Today is International Happiness Day. Why are we pleasantly concerned? Remember when Vanuatu was top of the Happy Planet Index back in 2006, before long haul airports taking over grazing land at Teouma and crumbling airstrips at Bauerfield, million vatu bribery charges and the sacking of Parliament. That one just had to go and we are all glad because it has. And we’ve got a new one. AND it meets in proper debate tomorrow for the first time! Hooray!!! We are happy!!!!!
Your editor asked Jamie Tanguay from the Vanuatu National Statistics Office to tell us a bit more about happiness in Vanuatu today. He said: Read the rest of this entry »