May 15, 2021 Last Updated 6:06 PM, May 14, 2021
Vale nickel mine in New Caledonia
May 02, 2021

Vale mine in New Caledonia

in April by Nic Maclellan
After months of political dispute, the Brazilian corporation Vale has finally sold its Goro nickel smelter and other assets in New Caledonia’s…
April 30, 2021

Saving for a rainy day

in April by Samantha Magick
It is well understood that the Pacific Islands is one of the least insured regions in the world, with some estimates putting the penetration rate at…
April 30, 2021

Palau travel bubble hits a snag

in April by Samantha Magick
The travel bubble between Taiwan and Palau is in danger of popping following low interest from Taiwanese tourists to take a holiday from a year of…
Samoan APTC students graduate
April 30, 2021

Training Coalition faces a reckoning

in April by Samantha Magick
A multimillion-dollar program aimed at supporting “a more prosperous Pacific driven by a skilled, competitive and productive workforce” is undergoing…
April 30, 2021

Near horizons: Vunilagi's community literacy efforts

in April by Samantha Magick
Our children are valuable and we have the responsibility to ensure that they are educated; that they have the basic needs to go through school.” That’s…
April 30, 2021

Tuvalu's 'Mother of all information'

in April by Samantha Magick
On any given weekday afternoon, the small Tuvalu National Library and Archive building on Funafuti is a hive of activity. Under the leadership of…
April 30, 2021

Opinion: Forum's moral failure for Melanesians

in April by Professor Wadan Narsey
During the recent crisis over the appointment of Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat's new Secretary General (former Cook Islands Prime Minister Henry…
USP Laucala campus
April 30, 2021

The Low-down on USP

in April by Ambassador Kaliopate Tavola
In drawing to conclude ‘What Is to Become of USP?’ (see Islands Business August 2020), I acquiesced to the prospect that the University may already…
IB April 2021 frontcover

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