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‘Remote Islands is the Future of Tourism in Vanuatu’

‘Remote Islands is the Future of Tourism in Vanuatu’

Pascal Guillet on promoting Vanuatu as a tourism destination, remote islands and Air Vanuatu Pascal Guillet, the Vanuatu Ecotours founder and independent tour coach, in this exclusive interview for Vila Times says...

Vanuatu News

Who says Kava can’t grow in town?

Who says Kava can’t grow in town?

As Port Vila Town is City of Sandalwood as named by the Port Vila Municipal Council and declared in 2015 by the then Mayor of the capital, Ulrich Sumtoh, the same initiative should be taken for kava as the soil here is...

Government is more committed to supporting the RTI

The Government of Vanuatu took another step to intensify the transparency amongst its fonctions as it commits itself to enforce the Right To Information (RTI) Act by issuing another order as required by the act. On...

Pacific News

Three more weeks for Our Pacific Ocean Media Award entries

Three more weeks for Our Pacific Ocean Media Award entries

“Our Pacific Ocean Media Award” has been extended to close on 5 November, 2018 with submissions having been published or broadcast between 3 October, 2017 and 3 November, 2018. Winners will be announced on 3 December...

A Guadeloupean appointed French Ambassador to Vanuatu

A Guadeloupean appointed French Ambassador to Vanuatu

The Quai d’Orsay in Paris, France, has just appointed a Guadeloupean to be in charge of France’s diplomatic mission in Vanuatu. Robby Judes is the new French Ambassador to Vanuatu replacing Gilles Favret whose contract...

PNG will not back Vanuatu push for West Papua’

PNG will not back Vanuatu push for West Papua’

PNG Minister for Trade Rimbink Pato. Picture: RNZ Papua New Guinea will not and does not support the issue of West Papua now being pushed by Vanuatu at the United Nations. This is because according to Foreign Affairs...

Sports

Vanuatu’s Lambert Maltock elected acting OFC President

Vanuatu’s Lambert Maltock elected acting OFC President

The Oceania Football Confederation Congress has elected Lambert Maltock to the role of acting OFC President for the remainder of the current term. The Vanuatu Football Federation President was elected to the position...

Vanuatu women’s beach volleyball team wins bronze

Vanuatu women’s beach volleyball team wins bronze

Vanuatu is celebrating a second Commonwealth Games medal after their women’s beach volleyball team beat Cyprus in the playoff for bronze. Miller Pata and Linline Matauatu were in complete control at Coolangatta...

New project to boost rugby development in the Pacific

New project to boost rugby development in the Pacific

World Rugby has launched a new project that will accelerate rugby development in the Pacific, paving the way for the region’s best and brightest rugby talent to thrive on the international stage. The ‘World Rugby...

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