The Supreme Court has ordered the State to settle payment on or before January 10, 2020 to landowners a total of Vt146.5 million for the two properties acquired under a compulsory acquisition for Bauerfield Airport development.
Police in the capital have confirmed that Fijian pathologist, Dr. James Kalougivak has arrived in the country on Wednesday this week to perform autopsies on three deceased at the Port Vila morgue.
Strengthening regional civil aviation safety and security outcomes for Pacific Islands was discussed this week at the biannual Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO) Council of Directors meeting in Port Vila.
Some patients from the Vila Central Hospital (VCH) are disappointed that the hospital failed to send their cancer samples to Australia for analysis.
The 79 Member States of the Africa Caribbean Pacific (ACP) group have passed a resolution at this week’s 9th ACP Summit of Heads of State and Government calling for urgent attention to be paid to the ongoing human rights crisis in West Papua.
Many of us I am sure either know a friend or family in Vanuatu who has been the victim of domestic violence at the hands of a spouse, de facto partner, boyfriend or other family member. Maybe we ourselves have been a victim. Over the last few years there have been increasing campaigns to edu…
Under the law, the Municipalities Act [CAP 126] states that the fire service should be under the control of the municipal council and not the Vanuatu Mobile Force (VMF) which comes under the Police Act [CAP 105].
President Tallis Obed Moses has made a call to all Parliamentary members at the Second Ordinary Session this week to keep upholding our National Constitution with integrity.
This week marks the publication of the 6th edition of the highly popular series of cartoon books, The Best of Kranki Kona Vanuatu. The first Kranki Kona cartoon was published more than 18 years ago, in July 2001, in the Vanuatu Trading Post (now the Vanuatu Daily Post) and has been this news…
The Tertiary Education Directorate (TED) in cooperation with the Vanuatu Qualification Authority (VQA) and the Policy and Planning Unit (PPU) of the Ministry of Education and Training, conducted a 5-day training on the new PSET Management Information System (PSET MIS) module of OPEN VEMIS, f…
Vanuatu has recently participated in the 16th session meeting of the Western Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) held in Papua New Guinea (PNG).
After more than 30 years of Independence, the people from the Northern ward of the Port Vila Municipality Council are questioning the government’s commitment in addressing road infrastructure within their communities.
The people of Tongoa, are putting together a special event this Christmas that has never happened before on the island. It will involve educational, traditional and religious activities that will span 3 days -22nd, 23rd and the 24th of December 2019.
The Office of Maritime Regulator (OMR) has reminded all captains, owners and agents of shipping to always comply with the safety rules when operating the vessel.
Deputy Prime Minister and minister for trade, commerce and industries, Jotham Napat said that while the government is working on the price control of products sold in the country, people must always be encouraged to do backyard gardening to fight the high prices in the local market.
MILDA is an alliance of groups and individuals with a shared vision and commitment to working together, who are united by a common cause to protect our indigenous land, which extends from the surface of the ground to the centre of the earth and underneath the ocean, and includes our air and …
A resident of Port Vila has approached Daily Post yesterday morning to share his frustration after he witnessed one of the Bangladeshis selling samosas being treated rudely by a police officer allegedly under the influence of alcohol.
President Tallis Obed Moses has applauded Prime Minister Charlot Salwai and Opposition Leader MP Ishmael Kalsakau, for what he described as “strong leadership and commitment” to the people of Vanuatu.
Delegates from Pacific Island countries, and organisations met in Suva, Fiji on 5-6 December 2019 and agreed on an urgent Call to Action towards the Elimination of Cervical Cancer in the Pacific.
The production and consumption of indigenous foods are important for our resilience and the survival as Pacific people, especially in challenging times of fast and easy foods.
Minister of Foreign Affairs Ralph Regenvanu has voiced Vanuatu’s concern over the ongoing bullying tactics and asymmetrical manner in which the EU has taken on the revised list of so-called ‘Non-Cooperative Tax Jurisdictions’.
The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity (MALFFB), Matai Seremaiah, has apologised for the incident which resulted in the death of a 20-year old student from Malekula last week.
Drivers that circle George Kalsakau Drive (GKD) in the heart of the city each time to find a parking space will be relieved to know that as of Monday next week the Port Vila Municipal Council will roll out reserve parking.
The Deputy Minister and Minister of Trade, Commerce, Industries and Tourism, Jotham Napat officially opened the Harvest Ministry church’s extension project at the Blacksand area on Saturday last week.
The Port Vila Municipal Council (PVMC) Town Clerk has confirmed that the ban for partaking in any recreational activities which involved getting into the sea within Port Vila Bay is still effective.
December 10th marks the Human Rights Day. It reminds us that all countries need to continuously improve human rights situation. China is a major country with a civilization of 5,000 years.
The Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity, Matai Seremaiah will accompany the body of late Sione Tolish Yapyap in an early morning flight to his home island of Malekula today.
Prime Minister (PM), Charlot Salwai, said it appears that the Opposition Bloc, particularly the Leader of Opposition, Ishmael Kalsakau, is interfering with the police investigation into allegations against several MPs, including himself.
A workshop held recently in Port Vila aims to increase understanding on the Early Action Rainfall Watch (EARWatch) bulletin routinely issued by the Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department (VMGD) for disaster preparedness.
The results of the latest tuna stock status assessments, announced this week during the 16th Western and Central Pacific Fisheries Commission (WCPFC) meeting in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea, highlight that the four key tuna stocks in the western and central Pacific are in a healthy state. …
Vanuatu Broadcasting the Television Corporation (VBTC) will be launching its new shortwave radio service on December 18 with the installation of a new transmitter currently taking place.
As at 11am yesterday an amount of Vt146.5 million has not been deposited into the Supreme Court Trust Account by the Government of Vanuatu as ordered by the Court.
Prime Minister (PM) Charlot Salwai as the head of the executive arm of the government has stopped all department and ministries from hosting end of year retreats and Christmas parties outside of Port Vila.
A stakeholders’ awareness workshop on Farm Field School (FFS) for the Integrated Sustainable Land and Coastal Management Project will take place today at the Ramada Resort in Port Vila.
Prime Minister (PM) Charlot Salwai has urged Airports Vanuatu Limited (AVL) and stakeholders to look after the upgraded Port Vila airport well so that it can be operational for a long time.