Cost of Living is crippling ordinary Fijians: Dr Biman Prasad

Cost of Living is crippling ordinary Fijians: Dr Biman Prasad

“Lifting Minimum wage is not an option, but a need” Venkat Raman in Suva October 29, 2018 While the Ruling FijiFirst Party and the Manufacturing and the Fiji Commerce & Employers Federation (among others) insist that any increase in the minimum wage should be considered only after broad consultation, National Federation Party Leader Professor Biman Prasad believes that the issue…

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Racism has no place in Fijian politics: Bainimarama

Jyoti Pratibha People who believe in segregating Fijians along racial lines cannot profess to be Christians, Fiji’s Prime Minister and FijiFirst Party Leader Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama has said. Speaking at the ‘FijiFirst Fun Day’ held on Saturday, October 27, 2018 at the Valelevu Ground in Nasinu, he questioned the Christian values of those who were campaigning against a secular state.…

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Unity, not ethnicity, defines Fijians, says Bainimarama

Venkat Raman Today’s citizens of Fiji are defined by unity and not by ethnicity, Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama has said. Speaking at the ‘Fiji Day’ celebrations held at Woodward Park in Sydney, Australia on October 20, 2018, he said., “Our identity, as Fijians is not defined by our ethnicity, nor is it defined by our religion, language, status in…

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Bainimarama opens new diplomatic Chapter with Australia

New Consulate and Trade Commission office inaugurated in Sydney Venkat Raman Fijian Prime Minister Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama has said that it was time to leave behind the past differences with Australia and move forward, concerting efforts to increase mutually rewarding bilateral trade and friendly relations. Long Journey with ties Stating that the relationship between Fiji and Australia dates back to…

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Rajendra Chaudhry faces contempt of Court Charge

The following notification was issued by the Government of Fiji last fortnight. Rajendra Chaudhry The High Court (of Fiji) has, on 18 October 2018, granted leave to Attorney General (Aiyaz Syed-Khaiyum) to make an application for an Order of Committal against Rajendra Chaudhry of Auckland, New Zealand for contempt of Court. According to the application filed by the Attorney General,…

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The ‘Bula Spirit’ makes Fiji great for outsourcing business

The ICT Sector also offers attractive opportunities Supplied Content Fiji is the ‘Hub of the Pacific,’ and with increasing trade and investment opportunities, it is more important to New Zealand than ever before. Earning its place on New Zealand’s Top 20 trading partners worldwide, Fiji has had consistent economic growth for the past nine years across all sectors such as…

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Fijian Economy fosters bright prospects says ANZ Chief

Fijian Economy fosters bright prospects says ANZ Chief

Robust policies seen as stimulants Venkat Raman in Suva The Fijian economy is expected to maintain robust growth with a number of sectors performing well, a top banker based in Suva has said. Saud Abdul Minam, Chief Executive Officer of ANZ, based in Suva, believes that several positive factors will augment economic growth in the short and long terms and…

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A welcome alternative to meat and alcohol in Trinidad & Tobago

A welcome alternative to meat and alcohol in Trinidad & Tobago

Celebrating 18 editions of a leading Diwali magazine Dr Kumar Mahabir Trinidad and Tobago – the Land of Carnival, steel band, tassa, calypso and chutney – is the same country that produces a unique brand of Diwali to the world. In fact, the annual Hindu Festival of Lights has become Trinidad’s largest, national, open-air festival, second only to Carnival. Diwali…

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