Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Price of submarine cable access dropped

The price reduction is a result of a commercial deal between telecom providers and Interchange in order for Interchange to begin work on a second cable connection.

More than 150 people evicted from Tagabe

Police carried out a Supreme Court order and said the eviction was orderly and without incident.

Asphalt works postponed due to bad weather

The asphalt work will continue overnight for the next month, weather permitting, with road closures from 6pm each evening until works cease at 5am the following morning.

Many vacancies in the public service

The survey showed that the vacancies point to budget priorities and skill shortages.

Bid to ensure fair fuel prices for Vanuatu

Fuel is a critical commodity for Vanuatu as it powers the country’s energy network and ensures the people of Vanuatu have access to transportation and maritime shipping.

Cable landing stations planned for Solomons, Vanuatu

The latest modules will be located in Luganville, Vanuatu, and in the capital of the Solomon Islands, Honiara.

Pacific Island workers meet seasonal Australian labour needs

Last year alone, the total number of workers employed from the 10 Pacific Island nations involved in the Seasonal Worker Program increased from 6166 to 8457.

Australian deputy PM retreats on farm worker visas

Foreign affairs analysts warned that the proposed new visa class would threaten Australia’s core strategic relationships with the Pacific.

PM: Scholarships not showing return on investment

Prime Minister Charlot Salwai said the government is wasting a considerable amount of money on scholarship studies that do not help with what the country needs.

China to introduce score cards to control everyone

China’s dictatorship will introduce personal scorecards where citizens will be monitored 24/7 and ranked on behaviour.