Need for diversified sources of growth: Chief Economist

High dependence on tourism is a risk to sustained recovery, says the World Bank’s Chief Economist, Aaditya Mattoo.

September 29, 2022 6:40 am


Climate change is the greatest threat to tourism: Koya

Climate change is on our doorsteps and is the single greatest threat to the tourism industry.

September 29, 2022 5:38 am


Nasese Road works progressing well

The Fiji Roads Authority has almost completed the first section of the Nasese Road Upgrades at Ratu Sukuna Road in Suva.

September 28, 2022 4:30 pm


Tokoriki Island Resort Appoints new Director

Geoffrey Shaw has been appointed to the Board of Directors of Tokoriki Island Resort.

September 28, 2022 4:25 pm


FDB signs MOU with Visa Worldwide Pte. Limited

The Fiji Development Bank has signed a memorandum of understanding with Visa Worldwide Pte Limited.

September 28, 2022 4:10 pm


IMF sounds alarm on UK tax cut plans

The International Monetary Fund has openly criticised the UK government over its plan for tax cuts, warning that the measures are likely to fuel the cost-of-living crisis.

September 28, 2022 1:10 pm


Women entrepreneurs urged to have a financial record system

Finding access to credit and securing collateral are some of the main challenges that Fijian women face in trying to start a business.

September 28, 2022 12:50 pm


Government pays out $60.9 million in assistance

The Ministry of Economy has so far paid a total of $60.9 million to 338,271 Fijians as part of the government’s $180 inflation mitigation assistance.

September 28, 2022 10:13 am


Netflix plans to launch its own video game studio

Based in Helsinki, Finland, it will be led by former Zynga and Electronic Arts executive Marko Lastikka.

September 28, 2022 8:34 am


Economy forecast to grow by 12.6%: World Bank

The World Bank in its latest East Asia and Pacific Economic Update is estimating that the Fijian economy will grow by 12.6 percent this year.

September 28, 2022 6:10 am


New loan facility for cane farmers launched

The Fiji Development Bank has developed a new Sugarcane Farmers Special Loan Facility that will make borrowing affordable for sugarcane farmers.

September 27, 2022 12:10 pm


Optus data breach: cybersecurity reforms expected

The minister for home affairs and cybersecurity, Clare O’Neil, is expected to announce reforms that would enable Optus to inform financial institutions about the data compromised in its recent cyber-attack.

September 27, 2022 10:49 am

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