News - Pacific and General
13 Oct 2016
Rugby league fans in Samoa had waited 30 years to see their national team in action on home soil, and after 20 minutes of the first ever test match in Apia, it looked like celebrations were on...
28 Sep 2016
Money remitter shut out by banks due to AML concerns claims it has no choice but to physically ship cash around the world
By Jenée Tibshraeny Anti-money laundering and countering the financing of terrorism (AML/CFT) laws have sparked a major New Zealand money transfer operator to consider going back to the...
22 Sep 2016
Commonwealth initiative aims to enable countries such as Vanuatu and Fiji to access $100bn pledged in Paris climate talks Many small developing countries are so administratively stretched that...
19 Sep 2016
Banks and mobile phone companies in the South Pacific began innovating with digital finance technology long before “fintech” gave the field a catchy name. Since 2010, banks and...