Speakers of commonwealth countries share parliamentary traditions
Parliamentary engagements, transparency and accountability were some of the major topics of discussion during the 25th Conference of Speakers and Presiding Officers of the Commonwealth in Canada early this week.
January 11, 2020 6:28 am
Bainimarama hits back at Opposition
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has hit back at Opposition Leader Sitiveni Rabuka in parliament today.
November 22, 2019 12:32 pm
Correction Bill passed in parliament
The Correction Service Amendment Bill 2019 states that prisoners for whom non-parole period are fixed will have to serve the entire term of the non-parole period.
November 22, 2019 12:19 pm
Opposition MPs are hypocrites: AG
Attorney General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum has labelled the Opposition as hypocrites.
November 22, 2019 6:32 am
Politics of fear is real: Vuniwaqa
Minister for Women Mereseini Vuniwaqa shared her thoughts in parliament on the Facebook post made by Opposition MP Lenora Qereqeretabua in September.
November 22, 2019 6:31 am
President’s Speech has no substance: Professor Prasad
The President’s speech clearly portrays the government’s disrespect for the President and all Fijians.
November 21, 2019 4:50 pm
Amendment to Land Transport Bill before parliament
An amendment to the Land Transport Act is needed before any decision on bus fare rates can come into effect.
November 21, 2019 3:10 pm
No need to resign: Dr Waqainabete
There have been more calls for resignations in Parliament today with Health Minister Dr. Ifereimi Waqainabete giving reasons on why almost all members of Opposition should quit.
November 21, 2019 2:50 pm
Usamate told Opposition to check their facts
Minister of Infrastructure Jone Usamate challenged Opposition MP to carry out a thorough fact check before making any accusation in Parliament.
November 21, 2019 2:45 pm
Rasova questions motive behind regulating Kava
Opposition MP Simione Rasova has claimed in parliament that the proposed Kava Council in the Kava Industry Bill desires to extract the much-needed tax and levy of the FijiFirst government.
November 21, 2019 11:47 am
Landowners receive mineral extraction royalties
Landowners have been paid over $4.3 million dollars in royalty for mineral extraction.
November 21, 2019 11:30 am
Correction Service Amendment Bill 2019 urgently needed: AG
The government has introduced a Bill to remove parole eligibility for people convicted of rape and sexual assault.