The press conference held at the Chiefs Nakamal by the Minister of Internal Affairs, Andrew Napuat yesterday had a very good turnout.
The Ombudsman has recommended a review of the Vanuatu Mobile Force (VMF) Fire Service, following its inaction to stop a fire which razed a dwelling house at Anambrou, Port Vila.
Three chiefs from East Ambae removed the namele leaves from the entrance to the Penama Provincial Administration at Saratamata, Longana in East Ambae, last week, paving the way for the PENAMA Provincial Administration to move to Loltong in North
Parliamentary Secretary Johnny Koanapo is currently visiting New Zealand to talk about trade and export opportunities, tourism, and regional economic development.
New Zealand is providing another VT442, 911,600 (NZ$6,000,000) to support the Water Sector Partnership in Vanuatu for the next three years.
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has challenged the people of Vanuatu, especially the young generation, to till the land, in order to produce more crops to meet the demand for the new market opening up in New Caledonia.
Several Vanuatu artists were among the winners of the 2019 Marine Litter Challenge announced by the UK Commonwealth Litter Programme (CLiP) at the Pacific Regional Conference on Marine Litter yesterday evening.
The Speaker of Parliament, MP Esmon Saimon, Parliament Clerk, Raymond Manuake and Assistant Clerk of the Parliament, Ephraim Songi returned from their 4-day meeting in Honolulu, Hawaii, yesterday.
A special committee set up by the Ambae Community in Port Vila to coordinate relief assistance to the affected population of Ambae during the 2017 volcano disaster has closed down its operations center at the Sarabulu Church.
A group of volunteers under the Involvement Volunteers International who are based in Australia are conducting a 2-week awareness program on diabetes in Mele village.
The Pacific Islands have been some of the first countries in the world to bear the brunt of damaging effects from climate change. To give Pacific Islanders a chance to document their experiences and express their views on these changes, a new video competition has been launched by the Europe…
Over 80 Vanuatu nationals graduated with internationally recognised qualifications in 14 technical and vocational programs from the Australia Pacific Training Coalition (APTC) in Port Vila on Wednesday 13 February.
Questions have been raised as to why it has been almost three years after Justice Minister Don Ken and four men were charged with criminal trespass and threats to kill but have not faced prosecution.
Earlier this week namele leaves were erected at the entrance to the Penama Provincial Headquarters at Saratamata, Longana on Ambae.
The Vt800 million budget allocated by the Government to fund scholars this year has fallen short by around Vt66 million, the former Information and Academic Counseling Officer at the National Scholarship Office, Paulson Garae, has revealed.
The officer who was involved in the assessing and shortlisting of scholarship applicants for this year’s general list of the Vanuatu Government funded scholarships said he received approval from the Scholarship Board to do it.
While schools around the nation have begun their academic year, approximately 300 students at the Napangasale Junior secondary school on Tongoa, still have not begun their classes.
Minister of Finance and Economic Management, Gaetan Pikioune, and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Air Vanuatu, Derek Nice, signed a Financial Agreement for a Vt850 million deposit towards the purchase of four Airbus aircrafts yesterday afternoon.
The Member of Parliament (MP) for Shepherds Outer Islands, Toara Daniel, has assured the Head of State President Obed Tallis, and the Speaker of Parliament, MP Esmon Sai, that he would do his best until they both return from their trip abroad.
The Council of Ministers has mandated the National Recovery Committee to focus on building second homes for Ambae evacuees, while a mechanical broom or truck equipped with a broom is being sent to sweep off the volcanic ash from Longana Airport.
The Government is pleased to announced that the first tranche of the Vanuatu Value Chain (VaVaC) funding has now arrived in the Government Development Account.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade, Ralph Regenvanu, is being hosted in Australia this week under Australia’s Special Visitor Program (SVP).
Mothers at Ohlen, Port Vila have raised concerns following former Ohlen resident, Marianne Bani who has allegedly conned them by taking away cash they had raised to pay for school fees.
The European Commission added Saudi Arabia, Panama and four US territories to a blacklist of nations it considers a threat because of lax controls on terrorism financing and money laundering, the EU executive said on Wednesday.
Digicel is delighted to announce the appointment of Ms. Shally Jannif as its new Regional CEO – Pacific markets marking first time that Digicel has appointed a Fiji-born national to the top role in the Pacific.
Minister of Health, Jack Norris cut the ribbon to officially open Vanuatu’s new National Eye Center at the Vila Central Hospital yesterday morning.
Vanuatu Red Cross Society (VRCS)’s Communication and Dissemination Officer, Olivia Finau, has confirmed that Red Cross’ five emergency operational centers were activated as of Wednesday 13th of February.
As Vanuatu braces itself against Tropical Cyclone Oma, the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB) is advising the public to take precautionary steps in maintaining food security during the cyclone season.
Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman Martin Mahe, Commissioner of Labour (COL) Murielle Meltenoven and their respective spouses have lodged a formal complaint on criminal defamation and unlawful discrimination under section 120 and 150 of the Penal Code.
Round-two of a heated exchange between PhD graduate Dr. Andrina Thomas and Public Service Commission (PSC) Chairman, Martin Mahe, has revealed new information regarding Muriel Meltenoven, the Commissioner of Labour.