Samoa Trade with Tonga talked up

Samoa and Tonga are looking at forging closer economic ties with a delegation from the Kingdom in country to hash out details for a bilateral free trade agreement. The Tongan multi-sector delegation, led by the country’s Minister of Agriculture and Food, Forests and Fisheries, Sione Sangster Saulala, met with both government Ministries and private sector…

The bogey of devaluation

The bogey of devaluation was once again raised last week.  As Fiji TV 1 reported in its 6 pm news on May 24, this time the occasion was the Panel Discussion during the 2014 Annual Conference of the Fiji Institute of Accountants, held last week in Sigatoka. Since one of the Panelists happened to be…

Pacific platform for disaster risk management

Lieutenant Colonel Inia Seruiratu, Fiji’s Minister for Rural & Maritime Development and National Disaster Management and Minister for Agriculture, Fisheries & Forests, will officially open the 6th Session of the Pacific Platform for Disaster Risk Management today at the Novotel Hotel in Suva, Fiji. The 6th Pacific Platform is co-convened by the Secretariat of Pacific…

Mobile era

THE World Mobile Congress was held earlier this year and some things that have caught the eye are listed below. * A smartphone for seniors: Yezz’s Andy AZ4.5 — Powered by a dual-core 1.2GHz processor and running on a tailored version of Android, the smartphone features large icons and a voice assistant. In addition, the…