PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- Vanuatu is likely to break into the Chinese tourist market in a few years from now and the Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) is confident that the number of Chinese tourists visiting Vanuatu will increase.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu ---- The Vanuatu Opposition has rejected the government offer of four ministerial portfolios to be given to any individual MP or a political bloc within the Opposition.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- Vanuatu Prime Minister Moana Carcasses says ministerial portfolios are on offer to opposition MPs who vote with the government to stop a motion of no confidence against him.
PORT VILA,Vanuatu --- A motion of no confidence in the government of Vanuatu's Prime Minister Moana Carcasses has been postponed after a quorum was not reached this morning.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- Vanuatu government allies Thursday reaffirmed that it remains united behind Prime Ministership of Moana Carcasses Kalosil.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu ---- Vanuatu’s disaster communications plan has been given a ground-breaking overhaul, supported by VSA volunteer Simon Donald.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- Rice importer and distributer, Punjas, has been stopped from shipping 500 18.5kg bags of expired rice from Port Vila to Santo.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu ---- Vanuatu Parliament will meet Monday next week at 8.30am to debate the Opposition-sponsored Motion of No Trust against Prime Minister, Moana Carcasses.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- Reports from Vanuatu say three cabinet ministers have resigned and are supporting a motion for a vote of no confidence in the government of Prime Minister, Moana Carcasses.
Andrew Stuart, who has died aged 85, oversaw the fraught transfer to independence of the New Hebrides (now Vanuatu) during the so-called “Coconut War” with France; he also had long experience as an African colonial and post-colonial administrator, and was later Britain's Ambassador to Finland.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu ---- The USP Law Students Internship Program have signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat that will enable law students from the University of the South Pacific School of Law to undertake internships at the MSG Secretariat.
Forget weight gain—long-term spatial memory loss has now been linked to starch and sugar-laden diets as a warning to Pacific islanders over their lifestyle of high fat traditional foods.
As global supply exceeds demand for coffee for a fourth straight year, small world producers like Papua New Guinea and to lesser extent Vanuatu will feel the pinch of exports dwindling in 2014 in the US$70 billion world market.
‘…Vanuatu is forcing the rest of the MSG to take a stand on West Papua—something that is bound to test the integrity of the grouping in the months and years to come. Its boycott of the leaders’ visit to Indonesia, which incidentally has observer status in the MSG grouping—is rooted ...
PORT VILA, Vanuatu ---- The Vanuatu Government has defended changes to the country's constitution allowing residents to hold dual citizenship.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu ---- Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill has expressed disappointment over Australia’s stand on the no visa on arrival for Papua New Guineans traveling to Australia.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- The Vanuatu lands minister has defended the move to change the constitution to allow Vanuatu citizenship to be sold.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- Two veteran’s politicians in Vanuatu received their diplomatic appointments Tuesday to serve abroad.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu ---- The head of the West Papuan National Coalition for Liberation, Andy Ayamiseba, said the Melanesian Spearhead Group’s (MSG) fact-finding mission to Indonesia and West Papua fell short of its mandate.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- The West Papua National Coalition for Liberation believes a visit by a Melanesian Spearhead Group delegation to Papua last week would have been revealing, despite no meetings with civil society groups taking place.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- Vanuatu has defended a boycott of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) foreign minister's mission to Indonesia.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu ---- Vanuatu's foreign minister, Edward Natapei, says he was told a day before his planned departure for Indonesia last week that Jakarta rejected the condition for him joining a Melanesian Spearhead Group mission to Papua.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- Vanuatu's Foreign Minister Edward Natapei says the Melanesian Spearhead Group is split over the issue of membership for the West Papua National Coalition for Liberation.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- Vanuatu's Foreign Minister Edward Natapei believes recent events will make it more difficult to push for the admission of a West Papuan group into the Melanesian Spearhead Group.
PORT VILA, Vanuatu --- The West Papua National Coalition for Liberation says foreign ministers from the Melanesian Spearhead Group have been able to see first hand Indonesia's suppression of the Papuans.
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