Apr 02, 2020 Last Updated 3:59 AM, Apr 2, 2020

Samoa warns USP Pro Chancellor

High drama continues at the Pacific’s only regional university, with reports that one of the member country’s that owns the university has signaled it could seek the removal from office of Winston Thompson, currently the pro chancellor and chair of the Council of the University of the South Pacific. Samoa…
Last modified on Thursday, 02 April 2020 15:59
The Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) has today confirmed Fiji's sure path to an economic recession, as all sectors of the economy brace for the harsh impact of the current coronavirus pandemic. "Following almost a decade of positive economic growth, the domestic economy is now forecast to fall into a…
The Fiji National Provident Fund (FNPF) said it has enough cash to pay out to members who lose their jobs as a result of the COVID-19 pandemic's impact on the Fijian economy. Amid growing concerns that the Fund is being used to compensate for government's lack of direct assistance to…
Last modified on Tuesday, 31 March 2020 08:46
Suspending 20 per cent of pay for government ministers as well as all members of the Fijian Parliament formed a key part of Fiji’s COVID 19 response budget handed down in a special sitting that ended a short time ago. Fiji’s minister for economy and attorney general Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum told…
"Fishing doesn't stop, so neither will our surveillance," said Commander Robert Lewis, at the Forum Fisheries Agency’s Regional Fisheries Surveillance Centre (RFSC) in Honiara as Operation Rai Balang 2020 comes to a close. The two-week fisheries surveillance activity ends tomorrow. It covered 14.1million square kilometres and included 108 sighting and…
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