Cook Islands

The Cook Islands, named after Captain James Cook who landed in 1773, became a British protectorate in 1888 and was […]


Kiribati is a remote country of 33 scattered coral atolls. Earnings from fishing licenses and seafarer remittances are important sources […]


The exact origins of the Nauruans are unclear since their language does not resemble any other in the Pacific region. […]


Niue’s remoteness, as well as cultural and linguistic differences between its Polynesian inhabitants and those of the adjacent Cook Islands, […]


Tonga – unique among Pacific nations – never completely lost its indigenous governance. The archipelagos of “The Friendly Islands” were […]


In 1974, ethnic differences within the British colony of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands caused the Polynesians of the Ellice […]


“Fiji Customs extended the use of ASYCUDA World to process the refund of value added tax (VAT) to tourists for […]