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China’s nuclear bombers spark Pentagon report backlash

August 20, 2018

China is engaged in a decades-long build-up and modernisation of its once-backward armed forces, and military leaders have set a goal of fielding a world-class force by 2050.

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Doubt over Pasifika candidate for WHO regional director

August 20, 2018

The region's health ministers had all agreed to support a Pasifika candidate, but offers of aid and influence from Asian countries have left that in doubt.

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Virgin Oz may deploy Tigerair on South Pacific routes

August 20, 2018

Virgin Australia had sought last year to include Tigerair on its New Zealand, Fiji and Vanuatu routes only to withdraw the application.

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Nutrition education needed to reduce NCDs

August 15, 2018

Ms Ernst spoke about the impact of non-communicable diseases (NCD) on ni-Vanuatu communities and what the private sector could do to assist to bring down the high rate of NCDs.

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Communities warned to respect breeding centres

August 15, 2018

The appeal comes at a time when some members of the community decided to break-in at the centre steal breeding stocks for consumption.

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Collective diplomacy for a stronger Blue Pacific region

August 13, 2018

Forum Members engaged in wide ranging discussions centred around how the region can operate together to promote the security and development of the Blue Pacific region.

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PNG helps Vanuatu probe air accident

August 13, 2018

The flight data and cockpit voice recorders were brought to the AIC flight recorder laboratory in Port Moresby and all data was successfully downloaded.

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Vanuamadia in liquidation

August 13, 2018

The court appointed Maxwell Macgill as the liquidator, based on an application by lawyer Mark Hurley on behalf of the Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC).

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Police and ProMedical team up

August 07, 2018

THE Commissioner of Police, Albert Nalpini, has signed a Memorandum of Understanding MOU on First Aid Training with Country Manager of ProMedical, Ms Peta Owen. The signing on Friday was witnessed by the VPF Executive at the Commissioner’s conference room. The MOU is a first of its kind between the two emergency services providers and enables ProMedical to deliver the first aid unit of competence which has been endorsed by Vanuatu Qualif ...

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Industry Dept launches new Marketing Strategy

August 07, 2018

THE Department of Industry has launched its Marketing Strategy 2018 -2020 at the Ministry of Tourism compound. The Marketing Strategy provides internal guidance for the department on its marketing interventions.

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