Cook Islanders could have another mobile phone company to choose from if the government heeds the Asian Development Bank’s advice that it should promote competition in local telecommunications.
International media have reported that the Cook Islands government has signed a $9.6 million commitment to allow four Spanish purse seiners to fish in Cook Islands waters over the next four years.
The announcement of a third international airline service on Rarotonga has not fazed Air New Zealand, with a spokesman saying the move was not unexpected.
How members’ funds are invested was once again a hot topic at the Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund (CINSF) members’ general meeting on Tuesday afternoon at Sinai Hall.
Three months after American Express services were terminated here, the credit card giant has yet to clarify if and when its services will return to the Cook Islands.
Controversy that has arisen since the publication of the Preliminary Outcome has prompted the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management to explain costs associated with the improvements at the National Auditorium incurred in 2014/15.