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  • 27
  • Feb

THE Westpac Bank PNG recently marked the first anniversary of its in-store banking outlet, noting that feedback from customers has been positive.

  • 27
  • Feb

Fiji Airways says the steep rise in departure tax from its home base is not putting off travellers as the airline embarks on an ambitious five-year plan to increase revenue.

  • 27
  • Feb

Tripadvisor has named the world's best islands in its Traveller’s Choice Island Awards.

  • 27
  • Feb

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the Papua New Guinea Government have signed two loans to fund improvements to the Highlands region road network and air services in Papua New Guinea (PNG). 

  • 27
  • Feb

BANK South Pacific (BSP) Visa cardholders have been assured of a stronger level of security whenever they use the card here and overseas, thanks to the introduction of a new alert service.

  • 28
  • Feb

The Kiribati Fish Limited (KFL) continues to export its tuna products to markets in Japan and the United States.

  • 04
  • Mar

Vanuatu is likely to break into the Chinese tourist market in a few years from now and the Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) is confident that the number of Chinese tourists visiting Vanuatu will increase.

  • 04
  • Mar

Commercial fishery businesses in American Samoa affected by the 2009 tsunami are set to receive assistance through United States Congress funding.

  • 04
  • Mar

Samoa will host the first United Nations Small Island Developing States (SIDS) Conference to be held in the Pacific region, estimated to bring over 3,000 delegates to Apia in six months time.

  • 04
  • Mar

The positive outlook of the economy, which is supported by the latest Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) retail sales and business expectation survey, is pointing towards improved prospects for consumption and investment in the coming months.

  • 04
  • Mar

THE government will subscribe 149.39 million shares in Oil Search Lt at A$8.20 per share, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill announced last Friday.

  • 04
  • Mar

New Zealand yesterday strongly reaffirms the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) as a key partner in providing high level scientific and technical services to help Pacific Islands address key development challenges.