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What is going on at Pacific Business Trust?

Pacific Peoples Minister Peseta Sam Lotu-Iiga must explain why the business advisory group Pacific Business Trust is being restructured and is considering selling-off its assets, Labour’s Pacific Affairs spokesperson Su’a William Sio says. “The Trust’s chairman has warned it is ‘looking at redeploying assets. “These weasel words only mean one thing – they’re selling off assets and staff are going […]

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Climate change positive for Pasifika

Limiting global temperatures to 1.5 degrees is a welcome step towards ensuring the survival of the Pasifika’s most vulnerable nations, says Labour’s Pacific Climate Change Issues spokesperson Su’a William Sio. “Congratulations to the Pasifika leaders who lobbied hard and achieved ambitious goals. It’s great to hear the United Nations Secretary-General Ban Ki-moon say that the […]

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Labour line-up to take the 2017 election

Opposition Leader Andrew Little has today announced a strong and talented shadow Cabinet to take Labour into the 2017 election. “Labour had an impressive intake of fresh faces after last year’s election and newest MPs have now had a year to show what they’re made of. “This reshuffle rewards hard work and continues my drive […]

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Sole parents at risk of having no income

New requirements for sole parents to undertake a reapplication process after a year is likely to mean a large number will face benefit cancellations, but not because they have obtained work, Labour’s Social Development spokesperson Carmel Sepuloni says. “Increasing numbers of job seekers going through this process are having their benefits cancelled because of the […]

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