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ADB supports Vanuatu’s recovery effort

MANILA, PHILIPPINES – The Asian Development Bank (ADB) is preparing initial assistance to support the government and people of Vanuatu after Tropical Cyclone Pam caused deaths and widespread damage across the South Pacific archipelago over the weekend, ADB President Takehiko Nakao announced yesterday.

Tourism training for Isabel operators successful

A FOUR days training funded by Live&Learn in partnership with the Ministry of Culture and Tourism (MCT) has ended successfully in Isabel Province last week.

Cell site restoration well underway across Vanuatu: Digicel

DIGICEL FIJI - As recovery efforts commence in Vanuatu, Digicel has made good progress in restoring its network enabling customers to make and receive calls, text messages and emails.

Cook Islands Broadcasters now better prepared for disasters

SPREP - The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Programme (SPREP) was in the Cook Islands this month helping local broadcasters to understand how they can promote and shape resilient development through their daily reporting and to also keep safe and stay 'on air' during times of disasters.

New parish priest for Fau’ala

Anglican Diocese of Malaita has inducted a new parish priest for the newly Fau’ala parish in Central Kwara’ae, Malaita province.

Announcement of political appointees

The Democratic Coalition for Change (DCC) Government has now released the names of its first lot of Political Appointees (PAs).

Alleged dormitory intruder pleads not guilty

One of the five young men who allegedly broke into a girl’s dormitory at Ruavatu Secondary School in Northwest Guadalcanal has denied allegations against him.

US to provide disaster assistance

The Government of the United States (US) expresses its support for the people of Vanuatu, as well as those affected in Solomon Islands, following the distraction wracked by Cyclone Pam.

Bail denied for Westpac allege robbers

Bail has been refused for the men accused of the Westpac robbery incident.

Call to fix Kojuku bridge

VILLAGERS of various communities within the Vaturanga area in North West Guadalcanal are calling on responsible authorities to help mend the old and degrading Kojuku bridge.