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The Long Arm of Chinese Law Reaches Vanuatu, Again
July 11, 2019
The Long Arm of Chinese Law Reaches Vanuatu, Again
Four of six people taken from Vanuatu by Chinese police recently had dual citizenship up until the time Beijing came for them.
The Long Arm of Chinese Law Reaches Vanuatu, Again
UN Secretary-General Pays a Visit to the Blue Pacific
May 17, 2019
UN Secretary-General Pays a Visit to the Blue Pacific
The Pacific’s “large ocean states” are on the frontlines of climate change, and urging the world to act.
UN Secretary-General Pays a Visit to the Blue Pacific
Australia's Pacific Step-Up: More Than Just Talk
February 08, 2019
Australia's Pacific Step-Up: More Than Just Talk
Australia's Pacific outreach is picking up steam.
Australia's Pacific Step-Up: More Than Just Talk
Australia Courts Vanuatu With Prime Minister Visit
January 17, 2019
Australia Courts Vanuatu With Prime Minister Visit
Much as Canberra may desire a formal defense agreement, Australia is unlikely to woo non-aligned Vanuatu that far.
Australia Courts Vanuatu With Prime Minister Visit
At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers
February 16, 2018
At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers
The MSG will deliberate the United Liberation Movement for West Papua’s application, but some worry about angering Indonesia.
At Melanesian Spearhead Group, the Question of West Papuan Membership Lingers
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
December 07, 2016
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
Julie Bishop will visit the Solomon Islands, Samoa, and Vanuatu over the course of two days.
Australian Foreign Minister Island Hops Around the South Pacific
The Mota Lava Treaty: A Pacific Lesson on Maritime Dispute Settlement
October 29, 2016
The Mota Lava Treaty: A Pacific Lesson on Maritime Dispute Settlement
What the world can learn from the maritime border agreement between Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands.
The Mota Lava Treaty: A Pacific Lesson on Maritime Dispute Settlement
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
September 09, 2016
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
The 16 states are meeting this week to discuss regional challenges, particularly climate change.
'Small and Far': Pacific Island States Gather at Annual Forum
Staying Afloat: The Future of the Melanesian Economies
June 08, 2016
Staying Afloat: The Future of the Melanesian Economies
"Aid dependency, resource dependency, and natural disasters remain huge challenges for the region."
Staying Afloat: The Future of the Melanesian Economies
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
January 24, 2016
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
After a year of destruction, both physical and political, Vanuatu hopes to move on.
Snap Elections in Vanuatu After Corruption Scandal in Parliament
Vanuatu: President Dissolves Parliament
December 01, 2015
Vanuatu: President Dissolves Parliament
The political crisis in the South Pacific nation comes to a head.
Vanuatu: President Dissolves Parliament
Trouble in Paradise: Intrigue and Corruption in Vanuatu
October 14, 2015
Trouble in Paradise: Intrigue and Corruption in Vanuatu
While the president was out of the country, the speaker of parliament pardoned himself after being convicted on corruption charges.
Trouble in Paradise: Intrigue and Corruption in Vanuatu
Cyclone Pam: Aid to Vanuatu Begins
March 19, 2015
Cyclone Pam: Aid to Vanuatu Begins
Australia and New Zealand have begun to provide assistance to the islands, which have been devastated by a cyclone.
Cyclone Pam: Aid to Vanuatu Begins
New Zealand's Mass Surveillance of Pacific States Exposed
March 06, 2015
New Zealand's Mass Surveillance of Pacific States Exposed
New Zealand's Government Communications Security Bureau conducts mass surveillance of several Pacific states.
New Zealand's Mass Surveillance of Pacific States Exposed
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