Politics

Ministries escape budget cuts

Thursday June 02, 2016

MINISTER of Finance Mark Brown has confirmed there would not be any cuts in the budgets of government ministries in the 2016-17 financial year.

All welcome in parliament

Wednesday June 01, 2016

MEMBERS of Parliament who may be under police investigation can continue with “business as usual” when parliament sits for the first time this year on Tuesday next week.

The Ministry of Finance and Economic Management is improving its internal control framework with oversight from an internal audit committee (IAC) made up of senior officials from the Ministries of Finance, Internal Affairs and the Office of the Public Service Commissioner.

PM off to Los Angeles

Monday May 16, 2016

Prime Minister Henry Puna will be flying out of the country this week to attend an international tourism awards in the US.

New High Commissioner

Tuesday May 03, 2016

Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs and Immigration Henry Puna has announced the appointment of Teremoana Yala as Cook Islands High Commissioner to New Zealand.

Brown in Germany with ADB

Monday May 02, 2016

Cook  Islands Finance Minister Mark Brown will be chairing the Pacific developing member countries discussion with Asian Development Bank (ADB) management.

Finance Minister Mark Brown will leave the country tomorrow to attend the Asian Development Bank (ADB) Annual Meeting to be held in Frankfurt, Germany.

EU criticisms addressed, says MMR

Wednesday April 20, 2016

The Ministry of Marine Resources says it has addressed criticism of the draft European Union (EU) fishing agreement highlighted by Foreign Affairs in an email leaked to CI News.

Bill changes action on neglect

Tuesday April 19, 2016

UNDER the proposed Family Law Bill, the way cases of child neglect are dealt with will change.

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