PFIP updates

FijiCare Insurance Ltd wins 2018 RJS Innovation Award

FijiCare Insurance Ltd wins 2018 RJS Innovation Award

October 5, 2018

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Suva, Fiji – A Fijian owned insurance company has been recognized by the United Nation’s Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP) for its outstanding contribution to financial inclusion in the Pacific. FijiCare was awarded the 2018 Reuben James Summerlin (RJS) Innovation Award on Wednesday night by the New Zealand High Commissioner to Fiji, His Excellency Jonathan...

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New App will become digital ledger for farmers

New App will become digital ledger for farmers

October 4, 2018

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Suva, Fiji – Farmers in Fiji now have access to an information one stop shop through the launch of a first of its kind in the Pacific – mobile App. The PacFarmer App is a mobile based digital platform for Fijian farmers and is the result of a partnership between the United Nation’s Pacific Financial...

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New online taxation services for businesses in the Solomon Islands now live!

New online taxation services for businesses in the Solomon Islands now live!

September 13, 2018

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Honiara, Solomon Islands – Businesses in the Solomon Islands will be able to file their tax returns electronically through a new web-based platform launched by the Inland Revenue Division, Solomon Islands (IRD) yesterday. Businesses must register for an IRD online account and use their allocated IDs to electronically file Goods Tax, Sales Tax and P.A.Y.E.  The...

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Close to 30,000 rural ni-Vanuatu to be migrated to electronic banking

Close to 30,000 rural ni-Vanuatu to be migrated to electronic banking

August 22, 2018

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Addressing low usage, cost of travel and lack of opportunities to transact, the National Bank of Vanuatu (NBV) has announced the migration of close to 30,000 of its rural customers from a legacy paper-based passbook system to electronic and mobile banking. The United Nation’s Pacific Financial Inclusion Programme (PFIP), through funding from the Governments of...

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South-South Cooperation: Bank of Sierra-Leone Officials undertake study visit to Fiji

South-South Cooperation: Bank of Sierra-Leone Officials undertake study visit to Fiji

August 8, 2018

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Suva, Fiji – Officials from the Bank of Sierra Leone (BSL), a West African state, are in Fiji this week to observe and share knowledge with the Reserve Bank of Fiji (RBF) on the development of regulatory sandboxes. Regulatory ‘sandboxes’ are a relatively new phenomenon in the regulation of the financial industry, and refer to...

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