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It's Apple vs. President Trump in Taiwan, and Apple is winning so far

”Apple Inc. and U.S. President Donald Trump are going head-to-head for influence over one of Asia’s key export economies,” Ese Erheriene reports for Wall Street Journal. 310 more words


U.S. Current-Account Deficit Decreases in Fourth Quarter 2016

The U.S. current-account deficit decreased to $112.4 billion (preliminary) in the fourth quarter of 2016 from $116.0 billion (revised) in the third quarter of 2016. As a percentage of U.S. 198 more words

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Would you like to meet 25 Pacific Island businesses?

Twenty-five companies from eight Pacific Island countries looking to export to New Zealand will be showcasing and selling their products at the Pasifika Festival in Auckland’s Western Springs this weekend. 441 more words

New Zealand

Turmeric juice among range of Samoan products at Pasifika

In operation since 2013, ELife Company is a small family owned business situated in the heart of Apia, Samoa. The company is owned by Etu Tuala and his wife Elena. 284 more words

New Zealand

Samoa’s Heavenly Water and coconut jam at Pasifika

Samoan company Heavenly Water is a family owned business by Vicky Vaai and her partner Jerome. While the company is a successful producer of a range of purified bottled water, more recently, it has entered new pastures with a coconut jam range that is being supplied to many of the hotel and tourist locations in Samoa. 303 more words

New Zealand

Mamanu brings Samoan design to Pasifika

Mamanu Samoa Design is a Samoan based co-operative made up of a group of Samoan garment and handicraft operators. The cooperative has been successfully marketing the products in Hawaii and very successfully at the Guam Cultural Festival held in 2015. 299 more words

New Zealand

Sierra Leone Pastor Discovers 706-Carat Diamond

A Christian pastor has found one of the world’s largest uncut diamonds – weighing 706 carats — in Sierra Leone’s eastern Kono region.

The stone, a photograph of which was posted on the president’s official website, is being stored in the country’s central bank, government sources said. 619 more words