Vanuatu

Country Vanuatu
Capital Port Vila
Continent Australia-Oceania
Currency Vanuatu vatu(VUV)
Languages Bislama, French & English

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Multiple waves of colonizers, each speaking a distinct language, migrated to the New Hebrides in the millennia preceding European exploration in the 18th century. This settlement pattern accounts for the complex linguistic diversity found on the archipelago to this day. The British and French, who settled the New Hebrides in the 19th century, agreed in 1906 to an Anglo-French Condominium, which administered the islands until independence in 1980, when the new name of Vanuatu was adopted.

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Adventure seekers invited to answer the call of Vanuatu - AdNewsAdventure seekers invited to answer the call of Vanuatu  AdNews

In a campaign created by Engine Group, the South Pacific nation gets a new destination brand positioning.



Vanuatu will host the next Pacific Islands Forum. We want to know if Australia really wants a seat at the table - The GuardianVanuatu will host the next Pacific Islands Forum. We want to know if Australia really wants a seat at the table  The Guardian

Scott Morrison should bring strong climate commitments to next year's forum to avoid a repeat of this year's summit.



Vanuatu extends emergency over rhino beetle - RNZVanuatu extends emergency over rhino beetle  RNZ

A State of Emergency put in place by the Vanuatu government to contain and eradicate the invasive coconut rhinoceros beetle has been extended for another ...



Strong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Saturday, 24 August 2019 - information : - VolcanoDiscoveryStrong mag. 6.0 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Saturday, 24 August 2019 - information :  VolcanoDiscovery

Date & time: Saturday, 24 August 2019 15:51 UTC Magnitude: 6.0. Depth: 120.0 km. Epicenter latitude / longitude: 14.33°S / 167.11°E (Vanuatu) Nearest ...



Vanuatu Tourism Office launches 'Answer the Call of Vanuatu' - CAPA - Centre for AviationVanuatu Tourism Office launches 'Answer the Call of Vanuatu'  CAPA - Centre for Aviation

Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) CEO Adela Issachar Aru announced the launch of its new tourism campaign 'Answer the Call of Vanuatu' (DailyPost, ...



Cate Blanchett Lists Vanuatu Vacation Home for $1.4 Million - Architectural DigestCate Blanchett Lists Vanuatu Vacation Home for $1.4 Million  Architectural Digest

It's not uncommon for celebrities to rack up vacation homes in Europe or the Caribbean, but Cate Blanchett opted for a getaway pad that is much farther from ...



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Magnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes between Vanuatu, Solomon Islands - NewshubMagnitude 6.3 earthquake strikes between Vanuatu, Solomon Islands  Newshub

A magnitude 6.3 earthquake has struck north of the archipelago of Vanuatu in the South Pacific, the United States Geological Survey (USGS) says. There were ...



India U-19 Football Team Beats Vanuatu 1-0 in OFC Developmental Tournament - News18India U-19 Football Team Beats Vanuatu 1-0 in OFC Developmental Tournament  News18

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Air Vanuatu: new A220 fleet to support rapid inbound growth - CAPA - Centre for AviationAir Vanuatu: new A220 fleet to support rapid inbound growth  CAPA - Centre for Aviation

Vanuatu's aviation market will undergo a major transformation over the next few years as its flag carrier pursues rapid expansion to support a booming tourism ...



Why Vanuatu's lucrative 'passports for sale' scheme is popular among Chinese nationals - ABC NewsWhy Vanuatu's lucrative 'passports for sale' scheme is popular among Chinese nationals  ABC News

Are you in the market for a second passport? One that can get you into scores of countries — including Europe, the UK, Hong Kong, Singapore and Russia ...



Vanuatu: The cheap, little-known island gem that beats Bali every time - NEWS.com.auVanuatu: The cheap, little-known island gem that beats Bali every time  NEWS.com.au

A trip for Aussies to Bali has almost become a rite of passage and it was Tim Costello who last month controversially suggested that many Australians now even ...



Arrival of beetle pest in Vanuatu still a mystery - RNZArrival of beetle pest in Vanuatu still a mystery  RNZ

Vanuatu's government still does not know how the coconut rhinoceros beetle got into the country, Biosecurity Minister Matai Seremaiah says.



