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  1. Best islands of the South PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday | CNN

    ... The sight of humpbacks breaching high out of the water is both terrifying and humbling. Boards on the towers used by Vanuatu's land divers are designed to snap and hinge downward to absorb much of the divers' G-force. The wood is freshly cut to ...

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  2. A South Pacific island to suit every travel tasteRead the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Aug 19 | CNN

    ... The sight of humpbacks breaching high out of the water is both terrifying and humbling. Boards on the towers used by Vanuatu's land divers are designed to snap and hinge downward to absorb much of the divers' G-force. The wood is freshly cut to ...

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  3. Prayuth says he welcomed several state guests last weekRead the original story

    Friday Aug 15 | The Nation

    The guests included Timor-Leste Prime Minister and Defence Minister Kay Rala Xanana Gusmao, Vanuatu Foreign Minister Sato Kilman Livtuvanu, Bhutan Prime Minister Shering Tobge, Police General Suwon Leongbunmee, chief of Lao Department of Defense, and his team.

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  4. Fiji country market growing at 4%; Fiji Airways is dominant serving...Read the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Aug 6 | Anna.aero

    ... Suva Nausori Airport - Fiji's domestic hub, and the remaining 13 outer island airports. Its closest neighbours are Vanuatu to the west, New Caledonia to the southwest, Tonga to the east, the Samoas and France's Wallis and Futuna to the northeast, ...

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  5. Singapore concludes Air Services Agreement with VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Monday Aug 4 | Channelnewsasia.com

    Singapore's Minister for Transport Lui Tuck Yew and Vanuatu's Minister for Foreign Affairs Sato Kilman shaking hands after signing the Air Services Agreement.

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  6. Vanuatu Independence DayRead the original story

    Wednesday Jul 30 | WireNews+Co

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States of America, I send my best wishes to the people of Vanuatu as you celebrate the thirty-fourth anniversary of your nation's independence on July 30. Our two countries share a common commitment to democracy, rule of law, peace, and prosperity.

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  7. Press Releases: Vanuatu Independence DayRead the original story

    Tuesday Jul 29 | State Department

    On behalf of President Obama and the people of the United States of America, I send my best wishes to the people of Vanuatu as you celebrate the thirty-fourth anniversary of your nation's independence on July 30. Our two countries share a common commitment to democracy, rule of law, peace, and prosperity.

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  8. Vineyard contractor making a differenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Sunday Jul 27 | Marlborough Express

    Vinepower co-director Jono Bushell has put his Marlborough life on hold to build a coffee plantation and coconut oil mill in Vanuatu so his seasonal workers can work year-round.

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  9. Vanuatu Post mail box is world's only post box on an active volcanoRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 22, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... thought for the poor soul who has to collect letters from the world's only mail box found on an active volcano. The Vanuatu Post mail box stands near the rim of Mount Yasur's crater on Tanna Island and is the only post box in the world to be ...

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  10. Naked and fearless in VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 15, 2014 | Stuff.co.nz

    ... 30s, the oldest of a line of men tempting fate by land diving - a tradition still practised on Pentecost Island, in Vanuatu's north. According to folklore, land diving started after a ni-Vanuatu woman ran away from her husband and hid in a tree. The ...

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  11. Putting women at the forefront of climate change and disaster response in the PacificRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 12, 2014 | Feministing

    ... loss of economic opportunities and an increased workload. After two tropical cyclones hit Tafe Province in Vanuatu in 2011, the Tanna Women's Counselling Centre reported a 300 per cent increase in new domestic violence cases [3] . UN Women provides ...

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  12. China Focus: Int'l eco forum seeks greener growthRead the original story

    Jul 11, 2014 | People's Daily Online

    ... of States of Switzerland's Federal Assembly Hannes Germann, Russian Presidential Administration chief Sergei Ivanov, Vanuatu Deputy Prime Minister Ham Lini, former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, former Thai Deputy Prime Minister Surakiart ...

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  13. Chinese vice president meets foreign leadersRead the original story

    Jul 10, 2014 | People's Daily Online

    The foreign guests include Ethiopian President Mulatu Teshome, Maltese Prime Minister Joseph Muscat, President of the Council of States of Switzerland's Federal Assembly Hannes Germann, Russian Presidential Administration chief Sergei Ivanov, Vanuatu Deputy Prime Minister Ham Lini, former Australian Prime Minister Kevin Rudd, former Thai Deputy ... (more)

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  14. Cate Blanchett protects porcelain skin in straw hat and rash top as ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Jul 7, 2014 | Daily Mail

    ... skin in straw hat and rash top and teams sensible beach gear with bright pink Crocs as she holidays with family in Vanuatu And the discipline of how to avoid the dangers of the sun have clearly remained with the fair-haired actress, who shielded ...

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  15. Cate Blanchett dotes over youngest son Ignatius during relaxed family vacation in VanuatuRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 3, 2014 | Daily Mail

    The 45-year-old was seen cuddling her youngest son Ignatius as she enjoyed an alfresco lunch during a family trip to Port Vila, Vanuatu on Thursday Her number one fan! Cate Blanchett doted over her youngest son Ignatius during a holiday in Vanuatu with her husband Andrew Upton and two other sons this week Joined by her husband, Australian ... (more)

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  16. Around AuroraRead the original story

    Jul 1, 2014 | Aurora Advocate

    In July, we celebrate freedom. Not just in the US, but around the world, nations celebrate Independence Day this month, including Somalia, Surinam, Belarus, Algeria, Venezuela, Argentina, South Sudan, Bahamas, Columbia, Belgium, Peru, Maldives and Vanuatu, not to mention the commemoration of the start of the French Revolution on Bastille Day.

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  17. The new look helmet-headRead the original story w/Photo

    Jul 1, 2014 | The New Zealand Herald

    ... David writes: "Do not complain about NZ police not attending scenes quickly enough. Police on Tanna Island, Vanuatu, have advised that cash is short and whoever called police to attend a catastrophe would need to pay for fuel for their vehicles to ...

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  18. Turtle eggs to hornets, traditional know-how feeds into resilienceRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | AlertNet

    Chief Mormor, of Mangaliliu village on Efate island in the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, says that saving traditional knowledge on disaster warning will be important to cope with climate change.

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  19. Turtle eggs to hornets, traditional know-how feeds into resilienceRead the original story

    Jun 25, 2014 | AlertNet

    Chief Mormor, of Mangaliliu village on Efate island in the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu, says that saving traditional knowledge on disaster warning will be important to cope with climate change.

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  20. Resort hosts sailing eventRead the original story

    Jun 24, 2014 | Fiji Times

    ... on as well as many of the numerous activities which the resort offers, before many set off to the island of Tanna in Vanuatu on July 5."

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