Rashneel Kumar

Rashneel Kumar

Cook Islands has undertaken Customs administrations training in preparation for the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER-Plus).

The public is to be consulted extensively about the legal framework before a new phone operator can be licensed to compete with Vodafone.

Air border closure extended

Wednesday August 26, 2020

Cook Islands Cabinet has decided to extend the temporary total air border closure for inwards passenger travel with no exemptions.

Vaccine promised to Pacific

Tuesday August 25, 2020

Australia vows to share with ‘our family in the Pacific’. 

A decision on the proposed quarantine facility in New Zealand is expected today.

Competition commissioner expects to approve licence for new internet provider, in competition with Vodafone. 

New JPs sworn in

Monday August 24, 2020

Four new Justices of the Peace have been appointed to ease the workload of those deciding court matters.

Covid-19 impacts internet cable

Monday August 24, 2020

Cable has been ready to be switched on for a month, but Vodafone denies any delay.

Eels fired up for Panthers clash

Saturday August 22, 2020

Defending champions Tupapa Panthers wary of “hurt” Avatiu Eels.

There are videos of girls dancing to his beats in Mexico. They’re listening in Nigeria too. One thing is certain, Cook Islander Emile Rima’s time in lockdown has not been wasted, recording new music. But, reports Rashneel Kumar, it’s good to be home now.

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