5.9 magnitude quake jolts Vanuatu - ANI News5.9 magnitude quake jolts Vanuatu  ANI News

Port Vila [Vanuatu], Aug 7 (ANI): An earthquake measuring 5.9 on the Richter Scale struck near the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Wednesday.



Powerful quake strikes off Vanuatu, no tsunami warning - Gulf NewsPowerful quake strikes off Vanuatu, no tsunami warning  Gulf News

Wellington: A strong 6.6-magnitude earthquake struck near the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu Thursday, the US Geological Survey said, but no tsunami ...



Get Up-Close-And-Personal With Mount Yasur On Vanuatu's Tanna Island - JunkeeGet Up-Close-And-Personal With Mount Yasur On Vanuatu's Tanna Island  Junkee

Vanuatu's Tanna Island is home to Mount Yasur, an active volcano where the earth's centre literally bursts up to surprise and delight you.



Addressing Gender & Protection Issues During Humanitarian Emergencies - Vanuatu - ReliefWebAddressing Gender & Protection Issues During Humanitarian Emergencies - Vanuatu  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Vanuatu about Disaster Management, Gender, Children, IDPs, Tropical Cyclone, Tsunami and more; published on 19 Aug ...



Enhanced Food Security in Vanuatu's Disaster Prone Communities - Vanuatu - ReliefWebEnhanced Food Security in Vanuatu's Disaster Prone Communities - Vanuatu  ReliefWeb

English Evaluation and Lessons Learned on Vanuatu about Agriculture, Climate Change and Environment, Women, Drought, Tropical Cyclone and more; ...



Vanuatu set to extend state of emergency over rhino beetle - RNZVanuatu set to extend state of emergency over rhino beetle  RNZ

The state of emergency declared over the invasive coconut rhinoceros beetle in the north east of Vanuatu's Efate island is likely to be extended.



Cate Blanchett’s Vanuatu holiday home is up for sale - Vogue AustraliaCate Blanchett’s Vanuatu holiday home is up for sale  Vogue Australia

Image credit: Getty Images. As one of Australia's most lauded actresses, it only makes sense that Cate Blanchett has a property portfolio to match her Hollywood ...



Traveller deals: Nearly half off Vanuatu family trip - TravellerTraveller deals: Nearly half off Vanuatu family trip  Traveller

putting $1820 back into your pocket with kids 12 and under staying free.



Fuel depot for Vanuatu's Pentecost - RNZFuel depot for Vanuatu's Pentecost  RNZ

Pentecost has become the sixth island in Vanuatu to have its own fuel depot.



Interpol involved in NZ aid sexual assault allegations - NewsroomInterpol involved in NZ aid sexual assault allegations  Newsroom

Allegations of sexual offending on a NZ-backed aid project in the Pacific have led to Interpol looking into concerns about several other people, while the accused ...



These women in Vanuatu highlight the strength of the female network following a crisis - Women's AgendaThese women in Vanuatu highlight the strength of the female network following a crisis  Women's Agenda

In Vanuatu, women are getting heard. Despite being disproportionately impacted by disasters, women's voices are often ignored and their agency not ...



Disaster aid needs to target vulnerable - UN Women - Vanuatu - ReliefWebDisaster aid needs to target vulnerable - UN Women - Vanuatu  ReliefWeb

A aid worker who was deployed to Vanuatu after the Ambae volcanic eruption says the diverse needs of those affected need to be factored into disaster ...



Vanuatu to host next Pacific Islands Forum - RNZVanuatu to host next Pacific Islands Forum  RNZ

Pacific leaders have decided on the venues of the next three leaders summits for the Pacific Islands Forum.



Bank boosts PNG men’s U18 Vanuatu campaign - POST-COURIERBank boosts PNG men’s U18 Vanuatu campaign  POST-COURIER

Soccer. The PNG U18 Men's Soccer Team has received a much needed support from Bank South Pacific to participate in the inaugural OFC Youth Development ...



