Economy

Private sector airs concerns

Thursday October 29, 2015

Members of the private sector had their voices heard by Pacific Islands Forum Economic and Trade Ministers in a special workshop yesterday.

Good progress already

Thursday October 29, 2015

An Asian Development Bank report on the Cook Islands’ private sector including 39 recommendations for improvement was released today.

Jetstar arrival ‘not unexpected’

Thursday October 22, 2015

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.

Fund investment again a hot topic

Thursday October 22, 2015

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.

Amex keeps local customers in the dark

Wednesday October 21, 2015

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.

MFEM clarifies cost of auditorium work

Wednesday October 21, 2015

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.

ATM scammers are travelling through the Pacific and local police are warning people to be careful when using local cash machines.

The Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund (CINSF) in conjunction with Russell Investments and Cook Islands Chamber of Commerce will host a breakfast presentation at The Islander Hotel on Wednesday.

Economy put under microscope

Monday October 19, 2015

An Asian Development Bank mission visited Rarotonga from October 5 to 15, to undertake a macroeconomic assessment of the Cook Islands economy.

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