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Virgin schedule not yet release

Virgin schedule not yet available. Virgin Airlines has not yet […]

Ni -Van in amputation murder charge

A Ni- Vanuatu man has been charged with murder in […]

Concern over EU move to suspend visa-free travel

Government and business leaders say a move by the European […]

Quarantine hotel cries poor

The management of the Iririki Island Resort near the capital […]

Petition to cut quarantine costs

Seasonal workers in New Zealand have petitioned the Vanuatu Government […]

Eight MPs make move “for government stability”

The eight former Opposition Members of Parliament who joined the […]

Former parliamentary Speaker suspended

The Vanuatu Parliament suspended the former speaker of Parliament, Gracia […]

Western Santo – Vanuatu voice at COP26 climate forum

The Santo Sunset Environment Network, a community group from Wunpuko […]

Repatriation presents COVID-risks

The Ministry of Health says it wants the public to […]

Two COVID cases confirmed as delta

Prime Minister Bob Loughman has confirmed that the two positive […]

Two new COVID cases in border quarantine

Prime Minister, Bob Loughman, has confirmed two new cases of […]

Private sector calls for open border target

The Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry (VCCI) has called […]

COVID-19: Sanma vaccinates 50 per cent of target population

Around 24,000 eligible people in Sanma Province have now either […]

Australia issues ban on some seasonal workers

Australia has blacklisted over 50 Ni-Vanuatu seasonal workers. Vanuatu’s Commissioner […]

Vanuatu Agriculture Development Bank board sacked

The Vanuatu Government has sacked the entire executive and board […]

Maewo health center to open this month

A new health centre will open in north Maewo on […]

Farm door sales bring smiles from Malampa farmers

A joint Government– private sector initiative is a dream come […]

Cyclone damaged schools in Santo to be rebuilt

The New Zealand Government has donated VT315 million to reconstruct […]

No fix on Vila hospital pollution of lagoon

Water resources officials are still pushing to have the Vila […]

Grounded vessel damages Lamap reef

The community of Lamap in south Malekula has issued an […]

Above average rainfall likely

The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geohazards Department is predicting above average […]

Malekula population ready for COVID-19 vaccinations

The Malampa Public Health Office says COVID-19 vaccination awareness programs […]

Quarantine-free travel to NZ for Vanuatu seasonal workers

Under relaxed COVID-19 restrictions introduced earlier this month, seasonal workers […]

Luganville rice suppliers warned over price hikes

The Luganville Municipal Council has warned rice suppliers in Luganville […]

South Santo One Area Council opens new council office

The opening of a new council office in the Tasmalum […]

Sanma to wind-up COVID-19 vaccinations by mid-December

In northern Sanma Province, almost 15,000 people aged 18 and […]

Sea vessel safety: Boat registrations in Penama Province

The Northern Division Office of the Maritime Regulator will be […]

New Vanuatu patrol boat gets custom name

The Vanuatu Government has named its newest patrol boat RVS […]

Police call for extra resources to fight online crime

The Vanuatu Police Force is dealing with around three cases […]

Weavers and designers in the north turn a profit

A newly formed business is changing the lives of many […]

Progress on major Sanma infrastructure projects

The Sanma Provincial Government Council says a critical upgrade of […]

Copra farmer loses home due to land dispute

A 74-year copra farmer at Cape Quiros, North East Santo […]

Call for public clean-ups to prevent more dengue outbreaks

The Ministry of Health is calling on the public to […]

Vanuatu opens its first youth detention centre

Vanuatu’s first youth detention centre, the Mauria Juvenile Centre, opened […]

Sanma Games in August at Port Olry

Eleven area councils in Sanma Province are looking forward to […]

Fifty cooperatives to get internet access for e-commerce

A VT9.8 million government investment will see 25 cooperatives across […]

Ten food stalls in Luganville closed

Ten Santo food stalls closed due to poor hygiene. The […]

