Cultural survival and revival

“YOU can’t buy any of the materials you’ll find in these necklaces,” says Chonj Floryne, a jewellery artist from Tahiti, who creates

Proceed with caution

THE Solomon Islands’ decision to selectively arm members of its police force must be a matter for extreme concern. For it points

Eyes on the skies

Kiribati looks to expand WITH limited freight space and a growing fresh tuna industry, Kiribati has been forced to look at fleet

World Bank eyes our tuna

Islands need to exploit resource to be key driver of economic growth THE World Bank has just released a futuristic report on the

From banking to life saving

The woman behind Guam’s first private hospital FOR many years, Guam depended on the government-run Guam Memorial Hospital for medical care. But due

Where was the Pacific?

Conference offers answers but no seats A MODERN day land-based engineering feat which has added 250 metres of the coastline of eight

1 million and counting

Region pushes for more tourists CAUTION – the one word that describes the response of regional tourist destinations to a World Bank

The big push North

THE Chinese and Indian markets has been the focus of many Pacific hotels, airlines and travel companies at a tourism exchange on

Vanuatu revival time

Ready for business after repairs VANUATU is back on line after two major disasters – Category Five Cyclone Pam in 2015 and

Bank pushes tourism presence

THE growing middle class in China and India means more travellers from those markets over the next five years. It also means

Sex scandal rocks church

Altar boy claims mirror film script SURROUNDED by family, friends and supporters, Roy Taitague Quintanilla, 52, stood in front of the Archdiocese

O’Neill survives for now

Financial woes, legal wrangles, public protests mount against PNG leader IT has been a turbulent month in Papua New Guinea as students