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There is so much pain and premature death all around us, yet we are surrounded by some of the best medicinal foods the world has ever known. Could the reason be a reflection of the old prophet’s predictions – ‘my people are destroyed for lack of knowledge…’ (Hosea 4:6)? Or are we plainly and…

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Probably the toughest gig a journalist gets is covering the death of someone who was not only an historical figure, but who was known to us.

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The Daily Post first reported the details of the Labour (Work Permits) Act only after it was passed in Parliament. This was the first chance for the public to see what was in it.

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There are some who will look at 2018 with nothing but rue and regret. For the people of Ambae, exile from their home has torn at the very fabric of their society. A few businesses have thrived, but many have struggled. A few have failed.

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The article below is written by an Ambaen intellectual who predicts new challenges to be faced by the chiefs and their people of Ambae now living on Maewo. He says it is a wake-up call for the Government to place its decision under a microscope now to make sure it does not backfire on the in…

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Food and nutrition security are the focus of the first goal of the ‘Environment’ pillar in our National Sustainable Development Plan. It does not make a specific reference to urban food security. It does use terms such as ‘for all’ to make it clear that the importance of ensuring and improvi…

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Two days ago, the government of Nauru released a statement confirming that they would not grant access to the Pacific Island Forum to any reporter working for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation. This decision is wrong, and it cannot go unopposed.

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The present Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC) has described the situation of VBTC, when he inherited the public broadcaster, as “dire” and one of “financial insolvency”.

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The China Civil Engineering and Construction Corporation, or CCECC, this week announced the first elements of their ring road rehabilitation project. It’s necessary, but it won’t be pretty. The project’s Operations Manager, Ellie Bowden, was frank in her assessment. “It’s going to be shock a…

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A Vanuatu-based company is claiming that Australia’s headline-driving Coral Sea Cable joining Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Australia may be driven more by political concerns than actual business sense.

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Picture this: The twin turrets of a world class cathedral tower over a quiet street not far from the 3000-student international school campus. Down the road, glass-fronted shops sell Versace, Gucci and countless other high-end brands. Starbucks clients spill out onto the sidewalk to enjoy th…

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Recent developments make it fair to ask if we’re doing enough to protect and uphold Vanuatu’s reputation in the international financial community.

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Yesterday was World Press Freedom Day, a date set aside by the UN to mark the importance of a free media to democracies the world over.

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Time flies. It has been two years since i came to Vanuatu as Chinese Ambassador. I’m not a stranger to this beautiful land since i worked here as a diplomat from 2001 to 2003. For the last 17 years, i have been following the economic and social development of this country of paradise. In the…

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The average Australian’s conception of Pacific island nations is so limited it makes some of us wonder if they even want to understand. Our voices—and our reality—have been pointedly and repeatedly ignored in the media, and in the corridors of power.

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The ‘news’ that Vanuatu was to be the site of a Chinese military base caught most people by surprise. Government officials with detailed knowledge of relevant matters swore hand on heart they’d never even heard hints of such talk. Minister of Foreign Affairs Ralph Regenvanu questioned the so…

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A lot has been said about China’s influence in Vanuatu. And in focusing on China’s presence, in particular its activities in the country, there appears to be more criticisms about China’s influence rather than the positive role that China is playing in our development initiatives.

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All Fijians will go to polls this year around September to vote for their representatives in Parliament, a major event that is already gaining interest from mainstream media around the region and the world.

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