Minister to boost service

Sunday, Oct 26, 2014 | Mere Naleba

HEALTH Minister Jone Usamate says one of the key areas he is looking at to improve is the delivery of health services as well as procedures in place in the ministry. Mr Usamate made the comments during his tour of health facilities located in Tamavua on Friday. more...

Dr Mike Kama (left) leads Health Minister Jone Usamate (far right) and his assistant minister Veena Bhatnagar during their tour of the Central Eastern Health Services in Tamavua, Suva on Thursday. Picture: JOVESA NAISUA | See related story...

Tribute to women

Sun, Oct 26 2014
Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Rosy Akbar said government was committed to increasing awareness on breast cancer at the launch of Pinktober in Ba yesterday. Picture JAI PRASAD
RURAL women across the country were assured of the government's commitment to improving access to raise issues or air grievances at a ceremony to mark the launch of Pinktober in Ba yesterday. more..

Minister lauds project

Sun, Oct 26 2014
Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation Rosy Akbar, left, at the commissioning of six water tanks made possible through Soroptimist International in Lautoka yesterday. Picture: JAI PRASAD
THE Minister for Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation lauded an initiative by Soroptimist International which has resulted in the establishment of water tanks to disaster-prone areas in Lautoka. more..

Kepa's not weak

Fri, Oct 24 2014
OPPOSITION leader and shadow Prime Minister Roko Tui Dreketi Ro Teimumu Kepa is not incompetent or weak in her national role. That's the word from Opposition official spokesman Mick Beddoes following criticism levelled against Ro Teimumu of being weak and incompetent by government and some members of the public. more..

Call to probe e-ticketing

Fri, Oct 24 2014
THE Auditor-General, in his audit report on government ministries and departments for 2012, recommended to the Ministry of Finance to investigate the termination of a contract between the Ministry of Works, Transport and Public Utilities and Telecom Fiji Limited and to take appropriate action. more..

UN hails Fiji's effort

Fri, Oct 24 2014
THE executive director of the UN Office on Drugs and Crime, Yury Fedotov, said Fiji's Constitution could help the country make bold advances in terms of transparency and good governance which was essential in the fight against drugs and crime. more..

Complaints received about alleged misuse of vehicles

Fri, Oct 24 2014
The 2009 Auditor-General's report reveals complaints were received about the alleged misuse of government vehicles. Picture: FILE
FINANCIAL constraints was one of the reasons some government vehicles could not be replaced in 2009. This was the response of the Finance Ministry to some findings of the 2009 Auditor-General's report released on Monday. more..

Workers rent out quarters to guests

Fri, Oct 24 2014
BETWEEN 2006 and 2007, some officers of the Ministry of Works, Transport and Energy were accommodating paying guests in government quarters, charging them $15 per day, or $400 per month without the approval of the Public Service Commission. more..

Overdrawn accounts a mystery

Fri, Oct 24 2014
THE Foreign Affairs Ministry in 2009 could not explain why some of its operating trust fund accounts had been overdrawn with some having balances that could not be explained by the ministry, the 2009 Auditor-General's report revealed. more..

No rush

Thu, Oct 23 2014
THE newly-appointed chair of the Public Accounts Committee, Professor Biman Prasad, has assured members of the public that the committee will work hard but not rush its scrutiny of the Auditor-General's reports released on Tuesday. more..
Thu, Oct 23 2014

Unapproved move

Wed, Oct 22 2014

Finance scrutiny

The RFMF's total expenditure for the purchase of stores and equipment surpassed $21m, according to the Auditor-General's report for 2007. Picture: Jovesa Naisua
Wed, Oct 22 2014

$20m in excess

Wed, Oct 22 2014

Budget overspent

Wed, Oct 22 2014

Military overspends

Wed, Oct 22 2014

$6.5m agriculture loss

Professor Biman Prasad goes through the Auditor-General's report in his office in Tamavua, Suva yesterday. Picture: JONACANI LALAKOBAU
Tue, Oct 21 2014

Public access

Tue, Oct 21 2014

Marks scaling review

Mon, Oct 20 2014

$75k for homes

Mon, Oct 20 2014

Reform process

Prime Minister Rear Admiral (Ret) Voreqe Bainimarama greets Tuvalu PM Enele Sopoaga. Picture: SUPPLIED
Mon, Oct 20 2014

Maritime treaty

Sun, Oct 19 2014

Civil service change

Sun, Oct 19 2014

Chief: Accept change

Prime Minister's Swearing-in Ceremony

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