Media briefed on financial road map

THE Ministry of Finance and Treasury held a briefing session for the media on the Public Financial Management Reform Roadmap, where the purpose of the Mid-Year Budget Review was discussed in depth at an inaugural Media Workshop on the road map on Friday. The Mid-Year Budget Review was released by the Minister for Finance and…

Fataleka people told to vote wisely

THE nephew of outgoing MP for Fataleka Steve Abana has urged voters in the constituency to vote wisely in the November 19 elections. Billy Abana, who was the first born of Steve Abana’s brother Billy Buga, made the comments, claiming not much development has happened in the constituency in the last eight years. Billy said…

18 storey tower planned for MHCC

SUVA, (FBC NEWS) – An 18 storey tower for MHCC in downtown Suva will add to the capital’s skyline, it has been confirmed. The Carpenters Fiji Group which owns the building, has been given the green light for the project to proceed. Malaysia based company owner, Sir Mogan Lourdenadin was recently in Fiji, and has…

New shipping firm critisised

Finance Minister in the Choiseul provincial government Alfa Kimata, has strongly criticized a newly set up shipping company in the province. In a statement he said Choiseul Provincial Government does not support it nor does it reflect the views under the existing Lauru Shipping Company. The criticism came in the wake of an announcement of…

SPTO annouces new appointment

The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) has announced the appointment of Alisi Lutu as the new Marketing Manager to lead SPTO’s marketing initiatives for its 16 member Pacific Island countries. SPTO Chief Executive Ilisoni Vuidreketi said they were pleased to have Alisi Lutu assume this important role after the departure of former Marketing Manager Petero…