Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Study: Sugary drinks cause blood sugar spike

Here's what's going on inside your veins after you drink a soft drink...

All welcome at Sanma Day on Sunday

It will be a plastic-free celebration, so each person should bring their own food containers.

More communities to get clean and safe water

To ensure everyone has access to clean and safe water, communities in Vanuatu need a Drinking Water Safety and Security Plan (DWSSP).

ADB to expand presence in Pacific

Across the Pacific, ADB is significantly scaling up financing to help developing member countries achieve sustainable economic and social development, while enhancing climate and disaster resilience.

Successful Vanuatu Forest Week

PEBACC Country Manager, David Loubser highlighted that clearing of trees along the Tagabe River has resulted in problems such as flooding and erosion.

200 beds delivered to Ambae evacuees

The beds were provided by a charity called 'Field Ready' and the Ministry of Youth and Sports.

Vanuatu questions West Papua arrests at UN meeting

Vanuatu's representative to the UN told a working group meeting on arbitrary detention and involuntary disappearances last week the charges were questionable.

Pacific sees only rise in undernourishment globally

Oxfam New Zealand's Angela Wilton said this is especially true for the Pacific, where seven per cent of the population is undernourished.

Australia delays controversial agriculture visa

Australia's Assistant Minister for the Pacific, Anne Ruston said the visa is ‘still very much in development’, and Australia's commitment to labour mobility in the region remains a ‘number one priority’.

Salwai elaborates on state of emergency extension

The PM said the Government continues to work on the issue by keeping in touch with the chiefs and landowners on Maewo and Santo, where Ambaean evacuees are currently residing.

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