Sat, 19 Oct 2019 03:09:58 GMT

Vanuatu

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Julie Ben loves to hang out with her friends and do voluntary work helping people. During the photoshoot at Kawenu,… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

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BREAKING: Police have told the Daily Post that some of the four family members missing since the weekend came ashor… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

India's Prime Minister Narendra Modi released photos today of the nation's Statue of Unity. At 240 metres tall (inc… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Thanks to Fest Napuan chairman Richard Shing and to the Australian High Commission for hosting an event last night… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

In the next Sista Got Style: Lehina Faerua slays all the way. Not afraid to get dirty on the rugby field or rock a… twitter.com/i/web/status/1…

Cafe staff, shoppers and vendors alike were paying more attention to the game than to their work this morning. :)

It's that time of year again. Police are out in force this morning, detaining vehicles that lack the proper roadwor… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Reports that Northern District Hospital is 'overflowing with injured tourists' following a two-vehicle collision in… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

Meet newly minted high chief Mal Menaringmanu aka HRH Charles Prince of Wales.

Meet newly minted high chief Mal Menaringmanu. aka HRH Charles Prince of Wales.

4:00 P.M. tomorrow. Saralana Stage. Be there if you want to witness Vanuatu's kastom welcome to HRH Charles Prince of Wales.

Ranwadi on central Pentecost island, is nearly 60 km from the Lombenben volcano on Ambae. Strong winds over the wee… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

BREAKING: ALBERT SANDY DANIEL (VP) ELECTED LORD MAYOR OF PORT VILA. Election of Deputy Mayor is proceeding....

First photo: Ambae's volcano during the early days of the evacuation. Second photo: Smoke and ash from Ambae's vo… twitter.com/i/web/status/9…

We’re getting reports of minor to moderate damage to property and buildings in the central parts of Vanuatu.... fb.me/17vjx0waj

Normally calm as a pond, central Pentecost island is seeing heavy waves that are impeding traffic on a small... fb.me/7vZqsFxk6

Minor to moderate damage to trees and structures in Central Pentecost. Images courtesy of Andrew Gray.

Speed and alcohol are believed to be factors in a single vehicle road wreck that left one person dead at the... fb.me/MLl4sRi6

The Lapetasi wharf opening ceremonies on Friday featured memorable kastom dances and formal ceremonies thanking... fb.me/3Br7fUeOd

Air Vanuatu has confirmed that its Boeing 737-800 had a bird strike after departure on a charter flight to Fiji... fb.me/3CemLUaMB

Roundabout Wreck The roundabout in front of Au Bon Marche Nambatu had a new adornment this morning as... fb.me/9x3RIWAfK

Spell Domination in seven letters. L I N L I N E Now spell it in four. L O T I What else has four letters? G O L D

How great was last night's #VAN2017 opening ceremony? Pretty great. Tons of photos coming very soon.....

THE GAMES ARE ALMOST HERE! Last-minute preparations are underway to get ready for an opening ceremony the likes... fb.me/8uhDCv8EH

A few more shots from yesterday's handing over ceremony of the historic Crow's Nest house to the United Liberation Movement for West Papua.

"We are all Melanesian. We are family. We regard it as an obligation to help one another." DPM Joe Natuman at... fb.me/9XAOQIuNd

Beach volleyball player Linline Matauatau has been selected as #Vanuatu’s flag-bearer for the #VAN2017 Pacific... fb.me/2sPF7pMHD

I snuck out of the office and joined Nicky Kuautonga for his Sista got Style shoot with Umi Nompavos, who throws... fb.me/90c024huJ

Tomorrow's Daily Post is chock-a-block: * full-page feature on the 2018 budget bill * new police surveillance... fb.me/8ECKHPJmS

TOMORROW: Don't miss Vanuatu Life & Style's Summer Preview. Dining, shopping, chilling or just getting away from... fb.me/C5ubjlup

Smiles all round as the sports complex down in the Korman area is handed over to the government of Vanuatu.

