News - Vanuatu

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Feb '17

21 Feb 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu to Los Angeles – cast and crew of Tanna to head to the Oscars

IT’S a long way from Vanuatu to the red carpet of the Academy Awards in Los Angeles. But a special group of people is preparing to make the long trip from a remote island in the South Pacific...

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06

Feb '17

6 Feb 2017

Vanuatu

South Pacific islands ban western junk food and go organic

Leaders of Vanuatu province want to turn local people and tourists away from unhealthy imports in favour of locally grown crops and seafood. A group of south Pacific islands are banning foreign...

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06

Feb '17

6 Feb 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu preparing to tap into Tasmanian labor market

Vanuatu Labor Department is working with stakeholders in the country preparing a pool of workers to try and meet the demand from the Australian island state of Tasmania for workers from Vanuatu. ...

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31

Jan '17

31 Jan 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu dengue outbreak: More than 900 suspect cases

The South Pacific Ocean nation island chain of Vanuatu has had an increase in dengue cases since November that exceeds the trends in recent years. The island country has reported 919 suspected...

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22

Nov '16

22 Nov 2016

Vanuatu

Vanuatu man loses huge cash savings in fire

An elderly man in a village outside Vanuatu's Luganville on Santo, has lost $US 26,000 in cash when his hut was destroyed by fire. Sources from Fanafo Village say the man escaped the fire with...

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07

Nov '16

7 Nov 2016

Vanuatu

Student brings education to the children of Vanuatu

University of Victoria student Mirali Shukla is not only invested in her own education, but in the education of thousands around the world. At 21 years, Shukla is founder and CEO of the Kind...

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25

Oct '16

25 Oct 2016

Vanuatu

Vanuatu will receive funding for major building repairs

Vanuatu will receive $US2.6 million dollars from Australia to repair and rebuild some of the public buildings destroyed by Cyclone Pam last year. The chairman of the cyclone recovery committee,...

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20

Oct '16

20 Oct 2016

Vanuatu

Vanuatu aims for self sufficiency in spuds

Vanuatu's Minister of Agriculture, Matai Seremaiah, is promising the people of Tanna Island that he and his staff will help them plant potatoes, carrots and onions. It is a bid to reduce imports...

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20

Oct '16

20 Oct 2016

Vanuatu

Agro-forestry Farming Approach to Boost Vanuatu’s Resilience

An agro-forestry farming approach introduced in Vanuatu aims to help communities address agricultural risks worsened by extreme weather patterns. With Tropical Cyclone Pam impacts still fresh in...

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04

Oct '16

4 Oct 2016

Vanuatu

From Tanna to Hollywood: Film success for Vanuatu love story

The cast of Vanuatu film, Tanna, travelled to Hollywood this month to attend the movies official release in Los Angeles as well as New York City. EyeWitness news interviewed the cast members...

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22

Sep '16

22 Sep 2016

Vanuatu

Para-vet training to support Vanuatu’s livestock industry

Port Vila, Vanuatu – Twenty-two animal health and production workers as well as biosecurity officers from Vanuatu are undergoing specialised summer school training in Port Vila and Santo,...

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15

Sep '16

15 Sep 2016

Vanuatu

Jubilation after Vanuatu reaches a FIFA World Cup finals series for the first time

There were emotional scenes after Vanuatu scored a late semi-final win against Solomon Islands to reach the OFC under 20 championship final, but more importantly they also qualified for the under...

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