Strong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 - information : - VolcanoDiscoveryStrong mag. 6.6 earthquake - Vanuatu Islands on Wednesday, 31 July 2019 - information :  VolcanoDiscovery

Date & time: Wednesday, 31 July 2019 15:02 UTC Magnitude: 6.6. Depth: 195.0 km. Epicenter latitude / longitude: 16.19°S / 167.94°E (Vanuatu) Nearest ...



India U-19 win OFC Youth Development Tournament 2019 in Vanuatu - Goal.comIndia U-19 win OFC Youth Development Tournament 2019 in Vanuatu  Goal.com

Substitutes Gurkirat Singh and Manvir Singh were instrumental in the 2-0 win over Tahiti in the concluding clash.



Cate Blanchett Is Selling Her Secluded Vanuatu Island Beach Retreat for $1.45 Million - ObserverCate Blanchett Is Selling Her Secluded Vanuatu Island Beach Retreat for $1.45 Million  Observer

Cate Blanchett is listing her vacation home, known as Matanara, on the island of Efate, Vanuatu, for sale for $1.45 million.



Australia's Indigenous approach supporting education in Vanuatu - DevexAustralia's Indigenous approach supporting education in Vanuatu  Devex

The second phase of Australia's Vanuatu Education Support Program is hoping to support better engagement by combining local culture with Western ...



Vanuatu govt partners with Tanna potato farmers - RNZVanuatu govt partners with Tanna potato farmers  RNZ

Thirty Vanuatu farmers have signed a partnership with the government to grow potatoes on Tanna Island.



Sexual health services vital for rural Vanuatu women - report - RNZSexual health services vital for rural Vanuatu women - report  RNZ

Improved sex education and better access to health services are key to reproductive health for Vanuatu's rural communities according to a new report.



Vanuatu opposition accuses MP of taking jobs as bribes - RNZVanuatu opposition accuses MP of taking jobs as bribes  RNZ

Vanuatu's opposition bloc has filed a criminal complaint against the Infrastructure and Public Utilities Minister over alleged bribery.



Karim Medrek Presents His Credentials as New Moroccan Ambassador to Vanuatu - Morocco World NewsKarim Medrek Presents His Credentials as New Moroccan Ambassador to Vanuatu  Morocco World News

Rabat – Karim Medrek, Moroccan Ambassador to Australia, New Zealand, and the Pacific States, with residence in Canberra, presented his credentials to the ...



Take five: “Addressing gender and protection issues in humanitarian action is lifesaving and planning and budgeting needs to reflect that” - Vanuatu - ReliefWebTake five: “Addressing gender and protection issues in humanitarian action is lifesaving and planning and budgeting needs to reflect that” - Vanuatu  ReliefWeb

English News and Press Release on Vanuatu about Disaster Management, Gender, Children, Women and more; published on 14 Aug 2019 by UN Women.



Campaign pushing votes for women launches in Vanuatu - RNZCampaign pushing votes for women launches in Vanuatu  RNZ

In Vanuatu, a National 'Vote Woman' Campaign has been launched on Malekula in Malampa Province.



"Vanuatu Day" event held at Beijing Int'l Horticultural Exhibition - Xinhua | English.news.cn - Xinhua"Vanuatu Day" event held at Beijing Int'l Horticultural Exhibition - Xinhua | English.news.cn  Xinhua

Actors perform during the "Vanuatu Day" event at the Beijing International Horticultural Exhibition in Beijing, capital of China, on July 30, 2019. The "Vanuatu ...



Vanuatu ATR excursion not 'directly' linked to engine failure - FlightglobalVanuatu ATR excursion not 'directly' linked to engine failure  Flightglobal

Investigators have determined that an engine failure on an Air Vanuatu ATR 72-500 did not directly lead to the runway excursion and ground collision with a pair ...



Sam Lee to compete in Vanuatu open - Fiji TimesSam Lee to compete in Vanuatu open  Fiji Times

TOP local-based professional Sam Lee will be out to better his performance when he participates in the Vanuatu Golf Open which starts at the Port Vila Golf and ...