The Port Vila Lapetasi International Multi-Purpose Wharf Development Project, will be officially handed over to... fb.me/2fHa2dAq9

A city-wide blackout occurred at 12:15. UNELCO engineers are at the generating station right now, restoring... fb.me/OfNc55le

A tense moment during yesterday's bull-riding when the rider became the ridden. Thanks to quick action from the... fb.me/7NphsKFE7

Thanks to all the incredibly hard-working crew who made the Port Vila rodeo such a success this year!

There's still time! Get on down to catch all the finals action at the Port Vila Rodeo. It's a beautiful day out... fb.me/95becq0l0

The Prime Minister was in attendance yesterday at a sunset ceremony aboard the HMAS Huon. The ship was scheduled... fb.me/1B7CHpEle

Ambae is not making a lot of smoke this morning, but its neighbour to the south, Lopevi, which was recently... fb.me/QAOTZAQM

BREAKING: A press conference is being called right now to announce that the CoM has decided to begin evacuation... fb.me/4EAzxL06R

People from all walks of life are organising the supply of food, water, shelter and other necessities to the... fb.me/95KDdqDNh

Photos from yesterday's spectacular container carrier crash.

Drivers stay away from USP roundabout if you can. A container carrier has capsized. Traffic blocked in all directions.

A team from the National Disaster Management Office left for Ambae this morning to conduct an all-day assessment... fb.me/936Y3ke9j

BREAKING| Vanuatu to sign PACER Plus Agreement The Council of Ministers, in its meeting on the 31st of August,... fb.me/wGUo24ZA

The September edition of Vanuatu Life & Style magazine is almost ready! This month: economist-in-the-making... fb.me/8ocwgqSXJ

President of the Leaders Party of Vanuatu, Minister Jotham Napat has called for a fundamental change in the way... fb.me/8m9FfdKlo

More great photos from last Friday's beach volleyball friendly with a visiting Australian squad. The three-setter... fb.me/4aLdjQ0k4

Breaking| The Malvatumauri National Council Of Chiefs has called on the Government to introduce the death... fb.me/91VpfTegi

Sista and Vanuatu Life & Style are proud to feature the courageous, curvacious and classy GG Baxter in this... fb.me/8f8JGYyUV

In today's Daily Post, a collection of highlights from this year's Independence Day celebrations.

This is President Tallis’ first Independence Day as Head of State. The troops gave him three cheers to mark the occasion.

37th Independence Celebrations Program, 30th of July 2017 Venue: Independence Park 8:00 VIPS, Invited Guests and... fb.me/uzv1m1vW

Presenting the new Vt5, 000 polymer note, which was officially launched at the Unity Park in Luganville today.... fb.me/8lNYe0Mch

Presenting the new Vt5, 000 polymer note, which was officially launched at the Unity Park in Luganville today.... fb.me/1qbAdm4dG

First look at the newly opened Chinese embassy chancery, which opened this morning. Full story and more photos in tomorrow's Daily Post.

Independence week festivities kicked off today as the country takes a day to celebrate its future. Nearly every... fb.me/2lszLAZCf

We're not saying Vanuatu is a football-crazy nation. We're saying that Vanuatu is THE football-craziest nation.... fb.me/86tqsh1vg

We'll be getting underway shortly with our live coverage of the third round of voting in Vanuatu's latest... fb.me/78OWobiJ9

Official results from the first ballot for the office of President of Vanuatu.

Last weekend's cultural performances from Foshan City were real crowd-pleasers. Here are a few more photos we... fb.me/22zzOVxmE

Members of a Foshan City cultural performance group brought down the house last night at the Vanuatu National... fb.me/uFKZzKAE

CLARIFICATION: The Daily Post was contacted this afternoon by Ron Pattenden, owner of the War Horse Saloon bar.... fb.me/2baY4y6ed

Some photos from Saturday's welcome ceremony for two visiting People's Liberation Army Navy frigates.

Heads of state from Australia, New Zealand and Fiji honoured the late President today.

