Maina Ansen, a female officer of the Vanuatu Correctional Services Department has snatched the Baton of Honor Award for her well-displayed performance during a three-months training in the Solomon Islands.
Vanuatu is committed to signing the Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations (PACER) Plus next month, if the Government is satisfied that the agreement is good for the country.
Furious after being reported and dealt with by Police for a domestic violence incident, a suspect turned violent imposing a serious injury on a female family member by cutting her hand.
While most Vanuatu students would pressurize the Ministry of Education & Training for post-graduate scholarships to take up academic studies in Universities abroad, 36 bilingual elites have firmly made up their mind to prove the myth of ‘overseas study success’ wrong by choosing their sw…
The National Trade and Development Committee had its first meeting yesterday (Wednesday) for the first quarter of 2017, to discuss national issues related to Trade policy at Holiday Inn Resort.
A World War II (WWII) veteran and survivor of the SS President Coolidge who was said to be probably the last survivor, Milton Staley, returned to Luganville, Santo, with his nephew, Richard Staley, in 2008.
Political campaigns for the provincial elections in Penama, Malampa, Shefa and Tafea provinces tomorrow (March 23), closed at midnight Monday, after they started on March 6.
Air Vanuatu recorded a loss in revenue of close to Vt900 million in 2015 as a result of super tropical cyclone Pam in March of that year that devastated the country, says Joseph Laloyer, the airline’s Chief Executive Officer.
Major changes are expected in the Public Service Commission (PSC) this year as Chairman Martin Mahe and his commission engage in reviewing important policies to not only better the service provided but also better take care of the welfare of public servants.
Celebrating its one year anniversary, JB Barbershop (as it was formerly known) is now venturing into providing a tattoo shop after opening up for business at Freswota Park in Port Vila.
The President of the Republic of Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale was awarded the prestigious Crans Montana Foundation 2017 Award or Prix de Fondation 2017 for his achievements as an Anglican priest in his capacity as Head of State to uphold peace and unity in good times and bad times especially af…
The good quality of Vanuatu’s produce is well known throughout the Pacific and this year a delegation of four companies will be coming to Pasifika Festival 2017 on March 25-26.
Approximately 130 members from the six committees catering for Port Vila Market House, have listed their names to charter the Big Sista on a pilgrimage to Santo on Thursday next week, to seek spiritual healing from the most visited spring in Luganville.
Did you know that Vanuatu has sixteen mangrove species (one of the highest in the region) and an estimated mangrove cover of 20-30 square kilometres? And did you also know that mangrove forests in Vanuatu are one of the most threatened ecosystems?
“There could be other best practices out there however, it is good to document what we know of so that we can all learn from each other the means of securing water which is vital for our survival”.
Vanuatu is amongst the 222 million French speaking nationals from all professions and walks of life in 80 countries around the globe that are participating in over a month-long activities in the 2017 World Francophone Day.
“It is simply not acceptable, purely in moral terms, for the world to allow the small island developing states to sink slowly beneath the waves because of the selfish determination of industrialised nations to protect their own economies.
The National Trade Development Committee (NTDC) will host its first meeting of the year on Wednesday March 22, 2017 at the Holiday Inn Resort Conference Room in Port Vila.
One of the 14 former members of parliament convicted and sentenced by the Supreme Court in 2015 on corruption and bribery charges has said his application for parole has been turned down four times.
President Baldwin Lonsdale has joined dignitaries of Africa-Caribbean-Pacific member countries to call for leadership reiterating the need for ACP and the global community, to commit themselves to implementing the decisions of several important agreements that were made in 2015; namely the a…
Life will soon be a bit easier for people living with a disability in Vanuatu, with construction of a new home for the Vanuatu Society for People with Disability (VSPD) about to begin.
The Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Cooperation (VBTC) will be able to avoid technical issues faced before by its TV station now that the New Zealand Government (NZ) has announced support.
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department (VMGD) has issued another reminder about the activities of volcanoes in Vanuatu to visitors and communities.
Almost 100,000 ‘Mum You First’ kits will be distributed to babies in all six provinces this year in an effort to reduce tooth decay among children in Vanuatu.
The Ministry of Trade, Industry and Tourism has begun work on a number of legal and procedural activities that will eventually culminate with the establishment of a Price and Quality Control Unit for the country.
There is a call for the chiefs of all six villages in Emau Island, off North Efate, to come together and perform a custom reconciliation to the chiefs and people of Lausake for the change to their historical position on fielding and supporting candidates for Shefa Provincial council at past …
The ongoing traffic jam at various junctions in and around Port Vila, continue to be a major concern to drivers, passengers and the general public in Port Vila and Efate.
A scammer known to locals on Tanna simply as Johnson has reportedly been conning people to give him money so he can pay their Police clearance promising them work recruitment with the South Sea Shipping (SSS).
The Ministry of Education and Training in partnership with Commonwealth of Learning (COL) in Canada and the NoteMaster in London is launching for the first time an ICT Service Training/workshop called NoteMaster in Vanuatu.
Thousands of Pacific Island people and small communities rely heavily on successful small businesses and organizations for their jobs and livelihoods.