Vanuatu Regional And International News Reports - A handy index of news items mentioning Vanuatu from all round the world.
Vanuatu Nurses' Association says situation 'critical' after staff suspensions
Radio New Zealand International
Posted at 05:10 on 11 December, 2013 UTC. The Vanuatu Nurses' Association says many nurses are frightened to voice their opinions after the suspension of about 100 medical workers over the signing of a petition. Its vice president says the acting ...
Vanuatu fisheries officers want more powers to curb illegal fishing
Radio New Zealand International
The Ministry of Fisheries in Vanuatu is working on a bill aimed at giving fisheries officers more power to penalise illegal fishing and deter over-fishing. The principal compliance officer for the Ministry of Fisheries, Felix Toa Ngwango, says over the ...
Delezio family help burns victim in Vanuatu
The Daily Telegraph
Mother Carolyn Delezio said they had met four-year-old Anna while on a holiday in Vanuatu through a paramedic who accompanied them on a snorkelling trip. The girl was caught in a mosquito net when she was little and was severely burnt on her legs.
The Jet Newspaper
Vanuatu poised for a surfing breakthrough
Vanuatu is on the verge of challenging the world's best surfing countries after an impressive win at the Melanesian Surf Cup on the weekend. Vanuatu dominated the different divisions at Cloudbreak in Fiji to win the Melanesian Cup ahead of New ...
FSA's annual melanesian surfing event
Vanuatu court condemns child compensation
The Supreme Court in Vanuatu has condemned as "inhumane" a traditional practise on the island of Tanna of providing a substitute child to a family who loses a child to tragedy. Vanuatu court condemns child compensation (Credit: ABC). A court decision ...
Chiefs opposed to new Vanuatu land legislation
A council of chiefs on Vanuatu's main island of Efate has called on Parliament to refuse to pass legislation to reform laws governing ownership of tradition land. Chiefs opposed to new Vanuatu land legislation (Credit: ABC). The Chairman of Vaturisu ...
True blue Luganville
Vanuatu is more expensive than New Zealand as it needs to import almost everything. However this is balanced by being able to buy cheap locally grown fruit and vegetables, such as a bag of 10 passionfruit for $2, a coconut for 50 cents and a bag of ...
Spell of kava relaxes Vanuatu
"Ronnie's Nakamal, please," I tell the minibus driver as I pull the sliding door shut. It's dusk in Vanuatu and Port Vila locals are heading out for knock-off drinks. But most won't be sinking beers or glasses of wine, they'll be slurping shells of ...
Indigenous people, not Australians, should determine Vanuatu's future
To visiting Australians, my home, the island nation of Vanuatu, is either paradise or a Third World backwater. Holidaymakers prize our beaches and clear waters. But workers from aid organisations such as AusAID see limited employment opportunities and ...
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