Authors: Kaitu’u ‘i Pangai Funaki and Yoichiro Sato CAN Japan count on the Pacific islands countries (PICs) to support its regional strategy. The short answer is, it is doubtful. The PICs perceive themselves as being in a one-way relationship wherein…

PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill proposes that PNG and Fiji explore options for a free trade agreement between the two countries. Addressing Fiji’s Parliament yesterday, he said: “Let’s look at how we can use our comparative advantages to lower prices for…