Business

20th August

Taveuni residents enlightened on real estate matters and consumer product related problems

MORE than 40 people turned up to meet staff of the Real Estate Agents Licensing Board (REALB) and Consumer Council of Fiji in Taveuni today. REALB in collaboration with the Consumer Council of Fiji held...

Hong Kong senior officials welcomes Fiji’s interest in trade and tourism

HONG Kong is the gateway to China and rest of Asia, and we see great opportunity to increase exports, tourism, cultural cooperation, and inbound investments. The Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development, Premila Kumar, while in Hong Kong said  this during her meeting with the Chief Executive of Hong Kong,...

16th August

Kumar: Hard to monitor slum lords

THE absence of a register of legal landlords is creating a complex situation in regards to slum lords and informal settlements. The Minister for Industry, Trade, Tourism, Local Government, Housing and Community Development, Premila Kumar, said in Parliament last week it was hard to monitor and register slum lords. “I would like to mention here...

Farmers benefit from contracts set up by council

FARMERS are receiving more money for crops such as dalo, cocoa and ginger through contracts set up by the Fiji Crop and Livestock Council (FCLC). According to FCLC chairman Simon Cole, the heads of commodity associations reported increased prices for these crops and opening of more potential markets. “The ginger price has gone up by...

Time to call it a day

THE Suva Flea Market has been like a second home to a number of small and medium enterprises over the years, with some of them operating their stalls since 1995. Mohammed Nawaz, 60, has operated his business from the Suva Flea Market since 1995 and is now ready to retire, kick back and take it...

15th August

Company raises $14.9m to list on the stock market

THE newest entity to list on the stock market successfully raised $14.9 million through its initial public offering (IPO) subsequent to which it yesterday listed 40million ordinary shares on the South Pacific Stock Exchange’s (SPX) main board at a listing price of $1.31. Port Denarau Marina Ltd (PDM) managing director Nigel Skeggs said the future...

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