Pacific Island Countries

Sixteen Thousand Tourism Drain. Labour Skill Gap Widens
Business, SUNBIZ

Sixteen Thousand Tourism Drain. Labour Skill Gap Widens

A total of 16,000 tourism work­ers have left the country, leaving behind a labour skill gap in the tourism sector.

US Hosts A First With Pacific Leaders
NATION, NEWS

US Hosts A First With Pacific Leaders

US said the summit would demonstrate the United States’ deep and enduring partnership with Pacific Island countrie...

Pacific Faced With Triple C Threats
NEWS

Pacific Faced With Triple C Threats

Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama believes the Pacific Island Countries are facing three deadly threats.

‘We Need to Ensure There is No Skills Shortage in the Islands’‘
NEWS

‘We Need to Ensure There is No Skills Shortage in the Islands’‘

There is concern that with labour scheme programmes, it is leaving a skill shortage in the Pacific Islands.

China Rubbishes Claims of Hand in Kiribati Move
NEWS

China Rubbishes Claims of Hand in Kiribati Move

China has rubbished claims of any involvement in Kiribati’s withdrawal from the Pacific Islands Forum. The Chinese...

New Australian Foreign Minister Promises To Help Build A Stronger Pacific
NEWS

New Australian Foreign Minister Promises To Help Build A Stronger Pacific

In her inaugural address to Pacific Island countries, Senator Wong, said she looked forward to visiting the Pacific ...

HMS Spey Arrives In Fiji
NATION, NEWS

HMS Spey Arrives In Fiji

The Royal Navy Offshore Patrol Vessel (OPV) HMS Spey has begun a visit to Fiji. The ship will conduct engagements...

UNICEF Rep Praises Govt’s Water Efforts
NEWS

UNICEF Rep Praises Govt’s Water Efforts

“Fiji is at the front of the line on the quest to provide safe drinking water and it is looking at this issue acro...

Everything Pacific Online In A One-Stop Hub
SUNBIZ

Everything Pacific Online In A One-Stop Hub

The website sells everything from food, clothing, footwear, household items

Drivers Of Change Talk Development
NATION, NEWS

Drivers Of Change Talk Development

While opening the national consultation workshop on the strategy, Mr Bainimarama said by 2050 Pacific Island Countri...

FCCC Urges World Rugby To Avoid Discriminating Based On Economic Status
NEWS

FCCC Urges World Rugby To Avoid Discriminating Based On Economic Status

“Excluding Fiji and other Pacific Island Countries (PICs) based on each nations’ economic ability to participat...

Think Tank: Why Chinese Builders Use Chinese
NATION

Think Tank: Why Chinese Builders Use Chinese

A China-based public think tank says there are valid reasons for Chinese companies hiring Chinese nationals while un...

Trump’s Decision Will Threaten People in Pacific Islands: Group
NATION

Trump’s Decision Will Threaten People in Pacific Islands: Group

Pacific island countries yesterday rallied behind Prime Minister Voreqe Bainimarama after Donald Trump announced he ...

Generic Drug Sold As Original Is A Fraud, Says Council Chief
NATION

Generic Drug Sold As Original Is A Fraud, Says Council Chief

Generic medicines sold as original are basically trade fraud, says Consumer Council of Fiji chief executive officer,...

Fiji Should Replicate China’s Success: Lobua
NATION

Fiji Should Replicate China’s Success: Lobua

Fijian delegation in China to study model of infrastructure development.   Fiji should try and replicate China...

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