May 15, 2021 Last Updated 6:06 PM, May 14, 2021

USP Council meets today

The University of the South Pacific Council is scheduled to meet again today to discuss the status of Vice Chancellor, Professor Pal Ahluwalia, who was deported almost two weeks ago by the Fiji government. The meeting comes as the Commission appointed to implement the recommendations of the BDO report into…
Last modified on Tuesday, 16 February 2021 08:09
Official documents show Cook Islands auditors repeatedly raised issues over hundreds of millions in state assets, taxes, loans and cash. The audit documents, which have been obtained by Islands Business, show issues go back years. "I was unable to confirm property, plant and equipment of NZ$144.5 million (US$104.2m) and infrastructure…
Last modified on Monday, 01 March 2021 10:35
The most popular radio station in French Polynesia faces closure, as it appeals a court fine that threatens to drive it out of business. For the community station Radio Tefana, it’s future is tied to a long-running legal attack against politician Oscar Manutahi Temaru, former President of French Polynesia and…
Lion One Metals Ltd has received high-grade gold results from two recent drill holes, one deep and one shallow, at its 100% controlled Tuvatu alkaline gold project in Fiji. It describes the interval discovered during the shallow drill as “narrow but exceptionally high-grade.” “This is a big step-out and gives us…
Last modified on Monday, 08 February 2021 11:35
Twelve Pacific Island countries are expected to receive vaccines for the coronavirus in the first half of this year through the COVAX initiative, with the region’s largest nation Papua New Guinea expected to receive by far the largest allocation. PNG—which is still experiencing large-scale community transmission of COVID-19— is forecast…
Last modified on Monday, 08 February 2021 17:12

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