Police have confirmed that they have arrested three vehicles, and issued them 500-thousand vatu on the spot fines, after the order signed recently by the Minister of Internal Affairs, Andrew Napuat.

The Lord Mayor of Port Vila, Albert Sandy Daniel left the country last weekend, to attend an international tourism event in China.

The Namatan short film festival was held last Friday.

In regional news, the newly appointed Fijian police chief at the UN Mission in South Sudan aims to boost the number of women in the force.

A Samoa police contingent from the capital of Apia has been sent to Savaii to help with the investigations surrounding a fight and damage caused at the Salelologa market.

Vanuatu's speaker of parliament has told VBTC News that under the law he does not have the power or authority to order a member of parliament to vacate their seat.

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This current generation of Ni-Vanuatu will be the first in the Pacific islands region who will grow up to be the first to ban the use of single-use platic bags.

The Vanuatu Teachers' Union, VTU is preparing to hold a nation-wide industrial strike on the 3rd of June, this year.

Work on the Efate Ring road funded by the Asian Development Bank, ADB has begun on the Marona and Sara bridges at North Efate.

The President of the Oceania and Vanuatu Para Olympics committees will be hosting a fundraising effort at the Mele Golf Club tomorrow.

The government of China has donated 146 water tanks to the government and people of Vanuatu.

The Fred Hollows Foundation NZ has announced that over 172 million vatu will be allocated for the upgrade and expansion of the Port Vila National Eye Centre in Vanuatu.

The government of the United States of America(USA) through its Embassy based in Papua New Guinea(PNG) has announced an additional assistance to help the people of Ambae who are affected by the Manaro Volcano.

The Court house has granted the application of Chief Vira Leo to enter the courtroom with his custom dressing.

A Police officer is now in custody after being remanded yesterday by the Magistrate Court.

The first ever 2018 Festival of Life will be held this evening in Port Vila.

The Papua New Guinea government has asked the Constitutional Law Reform Commission to table several electoral reforms in time for the November session of parliament.