The New Zealand Government and the Adventist Development Relief Agency, ADRA, have collaborated to provide 150 water and sanitation kits to the people on Ambae affected by the Manaro volcanic activiti.

Vanuatu's Magistrate Court has sentenced Philip Jimmy to 26 years incarceration.

Six former Members of Parliament have pleaded guilty on a conspiracy charge in court yesterday.

A tropical low is near the eastern part of Vanuatu's northern islands.

The Fred Hollows Foundation, eye team, based in Fiji will be arriving in Vanuatu to conduct sugeries and diabetes consultations in Port Vila at the end of this month.

Local boy, Jacobus Kali, will participate in an international boxing tournament in Fiji, on the 5th May, this year.

The Vanuatu Broadcasting the Television Corporation, VBTC, and China's CCTV signed an agreement this morning, to exchange news production.

The safety of guests and visitors is paramount for tourism operators.

In politics, Vanuatu's Green Confederation has a new National President.

Tongan Prime Minister, Akilisi Pohiva's government is facing challenges in the increasing crime rates, especially involving young people and dangerous drugs, such as marijuana.

The Vanuatu National Red Cross Society is appealing to public to make donations to help the displaced families of Waluembue vilage, North Ambae, whose homes were destroyed in last weekends flashfloods.

The Department of Livestock held a one-day workshop at the Irririki Island Resort today to discuss changes within the department.

Port Vila's Lord Mayor, Albert Sandy Daniel has said that he is happy that the Minister responsible for Local authorities, Mr Andrew Napuat took the time to visit the towns market houses with the Municipal's councillors and himself.

Kava was a main cash crop on the island of Tongoa prior to cyclone Pam.

Pacific athletes at the Goldcoast commonwealth games have started their first day of competitions today.

The Vanuatu Football Federation, VFF, launched its Just Play Sport life 2 program in Vanuatu, yesterday.

Vanuatu's Nalkutan FC has a day of training remaining in its preparation before it meets Solomon Islands' Marist FC in its OFC Quarter Final match on Saturday, this weekend.

Malvatumauri Council of Chiefs' Executive Secretary, Chief Jean-Pierre Tom has announced publicly that the National Council of Chiefs has decided to give His Royal Highness, Prince Charles of England a Customary Title.