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A-G Calls Out Fiji Law Society For Querying Speaker’s Decision
NEWS

A-G Calls Out Fiji Law Society For Querying Speaker’s Decision

If approved, the amendment to the Criminal Procedure Act will remove the use of assessors leaving the decision to be...

Opposition MPs Protest Against Speaker’s Ruling
Politics

Opposition MPs Protest Against Speaker’s Ruling

Parliamentary Members of the Opposition staged a walk out of Parliament yesterday morning when the first Parliament ...

Fiji Sun Court News – Feb 5
Videos

Fiji Sun Court News – Feb 5

Ashna Kumar followed up on three public interest cases. 1. The two men who allegedly stole from speaker of parliamen...

Pair Admit To Stealing From Speaker Of Parliament Bau Home
NEWS

Pair Admit To Stealing From Speaker Of Parliament Bau Home

The mats and masi were sold for $1200 and the money equally shared among the two accused persons. They used the mone...

Police Probe Speaker’s House Alleged Robbery
Crime & Court

Police Probe Speaker’s House Alleged Robbery

Police spokesperson Ana Naisoro confirmed the alleged offence.

Mother Forgives Son’s Killer
NATION

Mother Forgives Son’s Killer

Makereta Koroi, 67, said she had forgiven her son’s killer as she cherished her slain son Constable Siuta Niumata...

Time Granted To Standing Committee For Consultation On Cybercrime Bill 2020
Politics

Time Granted To Standing Committee For Consultation On Cybercrime Bill 2020

Speaker of Parliament Ratu Epeli Nailatikau granted the request from the committee.

Ratu Epeli Rejects Grace Road Group Petition
Politics

Ratu Epeli Rejects Grace Road Group Petition

The petition was presented by the now suspended SODELPA Whip Lynda Tabuya for an inquiry into the presence, activity...

‘Leave Mum’s Grave Alone’
NATION

‘Leave Mum’s Grave Alone’

Daughter Fatafehi speaks out after the grave of the former Speaker of Parliament, the late Dr Luveni, was desecrated...

Rabuka, Adi Litia Boycott Privileges Committee Meeting
NEWS

Rabuka, Adi Litia Boycott Privileges Committee Meeting

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

BTL: 19th June, 2019
Between the Lines

BTL: 19th June, 2019

The laughter grew louder when Speaker of Parliament Ratu Epeli Nailatikau acknowledged the use of the term by Mr Usa...

Speaker Rules Out Petition
NEWS

Speaker Rules Out Petition

“This petition is clearly an attempt to get Parliament to take action that is not within the power of Parliament t...

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

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
Opinion

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
NEWS

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NATION

 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
NEWS

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
NATION

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
NEWS

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
NATION

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 ...

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