sort out his debt with ...

FEO Rolls With Mobile Voter Registration
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FEO Rolls With Mobile Voter Registration

All Fijians must choose their leaders which is part of achieving true democracy in this country. This statement was ...

Date Set for 2017-2018 Budget Announcement
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Date Set for 2017-2018 Budget Announcement

The motion to announce the 2017-2018 budget date for June 29 was approved in Parliament yesterday. In moving the mot...

Luveni Explains Business Committee Guidelines
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Luveni Explains Business Committee Guidelines

The Speaker of Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni made the following statement. Pursuant to Standing Order 124, the Business ...

Seruiratu  Versus Kepa
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Seruiratu Versus Kepa

Government does not decide which questions of the Opposition are allowed to be asked in Parliament, says Inia Seruir...

Naitasiri Villages Learn Of Parliament Process
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Naitasiri Villages Learn Of Parliament Process

Villagers of Viria in Naitasiri packed their makeshift shed as they await the arrival of the Speaker of Parliament, ...

Tikoca Files An Application For Judicial Review
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Tikoca Files An Application For Judicial Review

Suspended Opposition Parliamentarian Isoa Tikoca has filed an application for leave to apply for a judicial review. ...

Students Thrilled To Be Visited By Speaker
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Students Thrilled To Be Visited By Speaker

Teachers and students of Lomaivuna High School were thrilled to be visited by the Speaker of Parliament, Dr Jiko Luv...

Speaker Assigns Committees for Reports, Petitions
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Speaker Assigns Committees for Reports, Petitions

Speaker of Parliament Jiko Luveni yesterday referred petitions to the Standing Committees of Parliament. She said fo...

Fiji, South Korean Parliaments Strengthen Ties
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Fiji, South Korean Parliaments Strengthen Ties

Enhancing Parliamentary co-operation and exchange would contribute to deeper understanding and friendship between tw...

Dr Luveni Outlines Parliament Pledge
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Dr Luveni Outlines Parliament Pledge

Speaker urges more of such forums for social workers, teachers, etc Parliament is the one that actually reviews and ...

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