Students from Ambae and Ambrym who were affected by the volcanic eruption, will exempted from paying school fees.

Vanuatu Teaching Service Commission has confirmed a shortage of secondary school teachers.

Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas joins the high commissioner of New Zealand in Vanuatu and other New Zealand family to celebrate the waitangi day yesterday evening in Port Vila.

The Public Service Commission(PSC) has confirmed that newly appointed directors of government departments will begin official duties as from Monday next week, February 4th.

In sports, one of the challenges that the Tafea National games organising committee is facing, is on finance.

State Law Office has confirmed that a political party bill will be debated in parliament this year.

The Director General of the Melanesian Spearhead Group, Amena Yauvoli has congratulated the Vanuatu government for Vanuatu's national report to the United Nations Human Rights Council's Universal Periodic Review or UPR process last week.

Transport and Communications are two challenges faced by the Water Supply Department team, currently on Ambae island.

A weather and climate expert in Vanuatu says its likely, a tropical depression can develop by the end of next month.

In sports, Tafea province will be hosting the 12th national games in May this year.

Malampa Provincial government says its working on a long term plan to help the Ambrym volcanoe victims if the situation gets worse in future.

Negotiations are under way for ni-Vanuatu to be able to work in the fourth largest cruise ship in the world, Ovation of the seas.

The Australian footy in Vanuatu will be sending three U-19 players to Australia to be part in the camp training in Australia.

The country's first national referendum to amend the country's national constitution will be held on June 4th, 2019.

New Zealand and Vanuatu have agreed on an expanded programme of security cooperation focused on leadership and technical training, logistics and planning support and increased humanitarian response capability.

A total of 500 new passports have arrived.

In region, The lack of adequate toilet facilities in tourist spots north of Saipan is forcing tourists to defecate on beaches and roadsides.

The Public Land Transport Authority has a discipline process in place to deal with people who break land public transport laws.