A former student of Matevulu College has been awarded Vt4.2 million compensation in damages after being assaulted by a police officer.
The key message that was echoed at the graduation of new 50 police constables yesterday morning was to respect the citizens of this country.
Amongst the recent ni- Vanuatu student repatriation from Fiji were students of the Australia Pacific Training Coalition, who, along with all other repatriates, are complying with national quarantine requirements.
Over 400 students from the Onesua Presbyterian College (OPC) at north Efate have been sent home after someone slashed the school's water pipes.
International dignitaries that are invited to come and celebrate Vanuatu’s 40th Independence Anniversary will not be able to join the celebrations due to the closed borders.
The Vanuatu National Women’s Centre (VNCW) conducted a 3-day meeting, commencing on Monday this week, with its officers in Port Vila and provincial sub-centres.
Australia’s eSafety Commissioner has released a new global information booklet to help parents and carers of preschool-aged children around the world start the important conversation about online safety.
All applications for plant and animal product importation and other goods must be submitted and approved prior to shipment from the exporting country.
Landowners of the area where Tanna Airport is located have petitioned the government, through the Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Works (MIPU) to extend the airport to accommodate bigger aircrafts.
The retired chief of Eratap, Andrew Pakoa Kalpoilep V, handed over his chiefly title to his son yesterday to look after their village of Eratap in South Efate.
A 54-year-old man that threatened to kill his de-facto partner for voting for a particular candidate without his approval, has been sentenced by the Supreme Court this week.
A one-day consultation was held recently between the Ministry of Education and Training (MoET) with the Teaching Service Commission (TSC) to review and update the Teaching Services Staff Manual.
The Ministry of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity, through the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD), is supporting the planting of noni to increase production in line with the national Fruits and Vegetables Strategy.
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 Office of the Commissioner of Police has suspended at least 14 police officers on Santo that were allegedly involved in the assault of civilians, use of firearms and damage of properties belonging to the people of Big Bay bush on Santo.
The Vanuatu Brewing Limited (VBL) has donated a range of medical supplies to the Vila Central Hospital (VCH) last week to ensure there are proper health benefits available for the people.
The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) Board has approved for VNPF to establish a domestic cable company with the potential of connecting Port Vila to outer islands, to improve the fund’s operations.
A request was made by the Prime Minister (PM), Bob Loughman, to senior health officials to get an x-ray machine that will reduce transportation costs for seasonal workers traveling from Tanna to Port Vila for medical checkup.
The Department of Industry (DOI) last week conducted a Vanuatu Agro Business and Manufacturing Council consultation meeting at the Grand Hotel.
Vanuatu officially signed the Revised Georgetown Agreement on June 25th, 2020 in Brussels, Belgium. The signing was done at the headquarter of the Organization of the African, Caribbean and Pacific States (OACPS).
Prime Minister Bob Loughman and Australia’s High Commissioner to Vanuatu, Sarah deZoeten, launched the Tafea Cooperative Guest House on Tanna, Tuesday this week.
The Sikotau Women's Association of Ifira, that normally sells artifacts when cruise ships arrive have resorted to selling cooked food on Ifira island as an alternative way of raising funds to assist at home to settle bills such as electricity and water.
History was made yesterday on the remote West Coast of Santo, as the Santo Sunset Environment Network (SSEN) ratified its new Constitution.
Chiefs from Pentecost are against the Government’s decision to relocate the headquarters of PENAMA Provincial Government Council to its original location on Ambae.
Eight Pacific civil aviation authorities, including Pacific airports representatives, participated in an expert airport runway safety training webinar organized by the Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO) on Thursday 25 June.
Vanuatu lost its elections expert – late Martin Tete – in March this year but his contributions to the development of democracy in the country will always be remembered.
Minister of Education and Training, MP Seule Simeon is now a prosecution witness in criminal case No.196 of 2020, after charges against him were withdrawn in court yesterday afternoon.
The Prime Minister (PM), Bob Loughman, unveiled the plaque to mark the laying of the foundation stone of the new Tanna VNPF Branch Office on one of the two plots of land acquired at the Imayelone Subdivision near Whitegrass Airport in west Tanna yesterday.
The Supreme Court has declined and dismissed the application of the Speaker of Parliament to strike out the petition submitted by former Member of Parliament (MP) for Malekula Constituency, Don Ken.
Vanuatu Agriculture College (VAC) and the Adventist Relief Agency or ADRA are equipping local farmers in beekeeping for honey production.
A Memorandum Of Agreement (MOA) for Cooperation in the Exchange of Information was signed on 5 June 2020 by the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Utilities Regulatory Authority (URA) Mr. John Obed Alilee and the Commissioner of the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC) Mr. Branan K…
The Department of Industry (DOI) has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MOU) with the Vanuatu Farmer’s Market (VFM) and vendors on Saturday to assist local businesses that were seriously affected by the impacts of the COVID-19 restrictions.
The Vanessa Quai and Friends TC Harold Music Appeal will kick off live on Television Blong Vanuatu (TBV) at 11am this morning (Saturday 27 June) to 3pm this afternoon.
All of us are currently faced with making challenging and complex decisions during these strange COVID-19 times. For me as the Commissioner of Labour, this complexity was magnified when playing a key role in making decisions around repatriation. There is the constant dilemma of how do we kee…
With an incentive to address the continuous relief and support program efforts towards the TC Harold and COVID-19 crisis within the country, the Coca Cola department under the Vanuatu Brewing Limited this week, donated a total of VT356,000 to the Vanuatu Red Cross (VRC).
Anniversaries are occasions for reflection, and 2020 is a historic year for the United States and Vanuatu for many reasons. It is the 40th anniversary of Vanuatu’s independence. It marks the 75th anniversary of the end of the Second World War, when American and Allied might deflected war fro…