Yesterday morning the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC) was broken into and Vt1 million cash was reportedly stolen from the office.
The Government of Vanuatu, with the support of the United Nations Children’s Fund (UNICEF), announced yesterday the selected participants who will take part in the first phase of the Vanuatu drone trial in August.
The Mauria Correctional Centre in Luganville was officially opened by the Vanuatu Government and the New Zealand High Commission yesterday afternoon. It is funded by the New Zealand Government. (Photos supplied).
Bank South Pacific (BSP) Vanuatu has committed to supporting the prestigious annual Santo Rodeo & Agricultural Show that was held over last weekend at Kavu Park, Colmar Plantation in Vanuatu.
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has likened the growing and nurturing of the relations between Vanuatu and China to a shoot of a young plant that must be guided to grow upwards to its destiny.
Manager Geo-hazard Esline Garaebiti Bule wishes to advise that the date for triggering the Tsunami Siren this afternoon has been postponed to the same day at same time next week.
This year’s Children’s Day program was very special as communities, churches and schools around Port Vila and Efate sought to bring laughter and smiles to children’s faces.
The Court of Appeal has referred back to the trial judge the case involving 19 former employees of Port Vila Municipality (PVM) after it found the lower court ruling lacked reasons of the decision reached “that there should be judgment as to liability”.
Acting Director of the Department of Tourism Development, Donald Pelam, is determined to implement the call by the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Tourism, Joe Natuman, to develop new products to entice 60% of cruise tourists to leave their comfort zones onboard cruise liners and come …
Lieutenant Commander (Lt CDR) Lorna Gray, Commanding Officer of the HMNZS Otago and New Zealand High Commissioner to Vanuatu, Georgina Roberts recently co-hosted a luncheon for several women leaders on board the HMNZS Otago.
A woman will be spending 16 months in prison with immediate effect after the Court of Appeal quashed her initial suspended sentence of 20 months, imposed by the Supreme Court.
Celebration for Havanah area, West Efate, to mark the 37th Anniversary of the Independence of Vanuatu on July 30, was officially opened Tuesday afternoon, July 25 at Mangaliliu village by Shefa Councilor for the area, George Kalkaua.
Minister of Internal Affairs, Alfred Maoh, has officially declared the opening of the 2017 Independence Anniversary celebration, as Vanuatu celebrates its 37 years of sovereignty.
In a recent political development on Paama Island constituency, new supporters have moved to join MP Fred Tasso, in U-Bloc, according to a statement released by MP Tasso spokesman.
Chairman of the Port Vila Independence Celebrations, Lord Mayor Ulrich Sumptoh, is appealing to everyone who wants to participate in the Independence Celebrations “to please wear Vanuatu’s national colours”.
Pastor Jacob Vula of Living Water Church has said a Christian marriage must remain Christian and a custom chief should not be used to resolve any social issues that arise during the marriage, not even spilling the blood of animals to resolve issue(s) because that would not be Christian.
On the 26th of July in 1980, one of the most colourful parades ever seen in Port Vila, took place along the main street of the Capital of Vanuatu, beginning at Fung Kuei, through to the Sea Front.
Chinese Ambassador to Vanuatu, Liu Quan and Prime Minister Charlot Salwai have unveiled a plaque to mark the official opening of the new Chinese Embassy at Nambatri, Port Vila yesterday.
The Deputy Prime Minister, Joe Natuman, was in Geneva, Switzerland, last week to participate in the biennial “Global Review of Aid for Trade” that kicked off on Tuesday July 11 at World Trade Organization (WTO) headquarters, with the heads of multiple international agencies calling for great…
The three SMART Sistas who made up Team Vanuatu at the FIRST Global tournament in Washington, DC last week came 163rd in the final tournament ranking.
Yesterday’s Children’s Day at Saralana in Port Vila was a bit of a disappointment as many parents failed to show interest in honoring their children by joining them in the Children’s Day Parade and activities to mark their day.
The new Acting Secretary General of the Nagriamel Political Commission, Jeff Joel Patunvanu, said he will apply every pressure he can, in his executive position, to get the Vanuatu Government to agree to a Free Trade Zone for Luganville, Santo.
The South Pacific Tourism Organisation (SPTO) CEO, Chris Cocker strongly believes that ‘Tourism can make a strong contribution to the economies of Least Developed Countries where the sector is a major exporter’ in line with the findings of a recently released report.
Beginning Friday and continuing all through the weekend, the nearly completed Seafront area, stretching from Fatumaru bay all the way downtown, became Port Vila’s new favourite place.
“At 4 o’clock sharp this Thursday July 27, we will trigger every tsunami siren in Port Vila and the public is asked to be present near each one to hear and know what it sounds like.
Breakas Beach Resort Food & Beverage Manager, Roy Ernst, has welcomed the offer from Pacific Organic and Ethical Trade Community (POETCOM), to start serving organic dishes at the Resort in the first trial to qualify as the first resort ever to serve strictly organic dishes.
The Government will be rolling out free early childhood and secondary education from year 7 to 10 starting next year (2018), Prime Minister (PM) Charlot Salwai has declared.
The spouses of ACP/EU Members of Parliament here for the 14th Pacific Regional Meeting of the ACP-EU Joint Parliamentary Assembly last week in Port Vila joined the spouses of local dignitaries for a day-long outing on Thursday as part of the program of the meeting.
Telecom Vanuatu Limited (TVL) and the Wan Smolbag Yut Senta are set to make Street Dance Battle an annual event to help reduce street crime among young people in Port Vila.
Representative of various Government Ministries in Vanuatu were introduced to the benefits and business case for the digitization of government payments to its citizens.
The Reunification Movement for Change (RMC) Party has grown in number with four elected members of parliament (MPs) announcing their support to join the party and rally for the next general election.
The Daily Post circulated the Revenue Review Committee’s final report to a number of business owners and stakeholders this week, and so far the response has been lukewarm at best.
Life is about to become a little bit easier for people living with a disability in Vanuatu following the official opening of the Australian-funded Vanuatu Society for People with Disability (VSPD) headquarters on Rue Colardeau.
Transporting clean water for the people in Sumalapa in the Malapoa area will be more efficient, thanks to Bank South Pacific (BSP) Vanuatu who donated a Hippo Water Roller to the community.
Member of Parliament for Malekula, John Sala has showed support towards the spreading of the Gospel of Jesus Christ through the translation project of New Testament into Akham language.
The launching of the Vanuatu National Audit Office (VNAO) website was hosted at Holiday Inn, purposely for the two major milestones that will pave the organization’s path towards excellence.