Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Medic sees need for nutrition advice in Pacific

He is working for two months in Lamap on the Vanuatu island of Malekula providing medical care alongside nurses at the small local hospital.

Vanuatu hopes to benefit from new free trade deal

Foreign Affairs Minister Ralph Regenvanu said the recent decision by MSG to come up with a new trade agreement should contain better conditions.

Port Vila’s Lapetasi International Wharf officially opens

Vanuatu’s Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai said it was an historical day for the people of Vanuatu and especially the Chiefs and people of Ifira.

Weather update

A nearby tropical depression has a moderate to high chance of becoming a cyclone.

MSG supports Vanuatu’s Amos for FFA top job

A senior foreign affairs official said it’s time for someone from Melanesia to be appointed for the FFA job

Oxfam Cash Transfer Feasibility Study launches

The study focuses on increasing awareness for cash transfers and to build a strong evidence to show where and how cash transfer program can be used.

Government consults shipping companies

The workshop was the first of its kind to be held in Port Vila, and with more than 50 participants in attendance.

China eyes Vanuatu military base

There have been preliminary discussions between the Chinese and Vanuatu governments about a military build-up in the island nation.

Fish processing plant may open before end of 2018

The plant would employ about 40 people, some of whom would be Chinese but most of whom would be Ni-Vanuatu.

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.