Budget 2024-25

Finance Minister clarifies grant process

Finance Minister Professor Biman Prasad clarified that grants to all tertiary institutions are disbursed only after thorough assessments of their budget submissions.

July 11, 2024 4:37 pm

Budget 2024-25

Reducing VAT not an option says Prasad

Finance Minister Professor Biman Prasad confronted several Independent Members of Parliament today, questioning them about their strategy if VAT were to be reduced from fifteen to nine percent.

July 10, 2024 4:50 pm

Budget 2024-25

HECF clarifies 2024/2025 grant status

The Higher Education Commission of Fiji has today clarified that it has neither signed any grant agreement with any higher education institutions nor has it disbursed any grants from the 2024/25 National Budget.

July 10, 2024 4:44 pm

Budget 2024-25

Vatukoula strike settlement could set precedence: Usamate

The government’s payments to former Vatukoula gold miners as a strike settlement could set a precedent.

July 10, 2024 4:33 pm

Budget 2024-25

AG announces ambitious law reform agenda

Attorney General Graham Leung has announced an ambitious law reform agenda.

July 10, 2024 4:24 pm

Budget 2024-25

Vosarogo commends independent MPs backing PM

Minister for Lands and Mineral Resources Filimoni Vosarogo has acknowledged the nine independent members who have shown support to Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka.

July 10, 2024 4:15 pm

Budget 2024-25

Minister prioritizes military modernization

The government has outlined  strategic initiatives aimed at strengthening national security and law enforcement capabilities.

July 9, 2024 4:49 pm

Budget 2024-25

Budget measures will address cost of living: Chand

Westpac’s Pacific Economist Shamal Chand says the 2024-25 national budget attempts to address cost of living pressures through pay increments, economic stability and consolidate Government’s medium-term fiscal position.

July 9, 2024 4:41 pm

Budget 2024-25

Budget fails to address cost of living: Nand

Independent Member of Parliament, Joseph Nand has criticized the 2024/25 national budget saying it is inadequate and lacking in vision.

July 9, 2024 4:33 pm

Budget 2024-25

Radrodro satisfied with pay raise despite Unions' 30 percent demand

Despite calls for a 30 percent salary increase by teachers’ unions and associations, Education Minister Aseri Radrodro says he is satisfied that civil servants will see a pay raise, although smaller than requested.

June 30, 2024 7:55 am

Budget 2024-25

Budget focuses on sustainable economic growth

The 2024-2025 budget is a balanced budget that continues to focus on sustainable economic growth.

June 29, 2024 4:25 pm

Budget 2024-25

Leaders react to 2024-2025 budget

Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka says his will has been answered as Fiji’s national budget was announced yesterday.

June 29, 2024 7:52 am

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