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August 7, 2020

Tonga’s State of Emergency Further Extended

Tonga's Covid 19 State of Emergency (SoE) has been extended until at least 31 August.
August 7, 2020

NZ Airport Readies for Cooks Bubble as Islands Fear Youth Flight

New Zealand's largest airport says it'll be ready to operate a travel bubble with Covid-free Pacific countries by the 17 August, if given the green-light.
August 6, 2020

UNEP : Call for proposals under Plastic Waste Partnership now open until 24 September 2020

At its fourteenth meeting (2019), the Conference of the Parties (COP) to the Basel Convention on the Control of Transboundary Movements of Hazardous Wastes and Their Disposal adopted decision BC-14/13, by which it welcomed the proposal to establish a Basel Convention Partnership on Plastic Waste and decided to establish a working group of the Partnership.
August 6, 2020

Air Vanuatu Limited (AVL) is Committed to Contributing to the Process and Working closely with all other Agencies

AVL has taken a prominent role behind the scenes in preparing for the Prime Minister’s announcement, working with the Department of Tourism and the Tourism Crises Recovery and Response Plan Committee (TCRRPC) and the Air Transportation and Tourism Taskforce (AT3).
August 6, 2020

Airport Vanuatu Ltd. (AVL): Tamtam Bubble

AVL welcomes the news shared by the Prime Minister in his speech, that the Council of Ministers has approved the formation of the Tamtam Bubble, re-opening the nation’s borders to Covid-free countries
August 5, 2020

Friday’s Repatriation Flight to Samoa likely Last for now

A repatriation flight to Apia from Auckland on Friday is expected to be the last to arrive for three weeks or more as the Government moves to prevent quarantine facilities from becoming overwhelmed.
August 5, 2020

Amended State of Emergency Orders for CORONAVIRUS (COVID-19);

By the powers of Article 106 of the Const itution, the Head of State, le Ao Mamalu ole Malo, Tuimalealiifano Vaaletoa Sualauvi II after consultation with Cabinet this evening signed into law new amendments to the COVID 19 State of Emergency Orders.
August 5, 2020

Remaining Tahiti Cruise Ship Covid-19 Tests All Negative

Covid-19 tests of cruise ship passengers in French Polynesia have all returned negative - two days after a case was detected while at sea.
August 5, 2020

First Tonga Repatriation Flight Takes Off from New Zealand

The first repatriation flight since the Covid-19 lockdown has departed for Tonga, carrying 150 passengers.
August 4, 2020

New Acting Group Director of Sales and Marketing

Raffe Hotels and Resorts is pleased to announce the appointment of Lisa Costello as Acting Group Director of Sales and Marketing for the iconic property group.
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