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[New post] Massive tourism developments proposed for Port Vila – but are adequate urban planning processes in place to protect our city from rapacious development?

WordPress.com bobmakin posted: " "An ambitious new plan to improve Vanuatu's aviation and tourism sectors" is relegated to second place on the Radio Vanuatu News today. But Daily Post links works for the new Bauerfield terminal and a massive hotel project at Melcoffe on page one. Cer" Respond to this post by replying above this line New post on Vanuatu Daily Digest Massive tourism developments proposed for Port Vila – but are adequate urban planning processes in place to protect our city from rapacious development? by bobmakin An architectural rendering of the proposed resort at Melcoffe. Port Vila's urban planning processes are practically non-existent – so why is Govt pushing for a development of this scale at this location? "An ambitious new plan to improve Vanuatu's aviation and tourism sectors" is relegated to second place on the Radio Vanuatu News today. But Daily Post links works for the new Bauerfield terminal and a massive hotel project at Melcoffe on page one. Certainly the projects are huge and China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation is a large company and is considered to have served Vanuatu well so far, the new jobs signed for yesterday having the additional security of a "bankable feasibility study" by March next year for independent consideration and protection of Government finances. This is a matter which will invite serious criticism and the Vanuatu Daily Digest has strong views on Read more of this post bobmakin | December 17, 2016 at 3:07 pm | Tags: aviation, China, politics, tourism, urban development, urban planning, Vanuatu | Categories: The Daily Digest | URL: http://wp.me/p2A4RK-1uc Comment    See all comments Unsubscribe to no longer receive posts from Vanuatu Daily Digest. Change your email settings at Manage Subscriptions. Trouble clicking? Copy and paste this URL into your browser: http://ift.tt/2gV1ADf Thanks for flying with WordPress.com

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