Earthquake info : M5.5 earthquake on Thursday, 22 August 2019 22:54 UTC / Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu) - 1 experience report - VolcanoDiscoveryEarthquake info : M5.5 earthquake on Thursday, 22 August 2019 22:54 UTC / Santa Cruz Islands (Vanuatu) - 1 experience report  VolcanoDiscovery

Date & time: Thursday, 22 August 2019 22:54 UTC Magnitude: 5.5. Depth: 220.0 km. Epicenter latitude / longitude: 12.58°S / 167.01°E (Vanuatu) Nearest ...



Stories from Vanuatu - The West AustralianStories from Vanuatu  The West Australian

Ruth Campbell-Hicks has returned from a volunteer trip to Vanuatu, a place she called the “land of welcomes”, where she took part in the The Library Project ...



Celebration time in Te Puna for Vanuatu Independence Day - New Zealand HeraldCelebration time in Te Puna for Vanuatu Independence Day  New Zealand Herald

Kiwifruit workers celebrated Vanuatu Independence Day yesterday in Te Puna.



Sport: Australia to take on Vanuatu women's football team - RNZSport: Australia to take on Vanuatu women's football team  RNZ

The Australian U-16 girls football team will take on the Vanuatu U-19 women's team later today on the second leg of their Pacific tour.



Vanuatu union encouraged by seasonal workers' rights win - FreshPlaza.comVanuatu union encouraged by seasonal workers' rights win  FreshPlaza.com

FreshPlaza, portal for the *fresh* produce industry, offering the latest news, job advertisements, pricewatching, and photo reports.



Business Daily, Vanuatu's sacred drink - BBC NewsBusiness Daily, Vanuatu's sacred drink  BBC News

Could the traditional beverage known as kava boost Vanuatu's struggling economy?



Earthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 24 August 2019 - VolcanoDiscoveryEarthquake report world-wide for Saturday, 24 August 2019  VolcanoDiscovery

Summary: 132 quakes M2+, 45 quakes M3+, 20 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (204 total) Magnitude 2+: 132 earthquakes. Magnitude 3+: 45 ...



Vanuatu urged to support Tahiti decolonisation - RNZVanuatu urged to support Tahiti decolonisation  RNZ

Vanuatu's NGOs have urged the government to raise French Polynesia's stalled decolonisation process at this year's UN General Assembly.



Vanuatu seasonal workers' settlement a step in right direction - RNZVanuatu seasonal workers' settlement a step in right direction  RNZ

Vanuatu's workers union says it's encouraged by recent actions by a group of ni-Vanuatu seasonal workers in Australia to assert their rights in the face of ...



Vanuatu Opposition Leader files criminal complaint against PM - RNZVanuatu Opposition Leader files criminal complaint against PM  RNZ

Vanuatu's Opposition Leader says he has filed a criminal complaint against Prime Minister Charlot Salwai based on alleged perjury and bribery. Vanuatu ...



Massive pumice 'raft' spotted in the Pacific could help replenish Great Barrier Reef - The GuardianMassive pumice 'raft' spotted in the Pacific could help replenish Great Barrier Reef  The Guardian

A giant raft of pumice, which was spotted in the Pacific and is expected to make its way towards Australia, could help the recovery of the Great Barrier Reef from ...



Rural reproductive health focus of new Vanuatu report - RNZRural reproductive health focus of new Vanuatu report  RNZ

Reproductive health for rural communities in Vanuatu is the focus of a new report by Family Planning.



Vanuatu Maritime Regulator not aware of rhino beetle state of emergency - RNZVanuatu Maritime Regulator not aware of rhino beetle state of emergency  RNZ

The Office of Vanuatu's Maritime Regulator says it was not aware of a state of emergency order in place to control the spread of the rhinoceros beetle.



Citizenship of the Republic of Vanuatu and its advantages - Augusta Free PressCitizenship of the Republic of Vanuatu and its advantages  Augusta Free Press

The Republic of Vanuatu is a group of islands in the Pacific. The country exists by growing fruits, fishing, and tourism.



Destination wrap: Germany on the rise, Vanuatu kicks off Tok Tok tradeshows + MORE! - Travel WeeklyDestination wrap: Germany on the rise, Vanuatu kicks off Tok Tok tradeshows + MORE!  Travel Weekly

Keep on top of the where's where of travel with all the latest news and events in this week's bumper destination wrap.



