• 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 ...
Wild Marmalade to perform at Fest Napuan
Wild Marmalade, an Australian didgeridoo dance band, will be performing in for the first time at Fest’Napuan 2018 on 27 October at 9 pm. Blending the ancient, soul-stirring sounds of the didgeridoo with modern dance beats and ..
No Money in the Account
A middle age couple (RSE workers) in Port Vila are disappointed after finding that the Aim Global agent that they were dealing with lied about depositing funds into their account. The couple was promised funds totalling VT300,000 or $3,000 into their Bred Account. ..
Another suspect on Parole arrested over infant death
A man from South Pentecost has been arrested as a suspect on the 17th of October 2017, by the Vanuatu Police over the death of an eight-month-old baby. The suspect is charged with domestic violence and ..
PM | Airports works not up to Government expectations
Prime Minister Salwai in a speech at the VIP launch at the Airport told participants that the “Bauerfield Airport extension has not progressed as expected by the Vanuatu Government” The Vanuatu PM in his speech directly ..

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