Business potential in refurbished furniture

Fiji born- New Zealander, Vivienne Wade saw a potential business opportunity in refurbished furniture, driving her to start a business.

May 20, 2022 4:11 pm


Increase in exports caused by surplus: Dr Kumar

The increase in agriculture’s fresh and chilled product exports was due to the surplus made during the COVID-19 lockdown.

May 20, 2022 12:10 pm


$600k investment creates jobs in Nadi

An investment of half a million dollars has seen Korean-based designer brand Ximi Vogue enter the Fijian market.

May 20, 2022 12:00 pm


Russian McDonald's buyer to rebrand restaurants

McDonald’s has found a local buyer for its Russian business, after the war in Ukraine pushed it to quit the country.

May 20, 2022 10:00 am


Twitter steps up Ukraine misinformation fight

The change follows heightened scrutiny of the social media platform after the war unleashed a new surge of misinformation, sometimes from government sources.

May 20, 2022 9:30 am


Sri Lanka defaults on debt for first time in its history

It comes after a 30 day grace period to repay $78m (£63m) of unpaid debt interest payments expired on Wednesday.

May 20, 2022 8:10 am


SMEs face challenges in keeping afloat

Micro, small and medium enterprises continue to face challenges in keeping afloat, says Reserve Bank of Fiji Governor Ariff Ali.

May 20, 2022 6:10 am


Stock markets fall over rising prices concerns

US shares saw their biggest one-day drop since 2020.

May 19, 2022 1:45 pm


Accessing credit a challenge for SMEs

Around 5500 micro, small, and medium enterprises have been assisted under the COVID-19 Credit Guarantee Scheme via the Reserve Bank of Fiji.

May 19, 2022 12:35 pm


Martin Shkreli 'Pharma bro' released early from prison

Shkreli was serving a seven year sentence, after being found guilty of defrauding investors in 2017.

May 19, 2022 9:45 am


Netflix cuts 150 US-based jobs after losing subscribers

Netflix has made about 150 staff redundant, a month after the streaming service said it was losing subscribers for the first time in a decade.

May 19, 2022 9:00 am


McDonald's and Wendy's sued for burger ads

A New York man has a beef to pick with McDonald’s and Wendy’s: misleading adverts he says make their burgers look much bigger than they actually are.

May 19, 2022 8:00 am

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