News - Vanuatu

21

Sep '17

21 Sep 2017

Vanuatu

6.4 magnitude earthquake strikes Vanuatu

A 6.4 magnitude earthquake has hit Vanuatu, 85km northwest of Isangel, the US Geological Survey says.In a post a short time ago, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Centre said a destructive Pacific-wide...

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21

Sep '17

21 Sep 2017

Vanuatu

1000 coffee growers in Vanuatu certified organic

In Vanuatu, 1000 organic coffee farmers have been certified organic coffee farmers under Organic Pasifika`s certification standard.   Tanna Coffee company owner, Terry Adlington, said...

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12

Sep '17

12 Sep 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu volcanoes rumble

Authorities in Vanuatu say four out of six volcanoes throughout the island group have increased recorded activity.   The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department is warning tourists...

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01

Aug '17

1 Aug 2017

Vanuatu

Drones For Good – Participants in Vanuatu Drone Trial Take Vaccines to the Skies

In a first for the Pacific region, a trial is underway to test the capacity, efficiency and effectiveness of drones to deliver lifesaving vaccines to remote communities in Vanuatu. The...

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01

Aug '17

1 Aug 2017

Vanuatu

Hockey stick collection drive under way for Vanuatu teams by Auckland organisation

An Auckland sportsman has started a collection drive for spare hockey sticks and balls, all in the name of increasing participation in his favourite sport - hockey. All donated equipment will be...

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13

Jul '17

13 Jul 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu road crash victims flown home today

In Vanuatu, the Employment Services Unit of the Labour Department says the bodies of the three ni-Vanuatu who died in a road accident in Cairns, Australia, are being repatriated to Port Vila on...

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11

Jul '17

11 Jul 2017

Vanuatu

RSE NZ wok i helpim gut ol Pacific pipal

Palaman memba blong Port Vila Constituency long Vanuatu itok emi hamamas olsem  ol Pacific Island kantri na New Zealand nau makim tenpla yia blong Recognised Seasonal Employer scheme or RSE....

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07

Jul '17

7 Jul 2017

Vanuatu

Tallis Obed Moses named as new Vanuatu president

There was applause and a sense of relief in Vanuatu's parliament today as Tallis Obed Moses was voted in as Vanuatu's new President. Mr Moses, who had been a Presbyterian pastor, was sworn in...

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21

Jun '17

21 Jun 2017

Vanuatu

"It is raining in the hearts of the people"

Schoolchildren are lining the route from Vanuatu's parliament to the airport today to farewell the country's late president Baldwin Lonsdale. Thousands of people have been paying their respects...

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19

Jun '17

19 Jun 2017

Vanuatu

Vanuatu in mourning after president's sudden death

Vanuatu was in a state of mourning on Saturday after its revered president, Baldwin Lonsdale, died unexpectedly. He was 67. He was rushed to Vila Central Hospital late on Friday night after a...

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29

May '17

29 May 2017

Vanuatu

Menstruation matters – How taboos about periods are holding girls back

AS the world marks Menstrual Hygiene Day on Sunday, girls at Ieneula in Tanna will be getting set to celebrate the progress they’ve made in tackling the barriers to education and opportunity...

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18

May '17

18 May 2017

Vanuatu

32% Ni-Vanuatu Adults Unbanked

Findings from the Demand-Side Survey released at the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV) Economic Symposium has shown that 32 % of Ni-Vanuatu adults are completely unbanked and excluded from financial...

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