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Tokyo, Japan (RNZI) - An international maritime administrative organization has placed Palau and Vanuatu in a black list, its lowest possible grade.
The Vanuatu government is arranging for the repatriation of three ni-Vanuatu seasonal workers who died in a head-on collision in Queensland at the weekend.
People in Vanuatu have until Wednesday to submit their nominations as the country looks to appoint a new head of state. People in Port Vila mourn during the funeral procession of the late president Baldwin Lonsdale Photo: Vanuatu Daily Post. An ...
Tanna Coffee grows, processes, roasts, and distributes premium single-origin coffee across Vanuatu and the Pacific region. The Difference Incubator spokeswoman Anthea Smits said younger trees survived the cyclone while older plants were lost.
A one-year-and-seven- month-old baby boy was allegedly thrown out from a bus by his own father in Vanuatu, the Vanuatu Daily Post reports. The baby was rushed to hospital and now receiving medical attention in the children's Ward at the Vila Central ...
Mourners gather at the site of a triple fatality near El Arish. PICS: Elisabeth Champion. The company's general manager Kevin Khiev said it was his "worst nightmare".
The determination of a loving mother and the generosity of Kiwis is giving a young ni-Vanuatu girl the power to walk again, more than two years after a life-threatening infection robbed her of her mobility.
Momentum Dance Company owner Jessica Foley-Taylor will be joining her grandmother Miriam Taylor, an assistant minister at Blenheim's Nativity Church, on her annual trip to Vanuatu. The pair will visit Gaua's Aworor Village, in the northern Torba ...
The Quilliams, of Edgcumbe Beach, have kept Chronicle readers up to date on their journey with regular columns from their time in Cambodia.
The conspiracy case against Vanuatu's Deputy Prime Minister Joe Natuman and former acting police Commissioner Aru Maralau has been moved to December.
An effort to create a Second World War Museum in the Vanuatu town of Luganville is gaining traction, and its directors hope to start construction in the next couple of years.
An international maritime administrative organisation has placed Palau and Vanuatu in a black list, its lowest possible grade.
An electoral college will convene to select a new president of Vanuatu on July 3.
An archipelago of 83 volcanic islands, 65 of which are inhabited, Vanuatu is one of the most culturally rich places on Earth: over 100 Indigenous languages are still spoken across the islands.
Vanuatu's president Baldwin Lonsdale has been farewelled at a state funeral and procession in the capital Port Vila. He died suddenly at the weekend after a suspected heart attack.
Untouched rainforest crowded the banks and a short distance away small children swam and washed their clothes. This was my first time in Port Vila, Vanuatu, and before I got here, I knew very little about this island nation. My first surprise was the ...
The answer is that the Prime Minister Malcolm Turnbull has requested the Australian national flag be flown at half-mast today as a sign of respect and mourning after the passing of the Vanuatu's President. His Excellency Womtelo Reverend Baldwin ...
Vanuatu's President Reverend Baldwin Lonsdale has died suddenly at the age 67, the Vanuatu Daily Post newspaper reported on Saturday.
Plans are gaining momentum in Vanuatu to build what's billed by its creators as possibly the world's largest ever museum.
Port Vila (XINHUA/AAP/Pacnews) - Vanuatu's President Baldwin Lonsdale has passed away, the government confirmed over the weekend.
Twenty two Ni-Vanuatu health workers are undertaking another week-long training module on epidemiology in Port-Vila this week (19-24 June).
Strict security measures will be introduced at Vanuatu's parliament after the discovery of an unspent shotgun cartridge in the public gallery two weeks ago.
TANNA, Vanuatu - In a momentous development for the island of Tanna in Vanuatu, the design for the local Baha'i House of Worship was unveiled today.
WELLINGTON (AFP) - The President of Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale, has died of a heart attack, the Vanuatu Daily Post reported on Saturday (June 17).
The president of Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale, has died after a heart attack at the age of 67. Mr Lonsdale, an Anglican priest, had been leader of the Pacific archipelago since September 2014.
The president of Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale, has died after a heart attack at the age of 67. Mr Lonsdale, an Anglican priest, had been leader of the Pacific archipelago since September 2014.
