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Refund fees for 2014

The Consumer Council of Fiji is urging the Ministry of Education to come down hard on schools which refuse to refund payments to parents who have paid school fees for their children for the coming year, 2014. The call comes in light of the government’s 2014 budget announcement in which all main stream education will be catered for by the ... Read More »

Vodafone renewal of FNRL sponsorship

Vodafone Fiji today announced its new sponsorship of $4million to the Fiji National Rugby League. Speaking at today’s press conference, Vodafone CEO, case Aslam Khan congratulated the FNRL for its consistency and hard work. “Vodafone is happy with the way FNRL has performed over the years. Their excellent work has resulted in the boys’ performance at the League World Cup, ... Read More »

Citizens get a second chance

A medical team from New Zealand, led by former Fiji citizen, Dr Parma Nand arrived in the country on Wednesday to perform cardio surgical treatment for the needy and less fortunate citizens. The team comprises of cardiothoracic surgeons, cardiologists, anaesthetists, intensivits, technicians, specialist theatre nurses, intensive care and ward nurses and pysiotherapists. Some are former Fiji citizens while others are ... Read More »

SPTO to promote South Pacific tourism

Marketing the Pacific islands collectively is a more effective way of promoting the brand ‘South Pacific’. This is the comment made by the South Pacific Tourism Organisation’s Chief Executive Officer, Ilisoni Vuidreketi at a press conference on marketing activities for the region. “If you go to the UK, US or South America and ask them if they know of Tonga, ... Read More »

Remembrance Day

A minute silence was observed at 11o’clock for all those who lost their lives in the line of duty during World War I and II. Wreaths were also laid at the War Memorial, Suva and the military cemetery as a tribute to them. Ex-service men, serving military personnel and members of the diplomatic corps attended a dawn service held at ... Read More »

Consumers are winners in 2014 National Budget.

The Consumer Council of Fiji is pleased that government has announced improvements in two key areas affecting consumers in its National Budget 2014. The first is the establishment of a Consumer Compensation Tribunal that will adjudicate over complains over third party insurance and other consumer complaints. The second is the key area policy is the establishment of a taskforce that ... Read More »

2014 Budget theme “Building a smarter Fiji”

The 2014 Budget has been described as a “people’s friendly budget”. This is the general sentiment from the audience who attended the Budget announcement held at the Fiji Islands Revenue Customs Authority today. Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama while delivering the budget today said this was part of his Government’s efforts to bringing accessibility and better help to ordinary Fijians. He ... Read More »

2014 Fiji National Budget Speech by PM Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama

Cabinet ministers; Your Excellencies; Members of the Diplomatic Corps; Distinguished Guests; My fellow Fijians:   It is my task today as your Prime Minister and Minister for Finance to present to you the 2014 budget. Next year will go down in our history as the year that Fiji first embraced genuine parliamentary democracy and set a new constitutional course towards ... Read More »

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