Arrangements are underway within the Immigration department to deport a chinese national working illegally in Vanuatu.

The Boarder Control check carried out by the Biosecurity department on monday this week, shows many tourists coming in with goods that are forbidden in Vanuatu.

The government has called for a special parliament sitting this coming friday, to ask the house responsible to increase the number of Ministries.

Prime Minister of Vanuatu has invited the European Union to remove Vanuatu on the list of non-cooperative tax jurisdiction.

The Prime Minister's office encourages all ni-vanuatu who are employed with the China Civil Engineering Construction Corporation(CCECC), to directly report their complains to the Labour department.

Vanuatu government says there is a need to work together to identify a suitable location to build a national tourism port that will accomodate bigger ships like ovation of the seas.

The Ministry of Internal Affairs, through the Local authority department will be putting out a Councillors Constituency Allocation Guideline.

While flags were flown at half mast, National leaders in Vanuatu paid their last respects to a former Prime Minister in the Parliament complex, yersterday morning.

Vanuatu's Prime Minister, Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas has stated that Vanuatu's independence is still incomplete with unsettled boundary issues, with Fiji and France.

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Roads in Torba province will soon be upgraded.

Torba province has not received any relief supplies after damages caused by tropical cyclone Oma last month.

Vanuatu joined other countries today to celebrate the World Consumer rights day with the theme 'Trusted Smart products.'

A Platform was launched this morning at Reserve Bank for the financial innovation challenge to help address the issues dealing with loans.

Vanuatu has signed a cooperation agreement with the independent republic of Georgia.

The Opposition leader has given his full support to assist women to become members of Parliament.

The Office of the Maritime Regulator has confirmed it has gathered all information required regarding a local inter island vessel, the Vanuatu Cargo, which made a trip to Ambrym island,  despite a warning given by the maritime authority for ships to refrain from sailing, due to cyclone Oma.

Director General of the Ministry of Agriculture, Forestry, Fisheries, Livestock and Biosecurity says its time for all government departments in all ministries to work together.