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Emmanuel Macron in Marquesas, French Polynesia
August

France expands Pacific reach

The French government is expanding its engagement with Pacific Island nations, following the fifth France-Oceania summit, a visit by President Emmanuel Macron to French Polynesia, and increased support by France and the European Union for the Pacific Community (SPC) and other regional organisations.

Fiji General Post Office
August

Pivoting Post Fiji

What do you do when the global pandemic shuts borders and cuts international mail services; services that were previously your bread and butter? If you are Post Fiji, you diversify your offerings and look to digital options.

Islands Business August 2021 cover
August

Fiji’s shot in the arm for MSMEs

The Fiji government’s latest budget included a F$200 million (US$94 million) financial package for MSMEs to be rolled out by the Reserve Bank of Fiji and commercial banks.

Pacific Kava
July

Debt traps and doing business

By Samantha Magick Tourism may be the poster child of the Pacific’s post-COVID economic crisis, but it’s not the only… You must be logged in to view this content. Username

July

USP’s regional students struggle to study

By Leila Parina Regional students studying at the University of the South Pacific’s Laucala campus in Fiji have had another… You must be logged in to view this content. Username

Fiji PM Voreqe Bainimarama is vaccinated
July

Virtual leadership- a new norm?

By Dennis Rounds During times of national crisis, people look to their government for political leadership, meaningful financial and welfare… You must be logged in to view this content. Username

Professor William Pomat
June

Coping with COVID in PNG

By early June, Papua New Guinea’s COVID-19 cases stood at 15,938 and 15,088 of that number have recovered. There have… You must be logged in to view this content. Username