Friday, March 22, 2019

Guam athlete taken to hospital in Vila

Judoka Deja Whitt was injured in her final bout yesterday against Chloe Omo-Perraut of New Caledonia.

PM attends enhanced political dialogue with the EU

Prime Minister Charlot Salwai will tomorrow take part in political dialogue with senior officials of the European Union in Brussels.

Dengue impact widespread in Pacific in past 18 months

Dengue outbreaks were reported from American Samoa, Fiji, Nauru, Palau, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga and Vanuatu in 2017.

UN conference closes with renewed urgency for greater ambition to tackle climate change

Climate finance and climate resilience were also at the centre of the discussions at the conference.

Australia govt to renovate Vanuatu’s parliament

Other buildings include the provincial agricultural office on Tanna which lost its roof during cyclone Pam, a water supply system in Lenami community, and police officers’ houses.

Japan prevented from resuming commercial whaling

The commission held a meeting in Brazil where Japan's proposal that would have opened the door to commercial whaling was defeated 41 to 27.

No celebration for Malampa Day causes anger

Many Malampa people in Port Vila waited all day at the Saralana Stage along with some Fiji people expecting the usual celebration that happens there every year.

Asphalt works postponed due to bad weather

The asphalt work will continue overnight for the next month, weather permitting, with road closures from 6pm each evening until works cease at 5am the following morning.

Filipino on theft and misappropriation charges

The case against a Filipino woman accused of theft and misappropriation has been revived following a failed bid to have the case dismissed.

Cyclone Hola warnings widened in Vanuatu

The category 2 cyclone has been moving west southwest at 11 km/hr and its central pressure is dropping, bringing heavy rain and higher winds.