The Minister of Health, Jerome Ludvaune, has assured the general public in Vanuatu that all the drugs given out to people by the hospitals and health facilities throughout the country have never been expired.
Vanua’aku Party (VP) Spokesperson, Avio Roberts, has said any motion of no confidence against Prime Minister Charlot Salwai and the Coalition Government he leads will be defeated.
A slate of financial reform amendments could have costly and far-reaching effects on local businesses and organisations. Owners and operators may find themselves subject to greater scrutiny—even from overseas—if the full package of reforms is voted into effect.
The Small Livestock Project to help farmers restart their lives on devastated islands following Cyclone Pam which hit on March 13 and 14 in 2015, is proving to be one success story.
The Vice Chairman of the Government Remuneration Tribunal (GRT) Board, Chris Kernot, has paid tribute to the staff of the GRT Office and the Prime Minister’s Office for their support.
“In our world today, we need to identify one’s location and understand the information associated with time and space has become the major need of the hour. We have just finished with COP23 in Germany and seen just how much the Pacific is impacted by the effects of climate change”.
Following news of the stand by West Papua Liberation Army or TPNPB that the fighting at Freeport Gold Mine won’t stop unless Jakarta closes the Mine, Port Vila-based Spokeman and human rights activist for WPLA, Sebby Bambom, has clarified and alleged that the reported destruction of three ca…
The UN Climate Conference has ended. Here are some of the highlights and outcomes outlined by the COP23 President and UN Climate Change Executive Secretary as a result of the negotiations.
A man contacted his brother in Port Vila from his home at Whitesand on Tanna two nights ago and said they were covering their hair with calico to protect themselves from heavy ash fall from Yasur Volcano.
The National Decentralisation Reform Consultation Forum held last week in Port Vila has recommended the removal of provincial councils and have them replaced with what they termed as Economic Area Councils.
Over 6,000 government employees in the public service, teaching service, the police, parliament and those under the Official Salaries Act, will receive a pay rise for the first time in 11 years that will cost the Government of Vanuatu nearly Vt1.9 billion.
Suspected hooligans smashed the front walls of the Daily Post Offices in two places in the early hours of last Saturday morning after majority of the night staff had gone home.
The Second Extraordinary of the Parliament of the Republic of Vanuatu will start sitting today November 20 at the Parliament Chamber in Port Vila and end on December 1, 2017.
Vanuatu Society for People with Disability (VSPD) was instrumental in helping Port Vila Urban Development Project (PVUDP) to ensure that newly constructed disability toilets and showers conform to universal design principles. Pictured accompanying this article that appeared in the 15th Newsl…
The Government tends to set its focus on road and the airport maintenance and upgrade but forgets that more than 95% of locals use the sea transport to travel to and fro internally.
The Minister of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM), Gaetan Pikioune, has responded to some of the issues raised by the MP for Ambae, Jay Ngwele, on Daily Post, dated November 15, 2017 pertaining to the use of funds for the Manaro emergency funds.
“I feel blessed to be part of the Fish 2.0 2017 competition, it’s been amazing an opportunity, through the competition I’ve become clearer of my vision for Shepherd Islands Organic Seafood and championing sustainable fishing practices.
The government of New Zealand (NZ) gave a strong message to foreign countries/fishing vessels over Illegal, Unreported and Unregulated (IUU) fishing in the Pacific region at COP23.
The Department of Laefstok is engaging the Land Resource Division of the Secretariat of the Pacific Community (SPC) to train senior management and field officers from the department, on using Global Position Systems (GPS) to collect and process information in different formants with the goal…
This year’s COP23 must strengthen the Loss and Damage Mechanism under the UN Convention to protect small island nations and least developed countries struggling to sustain economies and livelihoods against the brunt of climate change impacts, Prime Minister(PM), Charlot Salwai made this urge…
The Office of the Maritime Regulator (OMR) will step up its vessel inspections during the coming days as the country approaches the busy Christmas period.
The APMA Financial Investment Centre (AFIC) has confirmed that it procured the services of the Vanuatu Property and Migration Services (VPMS), to facilitate the appointment of Mr. Michael Kalmet as a Trade Commissioner.
Speaking for the Governor of the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu, Simeon Athy, Mrs Florinda Aru says the arrival of the South Pacific Business Development (Vanuatu) Microfinance Ltd in the country is timely because the Reserve Bank is now developing a national financial inclusion strategy which will…
Port Vila Ambae Council of Chiefs has expressed grave alarm over the Government’s suspension of Dr. Basil Leodoro saying he is the only qualified surgeon for the entire northern region and wants him reinstated with immediate effect, along with his salary for the duration of his suspension.
The Ministry of Agriculture and the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) is gearing up to host Vanuatu’s first Agritourism Forum, under the theme, “From Farm to Table”.
Vanuatu’s TAFEA province was officially declared free from malaria by acting Prime Minister, Joe Natuman, Health Minister, Jerome Ludvaune, with the Australian High Commissioner, Jenny Da Rin on Tanna on Friday 17 November.
A man has been ordered to undergo 12 months supervision while being counseled on alcohol and drug abuse after he threatened to kill himself and his mother with a knife.
The spokesman for the two couples Shirley and Leon Coombs and Katie and Joseph Snyder has confirmed two containers are already on site opposite Activ Association’s Chocolate Factory, and have all the necessary building items complete with 90 beds for Stage 1 of the project.
Lord Mayor, Ulrich Sumptoh, has condemned the accident in Anamburu which caused the death of a toddler and is seriously appealing to the Government to erect bumpers and put reduce speed signs along the roads in densely populated suburbs.
The World Intellectual Property Organization (WIPO) will be working closely with the Vanuatu Intellectual Property Office (VIPO) in Port Vila to combat the country’s main challenge in copyright and intellectual property rights, which is online piracy.
Speaking for the Ministry of Education, Director of Education Services, Thomas Butu, has described Epauto Senior Secondary School as a “prestigious academic institution” which is developing rapidly on its own and for Government secondary schools to learn to emulate.