Fiji Time: 6:06 PM on Tuesday 23 December

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

Briefly

Serafina Silaitoga
Tuesday, December 04, 2012

Local News in Brief

Council homes

IN the hope of increasing income for the province of Bua, the provincial council will put up more accommodation in its compound to cater for visitors. Council chairman Alipate Radrodro said the council had existing buildings that needed renovation and turned into guest homes. He said the Solevu Hall, a building that sat in the council compound had been renovated and would be a guest house come next year. He said the new guest house would create an income generating opportunity for the province.

Women's project

THE permanent secretary for the Ministry of Women and Social Welfare, Govind Sami will launch the opening of a new project at Mataniwai Village, outside Labasa Town. The project is an initiative of the ministry aimed at empowering women in the community.

Business class

GIVING back to the community, the Labasa Chamber of Commerce will offer free business classes for students on holiday. Commerce secretary Vinal Vasram said the holiday courses would help students know more about business and the golden rules of running successful business. He said it was important for students to know the holiday courses would begin next week.