The extension of the amnesty on declaration of offshore assets as announced by the Attorney General and Minister for Finance extends to the Reserve Bank Fiji and the Exchange Control Act and regulations it administers.
Shadow Minister for Trade and Tourism Viliame Gavoka says Government Whip Semi Korilavesau’s comment that the mandate his party got in 2014 means they can change the flag is wrong and a decision whether or not to change a flag in a democracy is made by the people.
All Whites stopper Glen Moss displayed a heroic performance as A-League club Wellington Phoenix came from a goal down to beat Roy Krishna captained Fijian national team 2-1 in a friendly match tonight at ANZ Stadium in Suva.
The 3-day Methodist Church of Fiji and Rotuma annual conference will begin next Wednesday at the Suva Centenary Church.
Deputy secretary Reverend Tevita Nawadra said the election of office bearers and their submission to the Constitution Commission are among issues that will be discussed during the meeting.
He also confirmed receiving 300 applicants for the presidential post.
“All 300 applicants are senior ordained padres more than 10 years in the service,” Nawadra said.
The church will also be naming a new secretary, treasurer among others.
Nawadra said that they will also formalise the framework of their submission to the Constitution Commission which will be made at the completion of the conference.
“Finance and also other social obligations will also be discussed.”
He also confirmed being advised to discuss only church issues which will be monitored by members of the Fiji Police Force who will also sit in at the meeting.
In granting the approval in June, 2012, Police Commissioner Brigadier General Ioane Naivalurua highlighted that the Methodist Church must exclude those activities that will financially burden its members such as the bazaar and choir competition.
The Fiji Police Force in a statement said it fully recognises the importance of the meetings and trusts that the opportunity will be used to bring positive changes.
Brothers to boost Fiji’s campaignBrisbane based Fijian brothers Karan and Kunaal Kumar have arrived in Suva to boost Fiji’s campaign for the ICC World Cricket League Six competition in Essex, London in September.
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.
Flag consultation period extended to year endThe Fijian Government has decided to extend the period of consultation for the first phase of the flag selection process to December 31 and the decision on the country's new flag will be made in Parliament next year.