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Two More Bachelors and another Certificate IV in ICT Courses Get National Accreditation

Daily Post | November 19, 2020


The Bachelor of Education (Primary) and the Bachelor of Education (Secondary) have been accredited by the Vanuatu Qualifications Authority (VQA). READ MORE ➔


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ICT equipment to strengthen Parliament resilience

Daily Post | November 18, 2020


The COVID-19 pandemic has created challenges everywhere and Parliaments are no exception. Now more than ever it is a must for parliament to be more resilient as Vanuatu records its first positive.. READ MORE ➔


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Negativity and ignorance can ruin lives: PM

Daily Post | November 17, 2020


Negativity and ignorance can ruin lives, the Prime Minister (PM) Bob Loughman said when expressing concern on public reactions to COVID-19 protocols and advices in a press conference yesterday afternoon. READ MORE ➔


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Youth Challenge Vanuatu Launches New Website

Daily Post | November 14, 2020


Youth Challenge Vanuatu (YCV) now has a new website. “As we celebrate our 20 years of existence, we are very excited to announce the launch of our newly designed website,” YCV stated. READ MORE ➔


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Crowdfunding Digital Platform for Vanuatu launching next week

Daily Post | November 13, 2020


A digital crowdfunding platform for Vanuatu, Raise, will be officially launched on Friday next week. The event will take place at 5pm at the Yumiwork office in Lolam Building’s third floor. READ MORE ➔


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South Santo students benefit from CNS Program

Daily Post | November 12, 2020


Amidst the challenges of the COVID-19 pandemic and Tropical Cyclone Harold, more than 40 Year 10 students have walked away from Tata Primary and Junior Secondary in south Santo with a certificate of attainment from Edwards Institute of Technology (EIT). READ MORE ➔


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A New Standard for Pacific Cybercrime Legislation

Daily Post | November 04, 2020


In 2016, the government of Vanuatu was rushing to address what was seen by politicians and senior bureaucrats as a rising tide of increasingly intemperate talk, bullying and unwanted information on the internet. READ MORE ➔


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CYBERCRIME BILL TO BE TABLED NEXT MONTH

Daily Post | October 27, 2020


The Cybercrime Bill will be tabled in Parliament next month. The final consultation regarding the National Cyber Security Strategy (NCSS) that was with the private sector and Non-Government Organizations (NGOs) was held at the Chiefs Nakamal in Port Vila last week. READ MORE ➔


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Digicel steps out as a Digital Operator

Daily Post | October 21, 2020


Digicel yesterday launched itself as a Digital Operator and marked the occasion by delivering simply more through a suite of eight apps and a promise of powerful digital experiences. READ MORE ➔


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MPs access Budget Bill on iPads

Daily Post | October 15, 2020


The Appropriation Bill for 2021 has been sent to all Members of Parliament (MPs) via their iPads. This was confirmed by Clerk of Parliament, Raymond Manuake. The MPs should now start preparing themselves for the Budget session of parliament that is expected to start in November. The MPs were also sent print copies of the Bill in both English and French languages. READ MORE ➔


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VNPF GM explains purchase of new vehicles

Daily Post | October 14, 2020


The General Manager (GM) of the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF), Parmod Achary, has clarified why VNPF had recently bought several new vehicles following a concern on social media. READ MORE ➔


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Tonner Wins Damages Claim Against YTS

Daily Post | October 13, 2020


The Supreme Court of Vanuatu has made a summary judgment against one of the owners of Yumi Toktok Stret Facebook page, Julian Ligo and a warrant of arrest remains for the second owner, Matthew Temar. READ MORE ➔


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Vanuatu social media accounts targeted after Vanuatu PM's UN speech on West Papua

ABC | September 30, 2020


In the past 24 hours, hundreds of comments, many of them racist or overtly political, have been written on a variety of unrelated Vanuatu social media accounts by Indonesian users. READ MORE ➔


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3 Link launched yesterday

Daily Post | September 29, 2020


3 Link Communications, a new broad band service provider opened its Port Vila office yesterday across the road from Island Time Takeaway. READ MORE ➔


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Vodafone provides free access to online resources

Daily Post | September 29, 2020


In an effort to ensure children continue their education in this time of crisis, Vodafone as a main telecommunication company has committed itself to provide free access to e-learning content. READ MORE ➔


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New Approach to Address Cyber Security Issues

Daily Post | August 28, 2020


Instead of working in isolation, government agencies dealing with cybercrime have decided to take a more holistic approach in tackling the problems of cyber security and cybercrime to protect citizens. READ MORE ➔


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WANTOK NETWORK ACQUIRES TELSAT BROADBAND

Daily Post | July 11, 2020


WanTok Network has entered into a sale and purchase agreement to acquire Telsat Broadband. Operating across Vanuatu, Telsat Broadband opened for business in 2009, building upon its expertise in wireless transmissions networks, with its Wireless ISP first providing connectivity via mesh network infrastructure and later moving to a new platform which allowed for the establishment of a carrier-grade IP backbone as well as a mobile device hot-spot/repeater network. READ MORE ➔


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Gov’t responds to social media statement by MP

Daily Post | July 8, 2020


The Public Relations Officer (PRO) to the Prime Minister (PM) has refuted a statement made by the Member of Parliament (MP) for Ambrym, John Salong, and referred to it as “defamatory and unfounded”. READ MORE ➔


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New global online safety advice to help parents of preschoolers

Daily Post | July 3, 2020


Australia’s eSafety Commissioner has released a new global information booklet to help parents and carers of preschool-aged children around the world start the important conversation about online safety. READ MORE ➔


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VNPF announces plan for a domestic cable company

Daily Post | July 1, 2020


The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) Board has approved for VNPF to establish a domestic cable company with the potential of connecting Port Vila to outer islands, to improve the fund’s operations. READ MORE ➔


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Kids are Online More These Days, Here is How to Keep Them Safe

Daily Post | Jun 13, 2020


(StatePoint) Children are spending more time online due to social distancing measures caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. And while the internet can be an amazing gateway to knowledge and a tool to connect with family and friends, if parents and caregivers don’t follow certain precautions, it can also pose safety hazards. READ MORE ➔


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VNPF and Interchange Ltd to Restructure Loan Arrangement

Daily Post | Jun 13, 2020


The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) is working towards restructuring its loan arrangement with Interchange Ltd (ICL), the company that owns the country’s only international submarine cable. READ MORE ➔


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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 ➔


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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 ➔


ITU and Kacific join forces for ICT development

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 ➔


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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 ➔


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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 ➔


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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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Driving Trade Through Social Media

Daily Post | Mar 14, 2020


Digital adoption is fueling Pacific export growth with 79 per cent of exporters using online channels to generate revenue. READ MORE ➔




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