Though the presidency in Vanuatu is a largely ceremonial position akin to Australia's governor-general position, Mr McGarry said the late President's handling of a corruption scandal that shook the country in 2015 projected his influence beyond his ...
Global Airline management company, ACP Worldwide has been appointed as the exclusive cargo general sales agent for Air Vanuatu in Australia and New Zealand. With effect from July 1st 2017, the leading independent airline management organization in ...
The Vanuatu government made history recently by launching what may be the first-ever trial in the Pacific to test the capacity, efficiency and effectiveness of drones to deliver lifesaving vaccines to inaccessible remote communities in the archipelago ...
A Vanuatu national has been arrested for failing to declare Australian currency amounting to around $23,000 (US$11,154) at the Nausori airport Wednesday.
Drone shot You can't get a direct flight to the tiny Pacific islands of Vanuatu. Nearly 2,300 air miles east of Australia, the island-nation is remote enough that its government is testing the use of drones to deliver vaccines to the island's children ...
The figure was given by the Minister of Internal Affairs Alfred Maoh in parliament when it discussed the Bill for the Firearms Amendment Act.
The Vanuatu opposition has congratulated the government for its decision not to sign the PACER Plus trade agreement. Vanuatu said last week that it was not yet ready to sign the trade and aid deal for Pacific nations with Australia and New Zealand ...
Commissioner of police Brigadier General Sitiveni Qiliho has issued a stern warning to travellers against carrying undeclared currency.
"We were casually discussing how my club from Australia should come to Port Vila and play a few matches against the Vanuatu team - and what a great week of cricket it would be and a big adventure for some of the guys that haven't been overseas before," ...
14 June 2017 - The government of Vanuatu and the United Nations children's Fund (UNICEF) are partnering to launch what may be the Pacific's first-ever trial of drones to deliver life-saving vaccines to inaccessible remote communities in the island nation.
Port Vila, (Vanuatu DAILY POST) - Vanuatu's favorite island resort, Iririki, is leading the way in the tourism sector to address the challenge of climate change by investing in renewable energy.
Vanuatu's decision to join Fiji and Papua New Guinea to boycott the signing tomorrow of the PACER-Plus trade deal between Australia, New Zealand and now only 11 Pacific island countries shows there are serious weaknesses in the agreement.
When disaster strikes, Vanuatu businesses can provide, store and distribute relief supplies through a single procurement system.
They are on their way to Port Vila, Vanuatu, to help distribute aid to those less fortunate and in need. Crystal Jane's was built by Willem in Melbourne.
The Vanuatu government has applauded the Iririki resort in the capital Port Vila for its switch to solar power. For two weeks now the resort has been running solely on electricity generated by a newly installed solar power plant.
Father Luc Dini, community leader na chairman blong Torba Provins tourism council, long Vanuatu ibin wanpla gutpla man husat ibin halvim ol wok divelopman long kantri.
Speaking at the opening ceremony at the Warwick Le Lagon Resort Conference Centre, Ham Lini Vanuaroroa, Vanuatu's Minister of climate change, reiterated his government's support to the workshop, and acknowledged the instrumental role played by ...
"Zac wants to go to Vanuatu with his school at the end of the year and this visit is more urgent now as I'm not well," she told the Dannevirke News.
The region's trade body says Vanuatu's sudden decision to not sign the PACER-Plus agreement came as an absolute shock.
Almost 20 Vanuatu back benchers have signed a solidarity pledge to back Prime Minister Charlot Salwai to the end of his term in 2020.
The need for sustainable resources is of vital importance for the protection of the environment and for the continuance of human progress.
ONE cyclone is all it takes to put something of a dampener on a cruise, so of course Captain Rick Sullivan has a Plan B. Tropical Cyclone Cook, we learn while standing in loose, ebullient lines during a departure-day safety drill on deck, appears to be ...
An analyst of Pacific issues says it is not a great surprise that Vanuatu has pulled out of next week's signing of the PACER Plus agreement.
This update informs the latest progress of the operation. This update also informs the budget revision with approval of DREF top-up (CHF 32,126) and timeframe extension for another 3 months to 31 October 2017.


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