Fiji on the threshold of second revolution of development

Venkat Raman Fiji has embarked on several economic and social development projects, the benefits of which will be available to all Fijians and international visitors and expatriate community, a Senior Minister of the Bainimarama government has said. Premila Kumar, Minister of Industry, Trade and Tourism said that Fiji is no longer an isolated island economy but an integrated hub of…

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Politics of Division has backfired-Bainimarama

Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama has said that SODELPA’s ‘Politics of Division’ has backfired on the Party. His comments followed those made by many against the current government at the SODELPA AGM in Savusavu on Friday, June 28, 2019, During the meeting, Former Party President Naiqama Lalabalavu labelled the National Federation Party and the Fiji Labour Party as the ‘Vulagi…

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Death threats and abuse as visa delay frustrations grow

Death threats and abuse as visa delay frustrations grow

Gill Bonnett They say although the financial costs are immense, the damage to New Zealand’s reputation as a destination could be devastating. The Vice-President of the national industry body, Licensed Immigration Advisers for New Zealand in India (LIANZ, Munish Sekhri has said that they are doing their best to represent clients, but complaints are directed at them because of frustration…

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Employment breaches raise questions on liquor licensing

Supplied Content In the latest in a long line of enforcement actions taken by the Labour Inspectorate, the Employment Relations Authority (ERA) has ordered Shalini Limited, a business that operated liquor stores and a dairy in Auckland, to pay $100,000 in penalties. Shalini will separately repay $96,542.34 in minimum wage and holiday pay arrears to seven migrant workers. The Labour…

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