A very sad day in Vanuatu: Chief, clergyman, President, and a great statesman, Baldwin Lonsdale died shortly... fb.me/8UfQcGqg4

The Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) Board and staff were very sad to hear of the passing of Father Luke Dini... fb.me/3Z4jFmOlj

Of course, no issue of Life & Style would be complete without Sista Got Style. This month, the strong, stunning... fb.me/5LBfjkQKg

Our exclusive 4 page #Vanuatu Parliamentary Preview pullout is now online. Read it online or download the digital... fb.me/3zr4DVxfV

The cave on Loh Island in Torres, where 197 people sheltered for five days as TC Donna battered the Torres Group.... fb.me/1ItSa9fwQ

QANTAS AND AIR VANUATU RESUME VILA CODESHARE Chief Executive Officer of the national carrier, Joseph Laloyer has... fb.me/8ISP5SHJf

All Air Vanuatu domestic flights to Tanna and Tafea province have been cancelled tomorrow as TC Donna intensifies... fb.me/7SQoaDRvM

Tropical Cyclone Warning No.17 issued by the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department, Port Vila at 6pm... fb.me/6ijiUueS6

Parole for 10 former MPs confirmed for Friday.More in today's Daily Post.

Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC) staff issued a strike notice to the VBTC board. More in tomorrow's Daily Post.

NDMO is organising a voluntary evacuation of low-lying and riverside areas as cyclone Cook’s slow progress raises... fb.me/agmltv93j

People in low-lying areas should practice extreme caution and consider removing themselves and their loved ones... fb.me/1loY7N3cU

Internet is intermittent, and call service is inconsistent. Staff are standing issuing regular updates on BUZZ... fb.me/G0x0dwUC

Daily Post has received a report that a ship, the Kiwi Trader, has sunk in heavy seas just off the coast of... fb.me/8FHm3jlhh

Gale force winds over Epi and the Shepherd islands group right now. They were devastated two years ago when... fb.me/8BwDcFwi2

The Court of Appeal as set aside the conviction of Marcellino Pipite and 10 other jailed former Members of... fb.me/21xSkCG2h

Vanuatu Met service is saying there is a moderate chance of a cyclone on Tuesday, while other services suggest... fb.me/1XIjC7l9H

The Vanuatu Nightly News tonight will feature Prime Minister Charlot Salwai,Deputy PM and Minister of Tourism Joe... fb.me/zr06lDeJ

Singer, fitness buff, law student, stunner - Confliction's Jaimeen Kenni combines the best of PNG and Vanuatu in... fb.me/23Qedeuhd

Air Vanuatu and Air Niugini have successfully implemented a code share agreement. The first flight under this... fb.me/21hdjb0rw

Air Vanuatu has announced that a review of their international and domestic fare structures is currently underway.

Senior nurses at the Vila Central Hospital (VCH) went to raise their grievances at the Public Service Commission... fb.me/8COgTSoL7

The Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has asked the Government to review alternative systems for... fb.me/1KfGwhtTR

Tonight on the Vanuatu Nightly News (VNN), we have Attorney General Kiel Loughman commenting on the appointment... fb.me/1et0xPJVZ

Retapau Polling Station relocated from Blue Hole to Four Square Church on the Rentapau High Way.

A few special moments from yesterday's live streaming of the Academy Awards ceremony at the National Conference... fb.me/1GXAA4vuH

The moment of truth. The audience was breathless as Tanna Movie flashed onto the screen during the Academy... fb.me/1ViKO75Um

Minister of Justice Ronald Warsal has instructed the State Law Office (SLO), through an order made this morning,... fb.me/7yq1haKMt

Tonight on the Vanuatu Nightly News, we have MIPU Minister Jotham Napat elaborating on the role of the Maritime... fb.me/8eHfE5Uwp

Great match yesterday between Digicel Amical and the Western Sydney Warriors junior team. Amical carried the... fb.me/8ARNAW7mc

The official report on the Commission of Inquiry (CoI) into the alleged mismanagement, illegal and improper... fb.me/4WbIJmR0l

An unlicensed agent is recruiting RSE workers in Luganville. For more details, tune in to Buzz 96FM for the... fb.me/8CSCnrrkO

This is just a sample of some of the shots from Sista Got Style, our fashion feature in the sizzling February... fb.me/2ObC3X2Rt

