Children’s Day 2016: Govt calls on parents to ensure children enrolled in school at age six

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Prime Minister steps in to halt Air Vanuatu’s planned termination of ni-Vanuatu pilots

Air Vanuatu Boeing 737-800 AV1 loading at Port Vila's Bauerfield International Airport. Photo: Air Vanuatu

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Vanuatu tops Asia-Pacific region, ranks 4th globally in 2016 Happy Planet Index

Happy Planet Index 2016 Vanuatu data

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Vanuatu wins award from FAO for its fight against illegal fishing; Chamber of Commerce calls for higher VAT rate

Moana Matariki of the Dept. of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador to the EU Roy Mickey Joy and his wife Shirley with the FAO award

Moana Matariki of the Dept. of Foreign Affairs, Ambassador to the EU Roy Mickey Joy and wife Shirley at the FAO award ceremony in Rome, Italy. Photo: supplied

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Deputy PM Natuman claims MSG has been bought for “30 pieces of silver”

West Papua's morning star flag. Photo: AK Rockerfeller

West Papua’s morning star flag. Photo: AK Rockefeller

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Vanuatu’s economy can expect modest growth for next two years, says Asian Development Bank

This graph by the Asian Development Bank shows their projections for growth in Pacific island economies for 2016 and 2017. Image: ADB

This graph by the Asian Development Bank shows their projections for growth in Pacific island economies for the 2016 and 2017 fiscal years. Image: ADB

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Australia funds aerial fisheries surveillance and new longer-range patrol vessel

Illegal fishing costs Pacific countries dearly – the estimate for just species alone, tuna , is Vt66.7 billion per year. Photo: NOAA

Illegal fishing costs Pacific countries dearly – the annual estimated loss for just one species, tuna, is Vt66.7 billion per year, according to the Forum Fisheries Agency. Photo: NOAA

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