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The national executive of the Nagriamel Political Movement has described the termination of the Air Vanuatu (Operations) Limited, Board of Directors as ‘politically motivated’.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Chairman of Airports Vanuatu Limited (AVL), Bakoa Kaltongga, has assured the Minister of Finance and Economic Manager (MFEM), Gaetan Pikioune, that AVL intends to begin payment of dividends to the Government in 2018.

  • By Len Garae
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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.

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  • By Jonas Cullwick
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Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has appealed to the business community to work together with the Government to find ways to expand the business base of the country.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Bio-security (MALFFB) is concerned that some farmers engaged in the government’s cattle restocking program in Malampa, Penama and Torba provinces have slaughtered cattle they received under the program.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Chair of the National Trade Development Committee (NTDC), Joe Natuman, the Minister of Tourism, Trade, Cooperatives and ni-Vanuatu Business, has shown his strong support for “Made in Vanuatu” products.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The National Trade Development Committee (NTDC) has expressed concern that miscategorizing of visitors to the country as a result of poor information gathering through immigration cards is generating flawed data. This concern was one of a number of points raised in the Trade Statistics discu…

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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Drivers and pedestrians are advised that starting today, Tuesday, August 22, 2017 and continuing on Wednesday, 23rd August 2017, there will be road works undertaken and partial road closures will take place at the following points: (i) Europe Corner intersection on the Lini Highway (Rue de l…

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Minister of Education, Jean-Pierre Nirua, has said that there is a big possibility that some teachers from Vanuatu will be employed to teach in China.

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  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Vanuatu Government found only one criminal of Chinese origin in the country and the man’s situation has been appropriately dealt with, the Acting Director-General of the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Sumbue Antas confirmed.

  • By Fern Napwatt
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The United Nations Office on Drugs and Crime (UNODC) has partnered with Pacific Islands Forum Secretariat to organize the Vanuatu National Drug Data Development Workshop that commenced yesterday (Monday) and will end today at the Melanesian Hotel.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The National Trade Development Committee (NTDC) meeting in July heard an update on the Aid-for-Trade (AfT) projects managed and monitored by the Ministry of Tourism, Trade, Commerce, and Ni-Vanuatu Business (MTTCNVB)

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Reserve Bank of Vanuatu is currently working to finalize a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulatory (TRR) Authority as part of the financial inclusion strategies.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Competition Framework Committee (CFC), tasked with coordinating work on the Competition Policy and Law for Vanuatu, has requested that the National Trade Development Committee (NTDC) to approve the draft policy and law for the Council of Ministers to sign-off.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Government of Vanuatu has put in place a mechanism to ensure the donor-funded development project at the Port Vila Seafront precinct to Fatumaru Bay is looked after and maintained after it is handed over at a ceremony on August 10.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Deputy Prime Minister, Joe Natuman, was in Geneva, Switzerland, last week to participate in the biennial “Global Review of Aid for Trade” that kicked off on Tuesday July 11 at World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters, with the heads of multiple international agencies calling for great…

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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Delegates have started arriving in Port Vila for the 14th regional meeting of Africa, Caribbean and Pacific/European Union (ACP/EU) Parliamentary Assembly being hosted by Vanuatu that will open at the National Convention Centre tomorrow morning.

  • Compiled by Jonas Cullwick
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The National Trade Development Committee (NTDC) of Vanuatu will host its second meeting of the year on Friday, July 21, 2017, at the Melanesian Hotel Conference Room in Port Vila.

  • By Len Garae
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Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Forests, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB), Matai Seremaiah is confident a local business at Saratamata can take over the Penama Meat and Fish Market to turn it into a money making business

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Telecommunications and Radiocommunications Regulator (TRR), Dalsie Baniala, has sent a message to the three SMART Sistas girls in Washington, DC and their mentor wishing them good luck for the FIRST Global robotic challenge that will start in a few hours.

  • Compiled by Jonas Cullwick
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A roadblock will be installed at the European Corner at Melcoffee on the Kumul High of Port Vila, leading to the city’s central business district from Monday text week, July 17 up to Friday, July 21.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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Three Government Ministers — the Minister of Lands, Ralph Regenvanu, the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biodiversity, Matai Seremiah, and the Minister for Climate Change, Ham Lini — and the Leader of the Opposition,MP Ishmael Kalsakau, are scheduled to take part …

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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Businesses, schools and the members of public in Port Vila generally showed their gratefulness and sadness at the passing of the President of Vanuatu, Baldwin Lonsdale, in the way they responded to the appeal of organizers for the funeral cortege when it traveled through the city to the airport.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The SMART Sistas team to compete at the First Global Robotic Challenge next month (July) in Washington, DC, has successfully completed building the robot it will be taking to use to compete at the challenge with over 160 other countries.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The office of the Department of Civil Status which also houses the Passport counter service temporarily based at the building close to the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) headquarters in Port Vila will be closed today and on Monday, June 19.

  • Compiled by Jonas Cullwick
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Merchandise trade provisional figures for February 2017 recorded a deficit balance of Vt2.328 billion, a deterioration of Vt124 million or (5%) compared to February 2016, according to the Trade Highlights provided by the Vanuatu National Statistics Office (VNSO).

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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Organizers of the recent Pacific ICT Days in Port Vila were privileged to have an ICT Professional, Huseyin Ozel, at the event where he was able to share his knowledge and his views with ICT colleagues in Vanuatu and with attendants at the annual UN Day in Port Vila.

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  • By Jonas Cullwick
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Vanuatu will not sign the PACER Plus Agreement next week on June 14 at Nuku’alofa in Tonga, with other regional countries that will sign, as agreed on in April this year with Australia and New Zealand.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Public Works Department is planning changes to the process for the roadworthiness inspections its mechanics carry out on vehicles to certify them able for their owners to pay the road tax and use the public roads of the country.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The Reserve Bank of Vanuatu has made a donation to SMART Sistas to assist with the organization’s Information Communication Technology (ICT) Camp for Girls 2017 that is taking place this week at the Convention Centre in Port Vila.

  • By Jonas Cullwick
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The President of Sanma Provincial Council, John Olo Aru, has responded to news that former MP for Port Vila, Willie Jimmy Tapanga Rarua, wants to register the words Healing (Holy) Water over the land in Luganville, Santo, where hundreds of people are congregating for the miracle water said t…

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