Vanuatu daily news digest | 30 October 2014

Princess Anne has left after a visit to our Save the Children branch, of which international charity she has been President for 40 years.

X-ray machines for the wharf and the airport have arrived in the country. And the next Air Vanuatu ATR plane is undergoing final checks in Malaysia before arriving here.

Vanuatu has successfully completed the second cycle reviews under the Human Rights Council periodic review for developing a national human rights framework. These are to protect our most vulnerable people – women, children and those with a disability.

The World Bank recognizes Vanuatu’s efforts to digitise the Lands Registry, and the country’s efforts made to hire new Lands Department staff and have therm appropriately trained.

Sheila and Douglas of TVL have greatly assisted your editor to get the newsblog going again after it was unfortunately switched off yesterday. Thank you Sheila and Douglas! Full service will be restored tomorrow.