Oct 21, 2018 Last Updated 12:55 AM, Oct 20, 2018
BY Lice Movono WHEN the British royals, the Duke and Duchess of Sussex visit Fiji beginning Tuesday October 23, local journalists will reportedly be barred from covering the historic event up close, Islands Business has been able to confirm. This means that no journalist from independent or mainstream media will be…
By Nic Maclellan in Fayaoue, Ouvea, New Caledonia My legs haven’t seen much sun after a long Melbourne winter. So it’s always dangerous to end up on an atoll like Iaai (Ouvea), one of four making up New Caledonia’s outlying Loyalty Islands. The long, long sandy beach and blue lagoon…

Billboard attacked again

BY Netani Rika TWO weeks into the election period and despite police investigations, vandals continue to attack billboards bearing the image of Fiji's Prime Minister, Rear-Admiral Frank Bainimarama. On Monday night, a group of young men aged between 20 and 30 stood in the darkness and hurled mud at a…
Last modified on Tuesday, 09 October 2018 18:03

Tachiiri heads ADB in Fiji

BY ADB MEDIA   The Asian Development Bank has appointed its new Regional Director for the Pacific Subregional Office in Suva, Fiji. Masayuki Tachiiri will serve as theADB’s focal point for assistanceensuring the delivery of financing and knowledge solutions in theCook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu. He holds a Ph.D. in Economics from the University of Chicago.…
Last modified on Monday, 08 October 2018 14:41
By Nic Maclellan in Noumea, New Caledonia A small but vibrant group of women marched through the streets of downtown Noumea on Saturday, calling for a ‘Yes’ vote in New Caledonia’s referendum on self-determination, to be held on 4 November. It’s one of a number of actions initiated by New…

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