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Dec 05, 2018
Earthquake of 7.5 magnitude hits New Caledonia in Pacific Ocean; no damage reported, authorities withdraw tsunami warningA powerful earthquake that struck in the southern Pacific Ocean on Wednesday sent jitters around the region after authorities warned of possible tsunamis, but there were no initial reports of destructive waves or major damage.
Aug 29, 2018
Tsunami warning for New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu following 7.1 magnitude quake in Pacific OceanAfter the 7.1 magnitude quake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia, "waves reaching 0.3 to 1 metre above the tide level are possible", the Pacific Tsunami Warning Center and three islands - New Caledonia, Fiji and Vanuatu were warned to remain alert.
Jul 31, 2018
Australia, Japan, US to jointly invest in infrastructure projects in Indo-Pacific to counter China's influence in regionAustralia, the United States and Japan will jointly invest in infrastructure projects in the Indo-Pacific, officials announced Tuesday, in an attempt to counter China's efforts to court influence in the region.
Apr 10, 2018
Vanuatu denies report of China wanting to establish military presence on Pacific island nationVanuatu’s foreign minister Ralph Regenvanu on Tuesday denied a media report that China wanted to establish a permanent military presence on the Pacific island nation.
Nov 20, 2017
Tsunami warning issued in France's New Caledonia after massive 7.0 earthquake strikes off island's East coastA powerful 7.0-magnitude earthquake struck off the eastern coast of New Caledonia, triggering tsunami warning, but there were no immediate reports of damage
Mar 16, 2017
Google Street View now lets you take a virtual walk in the crater of a live volcanoGoogle collaborated with explorers Geoff Mackley and Chris Horsley to image the island nation of Vanuatu in 360 degrees with a Street View Trekker rig.
Apr 03, 2016
Powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake hits off Vanuatu, tsunami alert issuedA powerful 7.2-magnitude earthquake struck off Vanuatu with "hazardous" tsunami waves possible along the coasts of the Pacific archipelago
Feb 11, 2016
Charlot Salwai elected as new Prime Minister of VanuatuCharlot Salwai was today elected the new prime minister of the South Pacific island nation of Vanuatu following a snap election sparked by a corruption scandal.
Mar 17, 2015
Cyclone Pam: 24 people dead in Vanuatu as fear of food shortage emergesVanuatu government warned that it faced imminent food shortages as accounts emerged of huge damage, days after one of the fiercest cyclones on record pummelled the sprawling Pacific nation.
Mar 16, 2015
Vanuatu: Super cyclone Pam leaves 8 dead and 20 injured; toll likely to riseThe official toll in cyclone-ravaged Vanuatu on Monday rose up to eight while 20 people were taken injured. But given the extent of the damage, it looked certain to rise.