Quarantine fees for foreigners passed in parliament
Parliament has unanimously passed amendments to the Public Health Act to charge quarantine fees to foreigners entering Fiji under COVID-19 protocols.
September 3, 2020 12:42 pm
Dome Mine has spent over $5m in exploration
Over $5.9 million has been spent by Dome Mine Limited exploring potential sites on Ono Island in Kadavu.
September 3, 2020 12:20 pm
Ministry to set-up waste management company
The Ministry for Local Government intends to form a waste management company to help all municipal councils in Fiji with rubbish collection.
September 3, 2020 12:15 pm
Ministry will not condone any form of mismanagement: Akbar
The Education Ministry will not condone any form of mismanagement or unnecessary expenses carried out in relation to the free education grant.
September 3, 2020 6:19 am
Trade Minister backs the need to accede the Paris Convention
The Ministry of Commerce and Trade is concerned with the use of the word ‘Fiji’ in international jurisdiction on certain products that does not originate from Fiji.
September 3, 2020 6:13 am
Radrodro has debunked the Blue Lane initiative: Sayed-Khaiyum
Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says Opposition MP Salote Radrodro has debunked the Blue Lane initiative despite its positive impact.
September 2, 2020 6:15 am
PM slams Tikoduadua about the Bainimarama boom
Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama slammed National Federation Party President Pio Tikoduadua in Parliament last night.
September 1, 2020 12:25 pm
Custom duty reduction on 1,600 items effective from tomorrow
The reduction of customs duties on 1,600 items kicks in tomorrow, resulting in a reduction of prices for certain essential items.
July 31, 2020 4:55 pm
Bank lending rates expected to drop
Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum expects bank interest rates to drop in coming months as a result of prevailing market conditions.
July 31, 2020 12:55 pm
35,000 students affected by COVID-19
More than thirty-five thousand students have indicated that their parents have lost jobs or are working on reduced hours.
July 30, 2020 4:39 pm
Barefoot College project is necessary: Vuniwaqa
The Minister for Women has highlighted that this is the right time to carry forward the Barefoot College project to teach women livelihood projects.
July 30, 2020 4:25 pm
Civil service pay cut not realistic
The Minister of Economy says reducing civil service salaries would have meant a loss of millions of dollars for the economy.