Economy

The Cook Islands has joined four key copyright treaties with the World Intellectual Property Organisation after handing “instruments of accession” to its director Francis Gurry.

Cooks in disaster-risk study

Thursday May 09, 2019

A team from the Asian Development Bank (ADB) is in the country to inspect some residential and commercial properties in an effort to improve disaster risk reduction.

Demand for assistance across the Pacific and Asia continues to grow in the past year with the Asian Development Bank’s annual report showing new commitments of $21.6 billion in loans, grants, and investments from the bank’s own resources.

Big progress on pay system

Tuesday May 07, 2019

Government’s effort in centralising the payment system to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) is making “tremendous progress”.

$5b to save our oceans

Friday May 03, 2019

In a bid to rescue the ailing oceans of the world – particularly our Pacific waters – the Asian Development Bank has launched a $5 billion action plan to save the blue continent.

ADB predicts economic slowdown

Thursday May 02, 2019

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) has forecast a fairly major slowdown for the Cook Islands economy in next year or so.

Annual meeting on for ADB

Tuesday April 30, 2019

About 3000 high-powered participants are descending upon Denerau in Fiji to attend the 52nd Annual Meeting of the Asian Development Bank (ADB) this week.

It has been a busy start to the new year for Moana Sands Group (MSG), with several additions to both Moana Sands Beachfront Villas and its sister property, Moana Sands Lagoon Resort.

There are times when the unthinkable or preventable happens to your business and you don’t have insurance to cover the expenses.

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