‘Stop the violence and killing against Kanaky people’: Vanuatu MPs from Tafea Province

Eight Members of Vanuatu Parliament from Tafea Province have made a bold and powerful call to the President of the French Republic, Emmanuel Macron, to stop the violence and killing being committed against the Kanaky

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Vanuatu’s Citizenship Commission defends granting citizenship to convicted Australian entrepreneur

Vanuatu’s Citizenship Commission says convicted Australian entrepreneur cleared the necessary checks before he was granted citizenship and given a Vanuatu passport.  Andrew Spira was granted citizenship

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Opinion: How the small Pacific island nation of Vanuatu drastically cut plastic pollution

With lagoons once choked by rubbish, pressure from the appalled community led the government to ban certain single-use products. For generations, the people of Erakor village in the Pacific nation of Vanuatu would pass

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Convicted Sydney multi-millionaire allegedly granted Vanuatu citizenship 

Andrew Spira, a 28-year-old self-proclaimed multi-millionaire from Sydney, Australia, who has criminal plans, including forming an armed militia in Vanuatu and East Timor, has allegedly been granted Vanuatu

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EU pushes for suspension of Vanuatu visa-waiver programme

An advisor to the Vanuatu government says the European Commission is pushing through with a suspension of its visa-waiver programme with the Pacific country despite concessions made by the government. The European

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Vanuatu voters support constitutional change to end political instability

Vanuatu has voted to change its constitution in a bid to end years of political instability, results of the Pacific nation’s first national referendum showed on Wednesday. A grassroots push to alter the

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Vanuatu Maritime Safety Authority (VMSA) Partners with Quality Solutions on ISO9001 Certification

In endeavoring to improve its core internal processes and international credibility as a Maritime Regulator, the VMSA has today signed an agreement with local consulting firm, Quality Solutions, to assist it to obtain

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Fiji Airways interested in reviving Port Vila, Tanna and Santo flights

Vanuatu deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Foreign Affairs, Matai Seremaiah, has announced that Fiji Airways is interested in connecting Port Vila to Tanna and Port Vila to Santo flights via an ATR, ensuring

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Air Vanuatu to lose 170 staff as liquidators try to save embattled airline

Nearly 200 people have lost their jobs as liquidators restructure Air Vanuatu to reduce the embattled airline’s operating costs.  Approximately 170 staff members have been made redundant as liquidators try to

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Vanuatu women stump Zimbabwe in World Cricket Qualifier

A decade after its women’s cricket debut, Vanuatu’s women’s cricket team defeated 12th-ranked Zimbabwe in the ICC Women’s T20 World Cup qualifier in Abu Dhabi in April. It was the first for a Vanuatu team to

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Qantas pounces on Vanuatu as its flag carrier flounders

Qantas and Jetstar are looking to move in on Australia-Vanuatu services following the collapse of flag carrier Air Vanuatu.  The Flying Kangaroo has applied for 1,798 seats per week in each direction for five years,

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New Caledonia and Vanuatu withdraw from FestPAC amid deadly unrest

A festival planner announced Monday that a Pacific country and an island territory of France have withdrawn their participation in the 13th Festival of Pacific Arts and Culture.  The announcement comes as Hawaii is

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