News - Pacific and General
4 Oct 2018
You're planning a holiday overseas, found cheap airfares, bargain accommodation and you're all set to go. But there's another thing you need — money to spend while you're over there. While...
4 Oct 2018
IMT Asia 2018 explores trends, incentives, and de-risking schemes of the Money Transfer and Payment Industry
Executives from International Money Transfer and Cross-Border Payment institutions, Philippine banks, and other financial service providers gathered for the second International Money Transfer...
27 Sep 2018
The region's economy is expected to grow less than forecast this year with Papua New Guinea's February earthquake shouldering the blame. The Asian Development Bank is predicting just over one...
25 Sep 2018
Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern has announced a boost in funding for Pacific countries to help them adapt to climate change. Ms Ardern is pledging $300 million in climate-related assistance over...
24 Sep 2018
Dominic Godfrey, RNZ Pacific Journalist People of the Pacific need to decolonise their minds and reflect on the traditional role of women as men's equals. That call came from New...
18 Sep 2018
The Pacific is the only region in the world where undernourishment has increased in the past 12 years. The new United Nations research said climate change is a key driver in a rise in world...
17 Sep 2018
A woman credited with single-handedly getting Pacific health into the medical curriculum in New Zealand has taken out a supreme award for teaching excellence. Otago University's Faumuina...
29 Aug 2018
Southland's youth are being encouraged to take more of an active roll at this year's Polyfest, as well as performing on stage. Murihiku Māori and Pacifica Cultural Trust business development...
28 Aug 2018
A waste specialist at the Pacific's environment agency SPREP says consensus has been reached on a strategic plan for managing pollution in the region. According to Earth Day about 8 million...