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Medical rescue service comes to the fore in wake of Cyclone Pam | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia


Vanuatu’s capital doesn’t have an emergency service like you’d find in a place like Australia – usually the Vanuatu Mobile Force attends things like road accidents.

via Medical rescue service comes to the fore in wake of Cyclone Pam | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia.

Cyclone Pam: Australia sends more personnel to Vanuatu to help with disaster relief, damage assessment | ABC Radio Australia


Foreign Minister Julie Bishop says the Federal Government will send an additional urban search and rescue team to Vanuatu in response to the devastation caused by Tropical Cyclone Pam.

via Cyclone Pam: Australia sends more personnel to Vanuatu to help with disaster relief, damage assessment | ABC Radio Australia.

Vanuatu’s PM calls for international assistance | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia


Vanuatu’s prime minister Joe Natuman says the scale of the damage is still not clear but already, it appears Cyclone Pam was the worst cyclone in living memory for Vanuatu.

via Vanuatu’s PM calls for international assistance | Pacific Beat | ABC Radio Australia.

Freedom fighters remind leaders of their struggle | Vanuatu Daily Post


The President of the Freedom Fighters in Port Vila, Ishmael Laurie, has once again called on the past and the present national leaders to give consideration to their demand.

via Freedom fighters remind leaders of their struggle | Vanuatu Daily Post.

France may have to pay damages to Vanuatu-flagged Chinese fishing vessel | Vanuatu Daily Post


The Vanuatu convenience flagged vessel, of Chinese ownership, the Hu Yu 911, has been released in New Caledonia and is legally permitted to go ahead fishing in the area between the two countries where their economic zones EEZs overlap. This has been stated in the principal New Caledonian newspaper, Les Nouvelles.

via France may have to pay damages to Vanuatu-flagged Chinese fishing vessel | Vanuatu Daily Post.

Vanuatu National Provident Fund Update | Vanuatu Daily Post


This week’s update brings to you more of our member success stories through the Member Financial Services Limited (MFSL).

via Vanuatu National Provident Fund Update | Vanuatu Daily Post.

Tasiriki Health Centre opens | Vanuatu Daily Post


The hard work from the French Navy team from New Caledonia in collaboration with New Zealand Navy and their head of governments has been successfully accomplished as the Tasiriki Health Centre was officially opened on Tuesday this week.

via Tasiriki Health Centre opens | Vanuatu Daily Post.

Vaturisu calls urgent meeting for all members | Vanuatu Daily Post


The Chairman of the Vaturisu Council of Chiefs, Chief Henry Manlaewia is asking all 100 plus registered members of the Vaturisu Council of Chiefs of Efate and its Offshore Islands to attend an urgent meeting in the Chiefs Nakamal in Port Vila on June 11 at 8.30 in the morning.

via Vaturisu calls urgent meeting for all members | Vanuatu Daily Post.

Inland Revenue to address illegal sale of liquor | Vanuatu Daily Post


It is apparent there has been an increase in businesses selling liquor particularly small retail outlets and kava nakamals within Port Vila and the surrounding areas. However most of these business operators are doing so without a liquor license as required under the Liquor License Act [CAP 52].

via Inland Revenue to address illegal sale of liquor | Vanuatu Daily Post.

Sectorial representatives raise IP issues at consultation workshop | Vanuatu Daily Post


A whole range of issues of concern about intellectual property relating to products currently on the market in Vanuatu featured prominently in last week’s National Consultation on the Vanuatu Intellectual Property (IP) strategy for the next three years – 2015-2017.

via Sectorial representatives raise IP issues at consultation workshop | Vanuatu Daily Post.