The opportunity for a wellbeing focus in the Pacific - devpolicy.orgThe opportunity for a wellbeing focus in the Pacific  devpolicy.org

What gets measured, gets managed. Vanuatu leads the region in measuring wellbeing, with some interesting outcomes for national planning. Luke Kiddle ...



Vanuatu Independence Day celebrated by kiwifruit workers at Te Puna - New Zealand HeraldVanuatu Independence Day celebrated by kiwifruit workers at Te Puna  New Zealand Herald

Kiwifruit workers have gathered at Te Puna this morning to celebrate Vanuatu Independence Day in style. The event has been organised by DMS Progrowers for ...



Vanuatu-flagged ship runs aground in Black Sea - RNZVanuatu-flagged ship runs aground in Black Sea  RNZ

A Vanuatu-flagged cargo ship has run aground in the Black Sea off the Russian port of Azov.



Vanuatu opposition files complaint against MPs - RNZVanuatu opposition files complaint against MPs  RNZ

Vanuatu's opposition has filed criminal complaints against the Minister of Finance, Gaeton Pikioune, and MP Tomker Netvunei related to parliamentary secretary ...



Vanuatu Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com - Yahoo FinanceVanuatu Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband Statistics and Analyses 2019 - ResearchAndMarkets.com  Yahoo Finance

The "Vanuatu - Telecoms, Mobile and Broadband - Statistics and Analyses" report has been added to ResearchAndMarkets.com's offering.



A fight over independence could cause uproar in the Pacific this week - SBS NewsA fight over independence could cause uproar in the Pacific this week  SBS News

One country has been accused of "trolling" a Pacific Island on social media before a high-stakes meeting.



Air Vanuatu Plans Major Domestic And International Expansion - CAPA - Centre for AviationAir Vanuatu Plans Major Domestic And International Expansion  CAPA - Centre for Aviation

In this comprehensive interview, Air Vanuatu CEO Derek Nice discusses the small flag carrier's recent A220 order, plans for expanding the turboprop fleet, ...



News Local doctor makes a difference in Vanuatu A recent medical missionary trip to help the - Shepparton NewsNews Local doctor makes a difference in Vanuatu A recent medical missionary trip to help the  Shepparton News

A recent medical missionary trip to help the less fortunate in Vanuatu turned out to be a two-way blessing for local Doctor Lawrence Tay.



Revealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis - The GuardianRevealed: 'fierce' Pacific forum meeting almost collapsed over climate crisis  The Guardian

Critical talks at the Pacific Islands Forum almost collapsed twice amid “fierce” clashes between the Australian prime minister, Scott Morrison, and Tuvalu's prime ...



India U-19 Boys Beat Vanuatu in OFC developmental Meet - The Sentinel AssamIndia U-19 Boys Beat Vanuatu in OFC developmental Meet  The Sentinel Assam

Sumit Rathi's second-half strike from the top of the box earned India U-19 national team a 1-0 win against hosts Vanuatu in their opening fixture of.



Natural motivators for plastic bans - The Christian Science MonitorNatural motivators for plastic bans  The Christian Science Monitor

One global leader in banning the use of plastic, Vanuatu, is also a leader in how to motivate people to adopt a new lifestyle.



Confident India U-19 football team to face New Caledonia after victory over hosts Vanuatu - Times NowConfident India U-19 football team to face New Caledonia after victory over hosts Vanuatu  Times Now

The Indian U-19 football team will take on New Caledonia U-19 side in the OFC Developmental Tournament in Port Villa, Vanuatu on Wednesday. India will be ...



[VIDEO] Sumit Rathi stars in India U-19 football team's 1-0 win over hosts Vanuatu - Times Now[VIDEO] Sumit Rathi stars in India U-19 football team's 1-0 win over hosts Vanuatu  Times Now

Sumit Rathi's 78th minute strike earned India U-19 national team a 1-0 win against hosts Vanuatu in their opening fixture of the OFC Developmental Tournament ...



Plans for second airfield on Vanuatu's Ambrym Island - RNZPlans for second airfield on Vanuatu's Ambrym Island  RNZ

Plans are underway to build a second airfield on the Vanuatu island of Ambrym.



