Tuesday, May 23, 2017
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Vanuatu Independent


One-third of adults in Vanuatu are financially excluded

The survey showed that although the majority of adults in Vanuatu earn income from agriculture, many are unbanked.

Friendly Beach in Tanna re-born following Pam

Some 26 months after cyclone Pam smashed Tanna, Friendly Beach is re-opening its doors and giving new hope to the local community.

Cyclone Donna batters northern parts of Vanuatu

Tropical cyclone Donna is battering northern islands of Vanuatu as it moves slowly to the west and south, its strength at category 3.

Vanuatu Police officers call for compensation

Police officers want the government to settle 300 compensation claims dating back to the 1980s.

Another 10 former MPs released on parole

There were emotional scenes Friday as another 10 former MPs who were jailed for corruption walked out on parole.

Vohor and Kalsakau released after 18 months

Emotions ran high Friday morning as two former politicians walked out on parole after 18 months’ imprisonment for bribery.

Vanuatu Chiefs name Van2017 Pacific Mini Games

Vanuatu's Minister for Culture says the Pacific Mini Games are not only about sports but about uniting the peoples of the Pacific.

PGA & Government confirm commitment to the Vanuatu Pacific Mini Games

The Vanuatu Government and the Pacific Games Authority have assured their support for the 2017 Pacific Mini Games in December.

Conspiracy case against jailed MPs set aside

Eleven of the 14 jailed former Vanuatu MPs have had their additional sentences for conspiracy set aside by the Port Vila Supreme Court.

Vanuatu officials all agree the Games must go on

The Games must go on… that was the unanimous decision of a high level meeting on the Mini Pacific Games in Vanuatu late last week.