Vanuatu

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Want a new life in Vanuatu? Take the lift to the 23rd floor of a skyscraper in Hong Kong
The Pacific Resource Group in Hong Kong facilitated the applications of more than 650 people for passports through the Vanuatu Contribution Program last year

Ilaria Maria Sala in Hong Kong

15, Jul, 2021 @5:47 AM

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Ex-bikie and missing property magnate among Australian names granted Vanuatu citizenship
Marco Coffen and Zhou Xiang Huang on list of those who bought passports from the Pacific nation in 2020

Kate Lyons and Euan Ward

14, Jul, 2021 @11:04 PM

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Who’s buying Vanuatu’s passports? Crypto moguls, wanted men and even a prime minister
The revelations from a Guardian investigation cast new light on the world of ‘golden passports’

Euan Ward and Kate Lyons

14, Jul, 2021 @11:04 PM

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Citizenship for sale: fugitives, politicians and disgraced businesspeople buying Vanuatu passports
Revealed: more than 2,000 people, including individuals sought by police, have purchased passports, and with them visa-free access to the EU and UK

Euan Ward and Kate Lyons

14, Jul, 2021 @11:03 PM

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Precarious moment: Vanuatu court to rule on prime minister’s fate
Verdict on Bob Loughman’s parliamentary boycott is uncharted political territory for the Pacific island nation

Tess Newton Cain

08, Jul, 2021 @3:12 AM

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Why the world’s most fertile fishing ground is facing a ‘unique and dire’ threat
China’s Pacific fishing fleet has grown by 500% since 2012 and is taking huge quantities of tuna

Michael Field

13, Jun, 2021 @8:00 PM

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‘Chilling’: Vanuatu libel bill prompts fears for free speech
Bill placing libel under criminal rather than civil law could see journalists jailed for three years for ‘misleading’ content

Lyndal Rowlands

29, Apr, 2021 @2:27 AM

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‘His spirit lives on’: Vanuatu’s Tanna island mourns Prince Philip as its own
Villagers believe Duke of Edinburgh was born on Tanna and left it to woo and wed the Queen

Dan McGarry on Tanna

14, Apr, 2021 @12:08 AM

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Prince Philip: the unlikely but willing Pacific deity
Cargo-worshipping sect on Tanna in Vanuatu revered Duke of Edinburgh as the pale-skinned son of an ancient spirit

Caroline Davies

10, Apr, 2021 @1:19 PM

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Deserted islands: Pacific resorts struggle to survive a year without tourists
Algae-filled pools and shuttered hotel windows are a reminder that Covid-19 is not just a public health problem

Dan McGarry in Port Vila, Sheldon Chanel in Suva, Emmanuel Samoglou in Rarotonga

02, Apr, 2021 @9:30 PM

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Sea of resilience: how the Pacific fought against Covid
A new documentary shows that while the health impacts of the pandemic have - so far - been largely avoided, the effects of isolation on families, communities, and livelihoods has been profound

Ben Doherty, Pacific Editor

12, Mar, 2021 @7:00 PM

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Vanuatu coronavirus vaccine rollout to take until end of 2023
The majority of the Pacific nation’s population won’t be immunised for another two years, government planning documents show

Dan McGarry in Port Vila

25, Feb, 2021 @11:38 PM

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