COVID-vaccine to Vanuatu’s north by end of August

Vanuatu’s health department says it aims to launch COVID-19 vaccinations […]

Dengue fever outbreak in Port Vila

The Ministry of Health has reported an outbreak of dengue […]

Secret radio talks turn tide on Santo rebellion

In the months leading up to Vanuatu gaining its Independence […]

Contract signed for Lenakel and Litzlitz wharf repairs

Vanuatu’s Ministry of Infrastructure and Public Utilities has signed a […]

Raids on alleged immigration fraud ring nets 50 suspects

Following a long-running investigation, police and immigration officials say raids […]

Ranwadi students unhappy over processed food

Over 300 school students of Ranwadi Church of Christ College […]

Nine thousand not counted in 2020 census

The preliminary results for the 2020 National Census show that […]

Call for support for disabled mother

The Vanuatu Widow’s Association has called for support for a […]

Government acts on crowdfunding platform

The Vanuatu Financial Intelligence Unit has directed the Vanuatu-based Bless […]

Parliamentary turmoil: 19 MPs appeal ousting

Vanuatu’s Appeal Court will sit on 12 July to hear […]

COVID vaccine roll out in Efate rural

A total of twenty-four people got their first COVID-19 vaccine […]

Ureparapara calls for a full-time registered nurse

People on Ureparapara Island in the Banks group of islands […]

Vanuatu to bring deceased seasonal worker home

Vanuatu’s Labour Department has confirmed the death of a Ni-Vanuatu […]

Four Government MPs defect to the Opposition

Vanuatu’s Government remains in turmoil this week, with four Members […]

Shefa Province children have low literacy and numeracy rates

A Shefa Education Forum has identified that children from Vanuatu’s […]

South Santo calls for urgent road improvements

Poor road conditions in many remote parts of Vanuatu are […]

Push to boost quality of copra production

The Vanuatu Government is encouraging farmers to lift the quality […]

PM the first to take Chinese COVID vaccine

This week, Prime Minister Bob Loughman stepped up to be […]

Vanuatu loses “a true and humble man”

Church leader, Pastor Allen Nafuki, from the island of Erromango […]

Renovation of historic Luganville town hall almost complete

More than 37 million vatu has been spent to reconstruct […]

Turnout good in Port Vila for COVID-19 jab

In Port Vila, over 2000 people have been vaccinated against […]

PM, deputy PM and 17 MPs told to vacate their seats

The Vanuatu Speaker of Parliament this morning ordered the Prime […]

Chinese COVID vaccine arrives in Vanuatu

The Chinese Government today handed 20,000 doses of its Sinopharm […]

Proud paddlers: Luganville starts school canoe competition

The Luganville Canoe League has kicked off Santo’s first school […]

Ten million vatu for plastic bottle clean-up

World Vision Vanuatu is to spend around ten million vatu […]

Two MPs suspended

The Speaker of Parliament suspended two Members of Parliament this […]

Motion of no confidence against PM

The Vanuatu Opposition this week put forward a motion of […]

Banks MP calls for upgrade of Lonsdale Memorial College

The Member of Parliament for Banks Islands in northern Torba […]

Will fire-fighting services stay under police control?

Discussions are underway to improve Vanuatu’s fire-fighting capacity by separating […]

Local company to export Vanuatu food products to Australia

The Pacific Imports company, has this week signed an agreement […]

Calls for an increase in spending on youth

The youth support organisation, the Youth Empowerment Society for Vanuatu, […]

Vanuatu marks the impact of new technologies

Prime Minister Bob Loughman says digital technologies have the power […]

Pacific business confidence slumps to new low

A new survey has shown business confidence in the Pacific […]

Vanuatu cuts work permit fees

The Vanuatu Government has reduced the cost of fees for […]

Six cleared of young man’s death on Santo

The Supreme Court of Vanuatu has this week acquitted six […]

