The 16 states are meeting this week to discuss regional challenges, particularly climate change. Source: https://thediplomat.com/, By Grant Wyeth The 47th Pacific Islands Forum leaders’ meeting began this week on the island of Pohnpei in the Federated States of Micronesia. The meeting will bring together the leaders of 16 Pacific Island states to provide a platform discuss the […]
¶ Nature Speaks (13) ‡ Australia (3), Cook Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Fiji (7), Kiribati (2), Nauru, New Zealand (2), Niue, Pacific Island states (3), Pacific Islands Forum, Palau, Papua New Guinea (3), Republic of Marshall Islands, Samoa, small island states, Solomon Islands (7), Tonga, Tuvalu (2), Vanuatu¶ post | , and modified on May 8th, 2018. Length:  words.
Yesterday’s report that people refused to board an evacuation ship to Maewo only underlines the difficulty of communicating and supporting this massive and long-term relief effort. Yet few of us are properly focused what is clearly becoming a crisis. People are everywhere on the issue. Some are vehement in their demands that we cover the slow-moving […]
A gun has been reported stolen after an attack at the Devil’s Point during an alleged house robbery last weekend, police told Daily Post. Commander South Superintendent Jackson Noal said police attended the incident and asked communities around the area to cooperate if they saw any suspicious activities and have information that might lead to the […]
¶ Development Projects (9) ‡ Expats in Vanuatu, gun violence, murder, Vanuatu¶ post | , and modified on September 24th, 2018. Length:  words.
Custom governance implementation pilot launching for Efate has taken place at Emua village, North Efate. The launching followed the launching of the Malo and Ambae pilot sites and it will be followed by the launching of the Tanna pilot site in early August. The President of Malvatumauri council of chiefs, Chief Seni Mao Tirsupe, is leading […]
Minister of Lands, Ralph Regenvanu, yesterday handed over the first Negotiator’s Certificate to be issued for a lease application for rural customary land under the new land laws to the Vanuatu Football Federation (VFF) for the development of a futsal field and football field at Paunangisu village, north Efate. This certificate was one of three certificates […]
By SBS – May 11, 2018, VanuatuIndependent.com IT’S a little known detail of the so-called ‘blackbirding’ trade: how a group of Aboriginal Australians ended up in Vanuatu, never to return home. Chief Richard David Fandanumata has travelled to Australia from Vanuatu to see the land his great-grandfather came from. He hopes to find his lost relatives with just […]
Vanuatu’s capital of Port Vila has witnessed one of its biggest exhibitions of art, with around 5,000 carvings and woven Melanesian products presented for sale last week. Local organiser Tyson Stanley Ghera told the Daily Post newspaper that it is the first initiative of its kind, organised between the sister cities of Honiara and Port Vila. Mr […]
More than 150 people, including children had to find shelter last night after police executed a Court order to evict them from the MCI area in Tagabe. Field Commander, Inspector Willie Amkori said the tenants were given time to move but they failed to comply and at the end of the day, no one is above […]
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By Edward Cavanough – an Australian researcher and writer focusing on public policy and international affairs. By Al Jazeera – August 28, 2017 IN the suburbs of Vanuatu’s capital Port Vila, Chief Edward Cavanough is an Australian researcher and writer focusing on public policy and international affairs. Boborenvanua awaits trial on bail. The middle-aged chief spends his […]
Daily Post – The Efate Vaturisu Council of Chiefs has mandated itself to review all its customary laws in 2019. It says this is a priority task for the Council of Chiefs of Efate, during 2019 and will endeavor to accomplish it. In a statement to the local media, the Vaturisu Council of Chiefs Chairman, Chief […]
¶ Development Projects (9) ‡ Council of Chiefs of Efate, Customary Laws, Malvatumauri Council of Chiefs, Vanuatu¶ post | , and modified on December 24th, 2018. Length:  words.