The Pacific Islands Forum at 50 - The DiplomatThe Pacific Islands Forum at 50  The Diplomat

The 50th Pacific Islands Forum held in Tuvalu was an important milestone in the history of the Pacific Islands and will have an impact on the future of the South ...



No Tsunami Threat to Hawai'i From 6.6-M Vanuatu Quake - Big Island NowNo Tsunami Threat to Hawai'i From 6.6-M Vanuatu Quake  Big Island Now

AN EARTHQUAKE WITH A PRELIMINARY MAGNITUDE OF 6.6 OCCURRED IN THE VANUATU ISLANDS AT 5:03 HST ON WEDNESDAY, JULY 31, 2019.



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For everyone who wanted more T-Bird in the Survivor off-season, your wish has been granted as we continue the series “Talking with T-Bird.” Each episode ...



Inside Cate Blanchett's $3million beachfront holiday home in Vanuatu - Daily MailInside Cate Blanchett's $3million beachfront holiday home in Vanuatu  Daily Mail

Cate Blanchett has listed her luxury island retreat 'Matanara' for sale.



Pacific courts need more women judges | The Interpreter - The InterpreterPacific courts need more women judges | The Interpreter  The Interpreter

Women are rarely seen in Pacific Island judiciaries, but the tide is starting to turn.



Vast 'pumice raft' found drifting through Pacific Ocean - BBC NewsVast 'pumice raft' found drifting through Pacific Ocean  BBC News

A vast "raft" of volcanic rocks stretching over 150 sq km (93 sq miles) is drifting through the Pacific Ocean, scientists say. The sea of pumice - the size of 20,000 ...



Air Vanuatu ATR pilots reported no control prior to hitting planes - Airline RatingsAir Vanuatu ATR pilots reported no control prior to hitting planes  Airline Ratings

An Air Vanuatu ATR-72 regional aircraft that veered off the runway and slammed into two other aircraft at Port Vila had no hydraulic nose wheel steering or ...



Otago Polytechnic Engineering students to help Vanuatu community - VoxyOtago Polytechnic Engineering students to help Vanuatu community  Voxy

A group of Otago Polytechnic Engineering students and staff are preparing to get stuck into a range of infrastructure projects on a remote Vanuatu island next ...



Analysis on Vanuatu Telecommunications Market Strategies and Forecasts, 2019 to 2025 - Market ReporterAnalysis on Vanuatu Telecommunications Market Strategies and Forecasts, 2019 to 2025  Market Reporter

The future value proposition for telecommunications market in Vanuatu to 2025 is detailed in the report. It also provides imperatives for gaining market share in ...



Exploited Pacific migrant farm workers settle significant case - Sydney Morning HeraldExploited Pacific migrant farm workers settle significant case  Sydney Morning Herald

Dozens of migrant farm workers from Vanuatu have won an important settlement after taking legal action in response to gross underpayment and mistreatment.



OFC pair give inter-Confederation rivals stern test - POST-COURIEROFC pair give inter-Confederation rivals stern test  POST-COURIER

Soccer. Vanuatu and PNG flew Oceania's flags high and proud on a historic day at the inaugural OFC Youth Development tournament in Port Vila's Korman ...



West Papua: Pacific leaders urge UN visit to region's 'festering human rights sore' - The GuardianWest Papua: Pacific leaders urge UN visit to region's 'festering human rights sore'  The Guardian

Regional forum in Tuvalu 'strongly encourages' Indonesia to finalise UN visit to troubled province.



Inaugural OFC development tournament on the horizon - Football in OceaniaInaugural OFC development tournament on the horizon  Football in Oceania

The very first OFC Youth Development Tournament is set to kick-off in Vanuatu.



India U19 football team beat Tahiti, finish first in Oceanian Developmental Tournament - SportsCafeIndia U19 football team beat Tahiti, finish first in Oceanian Developmental Tournament  SportsCafe

The Indian under 19 football team got the better of Tahiti in the 1/2 place play-off to finish first in the Oceanian Developmental Tournament which was played at ...



Indonesia anger as West Papua independence raised at Pacific forum - The GuardianIndonesia anger as West Papua independence raised at Pacific forum  The Guardian

Breakaway leader Benny Wenda will use meeting in Tuvalu to push for UN vote on Jakarta's control of province.



