By Adrian Hunter | 18th May 2016 |
With even major western countries faltering, it is good to see that the tiny island nation of Vanuatu is not blindly following their lead. At the opening of the ICT Days 2016 conference held at the new Conference Centre in Port Vila, Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai made this insightful statement:
“We want to establish ourselves as leaders in ICT, using as our models for long term development successful countries like Singapore, South Korea and Estonia.”
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Staff writer Adrian Hunter | 21st April 2016 |
On a visit to Lakatoro, Malekula Island, Prime Minister Charlot Salwai reiterated government’s responsibility to support the residents of the island by providing road, shipping, telecoms and aviation services to enable islanders to better engage in economic activity.
Salwai outlined his coalition’s belief that Malekula has been a long-term player in “growing the economy”. Indeed, he said, all of Malampa Province has participated to a huge Read more [...]
By staff writer Adrian Hunter
The Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) has released a new video that is designed to attract the interest of potential tourist visitors to Vanuatu. It will be used to reawaken the Australian and New Zealand market to the wonders of this 83-island nation on their doorstep.
Although tourist numbers obviously took a hit after Cyclone Pam, the government is working hard - and especially through the VTO headed up by tourism industry veteran Ms Linda Kalpoi - to not only restore Read more [...]
By Annie Dang, Travel writer, Source: Dailylife.com.au
Vanuatu's largest city and capital may be known for its beautiful deserted beaches, waterfall abseiling and cultural villages, but what about food?
Port Vila's growing culinary scene is made up of a mix of Asian, French and Melanesian influences and it's attracting the attention of travellers and foodies alike.
Here are some of the best places to eat when in town.
It's the newest and hippest place in Port Read more [...]