A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed yesterday by the Minister of Lands, Alfred Maoh, and the Minister of Internal Affairs, Andrew Napuat to expand the Lakatoro Police Station on Malekula.
The Speaker of Parliament has appealed Chief Justice (CJ) Vincent Lunabek’s decision to uphold the President’s decision not to assent to the Bill for the Constitution (Seventh) (Amendment) in the absence of a national referendum.
The National Coordinator of the Union of Moderate Parties (UMP), Georgio Carlo, has confirmed that the names of two candidates have been endorsed for the Port Vila constituency.
The Public Service Commission (PSC) has enhanced its GPS tracking system by upgrading to an improved and electronic application which will effectively monitor all Government vehicles.
Former Parliamentary Secretary (PS) to the Prime Minister, MP Johnny Koanapo has disclosed that protecting the integrity of the choice of the people of Tanna is the main reason behind his decision to step down as a PS.
This is a clarification to the article on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Vanuatu Government (Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity and Ministry of Trade and Industry)and the National Bank of Vanuatu (NBV) at Chiko Farm last Friday.
The Supreme Court has dismissed the claims of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the Opposition bloc, the applicants in the case, who claimed the appointments of the Parliamentary Secretaries (PS) violates the Constitution.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB) was honoured and privileged to have the United Nations (UN) Secretary General (SG), António Guterres, at the Tagabe Agriculture farm last weekend during his official visit to Vanuatu.
The Daily Post has learned that Prime Minister Charlot Salwai did indeed meet with President Obed Moses Tallis, specifically, to discuss the Constitutional Parliamentary Secretary Bill last month before its referral to the Supreme Court.
Vanuatu and other Pacific nations can teach a lesson to the world, said UN Secretary General Antonio Guterres on Saturday. “That lesson is very simple. We absolutely need to save the Pacific, and to save the world, that the temperatures will not rise above 1.5 degrees Celsius by the end of t…
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has welcomed the financial products launched last week as part of financial inclusion in Vanuatu.
Minister of Finance and Economic Management, Gaetan Pikioune (MP) wishes to clarify the Opposition concerns over the “Air Van Loan ‘Illegal’: Opposition”, published in Daily Post issue no. 5700, Saturday April 27, 2019.
The President of the National United Party (NUP) and same time Climate Change Minister, Ham Lini will remain as NUP President, according to information from NUP’s Mini Congress at Nabwarangiut, in North Pentecost.
The Government through the Council of Ministers (COM) at its meeting of August 8, 2016, has agreed that Vanuatu will consider the introduction of personal and corporate income tax. This is confirmed by the COM Decision 143 of 2016, the Government announced today.
Prime Minister Kilman told Ministers and Director Generals of the Government that spending outside the appropriated budget must end as it is costing government service delivery.
Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Sato Kilman, says he has seen a copy of the Budget but it is not reflective of the Nation’s priorities and the Government’s policies and wants the Budget amended to cater for the needs of the country.
The Acting Speaker of Parliament, Samson Samsen, confirmed to the Daily Post yesterday afternoon that he has responded to the request of the leaders and members of the Opposition Group in Parliament, asking for an urgent calling for Parliament to discuss the 2016 budget.
The Prime Minister’s Office (PMO) has said the Opposition is rallying popular opinion through the media to support their personal agenda which is fuelled by interests of individuals in the Opposition.
The Head of State, President Baldwin Lonsdale, has extended the appointment of Justice Daniel Fatiaki, the Judge in the Supreme Court of Vanuatu for a further two years.
The first ever Pacific Community Agritourism Week was officially opened by the Delegation of the European Union for the Pacific, Head of Operations, Renato Mele yesterday 29 June at Sofitel, Denarau, Nadi, Fiji.
The Deputy Prime Minister (DPM) and Minister of Trades, Commerce and Tourism, Moana Carcasses and his staff were seen during the weekend with rakes, knives, and grass-cutters cleaning the ministry compound and building at the George Pompidou Area.
The Sanma Provincial Government Council (SPGC) will be bringing together stakeholders; government, Non-Government Organisations and civil society for the first time in a forum to discuss the future of Sanma.
“We are happy to come and support a Government Programme that is in the best interest of the public today because we have been invited to attend and we are more than happy to be here to support such a positive programme.”
Nagriamel Spokesman, Jeff Patunvanu, says the current wrangling of government and opposition MPs are a sad state of affairs and causing unmerited instability of the state due to alleged external influence for want of personal gain by the rich few power-hungry that have allegedly been sponsor…
With an objective to explore an innovative way to reduce poverty through linking smaller agriculture to the tourism industry, regional and national key players in agriculture and tourism industry are coming together this whole week in Nadi, Fiji, for the Pacific Community Agritourism Week.
Director of Agriculture Antoine Ravo has welcomed a personal contribution from Tanna MP Andrew Napaut for funding the return trip of the Chairman of North Tanna Farmers’ Association, Matthew Napuat, to attend a workshop on how to prepare a kava nursery at Tagabe Agriculture Training Centre l…
Graon mo Jastis Pati (GJP) Councilor for Maewo in the Penama Provincial Government Council, Jackson Adin, has rejected news reports earlier this week suggesting that GJP was joining the united grouping of Vanua’aku Pati and National United Party to work together for the 2016 general election…
The Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has accepted the United Liberal Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) as Observer in the regional organisation on the basis that it represents West Papuans living outside West Papua.
The Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Trade, Commerce and Industry, Moana Carcasses has become the first Minister in the new Sato Kilman-led Government to acknowledge the work of a former Minister in the former Natuman-led Government when he invited the former Minister of Agriculture, Li…
Australia’s High Commissioner to Vanuatu, Jeremy Bruer, has reaffirmed the Government of Australia’s pledge to stand by Vanuatu in the country’s reconstruction stage following the devastating effects of Tropical Cyclone Pam.
The Australian Governor–General, Peter Cosgrove and Lady Cosgrove will be visiting Vanuatu next week, from July 1 to 2, to pay tribute to the contributions of Australians involved in the Cyclone Pam recovery efforts.
Rules of Etiquette instruct that talking about one’s salary to anyone but a spouse or a head hunter, someone hired by companies to find and recruit individuals who meet specific job requirements, is bad manners.
Communities of Vanuatu recovering from the devastating agricultural impacts of Cyclone Pam now face the potential of water shortages and agricultural drought in the coming months due to the shift to an El Nino Sothern Oscillation (ENSO) climate event.