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Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) to collaborate on cybersecurity

Internet Connectivity Services for Lycée de Luganville in the aftermath of TC Harold

Daily Post | Jun 01, 2020


In April 2020, Tropical Cyclone (TC) Harold struck and caused widespread destruction in the Solomon Islands, Vanuatu, Fiji, and Tonga. On 5 April, it strengthened into a Category 5 severe tropical cyclone, the highest rating on the Australian scale. READ MORE ➔


Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) to collaborate on cybersecurity

NDMO Director advises public not to spread rumours

Daily Post | May 30, 2020


Director of National Disaster Management Office (NDMO), Abraham Nasak, has cautioned members of the public to refrain from speculation and spreading rumours on social media, but rely on official information from the Government. READ MORE ➔


Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) to collaborate on cybersecurity

ITU and Kacific join forces to boost emergency telecoms and ICT development in Vanuatu

ITU News | May 19, 2020


ITU and Kacific Broadband Satellites Group (Kacific) have joined forces to boost the capacity of Vanuatu to provide a reliable communications network when disasters strike – and to improve connectivity to boost socio-economic development. READ MORE ➔


Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) to collaborate on cybersecurity

Jesse Dick NOT new PSC chairman: Ministry

Daily Post | May 13, 2020


The Ministry of Justice and Community Services (MOJCS) has refuted claims on Facebook alleging the Public Service Commission (PSC) has a new chairman. READ MORE ➔


Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) to collaborate on cybersecurity

Microchip Found in Meat

Daily Post | May 05, 2020


A pastor has claimed that they found a microchip in fresh beef stew they bought from a shop. Pastor Joseph Korman informed Daily Post that his son was cutting the stew into smaller pieces when they came across the chip. READ MORE ➔


Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) to collaborate on cybersecurity

Digicel Expansion on all Efate 4G Sites

Daily Post | Apr 25, 2020


Digicel customers are experiencing world class downloading, streaming and browsing with faster speeds than ever before, thanks to the completion of Digicel’s network upgrade and on-going transition to 4G+ connectivity in Efate. READ MORE ➔


Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) to collaborate on cybersecurity

CERT VU Steps Up to Address Cybersecurity Issues

Daily Post | Apr 16, 2020


CERT Vanuatu (CERT VU), acting on behalf of the Office of the Government Chief Information Officer (OGCIO) yesterday signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Vanuatu Police Force (VPF) to collaborate on cybersecurity and cybercrime responses in the country at the VANSEC house. READ MORE ➔


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COVID-19 Information to be Verified by NDMO Prior to Publication

Daily Post | Apr 3, 2020


The head of NDMO, Abraham Nasak, made the order of Censorship of information relating to COVID-19 and its prevention and containment measures under the State of Emergency Regulation to ensure that any information relating to COVID19 is verified by NDMO prior to it being published in the media. READ MORE ➔


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Call for Travel Support to Attend the 15th Annual Meeting of the IGF

IGF | Apr 1, 2020


The mandate of the Internet Governance Forum (IGF) calls for strengthening and enhancing of the stakeholder engagement from developing ‎countries. It also calls for the Forum to contribute to building capacity for Internet governance in ‎developing countries, drawing fully on local sources of knowledge and expertise‎. READ MORE ➔


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Pacific ICT Days 2020 Postponed Until Further Notice

Daily Post | Apr 1, 2020


The Local Organising Committee (LOC) of Pacific ICT Days 2020, decided recently to postpone the 2020 Pacific ICT Days until further notice, due to the Corona Virus (COVID-19) pandemic that is affecting many countries around the world, including the Pacific region also. READ MORE ➔


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Vodafone Vanuatu Launched

Daily Post | Apr 1, 2020


World-renowned multinational telecommunication Brand Vodafone with the largest 4G+ network is now in Vanuatu. TVL Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Barlen Lutchmoodoo has officially announced the exchange of brands from Telecom Vanuatu Limited (TVL) to Vodafone Vanuatu, as effective from yesterday.. READ MORE ➔


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ELECTION COUNTING STREAMING LIVE

Daily Post | Mar 30, 2020


The people of Vanuatu will for the first time in the country’s history witness the official counting of a national election via live streaming today. READ MORE ➔


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Censorship to Limit Spread of Misinfornation on COVID-19

Daily Post | Mar 28, 2020


The Government has introduced an order to counter the spread of inaccurate and false information related to the novel coronavirus (COVID-19) during the coronavirus (COVID-19) two weeks State of Emergency (SOE). READ MORE ➔


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Criminal Case Filed

Daily Post | Feb 14, 2020


Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman Martin Mahe, Commissioner of Labour (COL) Murielle Meltenoven and their respective spouses have lodged a formal complaint on criminal defamation and unlawful discrimination under section 120 and 150 of the Penal Code. READ MORE ➔


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Peering Strategy for the Pacific Islands

Telco2 Limited | Nov 30, 2019


Many telecommunications networks in the Pacific interconnect not directly but via international carriers in the United States or Australia. This has a profound impact on both the cost and the performance of regional traffic. While web traffic is slowed, real-time collaborations are rendered unusable, creating barriers for inter-island collaboration. READ MORE ➔


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E-voucher, new way of delivering humanitarian aid

Daily Post | Nov 9, 2019


After completing trials in several communities in Port Vila, Oxfam Vanuatu will now be implementing a new way of delivering humanitarian aid to people during and after disasters starting on Tanna next week. READ MORE ➔


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Maewo School Connected to Online Educational Resources

Daily Post | Nov 2, 2019


Over 500 students and teachers, as well as members of the Gambule Primary and Secondary School community in Maewo are now able to access the Computer and Internet facility on the school premises. READ MORE ➔


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Princess Cruises Are NOT Hiring

Daily Post | Sep 27, 2019


The Daily Post reported recently that scammers were stealing personal information from people by masquerading as recruiters for Princess Cruises. READ MORE ➔


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Young man imprisoned after luring girl via Facebook

Daily Post | Sep 3, 2019


A young man, who was 25 years old at the time of the offending, has been sentenced to four years and four months imprisonment for sexual intercourse without consent. READ MORE ➔


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Vanuatu Punches Above its Weight

By Dan McGarry | Jul 14, 2019


More than a few eyebrows were raised when it was announced that the next ITU Global Symposium for Regulators was being hosted here in Port Vila. Conferences with the word ‘global’ in them generally don’t end with ‘Vanuatu’. READ MORE ➔


ICT event turnout

ICT Days event turnout poor: Deputy CIO

By Glenda Willie | May 17, 2019


The turnout of Day 1 of the Pacific ICT Days event at the National Convention Center was poor and not what the organisers had expected. READ MORE ➔


ITU-19 organizers

Vanuatu nominated to host ITU-GSR 2019

By Adorina Massing | Feb 25, 2019


Vanuatu is the first nominated country in the Pacific to host the International Telecommunication Union – Global Symposium for Regulators (ITU-GSR19). READ MORE ➔


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Call for fake IDs on social media to respect others

By Glenda Willie | Feb 20, 2019


Social media users who are using fake IDs to attack other people, particularly national leaders have been asked to be respectful when commenting on social media, especially Facebook. READ MORE ➔


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ICT a key tool for development

By Fern Napwatt | Jan 31, 2019


Information and Communication Technology (ICT) is a key enabler for realizing sustainable development and is a key tool for any Government to provide efficient and effective services. READ MORE ➔




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