Four councillors in the Port Vila Municipal Council (PVMC) and two provincial councillors have resigned as councillors in order to contest in the upcoming General Election.
The Government should seriously consider setting up a national employment agency to facilitate the placement of university graduates into the workforce once they complete studies, said Minister of Education and Training, Jean Pierre Nirua.
Member of Parliament for Port Vila, Ralph Regenvanu wishes to inform prospective applicants for his Port Vila Scholarship Scheme for USP Foundation courses for Semester 1 that these scholarships will not be offered this semester because of the prohibition on proposed candidates for the March…
The Department of Livestock (DOL) will restock 2,000 chicks, ducks and pigs as part of the recovery initiative for Ambaens who repatriated since January 2019.
Ahapi Stationery and General Supplies on the other side of the street of Hibiscus Motel has opened its doors yesterday with an emphasis to provide the best quality service to its customers.
The new Executive Committee of the Vanuatu Medical Doctors Association (VMDA) is calling upon all medical doctors of Vanuatu to unite and work together to lead and ensure that the people of Vanuatu get the quality health care they deserve.
The recent Chinese New Year reception hosted by the Chinese Embassy in Port Vila was an opportunity to take stock on the achievements and reaffirmed commitment to forge stronger relations between China and Vanuatu.
Following the arrangements made between the Department of Livestock (DOL) and the Vanuatu Agricultural College (VAC), the first stock of pure-line breeds of chickens was handed over to the college last week, marking the beginning of a breeding program.
In January at the height of the Australian bushfires, I received a message from James Walau, a ni-Vanuatu Seasonal Worker Programme (SWP) team leader, informing me that he and his team of 47 had left Batlow due to the impending fire.
The Electoral Commission in collaboration with the Civil Status office kickstarted voter registration exercises for eligible voters within the Port Vila Constituency on Tuesday last week.
The Vanuatu Non-Government Organisation (VANGO), supported by Save the Children, is producing a visual 3Ws map capturing high-level information about VANGO member activities for use by VANGO members, development partners and government agencies.
Unofficial results from Canal Fanafo have shown four front runners towards the possibility of being elected into the next Sanma Provincial Government Council, with Jackias Andrew Tosu of Nagriamel Movement leading with 415 votes, Geoffrey Saniel of Vemarana with 300 plus, Johnny Lolos of RMC…
At 4pm yesterday the Minister of Agriculture, Matai Seremaiah, authorized the renewal of kava export licenses for 2020 to exporters, as well as endorsing the agreement by kava exporters to set the minimum price of kava at Vt2,000 per kilogram.
Vanuatu has already begun preparations for hosting the 51st Pacific Islands Forum (PIF) Leaders’ Meeting, which will be held in early August, hard on the heels of this year’s independence anniversary on July 30th.
The Director of the Department of Livestock, Lonny Bong, and two officers have traveled recently to Ambae to gain knowledge about livestock services that needs to be restored to help farmers rebuild their lives after the major volcanic eruption.
The Public Land Transport Authority (PLTA) is looking to introduce a new permit card in 2020 to do away with the existing permit that is no longer useful.
The North Efate Vanua’aku Party (VP) sub-committees have come out to respond to an article published in this newspaper’s issue 5915 on a decision by a mini congress through VP Efate RCC (Regional Coordinating Committee) approving the name of John Mark Ruben Tarisong on the 5th of December 20…
The Office of the Maritime Regulator (OMR) is appealing to all small boat operators operating within the waters of Vanuatu to seriously consider the safety of their passengers and themselves when making their trips between the islands.
A total of 474 women operating Vt20 food sales have been blessed with the payment of their food and safety certificate fees by the Member of Parliament for Port Vila and Minister for Foreign Affairs, Ralph Regenvanu.
Presenting its 13 candidates in SANMA Provincial Election that took place on Thursday 16th of January, Union of Moderate Parties (UMP) aims to rebuild its support base in one of its strongholds in the country since the first general election in 1979 when late Alfred Maliu became its first Me…
Outgoing Central School Principal Alex Hetyey looks back on his six years as principal and says there have been a lot of challenges along the way, however Mr Hetyey says these have been the richest six years of his teaching career in terms of experience and building relationships with studen…
Vanuatu Beverage Limited (VBL) has recognised the commitment of its hardworking 80 employees and as a gesture of appreciation paid a total of Vt1 million in bonus to them.
Women in Efate’s offshore island of Nguna want the next Efate members of parliament to work closely with the community of Nguna to address roads conditions on the island.
By 3.30pm yesterday voters in Banban, one of the biggest polling stations on Santo, were still queuing up to cast their votes in the SANMA Provincial Government Council election.
The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) will be providing Vt500 million to the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) to support parents who are members of the fund in financing their children’s education, starting this year.
Any councillor in the provincial governments or municipal councils that wants to contest in the 2020 general election has to resign before the dissolution of parliament on Tuesday next week.
The WASH Cluster has been activated. This is in accordance with the Council of Ministers (COM) paper no. 405 as directed to address the water shortage in certain areas in the country.
Prime Minister (PM) Charlot Salwai has told the National Bank of Vanuatu (NBV) to expand its reach to the vast rural areas of the country where people are still struggling to access banking services.
Education Officers from the Ministry of Education and SHEFA Provincial Education Board have participated in a one-week ‘Open Distance Learning’ training at Ramada Resort.
With the polling stations now open for voters to register their names and apply for their Electoral Cards, an observation of potential voter turnout at Anabrou Polling Station for the last two days, has shown a healthy turnout of young people queuing to prepare to practise their Constitution…
The model used by VANFLY, a joint partnership between the government and Flysha (Fiji) Ltd to process and export bêche-de-mer or sea cucumber is a very responsible approach to ensuring effective resource management.
It was all smiles for the Sikotau women’s group from Ifira in collaboration with the few mamas from Pango village when they donated a sum of AUD965 to the Australian High Commissioner, to help support the Australians battling the catastrophic bushfire crisis.
The longest serving Member of Parliament in the Shepherds Constituency, MP Toara Daniel will shift constituency and contest in Luganville during the national poll scheduled for March 19, 2020.
In a press release by Paul Pio ,Air vanuatu's Manager of Marketing & Communications, last September, the International Air Transport Association (IATA) challenged all airlines to join the “25by2025” campaign, a global initiative to improve female representation across the industry to a m…