Tip Number 2 — Don’t be alone. Seek help.
This week’s industry feedback to VCCI has included a number of concerning reports from businesses in the tourism sector, some even indicating they are considering closing their businesses permanently.
VCCI’s first priority in the provinces is to support the businesses in Santo that wish to apply for the Employment Stabilisation Payment. The VCCI staff will be in Santo next week from Monday 27th until Friday 2nd of May 2020 to support businesses with their applications.
The Vanuatu Business Resilience Council (VBRC) has now communicated initial Transport Hub information on ships, boats, yachts, planes and helicopters to assist with the TC Harold response.
The Department of Labour has put forward measures and approaches that business houses could tap into, to protect their employees and ensure the businesses continue their operations amidst the COVID-19 pandemic.
Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industries (VCCI) through its Business Services (BS) Unit have just completed a competency based Delivering Excellent Customer Services Training to the Telecom Vanuatu Limited targeting operational officers within Call Centre Unit under the Commercial Department.
The General Managers of the National Bank of Vanuatu (NBV) and the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) were both excited Monday as they announced that the old Club Vanuatu Building will finally be getting a new tenant.
8 seats on the Capital Chamber of Commerce and Industry Council are coming up for election at the Chamber’s Annual General Meeting on 30 April 2019.
Encouraging Vanuatu’s women entrepreneurs to access support from Business Link Pacific (BLP) is a key focus of BLP’s newly appointed Business Service Manager, Yvonne Leo Taiki.
The Vanuatu Business Disaster Resilience Council (VBRC), Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce (VCCI) and USAID’s Climate Ready Project is organising a training on Business Continuity Planning supporting businesses in Vanuatu to improve their disaster preparedness.
For Brian Russell, it is more than doing normal business in the islands. His interest goes deeper into the heart of Vanuatu. He wants to see ni-Vanuatu business men and women take control of businesses in the rural communities as well as take an equal business platform in the urban sectors. …
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai used his keynote address at yesterday’s opening of the Australia – Vanuatu Business Forum to underline the government’s commitment to the private sector.
A packed house of over 120 concerned employers turned up yesterday to express their concerns about the Labour (Work Permits) Act. The public consultation was held at the Ramada Resort. It was sponsored by the Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) and co-presented with the Commissio…
The Australian Government has congratulated Air Vanuatu on its decision to resume non-stop flights between Melbourne and Port Vila and looks forward to flights commencing on 17 June 2019.
An innovative decision by Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV) Governor Simeon Athy and his team, provided a significant economic boost for Luganville recently when they chose to co-host three key regional meetings in the Northern Town.
The Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC) has signed a four-year agreement with the Fest’Napuan Association to provide live coverage of the event across all its media platforms – Radio Vanuatu, Paradise FM, and Television Blong Vanuatu.
Telecom Vanuatu Limited (TVL) has signed a three-year agreement with Fest’Napuan Association to provide 1 million vatu worth of sponsorship support to the event for the next three years.
“I would like to thank the Prime Minister of Vanuatu and his delegation for being part of the dialogue. It illustrates the strong ties between Vanuatu and Australia and Vanuatu’s openness and commitment to enabling an environment for economic growth.
Turning a negative into a positive is key to Sheng Lee’s vision for the future of Vanuatu’s biggest bank. Although Mr Lee has held the top job in an acting capacity since October, it was only just over a month ago when he was formally appointed country manager for Vanuatu, Kiribati and New C…
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of March, 2018 indicated an increase of (+0.7 %). Port Vila slightly increased by (+0.9%) while Luganville slightly decrease by (-0.3%), compared to the previous quarter, according to the latest quarterly highlight of the Vanuatu National Statistics Office (VNSO).
A Vanuatu-based company is claiming that Australia’s headline-driving Coral Sea Cable joining Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands and Australia may be driven more by political concerns than actual business sense.
The community of Ifira island in Port Vila harbor have placed Namele leaves, the traditional ban, along the foreshore of the custom marine boundary of the island, whose people are custom land owners of much of the land on which the Vanuatu capital, Port Vila, is located.
Technological advances have transformed the two billion worker Asian labor market, helping create 30 million jobs annually in industry and services over the last 25 years, drive increases in productivity and wages, and reduce poverty, says a new report by the Asian Development Bank (ADB).
The Office of the Maritime Regulator (OMR) has dismissed a statement by Yumi Toktok Stret (YTS) social media group on its Facebook page alleging that there was a hole under the hull of the MV Vanuatu Ferry, and that the hole was patched with a tree stump.
The Office of the Registrar of Co-operatives and Business Development Services (ORCBDS) has revealed that various legal actions involving former Director of the APMA Financial Investment Centre/Cooperative (AFIC) Director, Barnabas Tabi, are underway.
Representatives of a Farmers Cooperative called Aniasuas-Mol Cooperative consisting of members representatives from Banana Bay, Eton, Teouma, Eratap, Port Vila and Rangrango are attending a weeklong Food Processing and Preservation Workshop at Club Hippique this week.
The National Bank of Vanuatu’s Premium Banking Center was officially launched on Tuesday by the Minister of Finance and Economic Management, Gaeton Pikioune.
Efforts to support private sector development should be stepped up to boost Vanuatu’s economy, with growth expected to moderate to 3.2% in 2018 and 3.0% in 2019, says a new Asian Development Bank’s (ADB) report.
The total Vanuatu government revenue in the December quarter of 2017 stood at Vt7.468-billion, of which 69% is recurrent revenue and 31% were grants received from abroad.
The Consumer Price Index (CPI) of December, 2017 indicated an increase of (+0.1 %), according to the Statistics Update (SU) of the Vanuatu National Statistics Office (VNSO).
In this piece, which Daily Post will publish in a series over the next few weekend issues of the paper, well known personality Allan Palmer, sits down with 96 Buzz FM’s Kizzy Kalsakau and recounts some historical times in the life of this nation he was privileged to be part of.
Ifira Marine Management (IMM), a newly-formed entity of Ifira, is announcing the establishment of its new Ifira Community Conservation Area (CCA), stretching from Prima at La Colle River all the way to Dream Cove beyond Ifira and on the mainland.