This weekend in Life & Style: A sizzling fashion shoot with Sophie Laloyer by mad-talented photographer Nicky... fb.me/1KratzEUS

Hey everyone, help us celebrate! Tuesday is Daily Post issue #5000! Send your audio/video greetings celebrating... fb.me/2MVkhcV1O

We're taking our Sista Got Style fashion feature to the next level. The next edition of Vanuatu Life & Style... fb.me/74B9T63cK

Coffee & Controversy takes a look at aviation this week, with panelists Bakoa Kaltongga, Jason Rakau and CCECC's... fb.me/75tooYIMP

Bonne Annee in Port Vila,'tis the season.By Invisibol Soldia fb.me/14TziQQx2

Wake up, Vanuatu! It's a new year, and time for a new season of Coffee & Controversy. We're kicking off the year... fb.me/88iscj1gY

VNPF CoI Hearing Day 5: Both Nasama Resort Manager Mathilde Assouad and owner Paul Vogelsberger appeared before... fb.me/8BsvfPfx4

Mr. Hollingsworth Ala, the former Director Corporate Services at VNPF was summoned before the Commission of... fb.me/1EJZVv0k2

Passengers on board the Big Sista were treated to candies and balloons by an excited crowd at the Sea View... fb.me/5Hlu0X5qn

MP Ephraim Kalsakau was the last interviewee before the VNPF Commission of Inquiry today, after former Board... fb.me/6ZlggemYS

Here a video slideshow of today's meeting between ULMWP leaders and Prime Minister Charlot Salwai. It's also... fb.me/3gUlrgEa7

A West Papuan independence leader broke down today as she thanked Prime Minister Charlot Salwai for the country's... fb.me/66XQfY0aT

Tonight on the 96FM Nightly News - an exclusive interview with ULMWP Secretary General Octovianus Mote. The West... fb.me/8gcaYX7SC

Late last night, the Daily Post experienced an equipment failure that made it impossible to create the master... fb.me/3ixms8zSU

Mrs. Anniva Tarilongi, a former VNPF GM answered a wide range of questions when she appeared before the... fb.me/7SYT3wW2p

Putting the pieces together. Minister of Finance Gaetan Pikioune and MIPU minister Jotham Napat sign off on the... fb.me/1zYbFMUdH

Mr. Kelip Sandy, a former General Manager of the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) is the first individual... fb.me/6mRJvcjg8

Notorious inmate, Jack Nalau escaped from the Correctional High Risk Center on Sunday night this week. While we... fb.me/5rivqVMdN

Standing by for details of a major announcement concerning a Government, CCECC and MG Global Enterprises joint... fb.me/11T8hYZdy

BREAKING: Charlot Salwai's government has survived its first major challenge, after a motion of no confidence was... fb.me/4mrhCQ9RU

If you haven't done so already, take some time to clear debris from your yard, cull any weak branches, secure... fb.me/1vot5NdWU

A heartfelt and sincere speech by outgoing Australian High Commissioner Jeremy Bruer was the highlight of as... fb.me/7e0b7iETw

Today marks not only the final Coffee & Controversy of the year, but also Tess Newton Cain's last appearance... fb.me/8iSNz3Xfd

An Air Vanuatu Twin Otter was affected by strong cross winds when it landed at Whitegrass airport yesterday,... fb.me/W6k34qcp

Almost there! Tune in at 09:00 for a Coffee & Controversy discussion of taxation in Vanuatu. fb.me/8kutzpOpd

Join us tomorrow for Coffee & Controversy, with special guest Daniel J. Mitchell from the Cato Institute in... fb.me/1wqn8OJPE

Speaker has ruled the motion invalid and closed the 2nd extraordinary session of Parliament.

Heavy overnight rains badly damaged roadworks overnight in areas currently under construction. Rain washed out... fb.me/2LYdzhTC0

Neither Coffee nor Controversy take days off, and neither do we. Ready to go, live from the Lava Lounge, talking... fb.me/1yWyzLD7F

Developing: Two houses burned at Erakor half-road in alleged arson attack after wedding celebration reportedly... fb.me/128Ja33pw

The Speaker of Parliament has ruled that a motion of no confidence bearing 31 signatures is in order and has set... fb.me/8eOmlXouB

BREAKING: New ministers being sworn in right now as govt works to avoid another motion. Live update on fm96 soon. fb.me/30WyhvDwA

The 2nd Extraordinary session of Parliament was unable to proceed this morning because there was no quorum.We will keep you posted.

