Chairman of Vanuatu West Papua Association and Unification Committee (VWPAUC), Pastor Alan Nafuki, has welcomed Prime Minister Bob Loughman’s confirmation that his Government supports 100% his Committee’s stand against alleged Human Rights abuse by the military of Indonesia against the peopl…
Both Australian mango farmers and ni-Vanuatu workers will benefit from a trial resumption of the Pacific Labour Scheme and Seasonal Worker Programme in the Northern Territory.
The Israeli Ambassador to Vanuatu who is based in Jerusalem, has congratulated the Government, the people and the nation of Vanuatu on the country’s 40th anniversary celebrations.
Police at Saratamata on Ambae have arrested a man for allegedly stabbing a young man on the shoulder with a knife under the influence of drugs.
Following the approval of the Civil Aviation Authority of Vanuatu (CAAV) for Santo Airport to be used as a provisional base for smaller airlines such as Air Taxi Vanuatu, Belair Airways and Unity Airlines, Air Taxi Vanuatu’s Chief Executive Officer (CEO), Julia Johnstone says she sees a big …
Charles was born into a large family in Abwantuntora village in North Pentecost. He was raised by his older sisters, first in the Lolowai Hospital orphanage on Ambae and then back on Pentecost once he reached school age.
The first ever Vanuatu National Cacao Strategy 2020- 2025 was officially launched by the Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB), Willie Daniel Kalo, during the opening of the innovative agriculture show this week in Port Vila.
Director of Public Health and spokesperson of COVID-19 matters, Len Tarivonda, has confirmed that the second phase of repatriation for Vanuatu will be implemented from this month up to the end of the year.
Once upon a time, a girl named Vanessa was born into a musical family. She liked to sing and dreamed of becoming a star, singing in front of thousands of people.When she was just nine years old, she recorded her first music album. By 11, Vanessa was also composing and writing her own music. …
Once upon a time, there was a girl from Louaneai village on Tanna who loved to run. Her name was Mary Estelle, and she led the way for ni-Vanuatu women to be recognised as top-level achievers in sport.
Former Prime Minister (PM), Charlot Salwai, Member of Parliament (MP) for Luganville, Matai Seremaiah, former MP for TAFEA Outer-Islands, Tomker Netvunei and former MP for Malekula, Jerome Ludvaune, will stand trial for plea before the Supreme Court on corruption related charges on September…
The Civil Aviation Authority of Vanuatu (CAAV) has approved for local airline companies such as Air Taxi, Unity Airlines and Belair Airways to use Santo as a provisional base for a period not exceeding 14 days.
Unless the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) meets the financial demands of Ecole Saint Jeanne D’Arc, over 800 children from the primary school will not resume classes, said Principal Merani Johanin.
The Vanuatu Government has extended its deepest condolences to the Naviti family, friends, colleagues and all others touched by the sudden loss of Mr Johnson Marakipule Naviti, Vanuatu’s High Commissioner to New Zealand.
The Telecommunications, Radiocommunications and Broadcasting Regulator (TRBR) has signed a Memorandum of Agreement (MOA) with the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC), for the exchange of information, a milestone between the two regulatory entities.
The Department of Climate Change (DoCC) and Vanuatu Meteorology & Geo-hazards Department (VMGD) have jointly conducted an awareness program within the remote communities of Northern and Southern most part of Tanna targeting communities and schools with an aim of informing and building co…
The Magistrates Court will convene at 11am today to hand down the committal of the Preliminary Inquiry (PI) against former Prime Minister Charlot Salwai and three other defendants.
Despite the challenges of natural disasters and COVID-19, the country will still graduate from the Least Developed Countries (LDC) to the Developing Country status on December 4 this year.
Perhaps, my biggest mistake at the British Secondary School which I attended from 1971-1975, was reminding my Headmaster, Mr. Gorden Longmore, that I had heard that ‘the wind of Independence is blowing’. I did not see anything wrong with saying it. But looking back, I think it cost me my pot…
The Government will allocate Vt1 billion from the stimulus package to support the Agriculture Sector and will provide Vt3 billion to restructure the Agriculture Bank as part of its key priorities to support the economy towards achieving self-reliance.
Up to 5,500 trap lures have been distributed to Vanuatu and the Solomon Islands in a bid to contain the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) infestation.
From a distance the Australian and New Zealand jets looked awesome as they roared over Independence Park to mark the 40th Independence Anniversary of the country to the roar also, of a crowd that perhaps had never seen a war jet on the ground.
Paramount chiefs on Pentecost are calling on the government to reconsider its decision to move the PENAMA headquarters from Loltong, back to Saratamata, on Ambae.
The Vanuatu-China Friendship Association (VCFA) has recently hosted a dinner to commemorate the 40th independence anniversary and at the same time raise funds for Vila East School.
Minister of Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Jay Ngwele has congratulated Head of State, Pastor Obed Moses Tallis for pardoning the former jailed former Members of Parliament.
Minister of Education and Training (MoET) and Member of Parliament for Epi constituency Simeon Seoule recently led a 12-man delegation to visit all schools in his home constituency,
Four farmers from the Shepherd Islands of Buninga and Tongariki who stepped up to provide excessive piles of yam varieties to the Government to feed families struggling in the northern provinces after cyclone Harold have been recognized.
The Department of Forestry (DoF), in collaboration with the World Bank and other key government agencies including the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MoFEM) have been granted a no cost extension of the REDD+ Project for Vanuatu up to December 2021.
Chiefs and some community members of Freshwota 4 area organised a special get together with one of the former longest serving public servant in the parliament secretariat, former Clerk, Lino Bulekuli dit Saksak on July 30.
The Director General of Internal Affairs, Cherol Ala has used the official launching of the enlarged renovated Independence Park Stand before the celebration, to appeal to all young people in the National Capital to respect the facilities which have been built and launched to facilitate the …
The economic consequences of COVID-19-induced lockdowns have permeated across the Pacific. In a region with high dependence on aid and tourism, development partners and the international community will continue to be called upon to prevent a severe deterioration in the fiscal position of Pac…
Recent months have shown us more than ever the need to be flexible and responsive, to pivot when needed. However, to borrow from friend and colleague Chris Roche: “As in Pilates so in development cooperation: if you want flexibility, you need core strength.”