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Air Vanuatu Boss Eyes Takeover Of Tonga’s Only Airline
Simple Flying - 11/30/2021 3:09:00 AM
The Tongan Government is reportedly negotiating to sell its airline, Lulutai, to Flynui, an airline owned by the Chief Executive Officer of Air Vanuatu, Tongan ‘Atu Finau. But the proposed sale, due to be finalised in early 2022,

Air Vanuatu’s Airbus A220 Order: Everything You Need To Know
Simple Flying - 11/26/2021 8:22:00 AM
Airbus announced that it had a new A220 customer in the form of Pacific Island carrier Air Vanuatu. At the time, the airline had signed on for two A220-100s and two A220-300s. The deal was significant in that it was the airline’s first-ever order with Airbus and also made Air Vanuatu the launch customer for the A220 in the Pacific region.

‘There was a prophecy I would come’: the western men who think they are South Pacific kings
The Guardian - 11/27/2021 9:23:00 AM
Travellers to tiny islands in Vanuatu claim to fulfil a local belief that a mysterious figure from afar will one day bring prosperity. What are they hoping for? In life, Claude-Philippe Berger ...

One strong health system for Vanuatu - 11/25/2021 5:00:00 AM
With so many of the world's best health systems being challenged by the COVID-19 pandemic, there has never been a more important time for clear and strategic health sector planning. And in the midst of the pandemic,

Yasur volcano (Vanuatu): activity remains elevated
earthquakes - 11/27/2021 3:58:00 PM
The volcano has been very active recently. Strombolian-type explosions are rather strong and sometimes produce dense ash plumes rising several hundred meters. Visitors are warned from approaching the crater rims where the risk of being hit by lava bombs is elevated.

Vanuatu Regulator Gears Up with a Leading Crypto Consultant
Finance Magnates - 11/25/2021 10:44:00 AM
Shortly after Vanuatu legalized crypto trading, its regulator announced it had hired Loretta Joseph to develop its framework for digital assets.

Vanuatu backs Kanak call to delay vote on independence in New Caledonia
rnz - 11/19/2021 8:55:00 PM
Vanuatu's leader is formally supporting the demand of Kanaks in New Caledonia for a delay in the referendum on independence.

Report on Yasur (Vanuatu) — September 2021
ReliefWeb - 11/23/2021 6:58:00 AM
Gas-and-ash explosions, SO2 plumes, and thermal anomalies during March-August 2021 Global Volcanism Program, 2021. Report on Yasur (Vanuatu) (Bennis, K.L., and Andrews, B., eds.). Bulletin of the Global Volcanism Network,

Draw sets path to FIFA World Cup 2022™ for Oceania aspirants
FIFA - 11/29/2021 8:39:00 PM
The road to the FIFA World Cup Qatar 2022™ for Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) hopefuls is now set after the completion of the preliminary competition draw held today at the Home of FIFA in Zurich,