Hearings into Vanuatu National Provident Fund investments to be open to the public

VNPF Building , Port Vila. Photo: Jean Van Jean

VNPF Building , Port Vila. Photo: Jean Van Jean

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Govt considers income tax above Vt500,000; Noble kava varieties boosted by national campaign

Kava plant

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Vanuatu Tok Tok 2016 tourism promotion event helps visitors “Discover Vanuatu, make new friends, share laughter”

Tourism industry wholesalers and media from Australia, NZ, New Caledonia, and China get familiar with Santo tourism attractions. Photo: VTO

Tourism industry wholesalers and media from Australia, NZ, New Caledonia, and China get familiar with Santo tourism attractions. Photo: VTO

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Bauerfield upgrade costs now double; Govt to begin repaying Cyclone Pam repair loans

Finally under way – the contractors' truck on the tarmac at Bauerfield earlier this week

Bauerfield International Airport – additional repairs complete by early October, major redevelopment works due in 2017

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Obituary: Joe Bomal Carlo, pioneer of Vanuatu broadcasting and sports

The late Joe Bomal Carlo

The late Joe Bomal Carlo – a giant of media and sports development in Vanuatu

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Decentralisation to see Vt 20M budget for each Area Council, says MP Williams; Air Vanuatu passes IATA Operational Safety Audit

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change, Hon. Albert Williams MP. Photo: SPREP

Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change, Hon. Albert Williams MP. Photo: SPREP

The big news at lunchtime today with the national broadcaster is the Salwai Government to make payments directly to area councils to improve the administration of rural affairs, starting next year. The Parliamentary Secretary for Climate Change, Albert Williams, revealed Read the rest of this entry »


[Photo Gallery] Vanuatu’s Olympic team celebrates in Rio by cheering Brazil’s football team to victory

Members of Vanuatu’s Olympic team Yoshua Shing, Albert Iata, Joe Mahit and Ham Lulu are proud supporters of Brazil’s national football team, so when they got the chance to watch Brazil play Honduras in the Olympic football semifinal, oli stap jump. Brazilian newspaper Folha de São Paolo followed the team and wrote a story (in Portuguese) about the their experience at the Rio Olympics. The six images below are just a selection from this story, there are more on their website:

Vanuatu’s Olympic team members Yoshua Shing, Albert Iata, Joe Mahit and Ham Lulu show their support for Brazil’s football team at Maracanã stadium, Rio de Janeiro. Photo: Ricardo Borges/Folhapress

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