Vanuatu Daily News Digest | 18 May 2015

Information and Communications Technologies have dominated the media in recent days in Vanuatu. Prime Minister Natuman emphasized at the Warwick Le Lagon event marking Pacific ICT Days 2015 "ICTs are now essentially part of our lives" (Daily Post). Three overseas companies attended the event VBTC News reported.

The Appeal Court is reported in Post to have ordered the Director of Lands to register Takara leases to Green Peak Limited and Costa del Mar Limited after receiving proof of the incorporation of the two companies. The leases are concerned with geothermal exploration.

PM Natuman is attending the Japanese Pacific Islands’ Leaders Meeting (PALM 7). It is on the theme "We are islanders": Commitment to the Pacific from Iwaki, Fukushima: Building a prosperous future together.” PM Natuman is speaking on the recovery operation after cyclone Pam, and the major role of the NDMO in restoration.

Port Vila Municipality is warning kava bar operators to provide better hygiene and toilet facilities points out Post today.