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2015 December

BEST OF 2015

The Rugby World Cup, Netball World Champs, World Sevens Series and the 15th Pacific Games dominated the sporting landscape this year, but

2015 December

Tough times for nickel

ON the London Metals Exchange, the price of nickel has been on a rollercoaster. With slowing demand from China, the LME price

2015 December

Corrupted trade routes in the Pacific

Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu, Solomons and Samoa top global trade estimates for illicit financial flows THREE of the world’s top ten most corrupted

2015 December

PNA expands control of tuna industry

WHILE New Zealand promotes a new plan for tuna management in the region, the Forum Fisheries Agency pushes a fisheries road map,

Renewed momentum at tuna talks

AS the world heads into the end of year festive season, Pacific families across the region will be sending travellers off to

2015 December

Activist: Don’t let them in

WITH Pacific eyes watching every move made by China in its slow, systemic advance into the region and its tightening grip on

2015 December

What the Pacific means to China

TUNA is not China’s only interest in the region. With mining and timber resources in Papua New Guinea, the Solomon Islands and

2015 December

A bull in the China shop

Spain and China: Rising threats to regional tuna stocks THE harbour in Suva’s capital is dotted with boats – long line fishing