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2015 October

E-money FAILS to sell

Call to review Pacific financial inclusion products FINANCIAL inclusion products for the Pacific islands need to be differentiated by their target markets

2015 October

Call to cut trade agreements

PACIFIC leaders have been told the cost of doing business in the islands will be greatly reduced if there are fewer trade

2015 October

We say

Embrace inclusivity, reject exclusivity WHEN the Pacific Islands Development Forum ejected West Papuan activist Octavianus Mote from its summit in Suva, Fiji,

VDS has worked for us, says PNA

EXECUTIVE Director of the Parties to the Nauru Agreement Dr Transform Aqorau believes the group’s Vessel Day Scheme has been an effective

2015 October

Editor’s Note

IT was the 46th Pacific Islands Forum meeting yet local and Forum organisers seem to have stumbled through yet another annual Leaders’

Marine Park in TROUBLED WATERS

LANDOWNERS of the US$161million site of what’s going to be the largest tuna processing zone in the South Pacific wants work on

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2015 October

Whispers

NEVER before seen pictures of the six Pacific journalists that were detained in PNG the day they arrived to cover the Pacific

2015 October

Deathtrap ferry

Vanuatu’s worst maritime tragedy raises questions on safety checks THE inter-island Vanuatu ferry which capsized and sank in July last year with

2015 October

Back to the future

How traditional Pacific navigators proved Thor Heyerdahl’s Kon Tiki theory wrong UNDER the gaze of the night stars, Tua Pittman comes alive with

2015 October

Ghost of the skies

Elusive kingfisher A BIRD that has been seen in the wild once has been found last month by scientists during the first