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22

May '17

22 May 2017

Fiji

More investment in cyber security

INVESTMENT in technology is the only way forward for all financial institutions with a concerted effort towards developing and implementing digital solutions for their customers. Fiji Institute...

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22

May '17

22 May 2017

Pacific and General

NZ to host the Pacific search and rescue conference

  Delegates from 26 countries gather in Auckland from today to plan effective search and rescue practices across the Pacific. This is the first time New Zealand has hosted the event as...

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18

May '17

18 May 2017

Vanuatu

32% Ni-Vanuatu Adults Unbanked

Findings from the Demand-Side Survey released at the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV) Economic Symposium has shown that 32 % of Ni-Vanuatu adults are completely unbanked and excluded from financial...

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18

May '17

18 May 2017

Pacific and General

Australia's first Polyfest set for 2018

Australia is preparing to stage that country's first Polyfest. The inaugural Polyfest Australia was set for February 2018 and school registrations have officially opened. The festival would be...

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17

May '17

17 May 2017

Vanuatu

Qantas to resume services to Vanuatu

Qantas is to resume its services to Vanuatu - 16 months after it suspended them over the state of the runway at Port Vila International Airport.   Since then there has been extensive...

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15

May '17

15 May 2017

Tonga

Tonga processes withdrawal from Pacific Games hosting

Tonga is currently processing its withdrawal documents to be submitted to 2019 Pacific Games Council. Reports say Tonga has reviewed hosting the games following an analysis of the impact of...

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15

May '17

15 May 2017

Vanuatu

More emergency supplies for Vanuatu following Cyclone Donna

More emergency supplies including bottled water and medical equipment are being shipped to the areas in Vanuatu worst affected by Cyclone Donna.   A number of vessels were sent to the...

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03

May '17

3 May 2017

Samoa

B.S.P. launches kids savings account

Bank South Pacific’s commitment to Samoa in delivering convenient, innovative and affordable banking, the bank is pleased to announce an addition to their account suite, and this time catering...

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03

May '17

3 May 2017

Vanuatu

UNICEF gives vehicles to help Vanuatu vaccinations

UNICEF is providing four vehicles to the Vanuatu Ministry of Health to support health workers in their efforts to keep infants safe from vaccine-preventable diseases. The vehicles were presented...

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03

May '17

3 May 2017

Fiji

Fiji wants our help to send Trump message

When Malcolm Turnbull meets US President Donald Trump on a battle carrier in New York this week, he will carry a message from a tropical paradise. Fijian Prime Minister Frank Bainimarama has...

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03

May '17

3 May 2017

Pacific and General

Life in Europe a 'culture shock' for Pacific Islanders, says Manu Tuilagi

Manu Tuilagi has called for greater support for Pacific Islands stars in Europe, to end the kind of honest mistakes that almost saw him deported from the UK in 2010. England centre Tuilagi has...

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28

Apr '17

28 Apr 2017

Fiji

Fiji records 913 dengue cases

Fiji has recorded 913 cases of dengue fever from the start of the year to April 2, with the bulk of the cases coming from the Central Division. According to the Health and Medical Services...

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