Samoa’s chamber wants tax reforms

Samoa’s Chamber of Commerce has urged the Government to undertake key tax reforms to boost investment. Those recommendations were made as part of a suite of private sector suggestions to build exports during the annual Private Sector and Government Budget Forum.   Chamber President, Namulau’ulu Sami Leota emphasised the need for Government to engage in…

SEA CUCUMBERS: A RESPONSE TO THE POOR STATUS OF STOCKS IN THE PACIFIC

SPC: SPC is issuing a series of country reports for the Cook Islands, Fiji, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Solomon Islands, Samoa, Tonga and Vanuatu covering the status of sea cucumber resources and related management recommendations. While these coastal invertebrates are generally in decline, the situation in each country calls for specific recommendations.   A…

Recruit the best

ONE of the many factors to achieving success in an organisation is having the right people at the forefront of operations. During the recent Fiji Business Excellence Awards better business conference at the Holiday Inn in Suva, Vodafone Fiji managing director Aslam Khan urged business leaders to recruit the best people. He said business success…

PNG Nasfund warns companies

Companies whose members are actively contributing to Papua New Guinea’s Superannuation Fund – Nasfund have been warned that failure to remit contributions on time will result in legal action being taken against them. This is one of several measures that the fund is undertaking in its bid to safeguard members’ interests.   The warning issued…

Fiji-PNG business talks

The Fiji-Papua New Guinea Business Council, will host quarterly events to keep and increase member-interest on investment opportunities available between both countries. On Wednesday was the first of the quarterly meetings where members were treated to a networking lunch at Tanoa Plaza Suva. And promoting and driving some of this interest as well as telling…

BSP launch new VISA debit card

FIJI TIMES – Bank South Pacific (BSP) has launched its new VISA debit card in Suva, which, among other things, will make travelling easier for its customers. BSP has extended its services with an instant card issuance over the counter, flexible and easy to use, access to VISA’s wide global coverage and acceptance and which…