Apr 14, 2021 Last Updated 9:08 PM, Apr 13, 2021
March 25, 2021

Things fall apart

in March by Dennis Rounds
I was only two years old when Nigerian author Chinua Achebe published his novel, Things Fall Apart, in 1958. Achebe’s novel focused on the struggles,…
Vaccines arrive in PNG from Australia
March 25, 2021

The art of listening

in March by Samantha Magick
At the celebration of Sir Michael Somare’s life at Suva’s Sacred Heart cathedral this month, Archbishop Peter Loy Chong spoke about the willingness…
March 25, 2021

Farewell to the Chief

in March by Samantha Magick
After three weeks of mourning, Papua New Guinea’ founding father, Sir Michael Somare, was laid to rest at Kreer Heights in Wewak, East Sepik Province…
March 25, 2021

Tuvalu's digital ambitions

in March by Dionisia Tabureguci
Tuvalu has become the first country in the world to choose Bitcoin Satoshi Vision (BSV) blockchain to help it migrate to a fully digital economy, a…
March 25, 2021

Mountains of hydro trouble

in March by Samisoni Pareti
Mountain communities in Fiji are thwarting plans by the country’s power monopoly to build a multi-million hydro power plant. The people of Nubu and…
March 25, 2021

Pacific farmers have their say

in March by Samantha Magick
Were you one of the many Pacific Islanders who spent the first few weeks of the coronavirus pandemic with soil under your nails? The introduction of…
March 25, 2021

Minoru Nishi on business during COVID

in March by Samantha Magick
For farmers and producers like Tonga’s Minoru Nishi, Managing Director of Nishi Trading Company, COVID-19 has been a double-edged hoe. “Our exports…
March 25, 2021

Local produce, local menus

in March by Samantha Magick
When 116 farmers in Fiji’s western division received 'Cash for Cultivation' from the government, Agriculture Minister Dr Mahendra Reddy told them:…
Kokomana
March 25, 2021

From tree to bar to table

in March by Samisoni Pareti and Samantha Magick
Kokomana is a small artisan ‘tree-to-bar’ chocolate maker and social enterprise run by Richard and Anne Markham in Savusavu, northern Fiji. The…
Vatukoula tailings construction
March 25, 2021

Can mining dig Fiji out of COVID hole?

in March by Dionisia Tabureguci
Fiji's minerals sector is tipped to lead its post-COVID economic recovery, with gold production expected to strengthen later this year and interest…
March 25, 2021

Facebook and Pacific news

in March by Kevin McQuillan
The importance of Pacific news on Facebook was thrown into sharp relief by the stand-off in January between the Australian government and Facebook…
Sarah Markley
March 24, 2021

Big Audit Fail

in March by Jason Brown
Nearly six years out of date. Not leaked audit reports from the Cook Islands, as exposed by Islands Business last month, representing hundreds of…
March 24, 2021

Pacific water woes

in March by Samantha Magick
Earlier this month the world learnt of the plight of Banabans, who had been living without fresh water for a year according to residents. A social…
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