Robert Oliver Q&A

Islands Business: Bula Robert and welcome back to Fiji. You just arrived last night. What’s the first thing you want to eat when

Not for sale

FIJI’S iconic flower, the Tagimoucia, is not for sale. Fijian authorities have made this statement to Islands Business magazine following reports that a world-leading botanical garden

Israel Folau is no martyr

SO Israel Folau will learn of his future as a professional rugby football star in Australia in early May. That is when the

Picking up the anti-nuclear torch

AFTER more than 310 nuclear detonations across the region, the era of nuclear testing in the Pacific ended in 1996. Since then, the nuclear

PNA rocked by abuse allegations

THE important Pacific tuna grouping, PNA has been rocked by serious allegations of mismanagement and illegal operations with its tuna marketing arm, Pacifical.  John Kopia,

What will stop the violence?

TWO huge programmes focused on the empowerment and protection of Pacific women and children costing more than USD70 million have been launched over the

Electing the Prime Minister

ON April 24 Manasseh Sogavare was elected as Prime Minister of Solomon Islands. However the elections sparked not only a legal challenge, but also rioting in

The uneven playing field

IN March, five Pacific Islands Countries – American Samoa, Fiji, Marshall Islands, Samoa and Vanuatu – suddenly found themselves on the European Union’s revised

Aligning to Blue Pacific

THE alignment of Step Up, Australia’s foreign policy direction in the Pacific and its New Zealand equivalent, Pacific Reset, was acknowledged by both Prime Ministers Jacinda

Talking about a revolution

The secrets of combatting noncommunicable diseases in our countries can be found in our Pacific Islands food cultures says Kiwi chef Robert Oliver on