Reserve Bank of NZ to ramp up support for businesses and banks
The Reserve Bank of New Zealand is ramping up support for businesses and banks by accepting corporate debt and other assets as security for loans to banks.
March 30, 2020 11:33 am
Berry grower fined over employment breaches
A Waikato berry grower has been ordered to pay over $76,000 for employment law breaches.
March 30, 2020 10:08 am
One nation under coronavirus: How two weeks changed America
US President Donald Trump announced a 15-day plan on March 16 to “slow the spread” of the coronavirus pandemic that has turned the country upside down.
March 29, 2020 3:01 pm
India's private sector joins the coronavirus battle
The Indian government has announced a series of measures to tackle the spread of coronavirus, including a three-week nationwide lockdown and a $22.6 billion relief package.
March 29, 2020 12:56 pm
Sugar supply and stock to normalize over the next two days
Fijians have been assured that sugar will be back in stock at the local shops and supermarkets in the next two days.
March 29, 2020 12:34 pm
Amazon entices warehouse employees to grocery unit with higher pay
Amazon.com Inc is offering higher pay to recruit its own warehouse employees to pick and pack Whole Foods groceries amid rising demand and a worker shortage, according to an internal document reviewed by Reuters.
March 29, 2020 11:15 am
McDonald's and other brands are making 'social distancing' logos
It’s not just people that are social distancing. Brands are doing it too.
March 29, 2020 11:10 am
Fuel prices to decrease from next Wednesday
A reduction in fuel prices will come into effect from April 1st, however, the prices of Liquefied Petroleum Gas will increase.
March 29, 2020 9:14 am
Aviation services firm cuts over 17,500 jobs worldwide
Aviation services firm John Menzies has announced it has cut more than 17,500 jobs worldwide as it struggles to deal with the major slump in air travel caused by the coronavirus outbreak.
March 29, 2020 8:29 am
Claims made on supermarkets hiding sugar refuted by FCCC
The Fijian Competition and Consumer Commission has refuted claims made that certain supermarkets are hiding sugar stock.
March 29, 2020 7:12 am
FCCC investigate price gouging cases
Businesses are being investigated for engaging in price gouging with more reports of such cases coming out of Nadi.
March 29, 2020 6:25 am
Local pharmacy loses over $6, 000 in online scam
A local pharmaceutical company has lost $6, 500 in a COVID-19 related online scam.