Vanuatu welcomes tourists back 200 days after Cyclone Pam

BY ANNA FRANCES PEARSON Source: Stuff.co.nz It’s early evening in Port Vila, Vanuatu, as Frank Aru, a round-faced man with straight white teeth, farewells a dozen tourists outside Mangoes Resort with the same singsong voice and sweaty-templed enthusiasm he’d started the day with. “We’re going out to original Vanuatu,” Aru, a guide …

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One hundred new citizens receive their citizenship certificate

By Jonas Cullwick | Daily Post One hundred new citizens of Vanuatu were awarded their citizenship certificates in a ceremony at Au Fare restaurant at Melcoffee in Port Vila Thursday. All of them recently received their citizenship after the Government’s Citizenship Commission approved their applications for the citizenship …

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Vanuatu confirmed as host of 2016 Oceania National Olympic Committees General Assembly

By Nick Butler Cyrille Mainguy has been re-elected secretary general of the Vanuatu Association of Sports And National Olympic Committee (VASANOC) during the body’s Annual General Meeting in Port Vila, while it was also confirmed the Pacific nation will host next year’s Oceania National Olympic Committees (ONOC) General Assembly. Mainguy, …

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2017 Commonwealth Heads meeting in Port Vila still on

Len Garae, Daily Post Vanuatu's Ambassador to the European Union Roy Mickey Joy has assured the Commonwealth secretariat in London that plans have not changed and Vanuatu will host the Commonwealth Heads of Government Meeting in 2017. The Ambassado made the confirmation in his meeting with the Prime Minister in his Office. He said after the CHOGM meeting in Malta in November of this year, there after is going to be a “very busy period for Vanuatu”. The Government machinery is going Read more [...]