Friday, March 22, 2019

VT800 million fund not enough: Education Minister

He said the scholarships were awarded according to the availability of public funds but they are trying hard to find other alternatives to source additional funding for scholarships.

Possible cyclone forming near Vanuatu

Satellite imagery shows the system has already developed the cyclonic spiral shape and forecasters predict it is likely to become a cyclone within the next 18 hours before reaching Vanuatu.

UK navy to push into Asia-Pacific

In an assertive and patriotic speech, Williamson said Britain ‘cannot be satisfied in simply protecting our own backyard’ and needed to take ‘action to oppose those who flout international law’.

Insect species facing worldwide extinction, scientists warn

The rate of predicted extinction of bees, ants and beetles is said to be eight times faster than that of mammals, birds and reptiles.

Govt scraps school fees for Ambae children

National Education Coordinator, Virana Lini said the exemption is strictly for those families who were evacuated from Ambae.

Opening pathways for real Pacific experiences

They will assist in promoting Tonga, Samoa, Vanuatu, Cook Islands, Solomon Islands, Niue and Fiji, showcasing authentic holiday experiences to the Australian and New Zealand travel market.

Australia ramps up rivalry with China in Pacific

China is clearly playing a central role in the unprecedented amount of attention the region is currently receiving from Australia — even if its officials won't admit it.

Opposition slams state of roads to Korman

Opposition leader Ishmael Kalsakau said roadworks began last year without proper by-passes and traffic re-routing, resulting in horrendous long queues.

VP increases numbers to 13 MPs

When welcoming the MPs from the two main urban centres of Vanuatu, the VP President said he is happy to lead a political party that is growing with a long list of young leaders.

PTI Australia digital trade workshop for businesses

Implementing an online export strategy can bring millions of customers within the reach of even small exporters in Vanuatu.