Minister of Finance and Economic Management, Gaetan Pikioune, and the Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of Air Vanuatu, Derek Nice, signed a Financial Agreement for a Vt850 million deposit towards the purchase of four Airbus aircrafts yesterday afternoon.
While schools around the nation have begun their academic year, approximately 300 students at the Napangasale Junior secondary school on Tongoa, still have not begun their classes.
The officer who was involved in the assessing and shortlisting of scholarship applicants for this year’s general list of the Vanuatu Government funded scholarships said he received approval from the Scholarship Board to do it.
The Vt800 million budget allocated by the Government to fund scholars this year has fallen short by around Vt66 million, the former Information and Academic Counseling Officer at the National Scholarship Office, Paulson Garae, has revealed.
Earlier this week namele leaves were erected at the entrance to the Penama Provincial Headquarters at Saratamata, Longana on Ambae.
Minister of Health, Jack Norris cut the ribbon to officially open Vanuatu’s new National Eye Center at the Vila Central Hospital yesterday morning.
Downer Vanuatu are painting white traffic marking lines on key parts of the Walter Lini Highway and Kumel Highway where asphalt was laid last year.
Internal Affairs Minister Andrew Napuat is appealing to the public to respect the newly appointed Directors.
Tropical Cyclone Oma has destroyed some homes and gardens in Torba and Sanma Provinces.
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai signed a historic bilateral trade agreement with New Caledonia on Wednesday this week in Noumea.
Member of Parliament (MP) for Pentecost, Francois Chani, has described the overall planning of the National Convention Center (NCC) as ill-conceived with no deep foresight by those who initiated it in the first place.
The Second Deputy Speaker of Parliament, MP Toara Daniel, is now the Acting Speaker of Parliament and at the same time the Acting Head of State.
Vanuatu has always been very principled in its approach to West Papua, in the issue of self-determination of any country, particularly in our own region, Pacific Islands Forum Secretary General, Dame Meg Taylor said.
The current tropical low is expected to become a tropical cyclone in the next few days.
The long-running infamous Seven Star flooding issue should be fixed before the end of 2019.
Members of Parliament for Luganville and Port Vila are the latest members of parliament to join Vanua’aku Pati (VP), increasing the party’s number to 13 MPs.
Acting Principal Education Officer of Shefa Provincial Government and School Improvement Officer Jack Maete, has said the opening of a new classroom on a small island such as Pele, should be an important event such as a ‘lafet’ or marriage.
The Government of Japan, through its Grant Assistance for Grassroots Human Security Projects Program (GGP), will provide Vt26 million for the construction of four new classrooms for the Luganville East Francophone Primary School in Santo.
The National Disaster Education Coordinator under the Ministry of Education, Virana Lini, wishes to assure all parents from Ambae who are affected by the Manaro volcanic ash fall, not to hesitate to send their children to school, as they are…
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has admitted that managing the National Convention Center is quite expensive and the Government has no budget to maintain it.
Another major milestone has been achieved in boosting labour mobility efforts for employees in Vanuatu, giving more access to the semi-skilled labour market in Australia.
Vanuatu’s Chief Justice (CJ), Vincent Lunabek, has again asked for a Court Hall while delivering his official speech during the opening of the courts this year.
The Secretary of the Council of Ministers (COM) in back in custody after breaching his bail conditions police said.
The Government has no intention to reconcile with Barnabas Tabirupmel and the financial entity, Apma Financial Investment Centre (AFIC).
Supreme Court Judge Gus Andree Wiltens has declared the decision of 3 August 2012 by Steven Kalsakau instructing the Acting Director to find and allocate State lands to Department of Lands’ staff members on favorable terms as “unlawful”.
Interchange Cable Ltd (ICL) has handed a cheque of Vt20 million to the Minister of Finance and Economic Management, Gaetan Pikioune yesterday afternoon as its dividend payment.
Schools across the country opened their doors for the 2019 academic year to students this week.
Despite the rain, over 200 guests turned up to celebrate Waitangi Day with the New Zealand High Commission on Tuesday night.
The Supreme Court will deliver its decision on Miss Henriette Yatipu’s ‘no case to answer’ submission today.
The harvest of noni fruit to process noni juice, capsules and two other noni products at the noni plantation and factory at Velit Bay, East Santo has commenced.
Lindsay Barrett has been living and working in Vanuatu for over 40 years. The man behind Barrett and Partners broke his customary public silence on public policy matters to express his concern about the Labour (Work Permits) Act amendments.
Year 8 students at the Child Care Primary School topped the national exam results last year.
The wife of the principal whose story shocked the nation when he was accused of raping one of his students - placing several questions on the ethics of principals and teachers in Vanuatu’s education system - has spoken out.
The Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) yesterday revealed that it has added another property to its acquisitions.
The Government’s Energy Access Program (VEAP) is on track for implementation by mid-2019.