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Vanautu church group at 41st independence celebration
Features

Vanautu at 41

Vanuatu was again able to throw the need for social distancing and mask-wearing to the wind as its people sang and danced

Pacific kava exports
News Break

Pacific islands: Economic outlook

COVID-19 continues to wreak havoc on the region’s economies- but what is the Pacific islands’ economic outlook for the remainder 2021? ANZ

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

World Bank Fiji strategy
News Break

Fiji, the World Bank and debt

When Fiji’s Minister for Economy delivers his budget address this evening many eyes will be on figures around the country’s debt-to GDP

News Break

Cook Islands passes budget

Cook Islands parliament has passed what Prime Minister Mark Brown has dubbed “a budget of revival.” The US$212 million budget includes an