Economy

Seminar aims to solve tax troubles

Tuesday September 29, 2015

Locals earning income from rental properties and facing tax woes are invited to attend a special seminar tomorrow night.

Tax agreement signed with Belgium

Saturday September 19, 2015

The Cook Islands signed its 21st Tax Information Exchange Agreement (TIEA) with the Kingdom of Belgium in Brussels last month. 

Workplace problems discussed

Tuesday September 15, 2015

Identifying problems at a workplace were among issues discussed at the three-day labour workshop which ended on Thursday last week at the Cook Islands Red Cross in Tupapa.

Super fund outreach well received

Monday September 14, 2015

The Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund (CINSF) has been running a series of public seminars in the outer islands to educate residents on their new investment options.

Mentors concept gains momentum

Monday September 07, 2015

The business mentors concept continues to gain momentum with the organisers, Chamber of Commerce, hoping to develop more local entrepreneurs through the programme in the near future.

Fuel price could drop by November

Wednesday September 02, 2015

Locals could be paying less at the petrol pump in the not-too-distant future thanks to a recent drop in global fuel prices.

Report looks at new cable

Tuesday August 18, 2015

Finance Minister Mark Brown has released a report on the possibility of a new telecommunications cable between Rarotonga and French Polynesia.

Concerns delay new LPG prices

Saturday July 25, 2015

New LPG prices are expected to now come into effect on September 15, after some companies became concerned at their ability to operate under reduced prices announced by the Price Tribunal last week.

The Cook Islands Tourism Corporation says it has recorded a rise of one per cent in the number of tourist arrivals in the country in the past six months.

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