Food and aid pour into Fiji

Robert Khan –  The international community has rallied behind Fiji to support the recovery of Fijians in the aftermath of Tropical Cyclone Winston, the most destructive on record in the Southern Hemisphere. Reports said that 12 people lost their lives, while more than 13,300 lost their homes and were being sheltered at various places. Many foreign governments, notably, Indian, Australian,…

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Door-to-door sales company under liquidation

Press Release –  Appliance City, a company with its registered office in Papatoetoe, Auckland was placed in liquidation on February 15, 2016, according to the Companies Office. Door-to-door sales company Appliance City was placed into liquidation, while owing Waikato customers. Pritesh Patel of Insolvency Practitioners and Accountants Patel & Co said that the collapse of the door-to-door sales company may…

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Russian deal a shot-in-the arm for Fiji

Venkat Raman –  Fiji’s decision to purchase military weapons from the Russian Federation and the recent delivery of equipment in 25 containers not only demonstrated the Pacific country’s right to self-determination but also stupefied New Zealand and Australia, among others. International media was awash with varying interpretations to the latest development in this otherwise peaceful region. The Opposition in Fiji…

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Sombre mood at the top dampens the year

PricewaterhouseCoopers Survey –  New Zealand Chief Executives are less positive about the outlook for the global economy than they were last year, but remain optimistic about their own business growth. The latest PricewaterhouseCoopers CEO Survey released on February 19, 2016 said that only 23% of the respondents believed that the global economy will improve this year, compared to 47% in…

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