Friday, September 24, 2021

Pacific surpasses global average for women’s representation in business leadership – PSDI

Gaining access to leadership positions can be challenging for women, but there are increasing opportunities for women to lead in business in the Pacific,...

ANZ keeping our staff and customers safe during COVID-19

Opinion editorial by ANZ Fiji Head of Retail, Renuka Kumar Over the past five months, many Fijians have been working from home to protect...

Cook Islander Vaine Marsters charged over unlicensed firearms in PNG

-Two expatriates, a 62-year-old man and a 59-year-old woman, were separately charged in Papua New Guinea’s Alotau magistrate’s court last week with possessing unlicensed...

Tourism Solomons CEO Josefa Tuamoto dies

The close-knit Solomon Islands tourism industry is in mourning following the death of Tourism Solomons CEO, Josefa ‘Jo’ Tuamoto who passed away in Suva,...

Programme to close gender gap helped Fiji businesses lift performance amid COVID-19

A programme aimed at addressing persistent and widespread gender gaps in the workplace in Fiji helped a raft of companies maintain operations amid the...

Pandemic forces 52 hotels closure: Samoa tourism chief

Fifty-two hotels have closed while 48 are still operational out of the 144 hotel operations in Samoa that the Samoa Tourism Authority has on...

Changes to Australia’s Pacific labour programmes welcomed

Changes to Australia's Pacific worker programmes have been welcomed but questions remain over the pathway to permanent residency. The Australian government hailed their reforms to...

Fiji Bureau of Statistics CEO’s contract terminated, FRCS Acting CEO resigns

Fiji's Ministry of Economy, through the acting Permanent Secretary, has terminated the contract of the chief executive officer of the Fiji Bureau of Statistics...

Quarantine options for Pacific workforce

Australia is weighing up new quarantine arrangements for Pacific farm workers coming from countries with low coronavirus cases and high vaccination rates. Pacific Minister Zed...

Westpac Pacific bank sale blocked by PNG regulator

Westpac’s exit strategy in the Pacific is in tatters, after the competition regulator in Papua New Guinea knocked back the $420 million(US$176 million) sale...

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