A young police officer has been remanded in custody as the main suspect in the assault case that led to the death of another youth, late Jeremiah Noel.
The Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) is inviting the private sector to join an important forum it is organising at the Convention Centre this week from Wednesday 30 September to Thursday 1 October 2020.
Prime Minister Bob Loughman has made a call of debt forgiveness while delivering his official address in a pre-recorded video during the United Nations 75th General Debate Session on September 27th.
The Ministry of Finance and Economic Management, has the following response to Mr. Ian Kerr’s paid advertisement, published in last Saturday’s issue on Business Licence Fee Increase, and Revenue September 2020, and questions to 2020 Revenue Governance Committee.
In an effort to ensure children continue their education in this time of crisis, Vodafone as a main telecommunication company has committed itself to provide free access to e-learning content.
Vanuatu spokesperson on COVID-19 committee, Dr. Len Tarivonda, has confirmed that the Ministry of Health, the NDMO and the Ministry of Education, through the Scholarships Office, are discussing ways and options that will enable the repatriation of hundreds of Ni-Vanuatu students that study o…
A group of Ni-Vanuatu employees have come forward to express their concerns over the attitudes of shop owners that employ them. They alleged that the shop owners who are of Asian origin, treat them with disrespectful languages.
The political arm of the Trade Union of Vanuatu – the Parti Travailliste Vanuatu, has shown its support of the upcoming referendum for the Kanaks and other races living in New Caledonia for their Independence.
Vanuatu Skills Partnership (VSP) continues the recovery quest as it helps the people of Ambae rebuild their lives from the aftermath of the volcanic ash fall.
Water analysis on Emtem lagoon and Erakor lagoon by Vanuatu Engie Services have confirmed high levels of Enterococci, a bacterium which indicates the presence of faecal matter.
The newly appointed Public Accounts Committee (PAC) will start executing its duties at 9.30am on Monday next week when it will conduct the first hearing with officials from the Ministry of Finance and Department of Customs and Inland Revenue.
Over Vt600 million from the Vt1 billion stimulus package allocated to the productive sector will be utilized by the Ministry of Agriculture while the Ministry of Trade gets over Vt300 million.
A peaceful march over the sudden loss of late Jeremiah Noel from Nguna is scheduled to take place on Sunday 27th of September (tomorrow) from the Vila Central Hospital to the local cemetery.
It is a long-time dream for people on East Pentecost to have road access for transport, particularly to the West of the island but after endless failed promises by politicians, they decided to make this a reality on their own.
All domestic ships are requested to leave Port Vila port early from now on to stop Coconut Rhinoceros Beetles (CRB) from getting attracted by the ship’s lights at night and transported from Efate to other islands.
In the current global impact of COVID-19, the Government through the Ministry of Trade, is determined to promote economic development internally through Agriculture and Trade in the Provinces, and any land dispute definitely is not an ingredient for development and won’t be tolerated.
The Pacific branch of the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) based in Port Vila has just launched a series of training courses on the pedagogical practices of distance learning. This training is intended for teachers from the Vanuatu Institute of Teacher Education, teachers from t…
The Utilities Regulatory Authority (URA) as the economic and technical regulator of electricity and water services in Vanuatu has recently published its fourth ‘Electricity Fact Sheet 2020’ (EFS) report.
OXFAM has facilitated a one-week national training on Cash Transfer and Unblocked Cash to get participants familiarized with the system of delivering aid through e-vouchers in place of traditional in-kind support.
The Secretariat of the Pacific Regional Environment Regional Program (SPREP) via its Pacific Ecosystem-based Adaptation to Climate Change Project (PEBACC) has launched the Port Resolution community conservation area on the 22nd of September 2020.
The University of the South Pacific’s (USP) Faculty of Science, Technology and Environment (FSTE) Emalus Campus in Port Vila, Vanuatu, hosted a week-long workshop on Advanced training on Earth Observation (EO) and Geospatial Information Technology (GIT) Applications for Climate Resilience fr…
Wantok Musik is proud to announce the release of ‘Sorousian’, the highly anticipated debut album by Ni-Vanuatu artist Tio. The album is the first studio length release from the talented multi-instrumentalist whose self-titled debut EP was critically acclaimed in his home country of Vanuatu, …
Australia’s ambassador to Cambodia is in hot water for eating an endangered soft shell turtle and then tweeting pictures of his meal.
The Director of External Trade, Joe Pakoa Lui, said he is optimistic that the PACER Plus Agreement will be ratified by Vanuatu as public consultation continues and held recently with parliamentarian committees.
A young man from Nguna has passed away yesterday morning after reports alleged he was assaulted by a group of men outside a well-known nightclub in Port Vila town.
A nation-wide temporary ban has been imposed on coconut crab harvesting, to allow the Department of Fisheries (DoF) to address gaps in the management plan and ensure sustainability of the fishery activity.
An official ground-breaking ceremony that offers accredited courses in construction for the Tafea province was held earlier this month at the Tafea Provincial Government construction site.
Surprisingly enough, the number of students at the University of the South Pacific’s Emalus Campus this year has increased as the university provides online and face to face lectures and tutorials.
The biggest Central Government delegation of approximately 130 strong to attend the Silver Jubilee of Penama Province at Saratamata on September 16, was an amazing event indeed.
Seasonal workers are encouraged to submit reports to the Department of Labour and also file complaints to police whenever they believe they have been financially deceived by their agents, which is against the Penal Code.
All Vanuatu Citizens that have achieved Citizenship under any of the existing or former versions of the Citizenship Program are equal in the eyes of the Vanuatu Government.
Minister of Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Jay Ngwele has made the Declaration of Public Roads Order by section 3 of the Public Roads Act No.35 of 2013 official on September 1st 2020.
Alcohol consumption increased among college students is an issue that the whole of society must strive to solve as it is beyond schools’ control, said the Principal of Onesua Presbyterian College (OPC), Graham Kalmar.
Santo as the most productive island in Vanuatu needs a Plant Health Officer to raise the profile of plant health, highlighting threats from plant pests and diseases and benefits of healthy plants to the environment and economy.
A former Member of Parliament will appear before the Magistrate Court on the October 28 for plea over alleged domestic violence under the Family Protection Act of 2008.
Around 2,814 people from Wintua and Lorlow in Malekula will be able to light up their houses and carry out income earning activities following the opening of their Solar Photovoltaic (PV) Micro-Grid yesterday.
The Government wants the construction of the new Supreme Court building, to be known as the Hall of Justice, to begin immediately, said Prime Minister (PM) Bob Loughman.