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It is anticipated Speaker of Parliament, Gracia Shadrack will adjourn the First Extraordinary Session of Parliament when Members of Parliament convene today.

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Port Vila street lights will be restored and the streets will be illuminated with solar powered lights soon.

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The number of individuals who have been exposed to the deceased Filipino who tested positive has increased to over 20 as of yesterday.

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The Vanuatu Government has made a payment of VT192,891,068 to UNELCO Engie for the electricity concessional assets of Tanna, on Thursday 15th of April at the closing of the Council of Ministers meeting.

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All users of the public transport system are as reluctant as the bus drivers to travel along one of the worst stretches of roads, from Anabrou school to the corner of New Covenant Church, before entering Seven Star or turning right towards First Bucket Nakamal, at the bottom of the slope of …

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An independent inspector who was contracted by the Nordic ATR aircraft owner to carry out inspections on the ATR aircraft, was ordered not to access the hangar just a day prior to the commencement of the contract.

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The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) will again boost its shares in the National Bank of Vanuatu (NBV), Vanuatu’s own bank.

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The Government has purchased UNELCO assets on Tanna at over Vt192 million after the electricity supplier did not want to renew its contract, said Minister of Finance, Johnny Koanapo.

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The two COVID-19 patients in isolation at the Vila Central Hospital (VCH) have been cleared but are still in the Isolation Ward.

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The low-cost housing initiative of the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) has been launched by the Minister of Finance, Johnny Koanapo, at the Imayelone Subdivision on Tanna yesterday.

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The Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) recognises the dire economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and it has taken an initiative to ask the government to implement a wage subsidy to help small businesses.

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A Church Pastors’ Workshop at Pastor Wendy Himford’s Bethany Gate at Number Two, Port Vila has unanimously taken a stance against the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine at the end of the morning session on Thursday.

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More than 100 people in Port Vila and Efate went to the Sepeta Market at Tagabe Agriculture Station yesterday to collect branches of cassava and other root crops.

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When a New Zealand High Commission team arrived at Lamen Bay, Epi, to observe a registration and verification exercise being conducted by the Vanuatu Electoral Office (VEO), they realised that most families had a story to share that connected them with New Zealand in one way or another.

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Welcome to a new series of articles all about business growth. Over the last year or so we have all been focused on Covid-19 and the challenges to be faced over the years ahead. It has not been a particularly happy time for many.

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Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia’s 2020 Pacific Islands Export Survey revealed that freight costs are one of the top three barriers to export faced by Pacific businesses, which was further exacerbated when COVID-19 drastically affected shipping routes and thus inflated costs.

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The US Ambassador to Vanuatu, Erin Elizabeth McKee, said US and Vanuatu will re-engage security training and exercises that were postponed due to travel restrictions of the COVID-19 crisis.

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A two-day International Symposium at Malvatumauri National Council of Chiefs Nakamal which opened on Wednesday, discussed the importance for custom and culture to be included as the Foundation for the formal Education System of Vanuatu.

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The La Niña event which developed in September last year bringing increased rainfall and environmental impacts has now ended.

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Member of Parliament for Torres, Christophe Emelee, has applauded the decision of the Speaker of Parliament to summon an extraordinary session of parliament to debate a motion to reestablish parliamentary committees.

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Port Vila, Luganville and Marobe markets in Vanuatu have strengthened preparedness towards the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, thanks to the WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) support received through the Markets for Change (M4C) Project in Vanuatu. This is important to ensure the markets re…

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While the custom landowners of Efate may be criticised for selling most of their land to investors and ‘man kam’, Teriki Mantoi Kalsakau III of Ifira Island and his people, definitely remain the most generous community with the heart to tolerate fishermen from other Provinces who catch fish …

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The fracturing of Pacific regionalism after the withdrawal of five Micronesian states from the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) will not only affect cooperation within the Pacific region, but also the collaboration of the Pacific island countries (PICs) in international politics.