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Port preparedness training for Micronesian islands

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.

USP journalism classes still on

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.

New wave of Chinese tourists boost pacific growth, new report says

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

Westpac’s In-store banking a year old

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

Steep tax rise not worrying travellers, says Fiji Airways

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.

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

Deal to improve road, aviation in PNG

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). 

BSP Visa installs new security feature

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.

Kiribati fish limited export Tuna to Japan, U.S

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

Vanuatu tap into Chinese tourism market

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.