Vanuatu

Vanuatu Government Hosts United Nations Joint Presence Office

Port Vila, 21 September 2018: Today marks a historic event in the calendar of the young nation of Vanuatu as the Government together with the United …

United Nations

Men convicted of smuggling cocaine into Queensland on luxury yacht

Two men have been found guilty over an elaborate plot to smuggle nearly 70 kilograms of cocaine into Queensland, hidden in a luxury yacht.<p>Martin …

Gold Coast

Regional Conference Highlights Role of Political Parties in Democracy

<b><br>Port Vila, Vanuatu</b> – The development of political parties that can represent citizens in an inclusive and accountable manner is one credible pathway …

United Nations

Survivor: Julie Berry is now a Guinness World Record holder

Instead of traveling around the world in 80 days, it took Survivor’s Julie Berry and The Bachelorette’s Kasey Stewart 92 hours for a Guinness World …

Guinness

Australia plans naval base in Papua New Guinea to curb China’s Pacific influence

Australia is planning to build new naval base in Papua New Guinea, reports said Wednesday, an apparent move to curb China’s influence in the Pacific. …

Papua New Guinea

Strengthening Vanuatu’s Response to Natural Disasters

<b>Handing over ceremony of power equipment tools to Vanuatu Government</b><p>The Government of Japan and the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) …

UNDP

Silversea World Cruise 2020 Will Hit All Seven Continents

Once the Silversea World Cruise experience kicks off on 5 January 2020 from Fort Lauderdale, it will stop at 62 ports across all seven continents over 140 days. Aboard the <i>Silver Whisper</i>, 382-people—each paying between $62,000 and $250,000—will touch 32 different countries along the way before …

Fort Lauderdale

Fancy buying 800 acres of paradise? Tropical island in the Pacific Ocean could be yours... if you've a spare £7.7million

An 800-acre tropical island in the Pacific Ocean with sandy beaches and stunning greenery has gone on sale for £7.7million.<p>Lataro Island, which lies …

Swimming Pools

QBullet: Mallya-Jaitley Meet Stirs Row; Kerala Cops Summon Bishop

1. Mallya Stirs Row with Claim of Meeting FM, Then Backtracks<p>Fugitive businessman Vijay Mallya stirred a controversy on Wednesday, 12 September, by …

Rahul Gandhi

Volcano On Vanuatu Ambae Island causes full evacuation - UNICEF Updates Us

Melanesia

Climate change driving up malnutrition rates in Pacific, UN warns

Fighting the causes of climate change are crucial in the global effort to reduce hunger Oxfam's Simon Bradshaw<p>Climate change is making people hungry – with nearly 100 million people across the world needing humanitarian food aid because of climate shocks last year – and a growing number of people …

World News

U-17s begin with a bang against Vanuatu

New Zealand have not taken long to stamp their authority on the OFC U-16 Championship, going on the goal rampage against Vanuatu to claim an 8-0 win …

New Zealand Football

OFC Home

«<p>Prev<p>1<p>211<p>Next<p>»<p>Rafael Le'ai set to showcase his Futsal skills at Lawson Tama Stadium<p>Young Kapuls call for local supporters<p>2018 OFC U-16 Championship | …

New Zealand Football

NZF: U-17s begin with a bang against Vanuatu

New Zealand have not taken long to stamp their authority on the OFC U-16 Championship, going on the goal rampage against Vanuatu to claim an 8-0 win …

New Zealand

Indian U-18 men's hockey team will begin Youth Olympic Games campaign against Bangladesh; women to face Austria

<b>New Delhi:</b> The Indian U-18 men's hockey team will begin their campaign at the Buenos Aires 2018 Youth Olympic Games against Bangladesh on 7 October …

Olympics

NZF: U-17s look to boss World Cup qualifiers

New Zealand’s bid to qualify for the 2019 FIFA U-17 World Cup kicks off tomorrow with a clash against Vanuatu at the OFC U-16 Championship and coach …

Sport (New Zealand)

Australia to help Pacific fisheries surveillance

Australia will help the Pacific Islands Forum Fisheries Agency with a new aerial surveillance programme to fight illegal fishing.<p>Pacific countries …

Surveillance

Sydney to host medical cannabis summit

Latest Issue<p>Sydney businesses only scratching the surface of Asia’s business openings<br>• Luxury travel growing and becoming more experiential, less …

Cannabis

TOK TOK: South Pacific nation urges Aussies to ‘give Vanuatu a go’

By Natalie Kessell<p>03 Sep 2018<p>Vanuatu’s 16th annual <i>Tok Tok</i> travel industry event welcomed 50 buyers from seven countries and 53 local sellers from all …

Melanesia

Press release: Improved Toktok at Port Vila market

<b>Date:</b> Monday, September 24, 2018<p><b>Port Vila, Vanuatu</b> - No more shouting at the top of his lungs for Paul Tabi, the main staff announcer at Port Vila …

UN Women

Foreign Minister says NZ recognises Indonesian control of Papua

New Zealand's foreign minister says his country recognises West Papua as a part of Indonesia.<p>Vanuatu's Daily Post newspaper reports Winston Peters …

New Zealand

Sport: Fiji through to OFC Women's Nation's Cup

Fiji are through to the OFC Women's Nations Cup thanks to the 2-0 win over American Samoa in their football international at Lautoka's Churchill Park …

Sport (New Zealand)

Strong earthquake sends metre-tall waves radiating out to South Pacific islands

Tsunami waves as tall as a metre above the tide level were possible along the coasts Fiji, New Caledonia and Vanuatu following a powerful earthquake …

Asia

On One Pacific Island, a U.S. Soldier and Prince Philip Are Gods

In Vanuatu, a South Pacific island nation that's a three-hour or so flight east-northeast of Sydney, Australia, the mystic figure known as John Frum …

Prince Philip

Strong quake sends small waves radiating out to South Pacific islands

SYDNEY (Reuters) - Tsunami waves as tall as a metre above the tide level were possible along the coasts Fiji, New Caledonia and Vanuatu following a powerful earthquake in the South Pacific, the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center said on Wednesday.<p>The magnitude 7.1 undersea quake hit off New Caledonia …

Natural Disasters

New Caledonia earthquake: Huge magnitude 7.1 quake rocks Pacific islands

A powerful magnitude 7.1 earthquake has rocked the islands of New Caledonia in the Pacific Ocean.<p>The earthquake hit on Wednesday, with its epicentre …

Natural Disasters

Small waves radiating out to South Pacific islands due to strong quake

Breaking news. (photo credit: JPOST STAFF)<p>X<p>Dear Reader,<br>As you can imagine, more people are reading The Jerusalem Post than ever before. Nevertheless, …

News Industry

Sport: Perfect PNG cricketers joined by Vanuatu in next round

Vanuatu have joined Papua New Guinea in advancing to the next round of World T20 Cricket Qualifiers despite a two wicket defeat by the Barramundis in …

Asia Pacific

Pacific Islands Unscathed after Tsunami Scare

Small tsunami waves lapped New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu Wednesday after a strong earthquake in the Pacific Ocean, but the threat passed without …

Natural Disasters

Strong quake strikes in Pacific Ocean but no tsunami threat

A strong earthquake has struck in the Pacific Ocean near New Caledonia but experts say there isn't a tsunami threat.<p>According to the United States …

Natural Disasters