Bank South Pacific have no plans to change current products and services to Westpac Cook Islands when they take over the bank in the middle of this year.
The Cook Islands Police Service must be congratulated for catching and prosecuting two men who committed a large number of crimes against tourists, says Cook Islands Tourism Corporation chief executive Halatoa Fua.
Garth Henderson has been appointed Financial Secretary of the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) effective from the end of this year.
The Cook Islands’ financial system was praised by the International Monetary Fund at a two-day meeting of Pacific finance ministers and reserve bankers which began on Rarotonga yesterday.
Cook Islands Minister of Finance Mark Brown was in Australia this week to officially strike the Cook Islands’ new coins, set to be released later this year.
The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation is investigating emerging markets in China and Japan in an effort to boost visitor numbers during the traditional off-peak months.
Standard & Poor's Ratings Services has affirmed its 'B+/B' credit rating for the Cook Islands, saying the country’s economic outlook remains stable.
Yesterday marked another milestone in deepening relations between the Cook Islands and Singapore with the signing of an Air Services Agreement between the two countries.