Viliame Gavoka

Candidates Express Strong Views On Abuse of Women And Children
Analysis, Politics

Candidates Express Strong Views On Abuse of Women And Children

Three candidates for SODELPA party leader have expressed strong views against domestic violence and sexual offences ...

SODELPA Leadership: Gavoka’s Vision For Fiji As He Goes Head To Head With Rabuka
Analysis, Politics

SODELPA Leadership: Gavoka’s Vision For Fiji As He Goes Head To Head With Rabuka

He believes the messaging on this has been lacking thus creating unnecessary fear. It should be viewed as the ‘RIS...

Four Expected To Give Rabuka Tough Fight For SODELPA Leadership
Analysis, Politics

Four Expected To Give Rabuka Tough Fight For SODELPA Leadership

It is understood that when applications closed yesterday the four, Viliame Gavoka, Ratu Jone Navakamocea, Pio Tabaiw...

Magma Mines Limited: How Landowners Gained
Analysis

Magma Mines Limited: How Landowners Gained

The dredging was exclusively carried out as an emergency flood mitigation exercise to protect/safeguard communities/...

Opposition MPs Stage Walkout After Speaker’s Ruling On Mining Petition
Politics

Opposition MPs Stage Walkout After Speaker’s Ruling On Mining Petition

The Speaker, Ratu Epeli Nailatikau, rejected the petition and explained the reasons for his decisions.

Sand Mining Plan At Sigatoka River Row Erupts
NEWS

Sand Mining Plan At Sigatoka River Row Erupts

Australian company defends position against the petition, to be tabled in Parliament, to stop Sigatoka River project

Nemani Delaibatiki: Gavoka Selective In Referring To Article
Opinion

Nemani Delaibatiki: Gavoka Selective In Referring To Article

In my discussion with ordinary peo­ple in Ba I found it interest­ing that despite Gov­ernment assistance to help ...

Nemani Delaibatiki: Attorney-General Catches Out MP Gavoka, Accuses Him Of Misleading House
Politics

Nemani Delaibatiki: Attorney-General Catches Out MP Gavoka, Accuses Him Of Misleading House

Mr Sayed-Khaiyum reiterated that his figures were from the IMF 2018 figures listings on Oceania GDP per capita.

MP Viliame Gavoka Caught Out On Incorrect Information on Singapore Airlines
Politics

MP Viliame Gavoka Caught Out On Incorrect Information on Singapore Airlines

A Google search of the Singapore Airlines A350 fleet by the Fiji Sun revealed that the airline has more than 30 oper...

Bad Omen For Ro Filipe Tuisawau?
Politics

Bad Omen For Ro Filipe Tuisawau?

Ro Filipe is the nephew of Ro Teimumu Kepa, the paramount Chief of Rewa and the Burebasaga Confederacy. His father, ...

Only Time Will Tell For SODELPA
Analysis

Only Time Will Tell For SODELPA

There is talk of forming a new political movement with the help of smaller parties like Savenaca Narube’s Unity Fi...

Four In Top Party Role Race?
Politics

Four In Top Party Role Race?

Ro Filipe, Ro Teimumu and Ratu Naiqama declined to comment when approached in Parliament yesterday.

Proposal To Remove Fiji Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) Proves Futile In Parliament
Politics

Proposal To Remove Fiji Media Industry Development Authority (MIDA) Proves Futile In Parliament

“Before they had said MIDA had too much power now they are saying MIDA is a toothless tiger,” Mr Sayed-Khaiyum r...

Government MPs Defend Commission Chief, Say It’s His Job Mandate
NEWS

Government MPs Defend Commission Chief, Say It’s His Job Mandate

Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum said: “I frankly cannot understand why the Opposition is so much up in arms a...

Analysis: Cutting Through The Lies and Misinformation
Opinion

Analysis: Cutting Through The Lies and Misinformation

Opposition members have lied outright about issues, tried to bring forth two petitions on is- sues which were before...

Hon. Gavoka Wants Service Fees Paid To Hotel Workers
NEWS

Hon. Gavoka Wants Service Fees Paid To Hotel Workers

  Opposition Member of Parliament Viliame Gavoka urged fellow MP’s yesterday to support his petition to pay s...

Heated Debate On Standing Orders Kick-Starts Day One
NEWS

Heated Debate On Standing Orders Kick-Starts Day One

A heated debate kick-started the first day of Parliament sittings yesterday. The flawed argument was about the Stand...

A-G Downplays Gavoka’s Statement
NEWS

A-G Downplays Gavoka’s Statement

Acting Prime Minister and Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has labelled the end of the week statement by Opposit...

Vuniwaqa: No Link Between  Poverty And Gender Violence
NEWS

Vuniwaqa: No Link Between Poverty And Gender Violence

Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Mereseini Vuniwaqa has reiterated that gender violence is not r...

Analysis: Get It Right On Walesi
Opinion

Analysis: Get It Right On Walesi

SODELPA Member of Parliament Viliame Gavoka yesterday made an outrageous claim in Parliament- that Walesi Digital TV...

Bill Gavoka: SODELPA Will Bring GCC Back
NEWS

Bill Gavoka: SODELPA Will Bring GCC Back

SODELPA Opposition Member, Viliame Gavoka, in response to the President’s address last week, highlighted that the ...

Analysis: SODELPA Opposition Signal on Impact Of Wild Weather Confusing
NATION

Analysis: SODELPA Opposition Signal on Impact Of Wild Weather Confusing

SODELPA MPs yesterday were obviously not singing from the same songbook on climate change. Leader of the Opposition ...

Feminist Queries MP’s Women Talk
NEWS

Feminist Queries MP’s Women Talk

Feminist and rights activist Shamima Ali has questioned a politician’s statement linking women to electricity. Fij...

Gavoka’s Motion Rejected  On Grounds Of Being Racial
NEWS

Gavoka’s Motion Rejected On Grounds Of Being Racial

Speaker to Parliament Dr Jiko Luveni yesterday cleared the air on why a motion from Social Democratic Liberal Party ...

A Post-Election Promise, Not Vote-Buying, Koya says  of Grants
NATION

A Post-Election Promise, Not Vote-Buying, Koya says of Grants

Faiyaz Koya says the Micro and Small Business Grant scheme is not a last minute exercise to buy votes. The Minister ...

Cost to Reduce for Bank Customers
NEWS

Cost to Reduce for Bank Customers

Good news for bank customers around the country. A Bill that will reduce costs associated with electronic transactio...

Fiji, Israel bilateral ties quizzed
NATION

Fiji, Israel bilateral ties quizzed

The diplomatic relations between Fiji and Israel was queried in Parliament yesterday. Minister for Immigration, Nati...

Coconut Wireless: 9th February, 2017
Coconut Wireless

Coconut Wireless: 9th February, 2017

Watch What You Say In this current session of Parliament, MPs need to be careful of what they say as Jiosefa Dulakiv...

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