Tuesday, April 24, 2018

Sheng Lee appointed ANZ Country Head

Mr Lee will have regional responsibility for Vanuatu and New Caledonia.

Dawn service for ANZAC Day in Port Vila

Participants should gather at Port Vila’s War Memorial Cenotaph, opposite the Reserve Bank at 5.00 am.

NZ says Pacific ‘reset’ on track

Mr Tabuteau said the feedback he had had was that it is important to listen to what Pacific nations want.

Ambae chiefs want to remain on the island

The only thing that would allow us to totally agree in leaving the island is if the gas and ash from the volcano becomes more poisonous, one of the chiefs said.

Second evacuation will cost Govt VT200million

The second evacuation is taking place just six months after last year’s movement to three neighbouring islands.

Government defrauded through falsified accounts

In their review of reports on spending done by government employees investugators found a lot of discrepancies, particularly in the malaria program.

New theory on Pacific resettlement

According to a paleo-geneticist at the Max Planck Institute in Austria, Vanuatu was first settled by the Austronesian Lapita people around 3000 years ago.

UK push into Pacific to counter China

The UK’s departure from the European Union should give it more scope to pursue its own aid funding and other policies in regions like the Pacific.

Issachar reappointed SPTO Deputy Chair

The SPTO's chief executive officer said the Board of Directors welcomed the reappointment of Ms Issachar and her wealth of experience in the tourism industry.

CHOGM adopts marine conservation charter

Vanuatu and Fiji have been nominated by the United Kingdom as countries to champion the Blue Charter's cause in their region.