Tuesday, December 12, 2017
A long discussion week was conducted by the Indonesian and Fijian Governments on areas of co-operation and the cross cutting issues that both countries can work on to improve social protection and alleviate poverty.
The meeting was between...
Asia, Indonesia, Oceania, Fiji
Wednesday, October 4, 2017
The 13th Triennial Conference of Pacific Women and 6th Meeting of Ministers for Women is currently underway in Suva, capital of Fiji, with a theme of being Pacific women's economic empowerment.
According to the website of the Pacific Community (SPC),...
Wednesday, September 13, 2017
The continued roll-out of mobile microfinance services will lead to a surge in financial inclusion in some of the world’s most deprived regions, according to a new report from global firm Juniper Research.
Juniper forecasts that by 2022, 36% of...
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
All persons with disabilities who meet relevant requirements by the National Council of the Disabled persons will now receive a new monthly allowance of ninety dollars. Chief Executive, Dr. Sitiveni Yanuyanutawa says the council has welcomed the new...
Monday, July 3, 2017
The Ministry of Women, Children and Poverty Alleviation received a budget of $113.4 million. Of this amount, $111 million is for operating expenditure, $1.9 million for capital expenditure and VAT of $0.6 million.
Of this amount, $111 million is...
Tuesday, May 16, 2017
Acting Prime Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum yesterday announced that cane farmers with receive a subsidy of $10 million to assist with relief from Cyclone Winston and in order to help them prepare for crop for next season.