May 15, 2021 Last Updated 6:06 PM, May 14, 2021
The United States is contributing US$2 million (FJ$4.07 million) to the Pacific Financial Technical Assistance Center (PFTAC). First established in 1993 to promote macro-financial stability in the Pacific island countries through technical assistance and training, PFTAC was the first of the International Monetary Fund regional technical assistance centers. The goal of…
Last modified on Tuesday, 23 February 2021 16:51

No Chinese base for Fiji land

Fears of a Chinese military base at the Kiribati Government land near Savusavu on one of Fiji’s northern provinces have been laid to rest by the office of President Tenati Maamau. “The [Kiribati] Government completely rules out the building of a military – land or sea base – on this…
Last modified on Tuesday, 23 February 2021 12:24

Kayboy perseveres through COVID

“Roots and culture is so vital and important for myself personally,” says Kayboy, a popular young Solomon Islands musician. “I pay homage to my culture and traditions. Blending traditional chants and dialects with music is the result of how deeply involved I am to my roots and culture.” Kayboy, whose…
Last modified on Monday, 22 February 2021 14:06
Fiji Kava has released its half year financial results (for the six months ending 31 December 2020) and it reports revenue of A$496,379 for the period, up 111% on the previous six months. Fiji Kava reported a statutory net loss of A$1.5 million, a 28% improvement over the prior period,…
Last modified on Monday, 22 February 2021 13:52
In a major transformation, the incoming government of New Caledonia will be led by the first pro-independence leader in nearly forty years. Members of the independence coalition Front de Libération Nationale Kanak et Socialiste (FLNKS) won six of eleven positions in the multi-party government, during a secret ballot in New…
Last modified on Thursday, 18 February 2021 07:29

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