Vinod Patel leads the way

Clocking up years of trading in the islands, the Vinod Patel Group of companies is now looking at ways to monetise all those

Vanuatu eyes growth of DOT VU

VANUATU’S telecom regulator has welcomed the recent move by the ICAAN (Internet Corporation of Assigned Names and Numbers) to reassign to it the country’s

Samoa Airways shelves maiden flight

THE worldwide grounding of Boeing’s 737 MAX 8 aircrafts has prompted the Government of Samoa to defer the commissioning of its new Boeing 737 MAX

A murky mix of vested interests

AN oil spill in Rennell, Solomon Islands is turning into a disaster of catastrophic proportions, threatening the world’s biggest raised coral atoll and prompting

Solomon Islands goes to the polls

SOLOMON Islands voters are on the verge of choosing their next government as the country goes to the polls amidst major economic and environmental

Partner of choice?

AUSTRALIA and Vanuatu are slowly moving towards a bilateral security treaty after a series of meetings between the Prime Ministers and Foreign Ministers of

Pacific mourns NZ victims

FIJI continues to mourn the death of three nationals who were shot while at prayer in two New Zealand mosques this month. The men,

Samoa’s leaders grapple with social media

IN 2017 the Samoan Prime Minister, Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi reintroduced the Criminal Libel Act to combat online anonymity and ‘ghost writers’ such as the infamous ‘Ole

For tuna and the islands

After running his family’s fishing business for most of his adult life and then spending eight years at the head of the Pacific’s regional fisheries management agency, has