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Samoa Airways to take off in November
Posted On: Thursday, 24 August 2017
APIA, 24 AUGUST 2107 (SAMOA OBSERVER) --- Samoa Airways is set to offer flights from Apia to Auckland, Brisbane and Sydney using one Boeing 737. The airline is due to take off on 12 November 2017 with a 737 leased from Iceland air. In May, the Samoan... more...

90,108 Arrivals in Fiji
Posted On: Wednesday, 23 August 2017
Fiji,Wednesday 23 August 2017(Filipe Naigulevu, Fiji Times) --FIJI's monthly visitor exceeded the 90,000 mark for the first time in July, recording a 5.1 per cent increase compared with the previous record of 85,704 set in 2016. The provisional visitor... more...

Flights to enhance business, tourism in PNG
Posted On: Wednesday, 23 August 2017
PORT MORESBY, 23 AUGUST 2017 (POST COURIER) --- Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the direct air links established between PNG and China later this year will enhance business and education opportunities. O’Neill made the... more...

New visa application for SMEs put on hold in PNG
Posted On: Wednesday, 23 August 2017
PORT MORESBY, 14 AUGUST 2017 (POST COURIER )--- Papua New Guinea Immigration and Citizenship Authority has imposed a moratorium on all new visa applications and extensions for working resident employment visas for foreigners engaged in small and... more...

Governor warns against scams
Posted On: Wednesday, 23 August 2017
APIA, 16 AUGUST 2017 (SAMOA OBSERVER) --- The Governor of the Central Bank of Samoa, Maiava Atalina Ainuu-Enari, has yet again warned members of the public to be vigilant to protect themselves against scams and the work of con artists. Speaking to... more...

Electronic fraud on the rise in PNG
Posted On: Wednesday, 23 August 2017
PORT MORESBY, 16 AUGUST 2017 (POST COURIER) --- While cheque fraud remains the dominant threat to financial institutions and businesses in PNG, electronic fraud is picking up, ANZ Bank has cautioned. Hence for businesses, understanding online safety has... more...

China hails 'joint operation' with Fiji to deport suspects
Posted On: Tuesday, 8 August 2017
SUVA, 08 AUGUST 2017 (RNZI) --- China and Fiji say a recent mass arrest and deportation of suspected scammers was a joint operation involving both countries. Fiji is the latest country to be caught up in China's battle against telecommunications... more...

77 telecom fraud suspects returned to China from Fiji
Posted On: Monday, 7 August 2017
SUVA, 07 AUGUST 2017 (XINHUA) --- A total of 77 suspects in telecom and online fraud cases have been brought back to China from Fiji, according to the Ministry of Public Security. The suspects are accused in more than 50 cases involving over 6 million... more...

Real Tonga Airlines touches down in Apia
Posted On: Friday, 28 July 2017
APIA, 28 JULY 2017 (SAMOA OBSERVER) --- A test flight from Real Tonga Airlines has touched down at Faleolo International Airport Thursday as it looks to formalise a working relationship with Polynesian Airlines. The 1 hour and 20 minutes flight from... more...

Doctor fears red-tape may force him to leave NZ
Posted On: Friday, 28 July 2017
AUCKLAND, 28 JULY 2017 (RNZ) --- An American doctor fears immigration red-tape may force him to be kicked out New Zealand, as a result of the new immigration law that plans to force immigrants out of the country. Originally from South Carolina, Dr... more...

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