Friday, January 18, 2019

Ambae leaders appeal for more food help

Leaders in Luganville have requested that the national government consider continuing to provide food rations for the next three months until their gardens have matured.

Tagabe roads being fixed, traffic will be affected

The section of road is the key link for Vanuatu’s visitors to the heart of Port Vila.

Ambrym Disaster Coordination Centre being planned

NDMO Manager Peter Korisa.said this centre will enhance the island’s preparedness and response efforts.

Imported dengue case in Port Vila

The Director of Public Health, Len Tarivonda, said a female tourist from Finland was hospitalised last week.

Vanuatu improving sale of local fresh produce

The market house has been designed to buy fresh produce from farmers through the existing networks in the other Vanuatu islands and ship them to Port Vila for sale.

Australia picks up $200,000 tab for royal visit airfares

The Vanuatu component included 22 people on a flight from Brisbane to Port Vila for $11,175 and 23 people on a non-scheduled flight from Port Vila to Cairns at a cost of $13,857.

Tanna star dies after untreated leg infection

The first-time actor, who starred in Oscar-nominated Australian-Vanuatu film, has been remembered as a ‘gentle soul’ and ‘deep family man.’

Roadmap for climate change policies

Small island countries face common challenges when designing and implementing sustainable climate change policies and national plans.

Pacific Trade Invest Australia Year 2018 in review

Caleb Jarvis said in 2018, they supported 981 Pacific businesses – including 278 women-led businesses – and facilitated more than A$23.5 million in exports.

West Papua group’s office shutdown sparks fears

The KNPB said its headquarters in Jayapura and Asmat were shuttered by military and police in December.