Tuesday, February 28, 2017

Government to secure ELMA

The Vanuatu Government will be working together with chiefs of Efate and the Shefa Provincial government to protect Efate land management area (ELMA) in the middle of Efate.

Penalties for offences against morality lifted

Justice and Community Services Minister Ronald Warsal has instructed the State Law Office to have some penalties lifted in the Penal Code, saying it is the 'only way to get our community safer again'.

Tevi: Language is more than communication

Vanuatu's Ambassador to the United Nations, Odo Tevi, says language is more than communication - it is a vital tool for education and democracy.

Prostitution aplenty in Port Vila

A legitimate Port Vila massage business owner says she receives many regular requests for ‘extra’ services from tourists and Chinese workers.

Govt and World Bank agree on airport infrastructure

The Vanuatu Government and the World Bank have agreed on a path forward to ensure the planned runway rehabilitation at Bauerfield airport begins as soon as possible.

Walking against impunity

An activist group is pounding the pathways in the country this week, raising awareness about the struggle for justice and freedom in Maluku and West Papua.

Strengthening environmental leadership in North Efate

Local environmental networks in Vanuatu have undergone training to help in their work to conserve and manage natural resources.

‘Tanna’ at Oscars is boon for Vanuatu tourism

THE Academy Award nomination of ‘Tanna’ is a boon for Vanuatu and Pacific tourism says the South Pacific Tourism Organisation.

First ever certificate course in climate change

The first-ever certificate level course in climate change and disaster risk reduction will begin classes next week at at the Vanuatu Institute of Technology.

NZ and ADB to help Vanuatu improve maritime safety

The Asian Development Bank (ADB) and the New Zealand Government will help establish an independent regulator for Vanuatu’s maritime sector.