The increased National Minimum Wage does not repeal but coexists with the current sectoral minimum wage rates for workers in the ten (10) sectors covered under the 2015 Wages Regulations, the Ministry of Employment, Productivity and Industrial Relations has reiterated.
Giant Fiji-born winger Taqele Naiyaravoro says he never thought he would get picked in the Wallabies squad and could not contain his emotions when he was informed about his selection by Coach Michael Cheika.
Voter registration centres in the Eastern division registered only five people on Sunday and this is the lowest number of turn-out recorded so far around registration centres in Fiji.
However after Sunday’s registrations, the Elections Office registered 7143 people around all the centres and this tallies the confirmed number of people registered after the fourth week of registration to 294,012.
The Central division registered 1274 people, the Western division with 1243, the Northern division with 4621 and the Eastern division registered only five people.
This brings the total number of people registered in the Central division to 117,911, the Western division with 103,455, Northern division with 58,559 and the Eastern division follows behind with 14,087.
A total of 18,058 people registered in week one, 78,326 in week two, 114,907 in week three and 82,721 last week.
Pope prays for peace in Syria, KoreaPope Francis prayed for a "political solution" in Syria and for "reconciliation" on the Korean peninsula in his first Easter Sunday message in front of a crowd in St Peter's Square.
More elders to benefit from schemeThe new age eligibility age criteria for the Fijian Government’s Social Pension Scheme which came into effect on Wednesday July 01 will benefit more members of the country’s ageing population.