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Vou performers
July

We need art now more than ever

The cultural and creative sectors are among the most affected by the COVID-19 pandemic. For many artists in Fiji, this means many

Dennis Rounds
July

View from the West

During times of national crisis, people look to their government for political leadership, meaningful financial and welfare assistance, and general reassurance. The

Kava exports as an economic activity
July

Debt traps and doing business

Tourism may be the poster child of the Pacific’s post-COVID economic crisis, but it’s not the only sector that has suffered. A

July cover
July

Fiji real estate: A Buyer’s market

The pandemic has flattened Fiji’s real estate industry, with the Reserve Bank reporting that commercial bank lending to real estate had plummeted

July

Science in a different dialect

The Pacific region has relied on traditional knowledge from time immemorial to predict bad weather. Across our ocean of islands, sightings of

PACER Plus alphabet soup
July

Inclusivity is expedient for PACER Plus

I wrote: ‘Re-Negotiated PACER Plus for Post-Covid-19 Pacific Regionalism’ for the July 2020 Island Business issue. This was pitched particularly at strengthening