Regional Archive April 2015

The Vanuatu foreign minister, Sato Kilman who recently returned to Port Vila from Moscow says he hopes Russia's assistance will simply fit into the ongoing assistance from the international community.

Russian Assistance Sought Following Pam

The Vanuatu government says it is pleased with Russia's offer of assistance with the relief effort after cyclone Pam and says it has asked Russia to assist in the reconstruction phase of the recovery.
Akihito, accompanied by his wife Michiko, will meet Palauan President Tommy Remengesau, as well as the leaders of the Marshall Islands and Micronesia, also former colonies of imperial Japan.

Japan Emperor visits Palau on WWII mission

Japan's imperial couple has arrived in the Pacific island nation of Palau yesterday, the site of a fearsome battle with American troops, on a rare overseas visit related to World War II.