Australia Foreign Minister, Penny Wong and Palau President, Surangel Whipps Jr (R)

Pacific literacy, not perverse incentives

A group of prominent Pacific Islanders and Australians has recommended that an independent advisory group be formed to shift Australia’s development assistance

Fiji and Kiribati leaders

Kiribati back in the Forum

Kiribati will rejoin the Pacific Islands Forum after Forum Chair, Fiji Prime Minister Sitiveni Rabuka’s state visit to Tarawa this month. That

Islands Business magazine January 2023 cover


USP boss ponders where to call home  The University of the South Pacific is preparing to welcome Vice Chancellor Professor Pal Ahluwalia back

QUAD: US, Australia, Japan and India

Rules-based order: Whose order?

Rules-based order and rules-based approaches are synonymous. The ‘Indo-Pacific Strategy of the US’ (IPSUS), specifically under ‘Our Indo-Pacific Strategy’, Objective No. 1:

Islands Business magazine January 2023 cover


American SamoaAmerican Samoa’s Commerce Department has awarded Rescue Plan Act funds to support preparations for future public health emergencies. The American Samoa