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 >  BC Magazine (Business Communication) (PDF)
This article came out on January 26th, and the magazine is mostly sold in Hokkaido and the northern part of Japan.
BCマガジン1月26日発売
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January 26th, 2009
 >  MENOME /Article by VJF President Ofer Shagan on Vanuatu Antiques and Tribal Art.
(full story: pages 1 | 2 | 3 | 4)
VJF代表オフェル・シャガンからのバヌアツの古美術に付いての記事です。
MENIME, Art and Antiques Magazine, December 2006
 >  First Trip: Vanuatu /Japanese Article (full story: pages 1 | 2 | 3 | 4 | 5 | 6)

PAPER SKY MAGAZINE
 >  A wonderfully relaxing time in Vanuatu /Japanese Article (full story: pages 1 | 2 | 3 | 4)
   長閑なるバヌアツの休日
LAPITA MAGAZINE March 2007
 >  Happiness is a warm island (PDF)
In Vanuatu smiles are the real thing.
METROPOLIS MAGAZINE February 2007
 >  Israel-born Tautu chief funds island’s water supply system (full story)
The Tautu community in central Malekula has finally solved a long-time problem after receiving a kind donation of Vt2.2 million from Chief Ofer Shagun Nantenamal to fund their Water Supply system, after the engine broke down in 1986. Ofer Shagun, who is a 40-year-old Israeli resident in Tokyo, received his chiefly title at Tautu village on November 21, 2005.
VANUATU DAILY POST October 2006
 >  Vanuatu - The Happiest place on Earth (full story)
People can live long, happy lives without consuming large amounts of the Earth's resources, a survey suggests. The 178-nation "Happy Planet Index" lists the south Pacific island of Vanuatu as the happiest nation on the planet, while the UK is ranked 108th.
BBC NEWS July 2006
 >  Pacific Overtures (full story: pages 1 | 2 | 3)
To see vanuatu, says Ofer Shagan, is to love it, and the Melanesian island state seems to feel the same way about him. Now the Israeli art dealer wants to introduce others to the land where he is a chief.
THE JERUSALEM REPORT Jan 2006
 >  New chief puts paradise on map (full story: pages 1 | 2 | 3)
Many dream of traveling the world and setting themselves up in a tropical paradise, but very few people make it happen. Even fewer get themselves appointed village chief of a remote Melanesian island in the process. But that's exactly what has happened to entrepreneur and art collector Ofer Shagan.
THE JAPAN TIMES Dec 2005
 >  Israeli man made a chief (full story)
Ofer shagan, a 40 year old Israeli resident in Tokyo was given a chiefly title at Tatu in S.Malekula on 21 November.
VANUATU DAILY POST Nov 2005
 >  An Eye for Beauty (full story: pages 1 | 2)
Anyone who's ever had a bad dose of the if onlys -"if only I'd studied harder", or "if only I'd started my own company" - will soon be adding "if only I'd been interested in antiquities" to their list. Thanks to mere interest in things debilitated, decrepit and usually discarded, Shagan Ofer secured his multi-million dollar status in the world.
PLAYER MAGAZINE July 2005
 >  Man of Israel in the Middle of Nowhere (full story)
On one of Vanuatu's most remote, undeveloped islands, earlier in my trip, I was frequently introduced to the natives as a "Man of Israel," the local Bislama language's only way to say "Jewish." I was proud of the distinction and was pleased to see the Vanuatu people's enthusiastic response. Reflecting on these moments on my missionary-saturated airplane, I ruminate that only thousands of years of ...
THE JERUSALEM REPORT Sep 2001
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