Politics

1st July

PM Bainimarama opens new $142k boardroom for Fiji Rice

Fijian Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama has assured farmers that the Government remained committed to assisting them. In opening the new board room at Fiji Rice Limited mill at Dreketi in Macuata, Mr Bainimarama said they...

30th June

SODELPA to seek supporters’ forgiveness

Executives of the reinstated Social Democratic Liberal Party have asked supporters to forgive them “for letting them down”. In a statement, the newly elected party executives said the suspension taught them many valuable lessons, the most important being putting the interest of Fijians first at all times. Signed by party acting president Vijay Singh and...

SODELPA suspension lifted

The suspension of the Social Democratic Liberal Party has been lifted but the party needs to convene a special annual general meeting next month to avoid a “constitutional crisis”. Registrar of political parties Mohammed Saneem said this when he announced the lifting of the suspension yesterday afternoon in a press conference where he also confirmed...

Broken connections: State aid not cognisant of the struggles – FCOSS director

A lot of people living in the Nausori to Navua corridor have not been provided adequate assistance to address basic needs. This, according to a Livelihood Impact Survey conducted by the Fiji Council of Social Services (FCOSS) in partnership with Pacific Islands Association of Non-Governmental Organisations (PIANGO) and support from the United Nations Development Programme....

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