February 28, 2021

Kempinski advances development plans in the Caribbean

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Monday, August 13, 2018 — Geneva, Switzerland – In the wake of the much-anticipated opening last year of Cuba’s first luxury five-star hotel, Gran Hotel Manzana Kempinski La Habana, Kempinski continues expanding selectively in the Caribbean with luxury developments in Cuba and Dominica, including the upcoming Cabrits Resort & Spa Kempinski Dominica. Set to open […]

Sydney man reportedly injured in cruise ship fight

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From news.com.au A PASSENGER has told of his horror after his family was targeted in a night of violence on board a cruise in the South Pacific. A SYDNEY man has reportedly been left with facial fractures and is stranded on Vanuatu after he was beaten by a man who threatened to kill him on […]

New Zealand: Kim Dotcom claims victory even as court rules he can be ‘surrendered to the US’

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From Business Live NZ Court says internet entrepreneur did not commit a copyright offence under New Zealand law, but is eligible for extradition from the South Pacific nation Wellington — Internet entrepreneur Kim Dotcom claimed a “major victory” in his long-running battle to avoid extradition to the US even as another New Zealand court ruled […]

Remote tropical island now completely powered by solar energy in the South Pacific

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By Shehab Khan From Independent UK More than 5,000 solar panels and 60 Tesla power packs in use to run the city A remote tropical island in the South Pacific has managed to rid itself of its reliance on diesel and is now completely powered by solar energy. Ta’u Island, part of American Samoa, is using […]

Australia gains reputation as ‘Cayman Islands of South Pacific’

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From Griffith University Australia is doing little to counter a growing reputation as ‘the Cayman Islands of the South Pacific’ with billions of dollars from foreign corruption flowing into the country. This will be the contention of Professor Jason Sharman when he delivers the annual Distinguished Lecture at Griffith University on Monday night (Sept 19). […]