Tuesday, May 22, 2018

RSE workers open new cultural village for tourists

The Cultural Village, called ‘Mitah Custom and Cultural Village’, showcases traditional ways of life of Tanna.

A new law library for Vanuatu

More than 2000 books were distributed between the Office of the Public Prosecutor, Public Solicitor’s Office and the State Law Office.

Japan to support self-sustained development in Pacific

Most of the island nations are pro-Japanese and are important partners that exhibit an understanding of Japan’s position at such gatherings as the United Nations.

Government Minister faces assault charges

Police said the case related to an incident which happened during the National Games in Luganville, Santo in December 2016.

Japan aims to check China through Pacific island nations

The Japanese government recognised significant achievements, but the meeting also revealed the rising influence of China on some of the island nations.

Music school launched in Port Vila

The marketing manager of ‘El Professor Band’ music school said although many people could play music, there was no dedicated place to learn music until now.

Key farm scheme badly rorted – workers underpaid

After five months of gruelling work, Ms Roqara will return home next week to her two young sons with next to nothing.

China casts net deep into Pacific with $2b fish farm

Two senior US defence figures have recently expressed concern about Chinese 'soft loans' creating potential debt traps among the Pacific nations.

Govt bill to protect kava from outsiders

The bill would provide for only ni-Vanuatu farmers to plant kava, leaving any expatriate farmer looking to plant kava having to apply for a permit.

Students say ‘no’ to plastic

Students took part in activities during the day around understanding their environment and ways they could avoid using plastic in their community.