South Sea Shipping Ltd released its cruise ship arrival bookings for Port Vila in 2020 yesterday. There will be 82 visits in all next year.
The Malvatumauri National Council of Chiefs has stated an emphatic 'no' to commercial planting or use of marijuana in Vanuatu whether for medical or any other purposes.
Member of Parliament for Malekula Constituency and Speaker of Parliament, Esmon Saimon, has financially provided assistance to the MALAMPA National Arts Festival committee.
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Emalus Campus in Vanuatu hosted an international workshop as part of Commonwealth Marine Economies (CME) Programme from 10th – 14th June, 2019.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade, Ralph Regenvanu, attended the 49th meeting of the Committee of Representatives of Governments and Administrations (CRGA) and the 11th Conference of the Pacific Community in Noumea, New Caledonia on Friday last week.
Building on informal cooperation between their elected members, staff and people, the Parliaments of Vanuatu and Queensland yesterday signed the renewal of the 6-year Parliamentary Partnership Twinning Agreement.
“An Adventist grandfather in the Solomon Islands had his little grandson with him while he preached in church. Just as he was about to read from the Bible he realized that he had forgotten his reading glasses at home so he signaled his grandson to fetch them and indicated with his hands that…
Over 160 participants that include farmers in agriculture, livestock, forestry and fishermen successfully took part in the inaugural four-day Shepherds Mini Agriculture Show (SMAS) on the island of Emae from the 18th to 21st of June 2019.
Yesterday, June 26, marked a milestone in the history of Vanuatu when the Teaching Service Commission (TSC) officially gave appointment letters to 25 Early Childhood Care Education (ECCE) teachers, and took financial responsibility of the 805 ECCE Registered teachers in the country.
More than six hundred people from the Government and private sector assembled at the Parliament yesterday morning to pay their last respects to the Member of Parliament for the Efate Rural Constituency, late Jerry Kanas at the Parliamentary rotunda.
Vanuatu Green Confederation (VGC) Councilor, Willie Saatearoto has chartered a trip for the women of Tongariki and Buninga to sell their produce in Port Vila.
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai says Vanuatu has not committed to working with controversial pharmaceutical brand Phoenix Life Sciences, despite the government signing a memorandum of understanding with the company to do just that.
Alfred Bani from Malo Island in SANMA Province has special skills and is understood to be sought after for his organization skills both in the Government as well as his church.
The first South Sea Islander (SSI) Member of Parliament for Queensland, Stephen Andrew, has arrived with the Speaker of Queensland Parliament, Curtis Pitt and his secretary at Port Vila International Airport yesterday.
Telecom Vanuatu Limited(TVL)’s dance battle last Friday was packed with a massive crowd who witnessed and enjoyed the dancing competition organized by TVL, in partnership with the Wan Smolbag (WSB) at the Seafront.
David Malouf, an Australian Indigenous Literacy Foundation Ambassador, once said, “Reading is a form of magic. It gives us access to a world that has no limits and where everybody is welcome and can be at home.”
The Australia Pacific Training Coalition’s (APTC) carpentry students in Vanuatu translated their classroom learning into community work by installing pelmets as part of the roof structure in the local community hall in Mele-Waisisi. Pelmets are often an overlooked part of a building structur…
The Teaching Service Commission (TSC) has been informed by the Ministry of Finance that the first roll out of the teachers’ salary anomalies is due on Thursday, June 27 this week.
Vanua’aku Pati (VP) is aiming to regain the support of people on Pentecost after 28 years of struggling to have an elected representative in provincial and national elections, due to the invasion of the National United Party (NUP) in the political field. A man with a good professional backgr…
The Ministry of Health (MOH) is set to recruit the first batch of nurses from Solomon Islands by mid-July this year, if their contracts are approved by the Public Service Commission (PSC) in time.
Vanuatu is the third country in the Pacific Asia region after Fiji and Sri Lanka to carry out a UNDP and Inter-Parliamentary Union (IPU) Self-Assessment Assignment on assessing the role of the parliament in implementing the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs).
“The message to donor partners that arrive with their funding to help our communities in times of disaster, is to work with Government as well as potential recipients, to drive Government policies towards what the communities want to achieve, but not to drive donor partners’ policies to achi…
Since day one of promoting the planting of potatoes, onions, carrots capsicum, tomatoes and more on Erromango, Tanna, Efate, Epi and Santo, by the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB) as well as the Ministry of Trade, Tourism, Cooperatives and ni-V…
With the 2019 Global Symposium for Regulators (GSR-19) just two weeks away, the International Telecommunication Union (ITU) Secretary-General, Houlin Zhao, and the Director of ITU Telecommunication Development Bureau, Doreen Bogdan-Martin, are both personally encouraging members of the ICT i…
Tok Tok, Vanuatu’s premier tourism trade event, has secured major sponsorship for this year’s event which will take place at Warwick Le Lagon Resort and Spa Port Vila from August 28-31 2019.
While it was a delight for the staff of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB) to have their Minister, Matai Seremaiah, back into the fold, when he landed at the Shepherds Mini Agriculture Show (SMAS) on Emae last Monday, he flashed his tradition…
New Zealand has agreed to provide Vt375 million to assist the Department of Women’s Affairs and UN Women address gender-based violence and empowering women and girls in Vanuatu.
The President of Vanua’aku Party (VP), Bob Loughman, has confirmed in a statement the exit of the political party from the executive cabinet of the current Government.
A Memorandum of Agreement (MOU) has been signed between Chief Aram Maliu of Kerepua Community and Wrecks to Rainforest, a tour booking agent to support conservation activities in the Mt Tabwemasana Community Conservation Area on Santo.
A project to improve sanitation facilities and vendor’s hygiene practices at the Port Vila Market House will kick off soon following its launch yesterday.
Senior managers from Air Vanuatu were surprised and puzzled by the recent revelation by Parliament that the rent they owed was in fact twice as much as previously agreed.