Weaknesses in the public sector procurement have been addressed in a “gradual and methodical” process, says the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management.
A group of Rarotonga businesswomen have returned home inspired to grow their businesses after attending the conference of the Pacific Islands Private Sector Organisation (PIPSO) for Pacific women in business.
The Cook Islands may receive a welcome Christmas present of lower petrol prices as a result of the global trend of reduction in the price of crude oil.
Public complaints and criticism of the $64 million Te Mato Vai project has sparked a message to be patient as the pace of the project quickens after a number of setbacks.
The bidding war over the sale of Telecom Cook Islands continues, as it appears only one fully local company remains in the fight for a 60 per cent shareholding in the company.
The Asia Development Bank is set to provide private sector assessments to identify constraints and opportunities for private sector development in the Cook Islands.