Politics

FSC boss informs staff of ‘realignment’ at HQ

FIJI Sugar Corporation CEO Graham Clark has informed his staff of a “realignment” at the head office. The announcement in an email correspondence formalises the redundancy of the general manager corporate services, head of strategic...

10th October

Different views over NFP’s permit rejection

THE Fiji Police Force and the National Federation Party are at loggerheads over the circumstances that led to the rejection of the party’s application for a permit to march today. The police are insisting the application was rejected because the party failed to provide them with the required documents. Police spokeswoman Ana Naisoro said police...

Bure attacks Times; Says school fundraising was never banned

EDUCATION Ministry deputy secretary Timoci Bure has accused The Fiji Times of misquoting Education Minister Rosy Akbar. He said an article that appeared under the headline “Ban lifted” was wrong. Mr Bure said fundraising activities had never been banned. “You could fundraise but you needed permission to do so,” he said while addressing school heads...

Ministerial consent required for schools to fundraise

SCHOOLS must seek permission from the Ministry of Education first before they undertake any fundraising activities. In a statement yesterday, the ministry said the school fundraising policy had been in place for several years and permission for fundraising was given in special circumstances. According to the ministry, fundraising requests from schools were usually focused on...

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