Returning citizens and residents will be meeting their own quarantine and transport costs once the Bill of the Public Health (Amendment) Act is passed by parliament, said Director of Public Health and Spokesperson on COVID-19 matters, Len Tarivonda.
The Niufala Rod Blo Tourism is taking place this week at the Chief’s Nakamal. The focus on Monday was on the Immediate Response and Recovery Plan, the TamTam Travel Bubble, updates from our National Airline, and the impacts of the border closure to businesses. There are almost 300 attendees …
The National COVID-19 Advisory Committee has recommended that only final year scholarship students abroad should be repatriated for this year’s Christmas break because it is expensive for the government to meet the quarantine cost for everyone twice in a short period of time.
Director of Foreign Affairs, Yvon Basil, has confirmed that Vanuatu’s Ambassador in Europe, John Licht, is critically ill and has been admitted into a hospital in Brussels, Belgium.
Director General of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB), Moses Amos has called on the attendants of the Revised National Livestock Strategic Plan Validation Workshop this week, to identify the linkages to support Public Private Partnerships (PPP).
One of the greatest and most prominent Music Festival in the Pacific — Fest’Napuan is drawing near and has shown promise with the reveal of this year’s artwork logo, designed by a Ni-Vanuatu artist.
A one million-chicken initiative by the Government will be launched at the SHEFA Province Small Livestock Breeding Centre on November 10, and will start next year for the next five years to achieve one million chickens by 2025.
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has upgraded its Bylaws to Provisional Constitutional status, on the path to achieving a referendum and independence from colonial rule.
The Minister of Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Jay Ngwele has signed a contract with the owner of Pierre Brunet Entreprise Generale, Mrs. Christiane Brunet for the Improvement of North and Central Pentecost roads.
A mass campaign focused on reducing the breeding sites of the Coconut Rhinoceros Beetle (CRB) in coconut plantations has begun on Efate as part of ongoing efforts to control the threat to the country's coconut industry.
Dialogue during day one of the four-day Tourism Forum focused on the tourism roadmap which targeted the Vanuatu Tourism Crisis Response Recovery Plan amidst the downturn of COVID-19 pandemic.
Prime Minister Bob Loughman launched the United Nations and European Union (EU) supported Spotlight Initiative Vanuatu Country Programme yesterday. The Initiative is a multi-year partnership focused on strengthening efforts to end violence against women and girls and by symbolically shining …
Chairman of Vanuatu Christian Council, Pastor Alan Nafuki, wishes to “thank God” for the Front Page Headline of last Saturday’s Issue of Daily Post which announced the “Vt40M Supplementary Budget for VCC”.
Close to a month ago a 7-year-old child, Jimmy Jack, was found sleeping under the steps of the pavilion at seafront, discovered by partygoers close to mid-night and then escorted to the police station.
As of today Saturday October 24, there is only 40 days left until Vanuatu graduates from the Least Developing Country (LDC) to the Developing Country status under the theme 'Development maturity'.
The Office of the Maritime Regulator (OMR) will be issuing a circular to all ships operating domestically to adjust their schedules so that they depart Port Vila before dark, said Maritime Regulator, Hickson Siba.
In an effort to develop relations with its members, employers and the general public, the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) will be providing a question and answer (Q&A) column every Friday in the Daily Post.
The Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade, Marc Ati officiated on behalf of the Vanuatu Government in Tuesday’s (20 October) Japan-PALM Ministerial Interim Meeting (MIM).
The US Embassy in Port Moresby extended an invitation to the Vanuatu Intellectual Property (IP) Office staff to participate in a virtual conference on Trade Secrets Protection and Digital Piracy Prevention on the 15th and 16th of October.
Some inland communities from South Santo are yet to receive food rations as part of the second push of relief distribution after cyclone Harold.
During this series of articles, I am highlighting the passions, visions, and missions of young Pacific entrepreneurs and how they are turning these into sustainable and resilient businesses with the hope that these stories will inspire others! It is a privilege and a pleasure to be working w…
The beauty of traditional society is that everyone takes care of each other but in today’s fast changing economic environment, only the fittest will survive and this is where children’s rights are placed under the spot light.
The Minister of Finance and Economic Management, Johnny Koanapo has appointed Mr. Jean Chaniel as the new Chairperson and Commissioner of the Utilities Regulatory Authority (URA) for a five-year term starting 17th of August 2020.
Vanuatu Tourism Office’s marketing and communications team have been busy since July visiting tourism operators across the country to hear their concerns about doing business during the COVID downturn.
Who in their wisdom decides to get on a political campaign trail when their closest friend, father of their children and protector of the home, suddenly dies? As difficult a scenario as that may sound, that was the exact predicament Diana Esmon Meltek Willie came face to face with in Februar…
With our borders are temporarily closed to international visitors, the Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) has been running a marketing campaign on social media, print media, radio and billboards to encourage local people to take advantage of the many amazing tourism experiences that are available …
A cash transfer programme that originated during the Ambae evacuation by Oxfam has been revisited this week to assist the vulnerable citizens of SANMA Province who have been affected by Cyclone Harold.
The Ministry of Climate Change in Vanuatu held a two-day workshop from 22 to 23 October this week to gather inputs from stakeholders towards the development of the national quantifiable adaptation targets and indicators for its water and agriculture sectors.
Airports Vanuatu Ltd (AVL) yesterday issued the following update to stakeholders on the financial year ending 30 September 2020 and its role in supporting essential air access to Vanuatu.
This past week the Department of Tourism (DoT) signed a contract for training of the Safe Business Operations (SBO) Guidelines with the Vanuatu Institute of Technology (VIT).
Disaster affected children and their families in six communities in East Malo and Canal Fanafo Area Council have been given lifesaving, rehabilitation and recovery support through the repair and improvement of their water systems
The Tropical Cyclone Harold and COVID-19 Post-Disaster Needs Assessment has estimated the monetary value of these disaster effects, including physical damage and economic losses at Vt68 billion.
In early April, Tropical Cyclone Harold (TC Harold) cut a destructive path across the Northern Islands of Vanuatu with torrential rain and sustained winds that clocked over 260km per hour on the anemometer.
The coalition Government led by Prime Minister Bob Loughman still commands the majority of MPs and is confident of defeating any motion of no confidence during the upcoming ordinary sitting.
The 9th Local Authorities Forum held in East Santo which approved about 10 resolutions Thursday will be closed later today by the Minister of Internal Affairs, Mr Ishmael Kalsakau.
Improved wellbeing through turning to traditional practices of growing food and fishing during the pandemic have helped offset the massive economic blow to Pacific Islands tourism caused by the pandemic, according to a new report from Massey University Development Studies researchers.
Anxieties of shortage of medicine by patients in the country have swiftly been silenced by Central Medical Store Manager of Vila Central Hospital (VCH) Wilson Lilip who said there is no need to worry.