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Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest Summary # 1124 ( Monday 19 February 2018 )

MELANESIA 1) Vanuatu Trade Commissioner appointment declared illegal  Vanuatu’s Minister of Foreign Affairs has declared the appointment of Vanuatu’s Trade Commissioner, Michael Kalmet last year as illegal. The Minister, Ralph Regenvanu confirmed that the appointment was illegal to the Daily Post Newspaper. The appointment was reportedly made by the former Minister of Foreign Affairs, Bruno […]


Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest Summary # 1123 ( Friday 05 February 2018 )

MELANESIA 1) ULMWP confident PNG to support membership By Len Garae The Executive of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has complied with the request of the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Peter O’Neill, to unite and is confident that as the Chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) next week, Prime […]


Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest Summary # 1122 ( Friday 05 January 2017 )

Hello one and all, Hope you well. Wishing you all a very Happy and Prosperous New Year 2018. Je vous souhaite à tous une très bonne et heureuse année 2018! Wishim yufala wan Hapi mo Gudfala Niu Yia 2018! (Bislama)  Nasum ane na wotalam ambot isi amban –rupu hikot ingkidemang takaisi na hiko vooh einga […]


Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest Summary # 1121 ( Monday 13 November 2017 )

MELANESIA 1) Weather warning Repeka Nasiko Sunday, November 12, 2017-Fijitimes THE public is advised to remain vigilant as continuous heavy rain will be expected over Viti Levu, Western and Southern Vanua Levu, Lomaiviti Group, Kadavu, Yasawa and the Mamanuca Group. Fiji Meteorological Services acting director Viliame Vereivalu said a heavy rain warning remained in force […]


Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest Summary # 1120 ( Sunday 5 November 2017 )

MELANESIA 1) French territory New Caledonia to hold referendum on self rule A deal was reached after nine hours of talks in Paris between the leaders of the island nation, located 750 miles east of Australia, and French officials France’s president, Emmanuel Macron, said he hoped New Caledonia would remain part of France. Photograph: Melanie […]


MACRON EN NOUVELLE-CALÉDONIE « AVANT LE MOIS DE MAI » (http://www.lnc.nc/breve/macron-en-nouvelle-caledonie-avant-le-mois-de-mai)

Macron en Nouvelle-Calédonie « avant le mois de mai » macron.jpg AFP Crée le 29.10.2017 à 11h09 Mis à jour le 29.10.2017 à 11h21 Le président Emmanuel Macron a annoncé samedi qu’il se rendrait « avant le mois de mai » en Nouvelle-Calédonie. « Pour la Nouvelle-Calédonie, je recevrai les élus à Paris ce lundi […]


Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest Summary # 1119 ( Saturday 28 October 2017 )

MELANESIA 1)  PNG Buk Sibougo Born in a pig’s hut Updated 27 October 2017, 12:23 AEDT Caroline Tiriman Skul oa education emi wanpla bikpla samting we emi ken helpim laif blong wanwan man na meri. Despla em toktok blong Paul Titus, wanpla mansave blong Papua new Guinea Simbu provins husat ibin lainim long papa blong […]


Smol Melanesian Na Pasifik Nius Digest Summary # 1118 ( Sunday 22 October 2017 )

MELANESIA 1) AMBAE VOLCANO DISASTER RELIEF COMMUNITY Oct 21, 2017 The Ambae Volcano Disaster Committee in Port Vila and Santo would like to sincerely acknowledge all Business Houses, Individuals, Communities, Schools, Churches and Volunteers, and everyone else who have kindheartedly donated and contributed one way or another towards the Ambae Victims. It is through your […]


Vanuatu volcano: Ambae islanders to return to villages as Manaro settles

Pacific Beat /ABC By Catherine Graue Posted Fri at 3:43pm PHOTO: The Government will control the repatriation process which is expected to take just three days. (Facebook: Vanuatu Red Cross) RELATED STORY: Entire island in Vanuatu ordered to evacuate as volcano threat increases RELATED STORY: Video of Vanuatu’s erupting volcano shows ash, rocks flying into the air MAP: Vanuatu The Vanuatu Government […]


It was the biggest eruption for 700 years but scientists still can’t find the volcano responsible.

Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Share on Reddit Share on LinkedIn Share on Google+ Share by Email By Zaria Gorvett 3 July 2017 It was 10 October 1465 – the day of the hotly anticipated wedding of King Alfonso II of Naples. He was set to marry the sophisticated Ippolita Maria Sforza, a noblewoman […]