No deal at tuna corp

SAN DIEGO & Brisbane, AUSTRALIA — South Pacific Tuna Company executives participating in the South Pacific Tuna Treaty negotiations this week in Brisbane, Australia, are reporting that at the conclusion of the three-day convening, the parties failed to reach an agreement that would renew the South Pacific Tuna Treaty. The 1987 treaty provides United States…

BSP country managers meet in Fiji

SUVA, (FBCNEWS) – Bank South Pacific (BSP) Country managers from Samoa, Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Tonga met in Suva to work closely with BSP Fiji. These countries are those that have acquired former Westpac business. BSP Senior Manager Corporate Strategy Finance & Planning Mathew Hasu says so far the transition has been great. “Fiji…

New Zealand Offers More Jobs

ISLANDS BUSINESS – More jobs will be made available to Pacific Island workers in the construction and fishing sectors of New Zealand, the delegation from New Zealand attending this week’s PACER Plus trade negotiations in Apia has offered. The new jobs will be in addition to the Recognised Seasonal Employer (RSE) scheme New Zealand currently…