MPs Ephraim Kalsakau and Fred Tasso, of the Workers Party for Vanuatu Development, have defected to the Opposition group.
The first road maintenance work for Central Pentecost, in over 20 years is finally getting underway, after the arrival of the heavy works unit on Monday.
Registrar and Director of Cooperatives, Ridley Joseph says under the new Cooperative Policy, the name Vanuatu Cooperative Federation will be changed to Vanuatu Cooperative Business Network.
The Vanuatu Chinese Scholarship Alumni Association, convened for its inaugural meeting at the Crystal Palace yesterday. The association is formed by the Vanuatu students who studied in China, with the assistance of the Chinese Embassy in Port Vila.
If climate change has made any positive impact on the lives of the people, then it has increased the number of fruits on the trees and convinced communities to also change their catering ingredients from the shops to the gardens.
A concerned Ambae Islander has described to Daily Post an onset of panic that is accumulating on the island, in relation to the latest seismic activity of the Ambae Volcano.
Around 44 drivers of Government vehicles have completed a 2-day training on the government’s Fleet Management Policy and ways to avoid misuse of Government vehicles.
President of Ni Vanuatu Arts and Craft Association, Josephine Peter says her members have started to network with the islands to bring in their products for sale in Port Vila.
SHaRM Foundation, a locally registered charity is honoured to host in conjunction with Reefers Restaurant & Bar — “Danielle Matthews’ ” first professional performance in Vanuatu.
The spotlight was firmly on Vanuatu’s Azure Water as they took part in Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia’s Pacific Showcase at Fine Food Australia last week.
The Chinese Ambassador to Vanuatu, Liu Quan, hosted a lunch meeting for the News Director of the Vanuatu Daily Post, Dan McGarry, and senior journalists of the daily newspaper at the new Chinese Embassy building in Port Vila Monday.
“The Whitegrass Airport on Tanna is now going through its upgrade, to receive direct flights from Fiji and New Caledonia and the community on Aneityum should start to prepare to receive visitors who want to connect to Mystery Island and stay overnight”.
Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai has questioned the practical and effective use of the Vt7 million worth of equipment, which was donated by the Government of the People’s Republic of China to the Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC).
There are a number of issues still to be discussed further with Australia under the PACER Plus trade agreement Vanuatu signed nearly two weeks ago, such as normal visa arrangements, which will be subject to bilateral discussions with Australia.
It is dangerous for people in north and west Ambae, near the Lolobenben volcano, to go near creeks or rivers because the volcanic activity continues to intensify.
FEATUREAirports Vanuatu Ltd has just announced plans to upgrade the existing Bauerfield airport terminal, with the intention of having it ready in time for the influx of athletes and officials attending the Pacific Mini Games in September.
The Copra and Oil Production Santo Limited (COPSL) has agreed to assume the roles and responsibilities of supporting farmers in Malo and South Santo, to obtain organic certification when the current World Vision economic development project ends in October 2017.
Gates will open at Benjor Beach Club midday Sunday, 17th of September, before the games kick off at at 1 o’clock. Don’t miss out, come join the fun and watch 18 teams battle it out for two trophies tomorrow. See you there!
After the first harvest of an overall estimated 40 tons of potatoes on Tanna this week, Director of Agriculture, Antoine Ravo says there is excitement in the air among the farmers and the future looks bright.
Deputy Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Joe Natuman who is also Minister for Tourism participated in the 22nd General Assembly of the United Nations World Tourism Organisation (UNWTO) on 11th to 19th of September in Chengdu, Sichuan Province, China.
A new project is collecting vital information from health facilities all over Vanuatu. The program, named Tupaia, aims to gather up to date information about medicine supply, services and equipment from nearly 160 health facilities.
The Government’s Vanuatu Airport Investment Project (VAIP) continues to progress with the arrival and offloading of key machines and equipment for the rehabilitation of runway, aprons and related infrastructure for Bauerfield Airport in Port Vila, and the completion of mobilization and assem…
Vanuatu’s Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai, says although the South Pacific Leaders Forum in Samoa last week discussed West Papua as an agenda item, “some members thought it was a sensitive issue and didn’t want the forum to make a decision on the subject.”
A total of four boarding of fishing boats were made by members of the US Coast Guard aboard the US Navy amphibious vessel USS Rushmore in the last four days when the vessel was performing surveillance task in Vanuatu’s Exclusive Economic zone (EEZ) against illegal fishing activities.
An agreement was signed between the Ambassador of China to Vanuatu, Mr. Liu Quan and Prime Minister Charlot Salwai this week for the Chinese Government to provide 146 water tanks to communities in need of safe drinking water.
The chiefs and people of West Coast Santo have commenced the West Coast Santo “Sunset” Environment Network, a historical commitment by all of the remote villages along Santo’s rugged West Coast to manage and protect natural resources for sustainable and resilient livelihoods.
Air Vanuatu has announced the introduction of year round advanced purchase fares on domestic flights to Tanna and Santo, as part of the airline’s ongoing fare review and 30 year anniversary celebrations.
The issue of West Papua self-determination and violations of human rights has now progressed beyond the South Pacific islands region, says the Parliamentary Secretary (PS) for the Prime Minister’s Office, Johnny Koanapo. He said the issue that had Vanuatu as its lone advocator for many years…
The Supreme Court has granted an order for the occupants of Lapang Napeuk village, on Tanna to vacate their current residence or an order will be issued to have them removed forcefully.
On September 6, the Government through the Ministry of Education, announced that children in Kindergarten schools and Year 7 Students will not pay school fees. Their school fees would be covered under the Free Tuition Fee Government Policy, which will be rolled out at the beginning of Term I…