Vanuatu second biggest Pacific tourist destination

How to get back to nature in Espiritu Santo, Vanuatu 30 May, 2014 Anne Majumdar travel weekly Back in the 17th century, Spanish explorer Pedro De Quiros first set foot on Espiritu Santo, mistakenly thinking he had found Australia. Although nowhere near as large as Australia, it is the largest …

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Vanuatu: 10 reasons to Visit

10 reasons to get excited about Efate, Vanuatu 15 May, 2014 Anne Majumdar Hungry for adventure Efate’s mix of mountains and coastline offers a varied and vast range of activities for adventurous types in Vanuatu. Just 15-minutes outside Port Vila, visitors can climb the spectacular Mele Cascades with Evergreen …

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Vanuatu-Japan Wharf project launches

Vanuatu-Japan Wharf project

Japan launches US$50m Vanuatu wharf project The Japanese government has launched a 50 million US dollars project to expand Lapetasi Wharf in Vanuatu to improve the archipelago’s international shipping capabilities. The president of Japan International Cooperation Agency, Akihiko Takana, says Vanuatu depends on maritime transport to sustain its economy. Dr Takana says …

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Vanuatu 49 milliseconds away from Global gateway

Vanuatu has a new Fiber Backbone Sydney, Australia, May 7th, 2014 – SpeedCast, a leading global satellite telecommunications service provider, today announced a further extension of its TIER 1 IP Backbone into Vanuatu. SpeedCast acquired significant fiber capacity on the new ICL-1 submarine cable, which will enable local service providers to …

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Vanuatu , Australia tourism competition grows

Vanuatu ’s Tourism efforts back on track with national road shows Vanuatu Tourism Office claims to be unfazed by the recently ramped up marketing efforts of rival Tourism Fiji, promising a revitalised push of its own. In Sydney for Vanuatu’s national roadshow series, VTO general manager Linda Kalpoi told Travel Today that although …

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Vanuatu borrowing from China for Malekula island

Vanuatu borrowing from China to build roads Updated at 1:02 pm on 24 April 2014 Vanuatu is to borrow 53 million US dollars from China to pay for road construction. The Minister of Finance, Maki Simelum, signed an agreement earlier this week with the EXIM Bank of China. The …

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