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Neptune Pacific Line buys controlling interest in PFL

11 September, 2013 - 11:46 am in Business, Economy, Latest News, Local News, Trade, Transport

APIA: THURSDAY 12 SEPTEMBER 2013:¬† Neptune Pacific Line Inc. (NPL) has reached agreement with the Government of Samoa to purchase a 50% controlling interest in Pacific Forum Line (PFL). This brings together two Pacific Island¬† specialists, with highly complementary¬†…

More time for Parliamentary probe into Customs

5 August, 2013 - 8:17 pm in Business, Economy, Latest News, Law & Order, Local News, Politics, Trade

by Alan Ah Mu APIA: TUESDAY 6 AUGUST 2013: A parliamentary probe into an allegation of dishonesty in Customs was today extended by three months. Parliament…

Shipping costs a trade killer

18 July, 2013 - 6:00 pm in Business, Latest News, Local News, Trade

by Alan Ah Mu APIA: FRIDAY 19 JULY 2013: Annual efforts by Pacific Island Forum countries to trade more between themselves amount to zero if reliable…