Samoa recycle company to assist Tokelau with waste management

Tokelau Photo: Supplied
Waste management in Tokelau has been identified as an urgent priority with increasing amounts of rubbish being disposed on the atolls. A Memorandum of Understanding was signed this month between Tokelau’s Economic Development, Natural Resources and Environment and the Pacific Recycle company in Apia, Samoa. The dumping of waste... more →
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Check out the private French Polynesian island Obama is about to vacation on for a month

Obama family on vacation Getty Images/Pool
Less than two months since leaving office, former President Barack Obama is doing an excellent job at giving us destination envy. First there was the Caribbean kitesurfing adventure with Richard Branson, and now he’s off to another paradise on Earth: French Polynesia. the brando french polynesian island On Wednesday, Obama... more →
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French Polynesia business lending slows

French Polynesia, Papeete waterfront Photo: RNZ
Banks in French Polynesia are reporting a business slowdown after a promising beginning of the year. The IEOM, which issues the French Pacific franc, says lending to businesses in the second quarter has seen a decrease by five percent. It says this is the lowest level in four years. The territory’s economy has suffered a contraction... more →
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