The Government, through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management is currently conducting an internal audit into the Custom Owners Trust Account (COTA).
The result of the Bred Bank Vanuatu Tourism Awards for excellence for 2017/2018 held last Saturday at the Convention Center in Port Vila is proof that tourism has improved in outer islands.
The International Cooperative Alliance-Asia Pacific (ICA-AP) in collaboration with the Vanuatu Government through the Office of the Registrar of Cooperatives and Vanuatu Cooperatives Leadership Management Council, are jointly organising the ICA-AP Forum on the development of cooperatives in …
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai, Minister responsible for Telecommunications has informed has informed the Parliament that a Cyber Crime Act currently being developed will address the increasing issues and concerns regarding social media, especially Facebook (FB).
Despite the strength of the earthquake that hit Port Vila yesterday morning, there has been no reports of casualties in the capital nor nearby villages and other islands in Vanuatu.
The University of the South Pacific(USP) held its first Briefing Session for 2018 with the Pacific Island Countries (PICs) Diplomats, based in Fiji on 18 June 2018.
A man that was sentenced to 16 years imprisonment last year for raping a girl with his wife has been given another eight years for raping another victim the same year.
Global Sustainable Tourism Council (GSTC) Chief Executive Officer (CEO) Randy Durband has congratulated the Department of Tourism (DoT) on the progress Vanuatu is making in the path to becoming a sustainable tourism destination, through a number of initiatives.
The Unity Bloc on Emae has declared Chief John William Timakata as their official candidate to contest the 2020 National Election for the Shepherd Outer Islands constituency.
The University of the South Pacific’s Emalus Campus witnessed the launch of the Vanuatu In-country Science Programme (VISP) on 19 June at the Emalus Campus.
Approximately 90 % of the country are in the process of completing the processes for their Nakamal and Area Council Elections while some have already completed theirs, and are awaiting instructions from the Minister responsible for Chiefs.
The Government’s outstanding non tax revenue exceeds Vt 1 billion. Parliamentary Secretary (PS) to the Ministry of Finance, MP Bruno Lengkon, revealed this when he provided a Revenue Brief to all Members of Parliament (MPs) last week.
The Office of the Head of State wishes to make it clear that it has never requested the Government of the United States of America to set up its military base in Vanuatu.
Vanuatu will host the first ever Asia Pacific regional Internet Governance Forum (APrIGF) on August 13-16 at the Iririki Island Resort.
“I have made the call before and I am making it again, that you (US) were here in World War Two and built your base here. I want you to reconsider returning to build your base here in Vanuatu again”.
Minister of Finance and Economic Management (MOFEM), Gaeton Pikioune, wants the review on the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) Act to be completed before the end of 2018, so he can present it in parliament during the Secondary Ordinary session.
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai says the Government is committed to fulfilling the 100-Day Plan for the government-owned broadcaster, to provide both radio and TV coverages to the people of Vanuatu during its term.
The Chairman of Green Hill School in Teouma Bush, David Willie, wishes to thank the generous sponsors who assisted the school’s first fundraising programme in Port Vila at the seafront last week.
An empty chair with leis on it at the US Woman of Courage Award ceremony organised by Vanuatu US Alumni Association (VUSAA) two days ago, belonged to the late Deputy Chairman of VUSAA, Jonas Cullwick who shocked Port Vila with his sudden passing over ten days ago.
A regional workshop organized by the United Nations Conference on Trade and Development (UNCTAD) and the Vanuatu government based on the theme ‘Achieving structural economic progress toward and beyond graduation in Pacific Least Developed Countries (LDCs).
The Parliament yesterday unanimously approved the transfer of power to approve and grant licenses from the Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC) to the Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator (TRR).
Churches of Christ Vanuatu has been working very closely with its communities on Ambae throughout the volcano disaster ordeal as Ambae is one of the islands in Penama, where Churches of Christ has its roots since 1901.
The Opposition sponsored Motion of No Confidence against Prime Minister Charlot Salwai, was defeated in parliament yesterday after 4pm, shortly after the debate on the motion.
The Electoral Commission has confirmed that the Seat of the former Deputy Prime Minister in Parliament is vacant, but that the Commission cannot proceed to arrange for a by-election for the vacant seat until the outcome of the Supreme Court ruling on the appeal by the former Deputy Prime Min…
The Alliance Francaise will be jammed on Thursday, June 21st from five o’clock in the afternoon as many bands; beginners, amateurs and well-known bands come together to let this generation feast on seven hours of different styles of music!
Labour mobility has had major changes since the inception of the Recognised Seasonal Employers (RSE) scheme and the Seasonal Workers Program (SWP).
Financial members of the Vanuatu Society for People with Disability (VSDP) who attended this year's VSDP annual General Meeting (GM) have expressed satisfaction about the services and growth of the organisation, said VSDP Executive Director Elison Bovu.
“This Award really stands for justice, human rights, constitutional reform and the rule of law, and the people who get this award are honoured because many times they stood up for their families even when it meant risk personally, which is why we are here; by honouring Florence today we are …