Fijiana huddle Rugby 7s

Rugby 7s Olympic Glory unites nation, Pacific

When you think of Rugby 7s, the ascent of Fiji’s men’s team to the summit of 7s heaven and their winning of almost every accolade of the fast-paced and ever-growing sport is usually the first thing that come to mind. However, that has changed with the stirring performance of the Fiji women’s side, dubbed the Fijiana, who claimed bronze in Tokyo.

Macron in Marquesas July 2021

France expands Pacific reach

The French government is expanding its engagement with Pacific Island nations, following the fifth France-Oceania summit, a visit by President Emmanuel Macron

Samoa Prime Minister Fiame Naomi Mata’afa

Tuilaepa rallies in vain

The political car rally that took place in Apia led by former Prime Minister of Samoa, Tuilaepa Sailele Lupesoliai Malielegaoi on July

Fiji market vendor

Nurturing the seeds of MSMEs

Economists used to say that micro, small and medium enterprises (MSMEs) were the backbone of Pacific Island countries. But as the impact

Islands Business August 2021 cover

Fiji’s shot in the arm for MSMEs

The Fiji government’s latest budget included a F$200 million (US$94 million) financial package for MSMEs to be rolled out by the Reserve

Bilum weaving

Weaving a path to sustainabiliy

As founder and creative director, Jessica Cassell’s ambition for Papua New Guinea’s Bilum & Bilas is for the venture to be well-known

Pacific kava exports

Kava: brewing up a storm

There’s a storm brewing over the Pacific as the region’s kava industry watches a gradually unfolding situation in the North Queensland city

Pacific Islands students join the climate strike

The Pacific looks to Glasgow

By Dr Ian Fry As wildfires take lives and ravage property around the Mediterranean and North America and floods destroy lives and

Macron in Marquesas July 2021

France expands Pacific reach

The French government is expanding its engagement with Pacific Island nations, following the fifth France-Oceania summit, a visit by President Emmanuel Macron to French Polynesia, and increased support by France and the European Union for the Pacific Community (SPC) and other regional organisations.

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