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There is a growing confidence among tourism officials that the island of Tanna is getting tourists back, after being paralyzed in the aftermaths of cyclone Pam.

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“The Deputy Prime Minister and I will support you all the way to a fulfillment of our aims to be self-sufficient in our primary food productions from ni Vanuatu farms”.

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The Government of Vanuatu and the United Nations Office of the High Representative for the Least Developed Countries, Landlocked Developing Countries and Small Island Developing States (UN-OHRLLS) are convening a regional meeting for the Asia-Pacific Least Developed Countries (LDCs) focusing…

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Over 30 years ago Tanna’s own Noisy boys String Band could not have prophesied this very moment any better, than with their composition called ‘Aelan blong yumi we i rij tumas’ (Our island is very rich), when Acting Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Matai Seremaiah (Minister of Ag…

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The first ever Pacific Week of Agriculture will begin this morning with a parade from Moorings to Independence Park to give credit to the local farmers (as well as farmers throughout the Pacific) that have always been the unsung backbone of the economy.

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Chief Daniel Kalorib of Ifira Island, ‘Tasila’ for Paramount Chief Mantoi Kalsakau III, has called Prime Minister Charlot Salwai’s Government a “true Custom Government”, for always using custom to acknowledge the generosity of the Chief and people of Ifira, for allowing their custom land to …

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A Civil Society Officers’ (CSO) meeting in Luganville this week has established a VANGO Sub-branch in Luganville to cater for members and CSOs in the Northern provinces.

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The Second Extraordinary and Second Ordinary sessions of the Parliament of the Republic of Vanuatu have been called by the Second Deputy Speaker and Acting Speaker of Parliament, Toara Daniel.

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The Government Public Relations Officer, Hilaire Bule, says the Cabinet is not divided in the issue of tax recently passed by the Council of Ministers (CoM) as it was a full CoM that agreed to it.

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The Prime Minister has returned to a highly renovated Prime Minister’s Office with one action word for all politicians and public servants – punctuality.

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Cowgirls and cowboys strutted their stuff over the weekend as the annual Port Vila rodeo featured bronc-busters, bareback and bull-riders.

  • By Len Garae
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Director of Agriculture and Chairman of Agri – Tourism Steering Committee, Antoine Ravo, is inviting all farmers to come to the Pacific Week of Agriculture (PWA) Festival at the Convention Centre from October 16-18.

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The people of Rinhua village, on the southern side of the island of Loh, in the far north of Vanuatu, now have access to electricity via Solar System.

  • By Godwin Ligo
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A total of 37 Ambae students, who came to Port Vila following the state of emergency declaration over the Island, are now continuing with their education at the Fresh Water Bilingual Kindy, Primary and Junior Secondary School.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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An education advising team from the Embassy of the United States of America in Port Moresby comprising of Education Advisor, Barabara Kepa and Alumni Outreach Coordinator Esther Sibona, has been in Port Vila for the last three days carrying out USA Education and alumni programs. The embassy …

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The young farmers from the five countries in the Pacific attending the Young Farmers Youth Learning Exchange in Resilient Farming Practices at the Melanesian Hotel Conference Centre this week have become Organic Warriors.

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A signing ceremony took place at the Energy4All premises in Port Vila between the Government of Vanuatu, represented by the Director General of the Ministry of Climate Change, Mr. Jesse Benjamin and the Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI), represented by Ms Katerina Syngellakis, the GGGI Pa…

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A Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) that will allow The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Emalus Campus and the Vanuatu Cultural Centre (VCC) to share research information was signed on October 9, 2017 at the Emalus Campus.

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The Port Vila Rodeo committee yesterday received a sponsorship of Vt100, 000 from Bank South Pacific (BSP), to host its second annual Rodeo show at Bellevue in Port Vila.

  • By Godwin Ligo
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Colgate Palmolive (Fiji) Ltd in partnership with Au Bon Marche, have donated Colgate toothpaste, Colgate Tooth brushes, Protex bathing soap and Axion dish washing paste to the families of Ambae in Santo, Maewo and Pentecost.

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Principal of Epauto Senior Secondary School Melanie Luke has said she is confident the top Adventist Academic Institution in Port Vila will be ready to take on its first Year 13 students beginning of 2018.

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Charles Bice, (late) the Assistant Secretary General of the independence movement, known then as the New Hebrides National Party and then later Vanuaaku Pati, passed away in Port Vila on Friday (October 6), aged 76.

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Families evacuated from Ambae living with relatives must register to make known their whereabouts in order to receive aid, said the Disaster Operations Manager at the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO), Peter Korisa.

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Food and Agriculture Organisation Deputy Director General and Coordinator for National Resources, Maria Helena Semedo, will grace the first ever Pacific Week of Agriculture (PWA) at the Convention Centre next week from October 16 – 18.

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The Ministry of Health (MoH) says it is closely monitoring the developing situation on Santo, Maewo and Pentecost in regards to displaced population and in particular the health needs of acute care patients and vulnerable populations.

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With the evacuation of the population of Ambae to Pentecost, Maewo, Santo and Malekula due to the erupting Manaro Volcano, the United Nations Development Programme’s Global Fund see the handing over of eight out boat motor engines and one boat to the Ministry of Health this week as timely.

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Every week there are 5 winners drawn to win various day passes for the Pacific Mini Games. All entries received throughout the promotion will then go into the major draw for the Ultimate Prize Pack. (Left) Madeleine Harold won a Port Vila Stadium Day 2 pass and (right) Marie Toura won a semi…

  • By Len Garae
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“We’ve reviewed our business plan and say let’s not put all our eggs in our core markets but let’s also focus on our emerging markets because in the last two years, different markets have been coming in and in the international visitor survey of 2016, we find that even though China is only 2…

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A man has been ordered by the Court to do 150 hours community work for stealing drinks worth more than VT144,000 at a private house in North Efate.

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The best way for young farmers to communicate the importance of going organic is to rap it through social media.

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