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MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIJI NEWS SUMMARY 4:30PM 15/07/13

1. AGRO SHOW TO ATTRACT YOUTH TO AGRICULTURE POTENTIAL - This year’s annual Crest Agriculture Show would be promoting agriculture as a means of employment and commercial development to Fiji’s youth population. 2. SEAWEED TRAINING TO TARGET YOUTH AND WOMEN IN RURAL COMMUNITIES - Government’s decision to tap into the seaweed industry is expected to generate income and employment opportunities for the youth an ...

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France confident of free and fair elections

Photo Supplied: President Ratu Epeli Nailatikau with Ambassador & Mrs Montagnier at France's National Day celebrations on Friday 12 July.   Speaking at France's National Day celebrations on Friday 12th July, the Ambassador of France H.E. Gilles Montagnier stated that whilst it is not the place of the representative of a foreign nation to interfere in the internal politics of a friendly state, Franc ...

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BA SPECIAL ADMINISTRATOR TERMINATED; NEW SPECIAL ADMINISTRATORS FOR BA AND NADI

CAPTION: Lautoka's special administrator Praveen Bala who also acted in Nadi has been tasked to look after Ba and Tavua now while long serving CEO of Nadi Robin Ali has been given the top job of special administrator. Photo: SHALENDRA PRASAD. The Special Administrator of the Ba Town Council, Arun Prasad has been relieved of his duties, effective immediately. Last week, Attorney-General and Acting Minister f ...

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FIJIAN PRIME MINISTER TO PRESENT AT G77 MEET IN HONG KONG

The Fijian Prime Minister and Chair of the G77, Voreqe Bainimarama, will be speaking on the vast potential technology has to benefit the lives of ordinary people in the developing world, citing innovations and reforms that have taken place in Fiji, at a high level international forum in Hong Kong this week. The Prime Minister departed today to deliver the key note address at the High Level Forum for South-S ...

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MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIJI NEWS SUMMARY 4:00PM 13/07/13

1.     ELDERLY WOMEN TO BRING “LIGHT TO THE NORTH” - Studies in solar electrification by elderly Fijian women continue to reap dividends especially for the villages of Nabouono and Yasawa village in the province of Macuata.   2.     GOVERNMENT INKS DEAL WITH NGOs FOR YOUNG MEN & WOMEN - Government this week signed off an agreement with the Good Neighbor International to assist with the organisation ...

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MINISTRY OF INFORMATION FIJI NEWS SUMMARY 4:00PM 12/07/13

1.     FIJI SIGNS TOBACCO PROTOCOL - Fiji became the 22nd signatory of the Protocol on the Elimination of Illicit Trade in Tobacco Products at a signing ceremony at the United Nations today.   2.     MINISTER CALLS ON CADETS TO MAINTAIN LEADERSHIP QUALITIES - Students of the Queen Victoria School were reminded that the training they endured during cadet training should prepare them well to become futur ...

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AG HAS POSITIVE MEETING WITH VISITING ELECTION EXPERTS

CAPTION: Acting Permanent Secretary for Justice, Mohammed Saneem, Etienne Claeye from the European Commission, Attorney-General and Minister Responsible for Elections, Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum, Ms Melissa Thorpe from the Elections Office of New Zealand. The joint Commonwealth/New Zealand and European election needs assessment team that has been visiting Fiji had a meeting yesterday (July 11th) with the Attorney ...

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BE JUST, FIRM AND STEADFAST NEW RECRUITS TOLD

CAPTION: Parade Commander Captain Sanaila Vutikalulu takes PM Bainimarama to inspect the new recruits. "Be just, firm and steadfast."  That was Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama's message to the two hundred and seven (207) new Republic of Fiji Military Force (RFMF) recruits. Speaking today at the recruits' passing out parade, the Prime Minister told the newest members of the RFMF to uphold their oath of all ...

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“VERY GOOD NEWS”: FUEL AND LPG PRICES TO DROP NEXT QUARTER

CAPTION: Attorney-General Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum.   Fijians are set to enjoy widespread reductions in the price of petroleum products and Liquid Petroleum Gas (LPG) in the latest quarterly review of prices by the Commerce Commission. Kerosene leads the petroleum products category with a reduction of more than 5 per cent, followed by reductions of more than 3 per cent for Diesel, Motor Spirit, and Premix. LPG – ...

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NEW FIJIAN HOSTS AIRPORT MARKETING AIDS AND MARCH, APRIL & MAY 2013 MONTH WINNERS

Fijians and international visitors travelling through Nadi International Airport will see from today, new big bright posters spotlighting the FIJIAN HOSTS program.  Supported by the eight organizations that are responsible for processing travelers at the airport, the Ministry of Tourism launched the Fijian Hosts program in September last year to award top-performing front-line staff at Nadi International Ai ...

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