The Supreme Court has sentenced a pastor from the Apostolic Destiny Church to 3 years and 6 months’ imprisonment, after he pleaded guilty to committing an act of indecency with two younger people from the same church.
Apart from the national government, SHEFA Provincial Government Council (SPGC) is the first provincial authority in Vanuatu to recognize Mr. Benny Wenda as the interim president of a provisional West Papuan government.
The Ministry of Education and Training (MOET) has released a new video showcasing how Ambaebulu School boost local economy and provides nutritious food to its students, as an example of how to utilise a school community grant provided by Australian Government in partnership with MOET.
Outgoing New Zealand High Commissioner, Jonathan Schwass, reflects on relations between the two countries over his 3-year term. He leaves Vanuatu for New Zealand today, Saturday 4th of December.
The Language Service Department (LSD) has signed an agreement with the Bible Society, to increase the capacity of language development in Vanuatu.
This is one of a series of articles looking at positive mindsets for a positive future. Over the next few weeks I am exploring some of the most frequent questions I get asked as a business coach and focus on both the challenges and opportunities each one presents.
Stronger dialogue and closer working relationships between the Pacific Aviation Safety Office (PASO) and the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) to support Pacific aviation safety and security was emphasised at the PASO Council of Directors’ recent meeting.
I was just about to drift away into a peaceful sleep at Lolvovohe Village on North Pentecost on a grey Sunday afternoon, when sudden drum beats shattered the monotonous light drizzle on the roof and woke me up.
The trial of the purported unjustified termination of former Public Service Commission (PSC) Secretary General (SG), Jean-Yves Bibi, proceeded in the Supreme Court yesterday.
Australia allowing unlimited amount of kava importation for commercial purpose as part of the second phase of its Kava Pilot Program is great news for Vanuatu, a major kava growing country.
Scott Morrison’s COP26 pledge of $500 million on top of the $1.5 billion promised in 2020, means the Australian government has said it will give $2 billion in climate finance between 2020 and 2025. $2 billion isn’t much: about six cents in every hundred dollars of government spending over fi…
A total of 26 students at the Agence Universitaire de la Francophonie (AUF) have successfully obtained their first Information Communication Technology (ICT) certification.
Vanuatu is likely to continue receiving above normal rainfall until February next year, as a double-dip La Niña has been declared for the Pacific.
A local builder refusing to apologise to the Chinese Government, concerns over proxy votes, a Post Master denying rumours he was going to punch Dinh Van Than and police warning against victory demonstrations are some of the articles published in the Vanuatu Trading Post on this date, 26 years ago.
United States Ambassador to Vanuatu, Papua New Guinea, and Solomon Islands, Erin E. McKee, attended the Handover Ceremony of Contact Tracing Training program to the Government of Vanuatu’s Ministry of Health to help fight COVID-19, virtually yesterday.
Over 20 cacao farmers representing each area councils on the island of Epi have attended a recent training on promoting good quality cacao beans.
Harrison William is a lead cacao farmer from Sara village, South West of Epi island who also participated in the cacao training recently held on the island.
Australia has continued its support to the Vanuatu Police Force (VPF), with a recent grant for the acquisition of a perpetual license for the Police Information Management System (PIMS) at VT162 million.
The first ever former Minister of Finance in the very first Government of the Republic of Vanuatu on July 30 of 1980, Kalpokor Kalsakau from Ifira Tenuku, confirmed to a packed Reserve Bank of Vanuatu (RBV) Conference Room filled with invited guests and staff before yesterday evening, that i…
The Vanuatu Government through the Minister of Public Utilities, Jay Ngwele, and the owner of PRV plantation on Malekula, David Russet have inked an agreement for upgrade works at Norsup Airport to proceed.
Vanuatu National Provident Fund (VNPF) General Manager, Mr Parmod Achary has welcomed the PENAMA Provincial Government Council’s offer to allocate a plot of land for VNPF’s new office.
Vanuatu kava farmers and producers will now have direct access to the Australian market under Phase Two of the Australian Government’s Kava Pilot.
Vanuatu College of Nursing and Education (VCNE)’s application for course accreditation has not yet been submitted to the Vanuatu Qualifications Authority (VQA) to process.
The Electoral Commission has already declared the names of qualified candidates for the TORBA Local Government Council Election, scheduled to be held on December 7, 2021.
The Global Green Growth Institute (GGGI) in partnership with the Department of Energy (DoE) under the Ministry of Climate Change (MoCC) conducted a Training of Trainers (ToT) Workshop on Capacity Building to Strengthen Sustainable Implementation of Renewable Energy Technologies for Rural Ene…
Customary laws, patriarchy, and the prosecution processes are crushing blows to rape survivors and society — these are some of the key issues addressed in Mat Mo Pig, the latest film production by Wan Smolbag Theatre.
The public of Ambrym and anyone for that matter, who are interested in buying fresh wild yam from South East Ambrym for Christmas, are assured that well over a ton are now on sale at Marobe Market.
10 Ni-Vanuatu students who are studying at the University of New Caledonia (UNC) have sought shelter with the Catholic nuns in the Saint Louis area since last week.
Monday, November 15 2021 marked another milestone in the bilateral relationship between Vanuatu and Tuvalu, with the signing of an Air Service Agreement (ASA) between the two countries.
As the festive season approaches, the Office of the Maritime Regulator (OMR) is reminding all ship owners, captains, crew and agents to adhere to maritime safety requirements.