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EFL misrepresenting facts, says Labour

Energy Fiji Ltd’s CEO Hasmukh Patel is misrepresenting facts by claiming that EFL has lost $100m over the past years because of a decrease in electricity tariff in 2013, says Labour Leader Mahendra Chaudhry. Speaking to members of the Nadi…

Government misleading ILO on union rights

The Fiji Government is misleading the ILO Conference currently underway in Geneva with commitments by its Permanent Secretary for Employment and Industrial Relations Osea Cawaru that his government will uphold trade union and workers rights. These rights were under assault…

Police arrest NFU President Surendra Lal

National Farmers Union president Surendra Lal was arrested at his home around 6pm Monday and held in custody at the Labasa Police Station all last night. As far as we know he is still in custody. He was not allowed…

Critical challenges facing Khaiyum as he prepares national Budget

The chickens are definitely coming home to roost for Economy Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum. The lavish spending of the past 12 years, growth based on unsustainable levels of borrowing and consumer spending, instead of the productive sector are now becoming evident…

Govt equally culpable in the Lagilagi Housing Estate scandal

With $12.5 million of tax payers’ funds involved in the project, it should have kept   close audit on financial expenditure, insisting on accountability and transparency throughout. Fiji Labour Party hopes that all those implicated in the Lagilagi Housing Estate saga…