Coffee & Controversy is in the studio today due to tech issues. Join us as we meet the cast of Love Patrol. Tune... fb.me/1nlMBpzL9

Vanuatu's proposed budget includes fewer donor grants, more borrowing and more spending. Stay tuned for detailed... fb.me/1xbT0pfFQ

Developing: VMF officers enforcing an eviction order at Vila North today. More in tomorrow's Daily Post.

Linking Agriculture and Tourism What: Vanuatu’s First Agritourism Festival Where: Department of Agriculture and... fb.me/1bKXZJmDQ

It's almost time, everyone. Join us on Coffee & Controversy at 09:00 to talk about the US election. What can our... fb.me/8c7qb4pII

Immunity claim update The Supreme Court Judge presiding over the Constitutional Case of the 14 jailed... fb.me/6vvWiR7ls

The 14 politicians jailed for bribery are in attendance at the Supreme Court this morning as legal counsels... fb.me/1JrbVsXxU

Almost ready to go for a GREAT new Coffee & Controversy with veteran journalists Jemima Garrett and Liam Fox.... fb.me/1FsfVAbtb

Air Vanuatu’s new ATR 72-600 is here! The new aircraft is leased from Nordic Aviation Capital and has a passenger capacity of 68-78 seats.

Slow Food Show: “Keeping the fire burning” to encourage people to eat local food and reduce non-communicable diseases in Vanuatu.

Air Vanuatu's latest acquisition-a new ATR72-600 will arrive in Port Vila next week. More in tomorrow's Daily... fb.me/FqzXKCvH

Air Vanuatu's latest acquisition-a new ATR72-600 will arrive in Port Vila next week.More in tomorrow's Daily Post. fb.me/7snwACe42

BREAKING: Justice Chetwynd refused to hear Chief Viraleo and eight co-accused when they returned to court in... fb.me/7jIlatmig

Today on Coffee & Controversy: kastom and the law - can they coexist? Live from the Lava Lounge beginning at... fb.me/84apj5h8g

Pig chases often turn into epic sagas of trial and failure, but this young man won it in seconds with an... fb.me/1AcTsubGa

Absolutely intrepid. One of the youngest competitors in yesterday's Port Vila Rodeo. What a champion! fb.me/30I0VlaAu

One year ago yesterday, we published this front page. It's been a long and sometimes difficult journey, and it's... fb.me/43ikJH8JC

Higher resolution version. Sorry about the technical issues. fb.me/5wxEM7iYK

Revenue review team has just announced that they will pass on a request by Vanuatu's commercial banks to slow... fb.me/5X6Wh8yXg

Air Vanuatu reports that their Call Center is now back up and running following Saturday's fire. People can call... fb.me/2IfUcRMAY

UPDATE: Air Vanuatu's sales office in downtown Port Vila is closed pending cleaning operations following the fire... fb.me/8chSF1lF2

Downtown was blocked off for hours today as the Vanuatu Fire Service successfully fought a blaze that broke out... fb.me/8eYqCDkkU

Just a few highlights from an absolutely awesome show at Fest Napuan last night.

EXCLUSIVE: The new edition of the Vanuatu Business Review takes an in-depth look at the Government's Tax Plan.... fb.me/LCq6swgM

Seven applicants of the constitutional case filed by the jailed former members of parliament testified today as... fb.me/2ze45e4VN

A few more special moments from Fest Nalenga 2016.

