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  • Feb

Fiji absorbed about 40 per cent of the 1.5 million inbound tourists in the Pacific in the recent years, a report has revealed.

  • 26
  • Feb

Tourism in Pacific Island countries is expected to receive a boost with the completion and soon to be launched regional tourism strategy.

  • 26
  • Feb

Despite improvements in the  business  environment  over  the  last  decade,  law  and  order  and  corruption  remain  the  most  severe constraints to doing business in Papua New Guinea (PNG), new analysis from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) reveals.

  • 26
  • Feb

Four (4) Micronesian islands of Palau, Federated States of Micronesia, Marshall Islands and Christmas Island will benefit from a series of Pacific Port preparedness workshops over the next two weeks.

  • 26
  • Feb

A new lecturer is expected to start next Tuesday as the University of the South Pacific’s journalism programme coordinator following the sudden resignation of Dr Ian Weber.

  • 27
  • Feb

A new wave of Chinese tourists is helping to boost growth in the Pacific tourism industry, a new report from the ANZ Bank says.

  • 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.