• By Len Garae
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In what may become North Efate’s biggest water supply project since Independence, a French engineering company is developing a design concept of a single water supply distribution system to supply piped water to over 6 villages on mainland North Efate and 16 villages on the 2 offshore island…

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Digicel Vanuatu has experienced a major service disruption to their residential and business internet services. Beginning approximately 7:30 on Wednesday evening, customers began to experience problems connecting to the internet.

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Registration of voters in Port Vila and Torba Province constituencies has been given one more week until the end of next week, Saturday, June 3, 2017.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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Over 400 delegates from throughout Vanuatu and New Caledonia this week attended the 2nd National Conference of the Women’s Ministries of the Assemblies of God church of Vanuatu.

  • By Godwin Ligo
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Fresh Water Bilingual School Management has advised parents of all students studying at the school that students with outstanding school fees must have their outstanding fees cleared before they can be accepted into term two classes next week.

  • By Godwin Ligo
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Chief Peter Yamack, of the Ohlen Communities is asking the national government as to when the residents of Ohlen areas will be relocated, now that the Water Zone project is completed.

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On Mele Road just past One Smol Bag there has been a hive of activity over the past month and last week it all became clear as the Goodwill School sign was installed.

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“I am happy that the Government has requested an Extra Ordinary Meeting of the Malvatumauri National Council of Chiefs this week, to seek our advice on the amendment(s) of three Government Bills because when it comes to custom land we the custodians of custom land must be consulted before th…

  • By Godwin Ligo
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“Vanuatu has a reason to be proud of its young under 20 soccer players in Under 20 World Cup tournaments in Seoul, South Korea. We are proud of our young players.

  • By Harrison Selmen,
    Suva, Fiji
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A Vanuatu student studying at the University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Laucala Campus in Suva, Fiji, has had his art work in the form of a ‘tamtam’ displayed for the first time on campus.

  • By Anita Roberts
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A graduation ceremony has been held for school teachers who were part of an undergraduate training on leadership and management last year.

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  • By Jane Joshua
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The Council of Ministers (CoM) is expected to endorse the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) report into the alleged mismanagement, illegal and improper conduct of the past and present staff of the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) this week or next week.

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Digicel unveiled what it claimed as the hottest and latest smartphones from Samsung’s Galaxy flagship line, the Galaxy S8 and Galaxy S8+ during the annual ICT Days in Vanuatu on the 17th May.

  • By Anita Roberts
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The trial of road sealing technique that was done on the 250 metre gravel road on Tanna has been completed.

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Minister of Justice, Ronald Warsal, has launched yesterday afternoon, a Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the alleged misappropriation of European Development Fund 2017-2020.

  • By Len Garae
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Chairman of the Vaturisu Council of Chiefs of Efate, Chief Manlaewia is calling on all the chiefs of Efate and its offshore islands to prepare now, to attend their 11th long awaited Conference saying, important items on the agenda including sensitive issues on procedures for customary marria…

  • By Len Garae
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ANZ Bank Vanuatu made history when the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu, Simeon Athy clipped the ribbon to launch the first ever Deposit ATM in the country at ANZ House yesterday.

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Just when we thought we’d got the measure of Wan Smolbag theatre and their passionate, issues-driven presentations, they come up with something utterly new. Olsem Dadi Nomo is their latest play—and their most innovative departure in recent memory.

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The Vanuatu Government, through the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer, will be live streaming Vanuatu Under-20’s second World Cup match today at 7pm.

  • By Len Garae
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“We must take care of our tourists because Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) along with the Vanuatu Hotel and Resort Association (VHRA) and individual stakeholders on Tanna, Malekula and Santo have worked tirelessly to convince tourists from Australia to choose to visit Vanuatu.”

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The Confucius Classroom at USP hosted a series of workshops featuring various aspects of Chinese culture. The two workshops for 2017 Semester 1 include “Traditional Chinese Medicine Health Care” and “Simplified 24 Form Tai Chi”.

  • By Len Garae
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While island taro grows well on Tanna too, a potato farmer from Middle Bush has literally hit the nail on the head when he said when you plant one taro, you will harvest one taro after eight months whereas when you plant one potato seedling, only three to four months later you will harvest a…

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Selected Officers from the Vanuatu Mobile Force are engaging with their Australian counterparts in a 3-week humanitarian training, a component of the Australian Defence Cooperation Program with Vanuatu.

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No sooner had the referee blown the final whistle than the parties started on the streets of Vanuatu, despite their 3-2 defeat to Mexico. Kava, a traditional celebratory drink in the South Pacific, made of the roots of the eponymous plant, flowed as it would on the biggest of occasions. The …

  • By Jane Joshua
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The Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) will embark on consultations on the proposed Cybercrime Bill, in the coming weeks.

  • Compiled by Jonas Cullwick
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Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) Joe Natuman was among prominent Heads of Government and other high-level officials from around Asia and the Pacific to convene in the annual session of the United Nations regional commission in Bangkok, Thailand, where they discussed how greater economic cooperati…

  • By Len Garae
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A chiefly representative of Nikoletan Council of Chiefs of Tanna has encouraged Tanna Police Patrol and all sectors of Government and non-government organisations, to partner with chiefs to promote active youth involvement to enhance economic prosperity for Tanna and Tafea Province.

  • By Godwin Ligo
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Member of Parliament (MP) John Sala, who is also an Elder in the Church, has registered his appreciation for many important roles played by the Churches of Christ Church (CCC) in Vanuatu, and other churches, that developed to an eventual wish for Vanuatu’s political independence.

  • By Len Garae
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China’s Vice Foreign Minister, Zheng Zeguang, has said China’s Chancellery at Number 3 will be opened on July 30, to coincide with the country’s 37th anniversary as well as the signing of diplomatic relations between the two countries 35 years ago.

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Newly appointed Commissioner of Police, Albert Nalpini, has completed the formalities of acquiring command of the Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) when the sword of command was handed over to him yesterday morning by the Minister of Internal Affairs, Alfred Maoh. After receiving the Commissioner’s…

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