IT'S ON!! If you're not down at Saralana Stage enjoying the hypnotic rhythm of the string bands at Fest Nalenga... what are you doing? :)

Almost there!! Last minute preparations are underway before everything kicks off tonight at Fest Napuan 2016.... fb.me/1g7FpwAqY

Happy Birthday Marc Neil-Jones from the Daily Post / Buzz 96FM family. Enjoy your day! fb.me/QOvf8HPo

The Daily Post has spoken with a young Australian woman who was attacked in her room and held at knife-point in... fb.me/87oz6VA1L

Got my coffee, now how about some controversy? Vanuatu's tropical topical talk show is about to get underway.... fb.me/2vyftSiiC

Yesterday's Freswota Flea Market was a smashing success. Organisers promise to make it an annual event. More... fb.me/39zBLslT8

BREAKING: Amidst criticisms in social media levelled at the Department of Customs for selling post-Pam donations,... fb.me/5sIYLKdDn

Renowned local artist Diana Tam was known and admired for her unique aesthetic, especially her soft floral... fb.me/7qF9H9FLd

Solomon Islands Prime Minister Manasseh Sogavare arrives at Constitution Day ceremonies in Port Vila, Vanuatu,... fb.me/4PZCrvuOS

BREAKING: "The Minister of Public Utilities and Infrastructure Hon. Jotham Napat has welcomed a report from Air... fb.me/2tkxLdpf6

All the 11jailed former Members of Parliament (MPs) convicted for conspiring to defeat the course of justice were... fb.me/9IyMk28FY

There are few people to whom the old cliche 'larger than life' truly does apply. Port Vila said goodbye to one of... fb.me/CLzBR78T

Sentencing for the four men who pled guilty to kidnapping and unlawful assembly has been delayed due to confusion... fb.me/31qSpbyH2

Daily Post has received a report that a boat holding 5 passengers traveling from Port Olry to West Santo went... fb.me/5YRrNcC3U

Civil servants are gathering at the National Convention Centre for the first public consultation concerning the... fb.me/8bVjwTE01

Almost there. We'll be talking sport this morning on Coffee & Controversy live at the Lava Lounge starting at... fb.me/2D1CwoymR

Spectators gathered down at the seafront this morning to watch a barge-mounted crane doing some heavy lifting as... fb.me/3ynJ6CdWa

A few shots from the festivities down at the seventh annual ProMedical Survivor Games, held today at Benjor Beach... fb.me/1oZDNDarp

IT'S ON RIGHT NOW. Promedical Survivor Sunday is underway now at Benjor Beach Resort. Will UNELCO successfully... fb.me/1loGySQ8h

And thanks to the thousands of true believers who came out today to support our boys. It was a truly rousing... fb.me/3YjQsdao9

Hard luck to our boys today. They fought harder than the score shows against a ruthless NZ squad.

Young and old, everyone is waiting with bated breath for the OFC under 20 championship to get under way. GO... fb.me/2LXvsvD66

Happy Penama Day from all of us at the Vanuatu Daily Post!

If you're not heading down to Saralana stage for Wan Smolbag's Open Day festivities, you're missing out. It's all... fb.me/592ldtlcK

Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has confirmed that he is going to raise the issue of alleged human rights abuse in... fb.me/7FY35kZwJ

Full-Time Vanuatu 2-1 Solomon.Vanuatu is heading to its first ever FIFA U-20 World Cup.

Port Vila residents occupied every nook and cranny with a view on today's semi-final match between Vanuatu and... fb.me/3835Cmp3z

This year’s Zion Fest, to be staged on Sunday 16th of October as the finale of the Fest’Napuan music festival,... fb.me/8mVPMp7Rm

Government clarifies concerns Over Current Tax Reform Nationwide Consultations and Vt500, 000 Starting Salary... fb.me/18CiGFbmt

Government clarifies concerns Over Current Tax Reform Nationwide Consultations and Vt500, 000 Starting Salary... fb.me/2QAwrH4mb

The three men accused of intentional assault on Florence Lengkon were acquitted this afternoon, after Justice... fb.me/51R7rFVa1

A packed courtroom was informed that judgment on the Florence Lengkon case has been delayed until 1:30 p.m.... fb.me/829nEGcFp

Alleged kidnapping and assault Trial update The trial on the alleged kidnapping and assault of Florence Lengkon... fb.me/4ZSH6CF0t

The office of the Trade Air Engineering Ltd, a leading air conditioning contractor, located at Nambatu, Port Vila... fb.me/6i0FhV8iF