Seasonal Work (SW) has raked in millions in foreign currency exchange earnings into the economy and into homes across Vanuatu since the RSE and the SWP commenced in April 2007 and 2012 respectively.
A University of the Sunshine Coast Occupational Therapy student from Burpengary is determined to make a difference to the lives of disadvantaged mothers and babies in Vanuatu – one reusable nappy at a time.
On Wednesday 18 September, the Australian High Commissioner, Jenny Da Rin, visited Melemaat Primary School to launch the 2019 Clean Up the World campaign.
Wednesday 18 September witnessed the launch of a catalogued report on the commercial use of drones to deliver lifesaving vaccines to children living in remote areas.
New Zealand is funding efforts to combat an invasive pest that has the potential to devastate livelihoods and threaten food security in the Pacific.
Plans are underway to upgrade the current temporary shipping facilities at Pontoon Bay to ensure the area provides acceptable berthing service to domestic vessels until the new domestic wharf at South Paray is completed.
A squatter community on the outskirts of Vanuatu's capital will soon have its first school, thanks to Sydney architecture students and a crowdfunding campaign.
The general consensus of a large expat group gathered at the Beach Bar at Mele Bay on Monday afternoon and evening was one of total disbelief that former professional diver and yachtsman Matt Grimley had passed away.
Over 3,000 kava cuttings supplied by a key kava farmer in North Pentecost, have been freely distributed to interested farmers in Ahivo District, North Pentecost.
The second national kava forum organised by Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) will take place at the Vanuatu Agriculture College (VAC) in Luganville, Santo next week.
The Supreme Court has ordered the Vanuatu Government to pay more than VT9 million to FR8 Logistics Limited for unpaid debts owed to the company from 2016 to 2018.
Air Vanuatu yesterday announced the first successful recipients of the Pilot Development Program (PDP) Scholarship under the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed in May 2019 between the national airline and the Government’s Ministry of Education and Training Services.
When Solomon Islands set up a task force to consult neighbouring countries on their relations with China, Vanuatu was also included and for good reason.
Carpenter Motors Vanuatu is supporting the Port Vila Town Council of Chiefs with the loan of a vehicle to support their important peacekeeping community work this week.
Penama’s own former Public Prosecutor, Kayleen Tavoa of Pentecost, was unanimously elected President of the Penama Vavine Bulu Association, at a highly successful dinner dance at Harbour View to celebrate Penama Day on Sunday, September 16.
The moral economy of mobile phones: Pacific Islands perspectives is a collection edited by Robert J. Foster and Heather A. Horst. It presents anthropological research from the Pacific: primarily Papua New Guinea (PNG), but also Fiji and Vanuatu.
With moving testimony about the challenges of rising human trafficking and contemporary forms of slavery, civil society leaders from Fiji and Vanuatu called on governments and international stakeholders here to work with civil society in the Pacific to address the issue and end exploitation.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Tourism, Trade, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business, Jotham Napat, said the Council of Ministers has now approved his policy to establish the new Department of Ni-Vanuatu Business and Development Services to stimulate the sustainable expansion of the priva…
The 15th session of the Codex Coordinating Committee for North America and South West Pacific was opened yesterday by Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity, Mr Moses Amos, on behalf of Minister Matai Seremaiah.
The Oceania Transformation Movement (OTM) which represents the people of West Papua here in Vanuatu, is calling again on the United Nations (UN) to act quickly to stop the ongoing killing of West Papuan people by the Indonesian government.
Weaver Jocelyn Garaelulu of Longana People’s Centre in East Ambae was caught in the Port Vila Handikraft Senta recently weaving a giant lamp shade for one of her clients, while standing inside the almost finished item.
Equipped with their Green Certificate, six custom landowners of Port Vila land on which the Capital is located, are appealing to all business houses particularly all along the Port Vila seafront as well as the Second Lagoon seafront, for respect and cooperation.
Chief Executive Officer of the Public Land Transport Authority (PLTA), Reginal Tabi says the Vt500,000 spot fine is being undertaken under Public Land Transport Act.
The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department (VMGD) Van-KIRAP workshop has prioritised the different approaches each target sector should follow on delivering Climate Information Services (CIS) for Resilient Development against Climate Change impacts in Vanuatu.
ANZ Bank has been running their Money Minded Financial Literacy workshops since 2017 and helping people to save money while being goal orientated.
Port Vila’s offshore island of Ifira may be small but its community is taking gigantic steps with their farm development at North Efate where they started with breeding of cattle, a poultry yard, piggery, ducks and now planting of yams.
Tourism and hospitality training in Vanuatu received a huge boost this week with the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) by key tourism sector stakeholders.
The MSG Climate Finance Strategy has been described as the first needs-based Climate Finance Strategy to be developed leading the example following the mandate given by COP23 to the United Nations Framework Convention of Climate Change (UNFCCC).
Out with the old and in with this brand new complex complete with extra water storage for toilet use ready for the commencement of the final term of the school year.
Member of Parliament (MP) for Port Vila town, Kalo Seule, has questioned the Government’s decision to remove one parliamentary seat from Port Vila constituency and relocate it to the Efate Rural and the offshore islands constituency.
One of the hardest hit communities of Ambae during the recent tragedies of Manaro eruptions and recent strings of evocations is Lolovele Village.