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2016 December

December 15, 2016
2016 December IB

Movers and Shakers On-line registration

THE Solomon Islands has introduced online registration for business applicants at the Business Registry. Launched last week with a new look, Company Haus website caters…
December 15, 2016
Government guarantees of bank loans do little to extend access to credit. A better approach is to encourage lenders to improve their services
2016 December Peter Dirou and Paul Holden

Credit can increase without Government guarantees

Accessing credit is difficult for businesses in the Pacific. While there’s enough liquidity in the banking system, the ratio of private sector credit to GDP is in most…
December 15, 2016
Face value ... water is a much-needed commodity throughout the Pacific islands and is threatened by salt water intrusion due to climate change
2016 December IB

Water boss

Samoan heads regional body The Pacific Waters and Wastewater Association has appointed Pitolau Lusia Sefo-Leau of Samoa as its new Chief Executive Officer. Ms Sefo-Leau…
December 15, 2016
President of the UN General Assembly, Peter Thomson
2016 December IPS/Lyndal Rowlands

Time to review development model

It’s more than just building roads, says Thomson DEVELOPMENT should be about more than building roads or buying air conditioners, the President of the UN General…
December 15, 2016
Wide net ... 27 participants from across the region attend a three-day workshop on fisheries
2016 December Priya Chand

Connecting seafood businesses with investors

OVER 60 per cent of the enterprises gained investment, new partners or new customers from connections made during the event participating in an event that aims to…
December 15, 2016
Bare bones ... skeletal find in Vanuatu offers clues to Pacific DNA
2016 December Bob Makin

First ancestry of Ni-Vanuatu is Asian: New DNA Discoveries recently published

In October a major academic paper was published in Nature, which solved many questions of the origins of Pacific peoples. Nature published “Genomic insights into the…
December 15, 2016
Creative space ... vegetable garden takes shape in Suva’s CBD as an example of healthy living.
2016 December Jone Luvenitoga

Playing with space

Making a difference to climate change THE slow but certain onslaught of climate change continues to impact the lives of millions of people across the world. In the…
December 15, 2016
2016 December IB

New brand for South Pacific tourism

COOK Islands Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism, the Honourable Henry Puna has officially launched a new brand and identity to promote South Pacific tourism…

Danger - Tourists

Dec 15, 2016 1214
Protective instinct .... the tourism sector is moving quickly to protect the environment from an expected influx in visitors
Industry acts to protect small islands TOURISM provides close to…

Australia the US ally

Dec 15, 2016 1189
Turnbull plays his Trump card IN his first statement congratulating Donald…

Demand for energy savers

Dec 15, 2016 1196
Concern over lack of trained mechanics AS more and more Fijians are…

The Journey of Girmit

Dec 15, 2016 1186
Escape from despair to build a land of opportunity THE SS Sutlej reached…

Paradise lost

Dec 15, 2016 1262
New land laws drive foreign property owners out of Fiji “The plan had been…

Coach inspires the nation

Dec 15, 2016 1203
WITH the world now his oyster, former Fijian sevens coach Ben Ryan has more…

Defend the right to know

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Prime Minister Charlot Salwai
VANUATU has once-again showed the region and the world how progressive it is…

Whispers

Dec 15, 2016 1229
Chinese Whispers HOW far does China meddle in regional politics? That’s the…

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Credit can increase without Government…

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Water boss

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Time to review development model

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