Nov 30, 2020 Last Updated 1:40 AM, Nov 30, 2020
The Chair of Dome Gold Mines has told shareholders that additional drilling work and analysis at its Sigatoka site in Fiji has provided the “silver lining” in a difficult year. “The iron sand deposit at Sigatoka is very large, with sufficient material on present indications to support mining for many…
Last modified on Monday, 30 November 2020 12:23

From coconut crab to chicken

Every household in Vanuatu’s Torres islands in Torba Province  will be provided with chicken wire to farm chickens,now that the harvesting of coconut crab, has been banned by the Ministry of Fisheries. The ban is in place to allow the traditional income earner and delicacy’s stocks to recover after its…
Last modified on Thursday, 19 November 2020 11:37
Vanuatu’s Director of Livestock is confident the nation will meet its targets on cattle farming, as long as land disputes do not impede its plans. Vanuatu seeks to raise half a million heads of cattle by 2025, a mere five years away. Farming will concentrate on Erromango, Efate, Epi, Malekula…
Last modified on Thursday, 19 November 2020 11:09
Pacific governments face a crucial dilemma with social media. How they react will define our future. The decision this week by Solomon Islands' cabinet to ban Facebook is wrong, of course. It represents an unwarranted restriction on fundamental human rights. The Solomon Islands Constitution is clear about the "freedom to receive ideas…

Pacific Business briefs

Free Bird Limited has signed a contract with Air New Zealand to bring its international students back to Fiji on 27 December 2020.  Chief Operating Officer, Mereseini Baleilevuka said, “This is a great opportunity for not only our business but also our country and our people. We need to start…
Last modified on Thursday, 12 November 2020 18:14

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