The Pacific step up goes to Washington - The InterpreterThe Pacific step up goes to Washington  The Interpreter

One evening every June for more than 20 years, a “Pacific Night” reception has featured as a mainstay of the diplomatic circuit in Washington DC. It is organised ...



Earthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019 - VolcanoDiscoveryEarthquake report world-wide for Wednesday, 31 Jul 2019  VolcanoDiscovery

Summary: 162 quakes M2+, 82 quakes M3+, 31 quakes M4+, 6 quakes M5+, 1 quake M6+ (282 total) Magnitude 2+: 162 earthquakes. Magnitude 3+: 82 ...



Key outcomes from Pacific Islands Forum - NEWS.com.auKey outcomes from Pacific Islands Forum  NEWS.com.au

KEY OUTCOMES FROM PACIFIC ISLANDS FORUM 2019.



LIVE STREAM -- OFC Youth Development Tournament U-19 -- India vs Vanuatu - The Fan GarageLIVE STREAM -- OFC Youth Development Tournament U-19 -- India vs Vanuatu  The Fan Garage

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Tiny island threatened by rising sea levels declares 'emergency' - HeraldScotlandTiny island threatened by rising sea levels declares 'emergency'  HeraldScotland

One is a tropical paradise in the South Pacific while the other is situated almost 10000 miles away in an exposed and weather-beaten corner of the…



Pacific islands stand ground on West Papua push - The InterpreterPacific islands stand ground on West Papua push  The Interpreter

One of the criticisms of the Pacific Islands Forum over the years relates to the regional grouping's limited ability to advance its agenda in the face of the interests ...



Former student shares loves of her career path - Noosa NewsFormer student shares loves of her career path  Noosa News

Cooroy's Abby Vartan spoke to students about life in the travel industry, sparking a love of travel at her former school.



Rose Jacobs talks rebuilding her life as a single mum on The Juggling Act - KidspotRose Jacobs talks rebuilding her life as a single mum on The Juggling Act  Kidspot

After a public split with weatherman ex Steve Jacobs, Rose Jacobs opens up about life as a single mum, co-parenting with a famous ex and how not even a stint ...



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BSP Boosts PNG Men's Under 18 - EMTV OnlineBSP Boosts PNG Men's Under 18  EMTV Online

PNG's Under 18 Men's Soccer Team has received much needed support from Bank South Pacific to participate in the inaugural OFC Youth Development ...



PNG hold Estonia; go down 5-4 in penalties - POST-COURIERPNG hold Estonia; go down 5-4 in penalties  POST-COURIER

Soccer BY KEVIN TEME. Papua New Guinea held Estonia from the UEFA to a 1-1 draw and pushed them right to the limit before going down in a penalty ...



Vanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice' - The GuardianVanuatu to ban disposable nappies in plastics crackdown: 'We had no choice'  The Guardian

Nation suffering disproportionately from climate emergency to phase in ban, believed to be world first, by December.



Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu: Into the deep heart of Vanuatu's adventure islands - TravellerEspiritu Santo, Vanuatu: Into the deep heart of Vanuatu's adventure islands  Traveller

"My great-grandfather was the last cannibal to live in the country," says Antonny Arnhambat, slurping meat from a mud crab claw. My guide and I have already ...



The Long Arm of Chinese Law Reaches Vanuatu, Again - The DiplomatThe Long Arm of Chinese Law Reaches Vanuatu, Again  The Diplomat

Four of six people taken from Vanuatu by Chinese police recently had dual citizenship up until the time Beijing came for them.



Women Disability Activists Tackle Stereotypes, Access At Leadership Event : Goats and Soda - NPRWomen Disability Activists Tackle Stereotypes, Access At Leadership Event : Goats and Soda  NPR

A person with a disability may be practically invisible in some countries — or the target of cruel comments. Global activists gathered in Oregon to learn how to ...



Six Chinese nationals arrested in Vanuatu: media - ReutersSix Chinese nationals arrested in Vanuatu: media  Reuters

Authorities in Vanuatu have arrested six Chinese nationals following Chinese complaints they were operating an internet scam from the Pacific island, media ...