A total of 1,062 citizens and residents have been repatriated so far under the second repatriation phase that commenced early last month.
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.
People on the islands of Epi and Malekula, particularly Southwest Bay are now buying benzine at Vt131 per litre, a 55 per cent price drop following the establishment of two new fuel stations by the Pacific Energy Vanuatu.
As ritzy restaurants and upscale dining establishments feel the absence of international currency, the breakfast staple sold at La Parisienne is one of the rare products that is somewhat, unaffected by the border closure.
The Assistant Commissioner of Police (ACP) Commander North, Willie Samuel, said he is aware of the land dispute incidents in Central Pentecost that has led to an attack on a chief and another incident of a house burnt.
The Facilitator of the Cooperatives Savings and Loans Society, Compliance Manager Joe Iauko, has shone the light on the facts and figures of AFIC’s millions of savings to Ambaean members at the Lemus Conference Centre last week.
Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation (VBTC) and the Australian High Commission are pleased that Digicel Vanuatu continues to support the Namatan Short Film Festival, one of Vanuatu’s most popular annual cultural events.
As the Acting Director of the Vanuatu Meteorological and Geohazards Department issued an official media release stating a 70 per cent possibility of a La Nina, the statement also stated that livestock and food crops are also at risk.
There are no funds in the current budget to pay off the Vt400 million that the Supreme Court has ordered the Vanuatu Government to pay on behalf of the National Housing Corporation (NHC) for breaching a contract it has with International Green Structures LLC.
The Asian Bee, an invasive species of bee is threatening the honey resource that is being produced by the European bees in Vanuatu, says Acting Principal Veterinary Officer Dr. Roger Philips.
A major milestone will be marked today Tuesday, 22nd of September 2020 in the progress towards building Vanuatu’s new Supreme Court, to be known as the Halls of Justice.
Earlier this month, the Vanuatu Skills Partnership (VSP) has facilitated a Monitoring, Evaluation and Learning (MEL) workshop with key provincial officers at the TAFEA Provincial Headquarter.
This week has marked the establishment of the first-ever community-owned company under the Vanuatu Financial Services Commission (VFSC) in SANMA province – the Sanma Creative Industries Community Company (SCICC).
The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) launched yesterday (Friday) a low-cost housing project, that will be rolled out across 81 plots of land at the Banian Subdivision near Luganville’s Pekoa Airport on Santo.
Over Vt2 million will be given by the Japanese Government, through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects (GGP) programme, for the replacement of construction materials and rain harvest tanks for Bombua High School on Santo.
The low-cost housing initiative of the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) being implemented with the National Bank of Vanuatu (NBV) on Santo was launched yesterday.
Senior representatives from various government departments have met recently for the first meeting of the Pacific-European Union Marine Partnership (PEUMP) programme-funded By-catch and Integrated Ecosystem Management (BIEM) Initiative Steering Committee.
A workshop held recently on Santo was an opportunity to re-think the need of responding effectively when a natural disaster or crisis unfolds without leaving vulnerable groups in the society such as people with disability behind.
The Members Education Support Scheme (MESS) implemented by the Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) has announced the estimated overall spending on students studying abroad, for both semesters 1 and 2, is Vt108,329,084.
Following news of Solomon Islands students infected with COVID-19 in Philippines, the Vanuatu COVID-19 committee spokesperson, Dr. Len Tarivonda, said there is no reason for Vanuatu to panic about this.
Mr. Simeon Banga, from Walaha in Ambae, is calling on the Minister for Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Jay Ngwele, not to forget Walaha District on the island, in present and future developments. He made specific mention of the island’s soccer stadium, and the major commercial wharf.
A community leader and former Member of Parliament, Mr Roro Sambo, has raised concerns over the dumping of rubbish by few utility companies cleaning road sides and road safety materials from the Prima bridge towards the Mele village.
As COVID-19 continues to send shockwaves through the global economy, IFC, a member of the World Bank Group, in collaboration with Inspire Impact, is hosting a landmark discussion on investment opportunities in the Pacific Blue Economy, including why the sustainable use of oceans must be cent…
Vanuatu’s music industry in the gospel genre will celebrate a milestone on the 8th October 2020 by hosting a first of its kind Gospel Acapella Festival which will be viewed locally and internationally through VBTC’s digital media platforms.
No matter what the crisis or disaster we know it will pass. We know there will come a time when life begins to settle down again even if it does not feel like that now.
The remote western side of Santo has suffered from chronic underdevelopment since Independence. Even with no roads, wharves or functional airports, the people of Western Santo, across over 40 villages, have displayed an incredible resilience in the face of natural disasters including ongoing…
Here Stanley Trief, Manager Vanuatu Electronic Single Window System Project gave an insight into the journey of how him and his team came to place Vanuatu on top of the Pacific and world in this direction, but before that, Daily Post takes a quick look at his profile.
Thirty one young women in Vanuatu are taking a bold new step on a journey to realise their potential as leaders in their communities and country. CARE Vanuatu’s young women leaders, who come from Port Vila and Tafea Province, met this week for the first time at a four-day workshop in Port Vi…
Vanuatu needs a Traditional Knowledge Authority to protect traditional knowledge that is passed on from generation to generation from being used by others for commercial exploitation resulting from innovation.