HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS (24 January 2019) — Solomon Islands’ new, commercially oriented state-owned enterprise (SOE) policy will help ensure the government’s public investments remain efficient and profitable, says the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
HONIARA, SOLOMON ISLANDS (19 February 2018) — In a first for Melanesia, financial results and other key information from Solomon Islands’ $230 million state-owned enterprise (SOE) portfolio can now be viewed online.
SUVA, FIJI (10 July 2017) — A training program to help more Fijian women reach leadership and board positions in South Pacific Stock Exchange-listed (SPSE) companies was launched in Suva today.
SYDNEY, AUSTRALIA (13 March 2017) — A long-running program to improve the business environment in the Pacific has succeeded in removing numerous barriers to private sector investment and entrepreneurship, according to an Asian Development Bank (ADB) report released today.
APIA, SAMOA (27 February 2017) — Lending institutions in Samoa will be able to provide credit to more businesses following the launch of an online registry that makes it easier to accept movable property — such as machinery, accounts receivable, or inventory — as collateral.
SUVA, FIJI – Aging populations and revenue shortfalls from low levels of formal employment are straining public pension systems in Pacific countries, an Asian Development Bank (ADB)-supported workshop heard today.