The China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation (CCECC)has hit back at allegations that its work on the Rarotonga’s ring mains not being up to accepted international standards.
From November 1, the Ministry of Internal Affairs will no longer be required to check employment contracts before it issues a foreign worker’s permit.
The Ministry of Marine Resources is hosting a delegation from the People’s Republic of China headed by Mayor of Zhoushan City, Zhou Jiangyong.
The Government reduced its testing standards for the Te Mato Vai infrastructure project, in comparison to a similar project completed in Rarotonga.
Cook Islands Workers Association president Anthony Turua is urging all members of the Cook Islands National Superannuation Fund (NSF) to attend its general meeting this week.
Next week's budget will feature over $14 million in actual spending on education, says the Government, which it describes as “the highest amount ever allocated” for the sector.