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Vanuatu: Country in the southwestern Pacific
Vanuatu, officially the Republic of Vanuatu, is a Pacific island country located in the South Pacific Ocean. The archipelago, which is of volcanic origin, is 1,750 kilometres (1,090 mi) east of northern Australia, 540 kilometres (340 mi) northeast of New Caledonia, east of New Guinea, southeast of the Solomon Islands, and west of Fiji.


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An economic hurricane is hurtling towards the South Pacific

Fiji will lose about a quarter of all jobs in the country, and Vanuatu will suffer even worse.
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Vanuatu to impose coronavirus travel restrictions ahead of election

The South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu which has no confirmed cases of coronavirus is set to ban travel to and from any country with more than 100 cases of COVID-19, as it prepares to go to the..
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Nurse overcame volcanoes, earthquakes and local chiefs on Vanuatu

Todd started working as a nurse from a bush hut, with bamboo sticks providing some basic privacy and kerosene pressure lamps for lighting.
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Vanuatu denies entry to cruise ship following influenza diagnoses

The Voyager of the Seas has been denied entry to Vanuatu after three staff members aboard the Royal Caribbean ship tested positive for influenza.
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'A shambles': Australian flagship Vanuatu aid project headed for court showdown over unpaid bills

A Townsville contractor has won the right to sue for millions in unpaid costs after an Australian foreign aid project in Vanuatu descended into legal acrimony.
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Quake of magnitude 6.4 strikes off Vanuatu: USGS

An earthquake of magnitude 6.4 struck off the Pacific island nation of Vanuatu on Monday, the United States Geological Survey said.
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Can a sacred drink boost an island's fortunes?

The Pacific nation of Vanuatu is hoping kava will boost exports and bring in much needed cash.
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Magnitude 6.2 quake hits east of Vanuatu: USGS

A magnitude 6.2 earthquake struck around 35 kilometers east of Vanuatu on Monday, according to the United States Geological Survey (USGS).
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Six Chinese nationals arrested in Vanuatu: media

Authorities in Vanuatu have arrested six Chinese nationals following Chinese complaints they were operating an internet scam from the Pacific island, media reported on Saturday.
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