Politics

2nd April

COVID-19: Two new cases most serious development to date – PM

The recent two new cases of COVID-19 in Fiji are the most serious developments to date. Fiji’s Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama highlighted this while delivering his statement on Fiji’s latest cases of the coronavirus this...

1st April

COVID-19: Government services will not be reduced – A-G

Government services to members of the public will not be reduced. This was assured by Fiji’s Attorney-General and Minister for Civil Service Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum while announcing the Civil Servants Work From Home Programme yesterday. The A-G said that the Government had a broader definition of essential as provided for in the Employment Relations Act. “Our...

31st March

COVID-19: Vatani and Dromuna villages ban outsiders

As part of efforts to stop the spread of COVIDD-19, outsiders are being turned away from a checkpoint set up by villagers of Vatani and Dromuna, Kaba in Tailevu. Speaking to The Fiji Times this afternoon, Vatani villager Josaia Tugonedau said they had set up the checkpoint on Monday. He said a small shed had...

COVID-19: Impossible to repatriate 26 Fiji nationals stranded in India – Karan

It is impossible to repatriate the 26 Fiji nationals who are stranded in India, says acting Permanent Secretary for Foreign Affairs Yogesh Karan. He said the Fiji High Commission in New Delhi had been able to contact a majority of them in the last 24 hours. A spokesman for the 26 had told The Fiji...

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