• By Godwin Ligo
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Vanuamadia, the joint-venture business initiative between the Vanuatu Broadcasting Television Corporation (VBTC) and the Guilin CEKE Communication Equipment Co Ltd, a Chinese private Company has closed its doors.

  • Mavuku Tokona
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Given the current contamination and deterioration of flora and fauna on the island of Ambae, a micro-inflation is expected since the demand and supply equilibrium has been altered, says Minister of Agriculture Matai Seremaiah.

  • By Bob Makin
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Differences in language and custom as we have recently seen in these pages were a backdrop to a world far from united in the late 19th Century Melanesia.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The community of Ifira island in Port Vila harbor have placed Namele leaves, the traditional ban, along the foreshore of the custom marine boundary of the island, whose people are custom land owners of much of the land on which the Vanuatu capital, Port Vila, is located.

  • By Glenda Willie
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The suspect who is currently in remand, following the exceedingly brutal death of a six-year-old Tannese girl at Etas area last week is still under parole for a difference offence.

  • By Glenda Willie
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A man has been charged with Intentional Homicide following the death of a six year old Tannese girl at Etas area last week, Police confirmed.

  • By Len Garae
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A reconciliation ceremony staged at the Chief’s nakamal in Luganville on Thursday April 19, restored relationships between Ambae Communities and Sanma, in particular the island of Santo.

  • By Royson Willie
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The General Manager of the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF), Parmod Achary, has told the Public Accounts Committee (PAC) yesterday that the institution is looking at making legislative changes to the VNPF Act.

  • By Len Garae
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Acting Prime Minister and Minister of Education and Training, Jean Pierre Nirua, has confirmed Vanuatu as the most vulnerable country in the world when it comes to natural hazards.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Minister of Internal Affairs, Andrew Napuat, has expressed his gratitude to the chiefs of Efate and its offshore islands for their hospitality to the people of all the islands of Vanuatu who reside here and make Efate their home.

  • By Len Garae
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St. Patrick’s College bursar John Tokole, 59, passed away reportedly due to a heart condition in the early hours of before last Sunday.

  • By Dr Tess Newton Cain and Dr Anna Powles
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At the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting (CHOGM) held in London last week, Britain’s Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced the UK would expand its diplomatic network with the opening of nine new diplomatic posts in Commonwealth countries, including three in the Pacific: Samoa, Ton…

  • By Len Garae
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The Bisnis Blong Buluk (BBB) Projek funded by the Australian Centre for International Agricultural Research (ACIAR), is a research project looking to “Increase the productivity and market options for smallholder beef cattle farmers in Vanuatu”.

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The Vanuatu Kaljarol Senta (VKS) is working with the International Training Centre for Intangible Cultural Heritage (ICH) under United Nations Educational Scientific and Cultural Organisation (UNESCO) to boost its stakeholder’s capacity on intangible cultural heritage and community resilienc…

  • By Anita Roberts
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The Director General (DG) of the Ministry of Climate Change and Disaster Management, Jesse Benjamin, said the operation cost of another massive evacuation on Ambae starting at the end of April is likely Vt200million, a similar figure to last year’s operation.

  • By Royson Willie
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The Public Accounts Committee (PAC) is probing into around Vt30 million that is allegedly unaccounted for when Global Fund provided funding to the Vanuatu Government for the health sector.

  • By Len Garae
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The Aniasuas-Mol Cooperative is inviting all stakeholders and the public to attend the processed and preserved food show at Club Hippique from 2-3 pm tomorrow.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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Big Blue Vanuatu — Dive and Scuba Snorkelling Operation, based at the Nambawan Café on the Seafront in Port Vila, held their latest Dive Against Debris last Saturday, April 19, 2018.

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Digicel Pacific announced today that it launched Digicel ASPIRE, a development programme designed to provide leadership training for high potential Digicel Staff to support and prepare them to move into future leadership positions within its business.

  • By Anita Roberts
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Telecom Vanuatu Limited (TVL) has joined the police traffic, pro-medical, Port Vila municipality and the Ministry of Internal Affairs in efforts to reduce the number of serious road accidents and fatalities in the streets of Port Vila.

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The committee of the Vanuatu Seafarers Association (VSA) will host a first ever Seafarers International Day at Convention Centre in Port Vila on June 25, 2018.

  • By Len Garae
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Port Vila Cruise Tourism Committee Chairman and Managing Director of South Sea Shipping, John Tonner successfully donated wheelchairs, pillows and cartons of children’s clothes and toys to the Children’s Ward of Vila Central Hospital and Wheel chairs to Vanuatu Society for People with Disabi…

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Some members of the APMA Financial Investment Center (AFIC) are demanding answers on how the Department of Cooperatives has got involved and caused the shutdown of AFIC’s service to its members.

  • Compiled by Jonas Cullwick
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Britain is to reopen its diplomatic mission in Vanuatu. On Friday, British Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson announced an expansion of the United Kingdom’s (UK) overseas network with the opening of nine new diplomatic posts in Commonwealth countries.

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The last lots of rosewood logs, known locally as ‘blue wota’, should have reached Luganville already.

  • By Len Garae
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Malvatumauri National Council of Chiefs President, Chief Senimao Tirsupe is inviting all chiefly representatives of Shefa Province and all other Provinces to take part in a kava ceremony on Monday April 22 at 2 pm, at the Chiefs Nakamal to ‘storian’ to resolve any differences between any chi…

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Medical Insurance services in Vanuatu have significantly improved with theannouncement from Vanuatu Insurance Brokers Ltd. (VIB) that they will now be providing an exclusive range of internationally sourced medical insurance, including medivac, tailormade for Vanuatu.

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  • By Jonas Cullwick
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Minister of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) and Nagriamel’s Member of Parliament for Santo, Gaetan Pikioune, has been expelled from the party by the Nagriamel Upper Council of Chiefs (NUCC) of the Nagriamel Movement (NM).

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