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  1. Aussie film to examine taboo loveRead the original story

    Nov 25, 2014 | Inside Film

    ... time to researching, casting and preparing to shoot Taboo, a novel romantic drama set on the island of Tanna near Vanuatu. The screenplay by Dean, his co-director/co-writer Martin Butler and John Collee, will follow two teenage lovers who risk their ...


  2. Bill Weir welcomes you to 'The Wonder List'Read the original story w/Photo

    Nov 24, 2014 | CNN

    ... the Dead Sea evaporation ponds in Israel. The sun sets atop Mount Yasur, an active volcano on the island of Tanna, Vanuatu, that has been erupting nearly continuously for centuries. "The Wonder List" crew traverses through the wild mangroves trees ...


  3. Pacific Islands and ChinaRead the original story

    Nov 21, 2014 | Fiji Times

    VANUATU Foreign Affairs Minister Meltek Sato Kilman believes tapping into benefits accorded by larger countries are difficult to meet, especially for small island countries in the Pacific. Speaking to The Fiji Times before a high-level meeting with Chinese President Xi Jinping, Mr Kilman said small island states did not have the capacity to meet some of the requirements to benefit from funds given by larger nations.


  4. Donations in Kind recycles school kits for Vanuatu childrenRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 21, 2014 | The Age

    Island support: Rotary's Donations in Kind program member Brian Goldstraw sends medical and educational equipment to developing countries. Photo: Jay Cronan Exercise books were so scarce in Vanuatu schools that students had to rub out their work and use the same book, again and again, for the entire six years of primary school.


  5. Protect every child's right to educationRead the original story

    Nov 18, 2014 | Crikey

    ... River Road (the Kimberley) and the Young Mob Leaders Program (Sydney), and education projects in Papua New Guinea, Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands. The Young Mob Leaders Program requires $1.2 million next year. The program helps young Aboriginal ...


  6. Tips and advice for travelling with teensRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 |

    ... complete list, including Hollybank Treetops Adventure in Tasmania. In the Pacific, try the Jungle Zipline in Efate, Vanuatu. While not quite as safe, skiing is considered "cool" for teens. Val Thorens in the French Alps is party central, with ...


  7. China, India to court Pacific nations in FijiRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 |

    ... expected to be represented at the talks along with Fiji include Samoa, Tonga, the Cook Islands, Niue, Nauru, Vanuatu and the Federated States of Micronesia. Vanuatu's Foreign Affairs Minister, Sato Kilman who will meet Modi before his premier Joe ...


  8. Vanuatu: Isles of highs and lowsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 14, 2014 |

    ... of four had arrived late the night before at the Warwick Le Lagon Resort and Spa, one of the five big hotels on Vanuatu's main island of Efate. The flashlight was a loaner from a porter. He wanted it back. Now. Vanuatu is still one of the South ...


  9. Even in paradise, bumps are part of the terrainRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 6, 2014 | The Washington Post

    ... it?" had arrived late the night before at the Warwick Le Lagon Resort and Spa, one of the five big hotels on Vanuatu's main island of Efate. The flashlight was a loaner from a porter. He wanted it back. Now. A man crosses Maniao River in the Vanuatu ...


  10. Pacific cable project looks to...Read the original story

    Oct 28, 2014 | Samoa News

    ... to the main cables with optical add-drop multiplexers will then connect islands such as Norfolk, NoumA a, Vanuatu, Fiji, the Wallis and Futuna, Samoa and American Samoa. The total length of the cable would be 14,000 kilometres including the ...


  11. Piece Of Australia Found Under Vanuatu Where Prince Philip Is Worshipped As GodRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 28, 2014 | International Business Times

    Previous geological conclusion had the scientists thinking that the volcanic Vanuatu islands were void of any geological activity. But the recent discovery found that volcanic rocks underneath the island are consisting of tiny crystals of mineral called zircon dated up to 3 billion years ago.


