Wednesday 27th of January 2021, marked yet another milestone in the Ministry of Internal Affairs (MoIA) when the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Internal Affairs, Ismael Kalsakau exchanged signatures with Mr. Sandy Shem, owner of SHEM Construction for the renovations and reconfigurati…
The Vanuatu Meteorological and Geo-Hazards Department (VMGD) has issued information on a tropical depression that is likely to develop into a cyclone later this week.
The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) has issued a warning to students that have been terminated from their studies after receiving loans under VNPF’s Members Education Support Scheme (MESS). A total of 17 students studying under MESS at the University of the South Pacific (USP) Laucala…
Finance Minister Johnny Koanapo has officially launched the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV)’s week-long Retreat at the Lonnoc Beach Bungalows, north-east coast of Santo.
Engineers without Borders (EWB) has been working in collaboration with Mamma’s Laef since September 2020 to help communities in Vanuatu transition to wider usage of washable and reusable nappies.
The promotion of rice production as a potential stable food and crop for Vanuatu has captured the interest of many farmers to join the small group of rice cultivators in the country.
Oxfam’s Unblocked Cash (UBC) response in Efate and its offshore islands will be targeting people living with a disability.
Minister of Justice and Community Services, Esmon Saimon, has signed orders establishing two different Commissions of Inquiry (CoI) into the National Housing Corporation (NHC) and illegal logging and trading activities.
A signing agreement this week between the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, through the Department of External Trades and six manufacturing businesses in Port Vila, seeks to ensure Vanuatu’s participation at the upcoming Dubai World Exposition.
A recent training organised and facilitated by the Department of Local Authorities (DLA) has been deemed to have assisted area secretaries and area administrators in SANMA Province with their yearly planning.
While we all hope that 2021 might deliver a healthier, more secure world, we also all know that COVID-19 has exposed inequalities and weaknesses in health systems and gaps in the fundamentals of healthcare, particularly relating to water, sanitation and hygiene (WASH).
The Vanuatu Government’s National Scholarships and Training Office this year is giving priority to ‘toppers’ for Years 13 and 14 through sponsorship of over 200 students for the 2021 academic year.
Landowners of Tasmalum Custom land located in South East Area two of Santo have agreed in principle for SANMA Provincial Council (SPC) to build its branch office on their land.
A tropical low developing west of Vanuatu has a low to moderate chance of developing into cyclone over the next five days, said the Manager of Weather Forecast at the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards (VMGD), Fred Jockley.
Over the next few weeks, I will be exploring 7 habits which can help us be the best we can be. Today my focus is on the idea of being proactive. According to Stephen Covey, this is the foundation of the other habits of successful people.
Vanuatu needs more marine biologists, according to Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Vanuatu Environment and Science Society (VESS), Dr. Christina Shaw.
Last week Vanuatu media lost another reporter, Gratien Tiona Molsoul, a veteran journalist alongside late some of the greatest fallen reporters, Ricky Binihi, Jonas Cullwick and Joe Bomal Carlo.
The Vanuatu National Statistics Office (VNSO), Civil Registration and Vital Statistics (CRVS) and the Electoral Office have embarked on an approach to share resources as a cost-cutting opportunity.
The Returned Seasonal Workers Entrepreneurship Program is helping returned seasonal workers from Australia and New Zealand.
A total of 2,033 informal sector workers have joined the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) as voluntary members since VNPF begun looking into the informal sector in 2019. This figure was conveyed by the Minister of Finance and Economic Management responsible for VNPF, Johnny Koanapo.
SHEFA Province’s newly appointed Police Commander, Chief Inspector Andrew Kalman, plans to establish police sub-posts within his jurisdiction spanning over Epi, Tongoa and Rural Efate.
Vanuatu is among the Pacific Island countries that will benefit from Agriculture Trainings conducted through the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Jerusalem.
In addition to the awareness on Rights & Duties; Corruption and its effects on the Society; Right to Information; Domestic Violence and Violence
A new initiative, the ANZPAC Plastics Pact (ANZPAC) was introduced to businesses during an event on Wednesday night hosted by the British High Commission in Port Vila and the Vanuatu Environmental Science Society (VESS) and attended by members of government, the diplomatic corps and NGOs as …
Vianney Atpatoun, a former Assistant Curator of the Vanuatu Kaljoral Senta (VKS), claims he is yet to be paid his retirement package.
During the information night of the Australian, New Zealand and Pacific Island (ANZPAC) Plastics Pact at Yumi Work premises this week, Dr. Christina Shaw, CEO of the Vanuatu Environment Science Society (VESS), says plastic waste ends up everywhere in Vanuatu, especially on beaches and in the…
Since the devastating impacts of Tropical Cyclone (TC) Harold on the northern islands of Vanuatu, the WASH cluster, together with the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO) have been working towards Recovery operations to provide access to water.
The next phase of recovery for agricultural seedling planted purposely for Tropical Cyclone Harold Recovery efforts under the Agriculture Department and Vanuatu Agriculture and Research Technical Centre (VARTC) will be distributed by March this year.
There is still hope for a global ban on nuclear weapons in our lifetime, and Pacific countries have long shown particular commitment to achieving this goal.
The Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC) Social Club is hosting the first ever radiothon, featuring a 36-hour live broadcast show on Paradise FM 98 starting today.
An induction program is being conducted by the Department of Local Authorities (DLA) at Lakatoro, Malekula for Area Secretaries and Administrators.