Young Pacific leaders briefed about PIC, PTI network

Three young Pacific Island emerging leaders – two from Fiji and one from Niue – recently visited the Tokyo-based Pacific Islands Centre (PIC), which is part of the Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Network to be briefed about PTI’s activities in the region and how they could help promote trade and investment and economic development. 

Japanese travel pros get a taste of the Pacific

The Pacific Islands Centre (PIC) the Tokyo, Japan-based office that works with the Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Network teamed up with Tabix, one of Japan’s leading provider of domestic and international travel related services to host a promotional event for Pacific Island tourism. 

Taking Pacific produce all over New Zealand

From fleeing to New Zealand as a 12-year-old refugee with his family to becoming a leading importer and distributor of food products in New Zealand, Sam Yip has certainly come a long way.

NCDs, climate change, security effects on Pacific private sector discussed

The annual Pacific Island Forum Secretariat-led Private Sector Dialogue Preparatory Meeting was held last week in Auckland. The meeting discussed actions the private sector needs to take in the Pacific region to challenge climate change, Non-Communicable Diseases (NCD) and other relevant issues.