  12. 'Cyclones for Fiji'Read the original story

    Oct 25, 2014 | Fiji Times

    ... cyclone activity for Wallis and Futuna, Tuvalu, Samoa, Niue, Tonga, Southern Cook Islands, Solomon Islands and Vanuatu were predicted to be high while cyclone activity for Fiji, New Caledonia, Northern Cook Islands and French Polynesia were ...


  13. Winner of Climate Zone SMS Competition from Lamen Bay EpiRead the original story

    Oct 22, 2014 | Scoop

    The national winner of the Climate Zone SMS Competition has been announced by Digicel Vanuatu, in partnership with the Pacific Risk Resilience Programme . Noeline Noel from Lamen Bay Epi accumulated the most points in this year's new SMS climate change competition, which supported last week's annual Vanuatu Climate Zone Quiz television 'game show'.


  14. Agricultural cooperation between Caribbean & Pacific regions advances ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 16, 2014 | Bajan Reporter

    Inter-regional cooperation for agricultural and rural development has moved a step closer with the announcement that the Pacific region is planning to hold a regional week of agriculture in 2015. The event has been inspired by the Caribbean Week of Agriculture , whose 13th edition just concluded in Paramaribo, Suriname, according to the minister of agriculture for Vanuatu, attending CWA at the invitation of CTA and the government of Suriname.


  15. Southwest Pacific Tropical Cyclone OutlookRead the original story

    Oct 14, 2014 | Scoop

    ... November to April. The outlook indicates that 8 to 12 named TCs are expected for the coming season. TC activity for Vanuatu and New Caledonia is anticipated to be below normal for this season, while elevated activity is expected for Samoa, Tuvalu, ...


  16. City leader meets Vanuatu PMRead the original story

    Oct 7, 2014 | VietNam News

    HCM City wanted to strengthen ties with countries around the world, including the Republic of Vanuatu, Chaiman of the city's People's Committee said when receiving Vanuatu Prime Minister Joe Natuman yesterday. Quan said the city would like to help Vanuatu on issues of mutual concern, especially in the fields of agriculture, aquacultural production and the production of birds' nests.


  17. Youth activists help adolescents beat the odds in remote VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 3, 2014 | PressReleasePoint

    When Bobby Shing's grandmother died in 2001, it was a turning point. The musician from Aneityum, one of the most remote islands of Vanuatu, was just a child at the time, but he had already fallen into substance abuse.


  18. New Caledonian, Chinese companies plan Vanuatu nickel partnershipRead the original story

    Sep 30, 2014 | Reuters

    The South Pacific islands of New Caledonia and Vanuatu are studying a plan to jointly mine and process nickel ores into refined metal to help produce stainless steel in China. The acting prime minister of Vanuatu, Ham Lini, has expressed interest in the proposal and has asked the partners to lodge a formal application to construct the smelter in his country.


  19. Princess Anne to visit island where Prince Philip is worshipped as a godRead the original story w/Photo

    Sep 28, 2014 | Metro UK News

    Princess Anne, seen her with Prince Philip, Duke of Edinburgh, is set to visit an island in the South Pacific where some villagers consider her father a god While most Brits view The Duke of Edinburgh as a bumbling elder of the Royal family, in a village on Tanna, a tiny island contained within the Vanuatu archipelago, the people are said to worship him as a god. It's not yet known whether the villagers will treat the messiah's daughter as a Christ-like figure, one charged with delivering her father's holy scripture on racist gaffes and cultural insensitivity.


  20. In Brief | Schools | 9-24-14Read the original story

    Sep 24, 2014 | West Hawaii Today

    ... Program from the following countries, territories, prefectures and states: Fiji, Tonga, Papua New Guinea, Samoa, Vanuatu, Kiribati, Nauru, Solomon Islands, New Zealand, Federated States of Micronesia, Palau, Niue, Republic of Marshall Islands, ...