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    FLOAT ON $4B

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    -Government promises to help local businesses -Electricity cost down, May By EDDIE OSIFELO LOCAL businesses will receive tax incentives from Government to remain afloat during the coronavirus pandemic. Minister of Finance and Treasury, Harry Kuma revealed this when...

    Top Down – gov’t introduces new approach to $4b budget

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Government has introduced a ‘top down’ approach in this year’s $4 billion budget. Minister of Finance and Treasury, Harry Kuma told Parliament yesterday the 2021 budget process taken by the government was...

    We need leaders who are not afraid: Kuma

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO SOLOMON Islands development challenges since Independence in 1978 offers two lessons. Minister of Finance and Treasury, Harry Kuma stated this when he delivered the $4 billion budget in Parliament yesterday. He said first, if...

    Kuma lays out $4b budget before parl

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTER of Finance and Treasury, Harry Kuma outlined the overview of the $3.9 billion budget in Parliament yesterday. Delivering the second reading of the 2021 Appropriation Bill 2021, Kuma said the government has...

    Gov’t set on measures to make more revenue

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Democratic Coalition for Change Government (DCGA) has approved   several   revenue measures   to bolster additional   revenue this year.     These include taxing Lekona under the Tobacco Exercise from July 1, imposing plastic tax, raw...

    TESTING 1, 2, 3

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    DCGA to table a $4 billion ‘superficial’ budget By EDDIE OSIFELO THE Democratic Coalition for Government Advancement is going to table a $4 billion ‘superficial’ budget in this sitting of Parliament. The 2021 estimate of the budget...

    Easter market for women

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    BY ALFRED PAGEPITU FORTY-plus venders turned up at the Paradise Hall, Pacific Casino Hotel to set up their stalls and sell their produce. The Easter market is all about different companies, business houses and local vendors...

    Western Provincial Gov’t to revisit 2021 budget

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    BY BEN BILUAGizo WESTERN Provincial Government will go through its 2021 budget once again this week following advice from the National Government. Sources familiar with the report said the executive will meet to re-scrutinize the budget...

    China’s requirement on RCDF spending

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO THE 50 members of Parliament are mandated to spend $360,000 of their $1.8 million on water and sanitation projects. This was the requirement of Peoples Republic of China on its $90 million provided...

    Service cuts as budget slashed

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    By EDDIE OSIFELO MINISTRY of Women, Youths, Children and Family Affairs will have to sacrifice some of their activities due to budget cuts as a result of covid-19. Under the $4 million budget, the ministry is...