Samoan Prime Minister Tuilaepa Sailele Malielegaoi officially opened the FPI office in the Cook Islands in Rarotonga on Wednesday last week.
Two big cruise ships have already been and gone from The Rock in recent days as plans are well underway for more marketing and promotion of the Cook Islands as a cruise destination.
ANZ this week announced a new direction for its advertising across the Pacific, connecting to the bank’s global brand campaign launched in May this year.
Cook Islanders could have another mobile phone company to choose from if the government heeds the Asian Development Bank’s advice that it should promote competition in local telecommunications.
International media have reported that the Cook Islands government has signed a $9.6 million commitment to allow four Spanish purse seiners to fish in Cook Islands waters over the next four years.