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Chaudhry describes budget as 'ambitious and unrealistic'

Sunday, Nov 23, 2014 | Avinesh Gopal

THE Fiji Labour Party says the 2015 Budget is 'too ambitious and unrealistic'. more...


Young and old the march during the National Celebration for Prevention of Child Abuse and Neglect launch in Suva yesterday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU | See related story...



Fiji's return anticipated

Sun, Nov 23 2014
PAPUA New Guinea looks forward to welcoming Fiji back into the Pacific Islands Forum, says PNG's Prime Minister Peter O'Neill. more..

Activists call on China to free Tibet

Sun, Nov 23 2014
CHINA's President Xi Jinping may not reach Suva during his three-day State visit to Fiji, but that did not deter the Fiji Women's Crisis Centre from posting up a Free Tibet poster on their gates in support of Tibet's independence from China. more..

Chief: Creative one

Sun, Nov 23 2014
OPPOSITION Leader Ro Teimumu Kepa has labelled the 2015 National Budget as a 'creative one'. more..

Dragon's embrace

Sat, Nov 22 2014
Chinese President Xi Jinping and his wife Peng Liyuan arrive at the Nadi International Airport yesterday. Picture: Jai Prasad
NADI came to a standstill last night as the Chinese president Xi Jinping touched down at the Nadi International Airport ahead of a summit with regional Pacific leaders in Denarau today. more..

Pacific Islands and China

Sat, Nov 22 2014
VANUATU Foreign Affairs Minister Meltek Sato Kilman believes tapping into benefits accorded by larger countries are difficult to meet, especially for small island countries in the Pacific. more..

Tonga to forge new partnership

Sat, Nov 22 2014
TONGA'S Prime Minister Siale Ataongo Kaho Tu'ivakano believes that India and China's presence this week provide key opportunities for Pacific Islands to look beyond their traditional partners. more..

Biman: Budget boring

Sat, Nov 22 2014
Member of Opposition Professor Biman Prasad discusses issues with fellow Opposition members before the 2015 National Budget announcement at the Parliament complex in Suva yesterday.
 Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU
OPPOSITION member and economist Professor Biman Prasad has labelled the 2015 National Budget as one that was "economically boring". more..

Good feeling, says Luveni

Sat, Nov 22 2014
IT was a good feeling to chair the national budget announcement in Parliament after so many years, said Speaker of the House of Representatives Dr Jiko Luveni. more..

'Thank you' PM

Sat, Nov 22 2014
"THANK YOU for your kind gesture." more..
Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi enters the Parliament complex led by the mace bearer. Picture: SUPPLIED
Thu, Nov 20 2014

PM says sorry


Health Minister Jone Usamate says the ministry plans to increase the number of nurses and doctors. Picture: File
Thu, Nov 20 2014

Manifesto promise


Thu, Nov 20 2014

Advice for prudent practice


Thu, Nov 20 2014

Call for tax ombudsman


Ro Teimumu Kepa (fourth left) speaks on behalf of the SODELPA members of the Opposition during the press conference at the Opposition office in Suva yesterday. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA
Wed, Nov 19 2014

MPs boycott


Wed, Nov 19 2014

Focus on agri tax incentives


Wed, Nov 19 2014

Cost of basic food


Australian cruise line tourists, (from left) Joyce Jones, Alan Jones, Phil White and Robbin White pose for a photo with Levaitasi Temo. Picture: KIMBERLEY SACHS
Wed, Nov 19 2014

Tourism looks at $30m


The Consumer Council of Fiji says there is a need for a combination of strategies to 
address NCDs. Picture: FILE
Wed, Nov 19 2014

Health of the nation


Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama (left) shares a light moment with Fiji's ambassador to Indonesia Ratu Seremaia Tuinausori Cavuilati prior to the 2014 Head of Missions Consultancy meeting yesterday at the Holiday Inn in Suva. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA
Tue, Nov 18 2014

Momentous


Tue, Nov 18 2014

Increase in EIA reports


Tue, Nov 18 2014

EU calls for improvements


Sun, Nov 16 2014

Survey to determine wellness


Health Minister Jone Usamate, second from the left, leads the cleanup during the launch of the dengue awareness program in Suva 
yesterday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU
Sun, Nov 16 2014

Lesson of the past


Sun, Nov 16 2014

Minister banks on support


Tue, Nov 11 2014

CWMH service under scrutiny


The Auditor-General's report. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU
Tue, Nov 11 2014

Overpayment of salaries



Prime Minister's Swearing-in Ceremony



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