FIJI NEWS
October 27, 2012 12:00:00 AM
  Follow @ Twitter

The Water Authority of Fiji through the government's Bill Waiver Campaign has waived a total of $472,000 outstanding bills.

And 352 customers have so far qualified for this waiver under the campaign which came into effect on October 1, 2012.

Since the beginning of the campaign, the Authority has received a total of 1,652 applicants and has already vetted 1,088 applicants. Out of this, 352 qualified while 212 did not qualify for the waiver.

More than twenty five thousand Fijian households, businesses, schools and places of worship are expected to benefit from this government initiative.

By Reginald Chandar

Wiggle


PREVIOUS STORY
Officers steal the limelight in Liberia
NEXT STORY
PM praises festival's education aims

Post a Comment
Bookmark and Share

 


Posted Comments
No comments, but you can post the first comment!
   





Do you think the government is doing enough to educate voters about the new voting system for the 2014 general election?
 Yes
 No


Poll Results: Current | Previous

Do you think the government is doing enough to educate voters about the new voting system for the 2014 general election?
Yes
 55%
No
 45%



More Polls
Press Esc to close this window
BUSINESS
Fiji Link to get new aircraftFiji Link is expected to get their second new aircraft- the ATR 42-600 next month.
SPORTS
Labasa to play home game awayThe Babasiga Lions will host their home game against Suva at the ANZ Stadium in Suva, the Fiji Football has confirmed.
WORLD
'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.
TECHNOLOGY
Only call details given to police in 670 cases: VFVodafone Fiji says it provided call details in 670 cases to police on the production of a search warrant or court order, but does not listen to or record calls, and could not provide such information.
ENTERTAINMENT
5 Seconds of Summer announce Aust, NZ showsHot on the heels of selling out two shows at Londonís iconic Wembley Arena, the chart-topping Sydney boys are heading out on the road to play their first-ever headline Australian and New Zealand arena shows, touring in support of their recently released self-titled #1 smash hit debut album.
HEALTH/FITNESS
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.
NEWS SPORTS INFOTAINMENT SERVICES MOBILE EXTRA HOT TOPICS