The Parliament Outreach Program (POP) held at Wallarano, North East of Malekula last week has been hailed as a success.
Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Internal Affairs, Ishmael Kalsakau, has confirmed that the Council of Minister on Malekula endorsed the removal of all agents in the Seasonal Worker Programme and Recognised Seasonal Employers work in Australia and New Zealand.
Any civil servant who reaches full retirement age, dies in service or on medical grounds starting this year onward will receive a severance pay at the rate of two months of salary against the number of years they have worked.
The Government through the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM) yesterday confirmed the Economic Stimulus Package rollout is ongoing and a success, but slower than anticipated.
The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade (MOFAICET) is set to open the first Foreign Affairs and External Trade office in Santo soon.
The Department of Water Resources (DoWR) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with the Vanuatu Skills Partnership (VSP) on August 12 in Luganville, Santo.
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 renovated Independence Grandstand was declared officially open yesterday, ready to host the main independence celebration in Port Vila where everyone will be gathering to sing the national anthem while the national flag is raised to honor Independence Day.
A search warrant has been issued to investigate the Public Works Department (PWD), other Government institutions and private companies in relation to alleged offences of obtaining government contracts in an unlawful manner during the tenure of the government.
Minister of Internal Affairs, Ishmael Kalsakau, has visited the Independence Grandstand to find out about the stage of construction underway at the site prior to the official opening.
The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) and Vaiduhu Vocational Training Centre (VTC) on East Malo have signed a Partnership Service Agreement for the Centre to raise 2,500 trays of vegetable seedlings for DARD to distribute to farmers and Malo communities devastated by Tro…
A delegation led by the Minister of Education, Seule Simeon, is on Epi visiting schools to hear from school committees, teachers and students of their achievements and challenges as part of the minister's official tour.
A team of police senior inspectors is carrying out an investigation within the Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Utilities (MIPU) on contracts issued during the term of the former government.
The intention to suspend all the 22 Members of Parliament (MP) in the Opposition block from two days consecutive Parliament sittings, was to avoid the tabling of the motion to reduce salaries for the senior leaders in Parliament.
President Tallis Obed Moses has called on all 52 Members of Parliament (MPs) to put God first in all things and stand united with the people for progress.
The Chairman of the Public Service Commission (PSC) is facing a number of criminal charges and will appear before the Magistrate Courts for Preliminary Inquiry (PI) on July 21, 2020.
All ministers are allocated official cars but if they want to hire replacement when there is a mechanical problem they or the ministry responsible should submit a request to the Fleet Management Unit for a relief vehicle.
Caretaker Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai, yesterday presented a cheque of Vt10 million to the Chinese Ambassador in Vanuatu, Zhou Haicheng, towards China’s fight against the Novel Coronavirus.
The Directors General (DGs) for the Ministry of Youth and Sport Development (MoYSD), Henry Vira, and the Ministry of Trades, Tourism and Industry, Roy Mickey Joy, have been suspended.
Assistant Commissioner of Police, Jackson Noal, has filed a criminal complaint against Acting Commissioner of Police (ComPol), Robson Iavro, on grounds that he allegedly assaulted one of his junior officers.
The Chairman of the Public Accounts Committee (PAC), Ephraim Kalsakau, has labelled the letter sent by the Speaker of Parliament to him on 12th of November 2019 as “very irrational and childish”.
A Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) was signed yesterday by the Minister of Lands, Alfred Maoh, and the Minister of Internal Affairs, Andrew Napuat to expand the Lakatoro Police Station on Malekula.
The Speaker of Parliament has appealed Chief Justice (CJ) Vincent Lunabek’s decision to uphold the President’s decision not to assent to the Bill for the Constitution (Seventh) (Amendment) in the absence of a national referendum.
The National Coordinator of the Union of Moderate Parties (UMP), Georgio Carlo, has confirmed that the names of two candidates have been endorsed for the Port Vila constituency.
The Public Service Commission (PSC) has enhanced its GPS tracking system by upgrading to an improved and electronic application which will effectively monitor all Government vehicles.
Former Parliamentary Secretary (PS) to the Prime Minister, MP Johnny Koanapo has disclosed that protecting the integrity of the choice of the people of Tanna is the main reason behind his decision to step down as a PS.
This is a clarification to the article on the Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) signed between the Vanuatu Government (Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity and Ministry of Trade and Industry)and the National Bank of Vanuatu (NBV) at Chiko Farm last Friday.
The Supreme Court has dismissed the claims of the Members of Parliament (MPs) in the Opposition bloc, the applicants in the case, who claimed the appointments of the Parliamentary Secretaries (PS) violates the Constitution.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB) was honoured and privileged to have the United Nations (UN) Secretary General (SG), António Guterres, at the Tagabe Agriculture farm last weekend during his official visit to Vanuatu.