Monthly Archives: August 2015

One hundred new citizens receive their citizenship certificate

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 of Vanuatu. In welcoming the men, women, and children into the ni-Vanuatu (citizen of Vanuatu) family, the First Political Adviser of the Office of the Prime Minister, Richard Kaltongga, said many in ... Read More »

What to Do in Vanuatu: A Day Trip Primer.

What to Do in Vanuatu: A Day Trip Primer.

Source: Thyblackman.com – Ryan Smith Vanuatu is one of the most popular island destinations for Australians in search of a relaxing holiday. If you’ve already planned your visit, or you’re thinking of heading here at some point, you may be wondering what to see and do during your stay. Here are some of the top attractions, day trips and activities to keep you busy your entire stay. Yasur Volcano Want to drive up an active volcano? Well, you can when ... Read More »

Rising Superstar: Ronaldo finding his feet

Rising Superstar: Ronaldo finding his feet

Source: August 3, 2015 Daily Post, Compiled by Raymond Nasse This young football star trained at the soccer academy behind Pacific Haven Resort   Ronaldo Wilkins in the 5th and 6th playoff between Vanuatu and Honduras at Youth Olympic Games, Nanjing The Phoenix Academy would like to welcome Vanuatu young superstar, Ronaldo Wilkins to Wellington, New Zealand. Ronaldo who was part of VFF Football Academy program at Teouma last year will be based now at Scots College for his schooling and ... Read More »

Japan gives millions for Vanuatu port development

Japan gives millions for Vanuatu port development

Source:Radio New Zealand‎   Japan has committed  $36 million dollars for a multi purpose wharf being built in the Vanuatu capital, Port Vila. This latest funding comes on top of $US54 million already granted for the project. The Japanese Ambassador, Takuji Hanatani, says Vanuatu will benefit from the construction of a new wharf, a container yard, an administration building and other important facilities. Mr Hanatani says Vanuatu’s current port facilities have limited capacity for handling the demand of the country’s ... Read More »

What’s new in Vanuatu: Flight Centre Expecting Post-Cycle Tourism Boost

What’s new in Vanuatu: Flight Centre Expecting Post-Cycle Tourism Boost

Source: Flight Centre A cyclone may have struck a few months ago, but a boost to tourism is well and truly back on the agenda in Vanuatu. Head of Flight Centre Australia Tom Walley says now is a great time to head to Vanuatu with all but five of its contracted hotels back up and running. “Vanuatu is back in business! Recovery efforts are moving very quickly with 85 per cent of hotels and resorts open and welcoming guests, and more than ... Read More »

New Vanuatu Feature Film – “Tanna”

New Vanuatu Feature Film – “Tanna”

Source:Sydney Morning Herald Tribal film … Dain and Wawa in Tanna which depicts a controversial relationship For seven months last year, Australian filmmaker Bentley Dean and his family lived with one of the South Pacific’s last traditional tribes. With regular fly-in visits from fellow director Martin Butler, they shot a feature film that dramatised the lives of the Yakel tribe in the mountainous areas of a Vanuatu island. “They still live very traditionally – hunting with bows and arrows and wearing ... Read More »

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