• The 4th Pacific Island Marine & Oceans Services Panel Meeting commences in Nuku’alofa The 4th Pacific Island Marine & Oceans Services (PIMOS) Panel Meeting commences today in Nuku’alofa, Tonga. The PIMOS Panel was established in 2015 to serve in the capacity of an advisory committee to the Pacific Meteorological Council (PMC) on marine and ocean services matters in the Pacific region. According to the Terms of Reference, the ...
  • NEW ZEALAND AND CHINESE ENGINEERS TO BUILD EFATE HEALTH FACILITIES A joint New Zealand-Chinese exercise about to begin in Vanuatu will build health facilities in villages on Efate. New Zealand High Commissioner Jonathan Schwass said the work would be carried out under Exercise Tropic Twilight by the New Zealand Defence Force (NZDF) and the Chinese People’s Liberation Army. “Engineers from the two forces will work ...
  • Japanese Government 2019 Scholarship now open for Vanuatu citizens The Government of Japan through the Embassy of Japan in Fiji is now offering 3 categories of scholarships to qualified nationals of Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, Tuvalu and Vanuatu for studies in Japan. The categories are mentioned below. For Fiji nationals; Completed application forms and all necessary documents need to be submitted to the Embassy of ...
VFF Press Release
The VFF wishes to inform the football public that the organisation is currently undergoing reform since 2017 to align itself with reforms expected from FIFA who are the main source of funding for VFF football activities. ..
President never asked for a US Military base in Vanuatu
The Office of the President of the Republic of Vanuatu has issued a press statement refuting media claims that the President of Vanuatu asked the American Government to set up a military base in Vanuatu. The ..
Dane Thornburgh is Positive that Media is being Manipulated in ..
On March 2018, the supreme court granted Dane Thornburgh’s retraining order over a news reporter because the Australian lawyer felt that he was being threatened by a certain media agency over cases which involves him in ..
Police will not act on search warrant for YTS
In a meeting between Thornburgh lawyers representing YTS and Julian Ligo and the Police, it is confirmed that the Police have set aside the search warrant issued on YTS premises and Ligo’s residence. Dane Thornburgh confirms ..

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