Prime Minister (PM) Bob Loughman has reminded everyone to continue to practise good hygiene at all times as it is critical in the fight against coronavirus.
The Vanuatu Government has made a payment of VT192,891,068 to UNELCO Engie for the electricity concessional assets of Tanna, on Thursday 15th of April at the closing of the Council of Ministers meeting.
All users of the public transport system are as reluctant as the bus drivers to travel along one of the worst stretches of roads, from Anabrou school to the corner of New Covenant Church, before entering Seven Star or turning right towards First Bucket Nakamal, at the bottom of the slope of …
An independent inspector who was contracted by the Nordic ATR aircraft owner to carry out inspections on the ATR aircraft, was ordered not to access the hangar just a day prior to the commencement of the contract.
The Luganville Municipal Council (LMC) Waste Management Office has collected over Vt1 million since increasing the price of the prepaid garbage plastic bag from Vt20 to Vt30 in December last year.
The Government has purchased UNELCO assets on Tanna at over Vt192 million after the electricity supplier did not want to renew its contract, said Minister of Finance, Johnny Koanapo.
The Ministry of Health (MoH) has started engaging with key health workers, Chiefs, community leaders, municipal wardens and secretaries on Efate to discuss the rollout of a safe and effective COVAX vaccine in Vanuatu, as directed by the Council of Ministers.
The low-cost housing initiative of the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) has been launched by the Minister of Finance, Johnny Koanapo, at the Imayelone Subdivision on Tanna yesterday.
The Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) recognises the dire economic effects of the COVID-19 pandemic and it has taken an initiative to ask the government to implement a wage subsidy to help small businesses.
A Church Pastors’ Workshop at Pastor Wendy Himford’s Bethany Gate at Number Two, Port Vila has unanimously taken a stance against the COVID-19 AstraZeneca vaccine at the end of the morning session on Thursday.
The Vanuatu Kaljoral Senta (VKS) recently completed its first stage of archaeological investigations of Ifira Island. The research produced some spectacular results and follows on from the pioneering efforts of Richard and Mary Shutler in 1965.
When a New Zealand High Commission team arrived at Lamen Bay, Epi, to observe a registration and verification exercise being conducted by the Vanuatu Electoral Office (VEO), they realised that most families had a story to share that connected them with New Zealand in one way or another.
Welcome to a new series of articles all about business growth. Over the last year or so we have all been focused on Covid-19 and the challenges to be faced over the years ahead. It has not been a particularly happy time for many.
Tropical Cyclone Harold responses in SANMA would be more difficult if it wasn’t for the assistance provided by Australian Emergency Response Coordinator and Consultant – Allan Harper.
Pacific Trade Invest (PTI) Australia’s 2020 Pacific Islands Export Survey revealed that freight costs are one of the top three barriers to export faced by Pacific businesses, which was further exacerbated when COVID-19 drastically affected shipping routes and thus inflated costs.
Kolisen Blong Leftemap Edukesen (KOBLE) Multi Stakeholder Forum was held on the 08th of April under the theme “Education for sustainable development; education is everyone’s business.”
The 2021 National ICT Days Coordination Committee has met with the heads of the two hosting institutions that will spearhead this year’s National ICT event in Santo.
The US Ambassador to Vanuatu, Erin Elizabeth McKee, said US and Vanuatu will re-engage security training and exercises that were postponed due to travel restrictions of the COVID-19 crisis.
A two-day International Symposium at Malvatumauri National Council of Chiefs Nakamal which opened on Wednesday, discussed the importance for custom and culture to be included as the Foundation for the formal Education System of Vanuatu.
The first ever Human Rights Inclusion for People of Diverse Sexual Orientation and Gender Expression (SOGIE) Advocacy event was held on April 14, 2021.
Farmers and residents on Efate can get free manioc and kumala planting materials at the Sepeta Warehouse of the Tagabe Agriculture Station today.
A Tanna chief who planned to contest the upcoming SHEFA Provincial Election has stepped down, in response to the Vaturisu Council of Chiefs call to respect Efate candidates.
Member of Parliament for Torres, Christophe Emelee, has applauded the decision of the Speaker of Parliament to summon an extraordinary session of parliament to debate a motion to reestablish parliamentary committees.
Vanuatu’s Internet Company – Connected Vanuatu has announced the impending intervention of the renowned SpaceX Company, owned by Elon Musk to operate in the Pacific.
Port Vila, Luganville and Marobe markets in Vanuatu have strengthened preparedness towards the ongoing impacts of COVID-19, thanks to the WASH (water, sanitation, and hygiene) support received through the Markets for Change (M4C) Project in Vanuatu. This is important to ensure the markets re…
While the custom landowners of Efate may be criticised for selling most of their land to investors and ‘man kam’, Teriki Mantoi Kalsakau III of Ifira Island and his people, definitely remain the most generous community with the heart to tolerate fishermen from other Provinces who catch fish …
The fracturing of Pacific regionalism after the withdrawal of five Micronesian states from the Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) will not only affect cooperation within the Pacific region, but also the collaboration of the Pacific island countries (PICs) in international politics.