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.
Fiji’s Ministry of Health hopes to improve on efficiency in all hospitals and clinics across the country.
Minister in charge, Dr Neil Sharma said this is his main concern
He said with efficiency the health system will be better.
“We are looking at our international development partners, improving workforce, want to drive more efficiency in our system,” Dr Sharma said.
His comments follow increasing number of complaints received by patients over health services.
“Sometimes when you come to a hospital, you are seen, you are looked after, given overnight treatment and you are expected to pick up your medication the next day because the facilities are closed. But, some want it right away.
“People must realise that we have limited manpower.I can’t produce nurses, pharmacists overnight.”
He said the ministry is working hard to ensure better health services in Fiji.
Fiji holds Phoenix in second friendlyCaptain Roy Krishna inspired a late comeback as Fiji came from behind to hold Wellington Phoenix to a 2-2 draw in their second and final international friendly match at Govind Park tonight.
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.