Ni-Vanuatu students

Ni-Vanuatu students repatriated back home from China

  The students were repatriated on the flight that brought 80,000 COVID-19 Sinopharm vaccine via Auckland at the weekend.

Director of Foreign Affairs, Yvon Basil confirmed that the students came with other Chinese nationals to the country.

The Minister of Health, Silas Bule, and the Acting Director General of the Ministry of Health, Dr. Samuel Posikai, were at the Port Vila Airport to officially receive the vaccine doses and 80, 000 syringes from Chinese Ambassador, Zhou Haicheng.

Ni-Vanuatu scholarship students waiting for allowances, get food

A lot of parents and students voiced their disappointment through social media, appealing to the government to urgently process the allowance of ni-Vanuatu students studying in Fiji under scholarship.

The Ministry of Education confirmed the list of students under government scholarship had been passed on to the Ministry of Finance to process, but as of the weekend the students had received nothing.

Students renting apartments outside of the USP campus are said to concerned that landlords will force them to move out because of unpaid rent.