Friday, June 23, 2017

How climate change will threaten food security of world’s poorest countries

The worst-affected countries are mostly small islands, with Kiribati, Micronesia, the Solomon Islands, the Maldives and Vanuatu making up the top five, according to a paper in the journal PLOS ONE.

Thousands turn out for President Lonsdale’s State Funeral

Under gray skies and light rain, VMF paramilitary carried Fr Lonsdale’s coffin, draped in the national flag, from the gates of Parliament House into the special rotunda inside.

President Lonsdale’s funeral Wednesday

People are being urged to wear black and carry photos of President Baldwin Lonsdale along the route.

Design of Vanuatu Temple unveiled

The Bahai community in Tanna has celebrated the unveiling of the design for the temple which is to be built.

National Week of Mourning declared

A government spokesman said a public holiday has been declared for Wednesday.

Vanuatu President dies

A state funeral will be organised over the weekend, perhaps for as early as Monday.

Champions education program launched

VAN2017 office will soon be sending out literary packages that include the Nasi booklet, posters and their corresponding lesson plans to all primary schools around the country.

Sexual offenders are majority of Vanuatu’s prisoners: survey

Correctional Services Director Johnny Marango said the figures are alarming and he called on the government to find ways to deal with the growing increase in sex related crimes.

Firearms registered in Vanuatu less than 6000

Minister Maoh admitted that there are many unregistered firearms.

Vanuatu national arrested for not declaring foreign currency in Fiji

The passenger later revealed the envelope was being carried on behalf of a non-travelling 3rd party.