The Republic of Fiji Military Forces (RFMF) and the Biosecurity of Fiji (BAF) have joined forces to launch an operation to eradicate the Giant Invasive Iguana commonly known as the American Iguana from Fiji.
Public Enterprises Minister Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum says their meeting with a specialist team of the Asian Development Bank gave them an opportunity to discuss the technical assistance ADB can provide with respect to the divestment of Government shares in various State Owned Enterprises.
Three women beggars who spent years begging on the streets of Suva have been assisted by the Ministry of Women, Social Welfare and Poverty Alleviation to start up their own businesses at the Suva market.
Veteran midfielder Keni Doidoi scored a late equaliser to hand Tailevu Naitasiri its first point in the Super Premier Division today as the Southerners held Nadroga 1-1 in the Galaxy Premier League at Lawaqa Park.
The Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) Board will payout an estimated $135 million to its members for the last 12 months ending June, 2012. Photo: Kunal Keshneel.
The Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) Board will payout an estimated $135 million to its members for the last 12 months ending June, 2012
FNPF acting chief executive Jaoji Koroi said the payments will be credited to members’ accounts from tomorrow.
Koroi said various structural changes had to be made including the separation of the pension business, the adoption of the actuary-based pension rates, setting aside assets for the new solvency requirements and payment of over $126 million to those that have opted for lump sum.
“These changes bring FNPF in line with best international practices and provide the framework for ensuring future sustainability for its members."
The FNPF Board has also approved the Special Death Benefits cover to be retained at $8,500, with premium fixed at $35.
The premium will be deducted from members’ accounts on July 1, 2012.
FNPF chairman Ajith Kodagona thanked the government for its support.
Kodagona said the payments is for members only.
Fiji’s Prime Minister Commodore Voreqe Bainimarama said the results are a manifestation of the right decisions being made in the interest of all FNPF members.
“It is still imperative that FNPF and its members are always protected together with the integrity of the financial system in Fiji,” said Bainimarama.
He said he is looking forward to bigger and better results.
Westpac sells operations in 5 PICs to BSPWestpac Banking Corporation today announced the sale of its banking operations in five Pacific Island countries to the Bank of South Pacific Ltd (BSP) for A$125 million.
Doidoi salvages draw for T/NaitasiriVeteran midfielder Keni Doidoi scored a late equaliser to hand Tailevu Naitasiri its first point in the Super Premier Division today as the Southerners held Nadroga 1-1 in the Galaxy Premier League at Lawaqa Park.
'Green'-tinted SUVs at Seoul Motor ShowGas-guzzling SUVs, eco-friendly electric cars and the odd brave attempt to marry the selling points of both are taking centre stage at the biennial Seoul Motor Show.
Vodafone Fiji, Tonga telco in allianceVodafone Fiji and Tonga Communications Corporation today signed a strategic partnership alliance that will allow the Tongan company to leverage off the experience of their Fijian counterparts.
Clean-up day to curb dengue outbreakFiji's Ministry of Health has declared a clean-up day next Thursday for residents in the central division as it ups the tempo against a dengue fever outbreak currently experienced in the country.