President of the Leaders Party of Vanuatu and Tanna Island Member of Parliament, Jotham Napat has called for a parliamentary inquiry into sentencing laws in Vanuatu after a man was sentenced to community work for the long term systematic abuse…
Thirty-five Police recruits have accomplished their months of training and were graduated with pride and honor on December 13, 2018 at Independence Park.
It’s mostly carrot and—so far—very little stick where the government’s new tax regime is concerned.
The Nangire Church at Nambatri area in Port Vila through Nagire Mission Committee, has received planting materials from the Department of Agriculture and Rural Development (DARD) on Thursday this week.
Goodbye VIPA, hello Vanuatu Investment Promotion and Facilitation Agency.
The MSG Secretariat was invited by the Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Indonesia to join over 57 nations, 10 international governmental organisations and 70 Observers at the Bali Democracy Forum 2018 held in Nusa Dua, Bali, from 6-7 December 2018.
Two brand new public sanitation facilities at Fatumaru Bay and Independence Park were opened and handed over for public use on Tuesday 11 December 2018.
Seventy business owners met on Monday to share their concerns relating to recent amendments to the Work Permits Act, which was passed without stakeholder consultation.
The Leader of the Opposition, Ishmael Kalsakau, confirmed that complaints have been lodged on breach of Leadership Code against some members of parliament (MPs) yesterday afternoon, with the office of the Ombudsman.
Public Works Director, Samuel Matangi Namuri has been remanded on alleged tax evasion charges.
A 40-year-old Tanna driver was found dead some metres away from Whitegrass Airport terminal early Saturday, and foul play is suspected in his death, sources said.
Vanuatu’s Ambassador Plenipotentiary and Extraordinary to the Kingdom of Belgium and the European Union, Mr. John Licht, is supporting the call for climate ecocide to be identified as an atrocity crime under International law.
In 2018, we celebrate the 70th anniversary of the Universal Declaration of Human Rights.
A sixty-three years old man has escaped a jail term after the judge convicted him over a long-lasting affair he had with his granddaughter since 2005.
A landowner and chief of Lewawa in central Pentecost, Vireial Sabobowut Buletik Edmond, told Prime Minister (PM) Charlot Salwai, in a letter that he will not accept any more road projects passing through his land boundary.
The University of the South Pacific’s Centre for Flexible Learning (CFL) launched USP Global, a University initiative through which a number of programmes will be offered online to a global audience.
Public Health Director Len Tarivonda and recently retired National Reproductive Health Coordinator, Apisai Tokin, were awarded the inaugural ACCF Excellence in Service to Women Award for their vision and persistence in the face of all obstacles in bringing about a…
Urban management should be decentralized, says Torba Province Provincial Planner, James Tavuti.
The Government says one of the reasons behind the recent motion of no confidence regarding an alleged Vt4 billion for roads on Pentecost alone has no substance in it.
Less than 20 Members of Parliament (MPs) were present at the National Convention Centre on Wednesday for the workshop on a guide to the national budget process.
The Office of the Opposition has confirmed it is pursuing legal proceedings against the Members of Parliament (MP) that signed the Attestation documents on the Motion of No Confidence but verbally withdrew from it in parliament.
John Timakata was suspended from practising law for three months beginning mid-September and fined VT300,000 by the Law Council Disciplinary Committee. He was found to have acted unethically after he unlawfully obtained and withheld dozens of lease documents in order…
Over 30 farmers from Emae that are members of Emae Farmers Association are currently selling their local produce at Marobe market house in Port Vila.
Sounds of Fenuariki String Band (FSB) is launching its Volume 2 CD today December 7 (Friday).
The election of the new President of Malvatumauri Council of Chiefs, Chief Willie Grey Plasua, on October 2018 has opened doors for chiefs to carry out works and essential duties after a long break which lasted for five months, which…
An analysis conducted on the situation of sign language in Vanuatu released yesterday during the opening of the National Disability Forum will strengthen collective action to improve access to sign language.
Water is one of nature’s most important gifts to mankind and essential to good health.
A Multi-Cluster Team has been deployed to Ambae to conduct a full assessment of the situation on the ground, to determine if the island is safe for people to return.
The Speaker of Parliament, Esmon Saimon, urged all parliamentarians attending the Second Extraordinary Session to attend a workshop on budget to be held today (Wednesday) at the Convention Centre, just near Parliament.
As we approach the festive season, the Office of Maritime Regulator (OMR) wishes to remind all shipowners and Masters of vessels (captains) and seafarers to respect maritime safety and laws governing safe shipping.
The Torba Skills Centre has worked hard to bring rural banking to Vetimboso, the biggest village on Vanua Lava in Torba Province.
Superannuation in Australia is the equivalent of National Provident Fund in Vanuatu.
Asphalt construction works have commenced on the runway at Bauerfield international airport, following initial trials and testing which began early this month.
The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) in partnership with the Vanuatu West Papua Association and the South Moluccas association have joined in with West Papuans around the globe to commemorate the West Papua Day, celebrated annually on the…
The Public Service Commission (PSC) has appointed Shadrack Welegtabit as the new Acting Director of the National Disaster Management Office (NDMO).