Goodbye VIPA, hello Vanuatu Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency.
The Nangire Church at Nambatri area in Port Vila through Nagire Mission Committee, has received planting materials from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) on Thursday this week.
President of the Leaders Party of Vanuatu and Tanna Island Member of Parliament, Jotham Napat has called for a parliamentary inquiry into sentencing laws in Vanuatu after a man was sentenced to community work for the long term systematic abuse of his granddaughter.
A man reportedly from China living in Vanuatu was released on bail after he allegedly assaulted another Chinese national after disagreements relating to business.
More than 100 adults and children have enjoyed an early Christmas Party organized for the Vanuatu Society for People with Disability (VSPD) by the member of the LTK Exercise Group on Saturday December 8.
The Office of the Opposition has confirmed it has already filed one case against one of the seven MPs, for alleged breach of Leadership Code, with the office of the Ombudsman and the Police.
Researchers from The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Emalus Campus and University of Otago (UO) (New Zealand) organized a weeklong workshop from 19th to 23rd November to introduce Ocean Acidification in Vanuatu.
The Department of Labour (DoL) will no longer tolerate the inappropriate behaviors of seasonal workers abroad, such as having affairs and consuming alcohol which can lead to other problems like accidents and damaging properties.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Bio-Security (MALFFB) organized an end of year function for all the staff working within the five departments under the ministry last Friday at the Tagabe Agriculture Station.
The Assistant Secretary of Defence of the United States (US), Mr Randall Schriver is on route to the Pacific Island countries to strengthen bilateral ties between US and the Pacific countries.
Thirty-one MPs from the Government side and 14 MPs from the Opposition side were present in parliament yesterday morning that enabled the Second Ordinary session of the parliament to go ahead. This is the final session for 2018.
Digicel Vanuatu has announced the launch of Digicel Play TV, its all-new subscription home TV service with amazing channels for the whole family, on a big TV screen and at the comfort of your living room.
Police are now investigating a person of Asian origin that was released on bail last week after allegations that he was circulating Vt5,000 and Vt10,000 counterfeit polymer notes.
Head of State, Obed Tallis, yesterday in his speech to open the Second Ordinary Session, reminded members of parliament that the current Legislature has one year and two months left, before the next general election.
The Ministry of Health in collaboration with the Asian Development Bank (ADB) will kick start its vaccine programmes for cervical cancer in Vanuatu next year, 2019.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, Ralph Reganvanu, told world leaders during the COP24 High-Level Segment (HLS) in Poland that Vanuatu will hold fossil fuel companies accountable for the effects of climate change.
The Department of Water will work on recovery plans for Water Sanitation Hygiene (WASH) sector next year with the team “improving water quality and access to communities”.
The Minister of Public Utilities, Christophe Emelee has alleged that a recent claim reportedly made by MP Jotham Napat is that a new airport on Mota Lava will be built following “his plans”.
The Commonwealth Litter Programme (CLiP) is proud to launch the Pacific Marine Litter Challenge, a competition with categories for children (6 years and up), artists, students and entrepreneurs.
The Leader of the Opposition, Ishmael Kalsakau, confirmed that complaints have been lodged on breach of Leadership Code against some members of parliament (MPs) yesterday afternoon, with the office of the Ombudsman.
Seventy business owners met on Monday to share their concerns relating to recent amendments to the Work Permits Act, which was passed without stakeholder consultation.
Two brand new public sanitation facilities at Fatumaru Bay and Independence Park were opened and handed over for public use on Tuesday 11 December 2018.
The MSG Secretariat was invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia to join over 57 nations, 10 international governmental organisations and 70 Observers at the Bali Democracy Forum 2018 held in Nusa Dua, Bali, from 6-7 December 2018.
Community leaders on Epi have strongly urged their people to take good care of their families following the tragic but shameful death of an old woman at one of the remotest villages on the island.
The bombs went up in a blast in North Efate on Monday as a team of Explosive Ordnance Disposal (EOD) specialists from the Vanuatu Mobile Force (VMF) and the Australian Army conducted demolitions to safely destroy World War Two ordnance that were discovered in Malapoa Estate a fortnight ago.
A landowner and chief of Lewawa in central Pentecost, Vireial Sabobowut Buletik Edmond, told Prime Minister (PM) Charlot Salwai, in a letter that he will not accept any more road projects passing through his land boundary.
A sixty-three years old man has escaped a jail term after the judge convicted him over a long-lasting affair he had with his granddaughter since 2005.
Vanuatu’s Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary to the Kingdom of Belgium and the European Union, Mr. John Licht, is supporting the call for climate ecocide to be identified as an atrocity crime under International law.
A 40-year-old Tanna driver was found dead some metres away from Whitegrass Airport terminal early Saturday, and foul play is suspected in his death, sources said.
Vanuatu Cooperatives Business Network (VCBN) went through extensive measures to establish the foundation of a Cooperative intended for Pineapple Farmers living at Teoma Area, South of Efate, last week on Friday 7th December.
International Volunteer Day (IVD) on 5 December was designated by the United Nations in 1985 as an international observance day to celebrate the power and potential of volunteerism.
The Leader of the Opposition, MP Ishmael Kalskau, has lashed out at the Prime Minister and the Government for the lack of numbers of MPs in Parliament yesterday morning when the second ordinary session of parliament was supposed to have started, but had to be adjourned to Thursday because th…