Vanuatu and China reflect on achievements, reaffirm relations

News of Vanuatu. The recent Chinese New Year reception hosted by the Chinese Embassy in Port Vila was an opportunity to take stock on the achievements and reaffirmed commitment to forge stronger relations between China and Vanuatu. Chinese Ambassador to Vanuatu, Zhou Haicheng, outlined some of the major achievements of 2019. Some of the highlights include Vanuatu and China signing a …

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Upgraded Bauerfield Airport Runway Opens

News of Vanuatu. Having taken three years and approximately Vt8 billion to complete, the upgraded 2,600-meter-long Bauerfield airport runway was declared open by Prime Minister (PM), Charlot Salwai, and the Deputy PM and Minister of Trades and Tourism, Jotham Napat, last Saturday. Contracted by CCECC and funded by the World Bank, the Vanuatu Aviation Investment Project (VAIP) was an important project to …

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PM attends Third China-Pacific Island Countries Economic Development Cooperation Forum

News of Vanuatu. News of Vanuatu. Prime Minister Charlot Salwai was among the leaders of Pacific Island Countries (PICs) who attended the Third China-Pacific Island Countries Economic Development and Cooperation Forum. The Third China-Pacific Island Countries Economic Development and Cooperation Forum was held in Samoa from 20-21 October 2019, and attended by all eight PICs that have diplomatic relations with China. …

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Royal Caribbean Announces Lelepa, Vanuatu Is Perfect For “Perfect Day”

News of Vanuatu. Royal Caribbean Announces Lelepa, Vanuatu Is Perfect For “Perfect Day” Vanuatu, one of the natural gems of the South Pacific, will be the home of Royal Caribbean’s newest private island destination – Perfect Day at Lelepa, Vanuatu. The announcement of the new project was made by Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai, and Royal Caribbean International President and CEO Michael …

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Santo voted 3rd most beautiful island in the world by U.K Daily Mail

News of Vanuatu. Santo has been voted the 3rd most beautiful island in the world by the U.K Daily Mail. It has been compiled by Big 7 Travel, which drew up the list from a poll that quizzed 5,345 of its readers about their favourite spots. Data from review sites and the opinions of its editorial team were also used. Topping …

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VANUATU, CHINA SIGN AIR SERVICES DEAL

News of Vanuatu. VANUATU, CHINA SIGN AIR SERVICES DEAL Vanuatu and China have sealed a cooperation Agreement on Air Services between the two countries. This was achieved yesterday morning when Prime Minister Charlot Salwai and the Chinese Ambassador to Vanuatu, Zhou Haicheng, signed the Air Services Agreement at the Prime Minister’s Office in Port Vila, witnessed by officials from the …

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Vanuatu and Malaysia strengthen ties

News of Vanuatu. Vanuatu and Malaysia strengthen ties Both the Head of State, President Obed Tallis, and the new Malaysian High Commissioner to Vanuatu, Mohamad Nasri Abdul Rahman, spoke highly of the importance of maintaining mutual respect, understanding and cooperation between the two countries, when Malaysia new High Commissioner to Vanuatu, presented his letters of credentials to the President earlier this …

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Vanuatu’s Air Travel Market on the rise for International and Domestic

News of Vanuatu. Vanuatu’s Air Travel Market on the rise for International and Domestic The Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Airports Vanuatu Limited (AVL), Mr Jason Rakau has stated AVL is observing a dramatic increase in record level passenger numbers across the group’s airports of Bauerfield, Pekoa and Whitegrass, indicating the full recovery from the Cyclone Pam period and the Bauerfield …

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Air Arrival Numbers Rise

News of Vanuatu. Air Arrival Numbers Rise Airports Vanuatu Ltd issued their April travel numbers yesterday, and the results are encouraging. In the twelve months ending April 30 2019, over half a million people had transited through Port Vila’s Bauerfield airport. That’s about 8% more than in the previous 12-month period. Future capacity through the rest of the year is expected …

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VISA-FREE ‘SOON’

The Company News of Vanuatu. Letterpress bitters wayfarers, hashtag narwhal crucifix salvia messenger bag subway tile vexillologist cloud bread chillwave you probably haven’t heard of them. Talks and paperworks are in the pipeline for Vanuatu passport holders to travel to China without a visa and vice versa for Chinese nationals when travelling to Vanuatu. Prime Minister Charlot Salwai made the revelation to …

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