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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…

Shaky future for Sugar

Cane farmers must now seriously consider whether they want to continue cultivating cane faced with the continuing low cane prices,” says National Farmers Union general secretary Mahendra Chaudhry. “FSC announced a shockingly low forecast price of $53.69c a tonne for…

Khaiyum dodges question re Qorvis Scam

AG Khaiyum dodged replying in Parliament to queries by the Opposition Leader on a matter indicating a scam saying government does not respond to leaked documents. That is untenable, AG. You must be held accountable same as everyone else. You…