Vanuatu Daily News Digest | 15 December 2015

No earth shattering headlines today …

From VBTC …

Over twenty-five thousand voters will be eligible to go to the polls in Sanma on Thursday for their provincial council elections. There are 92 candidates, one a woman.

The Port Vila Public Library is planning a special treat for children from tomorrow until 22 December. Activities will include face painting and creative writing. There will be themes for each day.

Christmas in the Park is being readied for a 6 o’clock opening today, launched by Prime Minister Kilman. There will be carol singing and the event will close at 10.30 in Saralana Park.

And Daily Post …

Nagriamel is warning against un-authorised use of the custom movement’s logo in the gearing up to the national elections.

Erakor is getting a step closer to deciding upon a paramount chief.

The death of former Assistant British Resident Commissioner Mike Townsend, at 95, in England, is noted. "Nothing was too much trouble for this down to earth, modest, self-effacing man," one obituarist has said. Townsend was also a hero of World War 2.

And Luganville, too, is having a Christmas in the Park with the VMF Band: 18 – 20 December. At Unity Park.