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The SPSO serves as the focal point of ADB for programming, processing, and administering assistance in the Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Niue, Samoa, Tonga, and Tuvalu.

South Pacific: News

03 Apr 2020 | News Release

ADB President, Fiji Attorney-General Discuss Support for COVID-19 Response

ADB President Masatsugu Asakawa and Fiji’s Attorney-General and Minister for Economy Aiyaz Sayed-Khaiyum have discussed how ADB can support Fiji in its fight against the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic.

03 Apr 2020 | News from Country Offices

Tourism-Driven Economies in the Pacific to Feel Brunt of COVID-19 Pandemic — ADB

The economies of the Cook Islands, Fiji, Palau, Samoa, and Vanuatu are the Pacific countries likely to feel the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by ADB released today.

03 Apr 2020 | News from Country Offices

Tourism-Driven Economies in the Pacific to Feel Brunt of COVID-19 Pandemic — ADB

The economies of the Cook Islands, Fiji, Palau, Samoa, and Vanuatu are the Pacific countries likely to feel the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by ADB released today.

03 Apr 2020 | News from Country Offices

Tourism-Driven Economies in the Pacific to Feel Brunt of COVID-19 Pandemic — ADB

The economies of the Cook Islands, Fiji, Palau, Samoa, and Vanuatu are the Pacific countries likely to feel the brunt of the COVID-19 pandemic, according to a new report by ADB released today.


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Perspectives on the South Pacific

03 May 2019 | Speech

Opening Address at the 52nd ADB Annual Meeting – Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama

Opening Address by His Excellency Josaia Voreqe Bainimarama, the Prime Minister of the Republic of Fiji, at the Opening Session of the Board of Governors at the 52nd ADB Annual Meeting on 3 May 2019 in Fiji

02 May 2019 | Speech

Host Country Seminar: 30 Under 30: The Faces of Fiji’s Future - Takehiko Nakao

Remarks by ADB President Takehiko Nakao at the Host Country Seminar: 30 Under 30: The Faces of Fiji’s Future at the 52nd ADB Annual Meeting on 2 May 2019 in Fiji

01 May 2019 | Op-Ed / Opinion

Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific Will Boost Long-Term Growth - Marvin Taylor-Dormond and Vinod Thomas

To tackle the emerging development challenges facing the region, policymakers, and crucially policy advice, need to use measures of sustainable development.

01 May 2019 | Op-Ed / Opinion

Sustainable Development in Asia and the Pacific Will Boost Long-Term Growth - Marvin Taylor-Dormond and Vinod Thomas

To tackle the emerging development challenges facing the region, policymakers, and crucially policy advice, need to use measures of sustainable development.


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