2017

Financial service providers recognized for innovation

Financial service providers recognized for innovation

August 31, 2017

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Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea – Two financial service providers were honoured on Tuesday night at the Financial Inclusion Innovation Summit held in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea for their contributions to furthering financial inclusion in the Pacific The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) awarded the 2017 Reuben James Summerlin Innovation Award to joint winners...

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Banking Service Impacting lives in the Highlands – Post Courier

Banking Service Impacting lives in the Highlands – Post Courier

August 15, 2017

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Little things that people often take for granted, can for some, make a world of difference. This rings true of a banking service that Westpac Bank launched in March, 2017, by Australia’s Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, during the 32nd Australia/PNG Business Forum and Trade Exposition held in Port Moresby. Called...

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Banking service impacting lives in the Highlands – Post Courier

Banking service impacting lives in the Highlands – Post Courier

August 15, 2017

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Little things that people often take for granted, can for some, make a world of difference.This rings true of a banking service that Westpac Bank launched in March, 2017, by Australia’s Minister for International Development and the Pacific, Concetta Fierravanti-Wells, during the 32nd Australia/PNG Business Forum and Trade Exposition held in Port Moresby. Called Choice...

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Pacific digital tax system to be trialed in Solomons – Radio New Zealand News

Pacific digital tax system to be trialed in Solomons – Radio New Zealand News

August 15, 2017

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An online taxation system is to be trialed in Solomon Islands for possible use across the Pacific. The Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme’s Abigail Chang says tax departments in the region still use manual processes to receive paper tax returns. Ms Chang said the new digital system would provide more payment options and reduce cash handling....

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Payout Helps Heal Pain for Loss: Family – Fiji Sun

Payout Helps Heal Pain for Loss: Family – Fiji Sun

August 3, 2017

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Four Chetty siblings buried their mother, a cane farmer, at Malele in Tavua on Monday. Yesterday, a $1000 insurance pay out for the funeral expenses helped lift their burden of grief. They are the first recipients of a $4000 insurance pay out to help cane farmers during their time of need, under a new scheme...

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or media inquiries please contact:
Erica Lee
Communications Associate
Tel: +679 3227538
Email: erica.lee@undp.org
Website: http://www.pfip.org/