Tradewinds for 19 May 2015
Plans for a huge resort on Tinian in the CNMI; Satellite broadband coverage for the Pacific; Wage debate continues in American Samoa; And new ways of measuring tourism in Solomon Islands.
Tradewinds for 12 May 2015
Pacer Plus talks in Vanuatu; Samoa breadfruit growers eye new markets; New Zealand may soon start drug test people for kava; Tonga Broadcasting gets a new truck.
Tradewinds for 5 May 2015
Pacer Plus talks resume this week, Solomons politicians are spared paying tax, Concerns about possible land law changes in Samoa.
Tradewinds for 28 April 2015
Should tourists to Fiji have to pay a service fee; Cook Islands fishing controversy stirs protest; Tonga wants to curb illegal fishing; Solomons hears about tax cuts for the public service.
Tradewinds for 21 April 2015
Australian chickens banned in PNG; A campaign against free trade revived; Tuna Commission challenged by over-fishing; Samoa's attractiveness for high net worth individuals is queried.
Tradewinds for 14 April 2015
Solomons landowners eye the runnning of the Gold Ridge mine; A referendum in the Cook Islands on Sunday flights; Solomons airport contracts up for review; Fiji unions may weaken the hold of the government.
Tradewinds for 7 April 2015
The Fiji government wants to boost the rice sector to reduce dependence on imports, the SPC is concerned about Vanuatu's coastal fisheries after Cyclone Pam, a Solomons timber export push in New Zealand, a marine protection drive in the Solomons...
Tradewinds for 31 March 2015
Interview with the Asian Development Bank's Pacific economist, Christopher Edmonds.
Tradewinds for 24 March 2015
The ADB says it may take years for Vanuatu to recover after Cyclone Pam, Vanuatu tourism after the disaster, Fiji in the gun of the ILO for its labour policies, debate about purse seining in the Cook Islands.
Tradewinds for 17 March 2015
Vanuatu's food security at risk after Cyclone Pam; Kiribati suffers disruption because of a causeway problem; Solomon Islands women mine for gold.
Tradewinds for 10 March 2015
UN report urges dewatering of Solomons tailings dam, funders yet to confirm Tahiti's Mahana Beach project, ILO to help lower Samoa's youth unemployment, new coins for Pacific countries.
Tradewinds for 3 March 2015
Melanesian countries reach an airline deal; An exporter in Samoa backs the investment bill; Plans to revive the RIPEL plantation in Solomon Islands.
Tradewinds for 24 February 2015
PNG considers eliminating small foreign-owned businesses; Fiji awaits a fresh bid to build a casino; Movements for a possible Solomons mine sale; And a top World Bank official on tour in the region.
Tradewinds for 17 February 2015
Solomon Islands opens a credit bureau; Land issues being dealt with in Vanuatu; Mascara sales to help the blind; And plans for the South Pacific Tourism Exchange.
Tradewinds for 10 February 2015
Palau gets new vessel monitoring tech; The cook islands looks at its minimum wage; Solomon landowners call for swift action at Gold Ridge mine; And Tuvalu looking to expand on New Zealand seasonal workers scheme.
Tradewinds for 3 February 2015
Westpac sells pacific operations, Indonesia sinks more fishing boats, World bank upscaling in the Pacific and Hawaii beetles not going away.
Tradewinds for 27 January 2015
American Samoa gets a new cannery, Tonga is unsettled about air cargo changes, more PACER talks in the pipeline, Fiji's Port Denarau Marina is set for an upgrade.
Tradewinds for 20 January 2015
A global mineworkers union is campaigning against Rio Tinot on Bougainville; Fiji eyes assets held abroad; American Samoa gets a Filipino food plant; and a major Solomon Islands hydro project is taking shape.
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