COVID-infected gas tanker crew depart Vanuatu

Eleven crew members who have tested positive for COVID-19 aboard […]

Minister apologises as scholarship payment still delayed

The Ministry of Education and Training says its scholarship unit […]

Talks underway on teaching Vanuatu custom in schools

Discussion is underway at the Chiefs’ Nakamal in Port Vila […]

Twenty-four in quarantine in gas tanker COVID case

Twenty-four Vanuatu locals are in quarantine after coming into close […]

Two hundred cattle shipped to Erromango for restocking

More than 200 cattle have been shipped to Erromango in […]

Mobile coverage still a challenge for Vanuatu

A survey done in 2020 has shown that many islands […]

Seasonal workers to quarantine at home

The labour department says from May, seasonal workers travelling to […]

Some Port Vila harbour water now safe for swimming

The Department of Water Resources and the Port Vila City […]

Tanna understaffing sees voter registration delays

The Tafea Province has called for a full-time electoral officer […]

Vaturisu looks to custom penalty for killings

The Vaturisu Council of Chiefs on Efate, Vanuatu’s most populated […]

New scholarship students upset by delays in fee payments

More than 30 first year Vanuatu Government scholarship students, from […]

Air Vanuatu wants clarity on Samoa’s COVID-19 flight requirements

Air Vanuatu says a flight to take students to Samoa […]

Strict watch on use of government vehicles in 2021

The Vanuatu Public Service Commission says it will be strictly […]

Shefa revives seaport tax collection

The Shefa Provincial Government Council is this week restarting collection […]

Leptospirosis still killing victims in Vanuatu’s north

Following an increase in the potentially deadly disease of leptospirosis […]

COVID slashes Shefa Province revenue

The Shefa Provincial Government Council says it lost 18 million […]

Loukatai children eating more locally-produced food

Loukatai Primary School on the southern island of Tanna has […]

UN supports COVID hygiene at Vanuatu markets

Vanuatu market vendors are getting help from the United Nations […]

Market vendors to process and preserve food

As tough economic times impact Vanuatu, a food preservation training […]

Supreme Court to hear criminal charges against Climate Change Minister

The Supreme Court of Vanuatu is to hear a criminal […]

Increase in domestic violence reporting on Santo

A national project to stop domestic violence is having an […]

Private sector seeks more Government support

The Vanuatu Chamber of Commerce and Industry has called for […]

Court case begins on two Chinese vessels

Vanuatu’s Magistrates’ Court has begun hearing the case against two […]

Two new COVID cases confirmed in quarantine

Vanuatu is now in Stage 2A of its COVID-19 response […]

Cyber hackers attack 20 Government websites

The Vanuatu Computer Emergency Response Team is investigating a cyber-attack […]

VBTC now live on Digicel apps

Audiences across Vanuatu can now live stream the Vanuatu Broadcasting […]

Stranded Solomon Islanders test negative for COVID

Five people from the Solomon Islands who drifted at sea […]

Business on hold while coconut trees recover

It is almost a year since Cyclone Harold hit Vanuatu […]

East Malo gets local civil registry services

The East Malo Area Council in Vanuatu’s north opened a […]

Seasonal work agents on notice

The Vanuatu Government says it is giving seasonal worker agents […]

Call for Vanuatu to preserve its traditional languages

Vanuatu’s Prime Minister has called on the people of Vanuatu […]

Earthquake damage to new Efate school buildings

Education authorities will meet Malapoa College administrators this week to […]

Vanuatu expects more rain

Vanuatu has been warned to expect a lot more rain […]

Public Works want VT300 million to tar seal roads

With wet season rains damaging roads, the Public Works Department […]

Walter Lini’s vision – Marine hatchery launched in Santo

The Department of Fisheries has launched a VT20 million mariculture […]

Law to protect Vanuatu kava

Vanuatu’s Intellectual Property Office is undertaking public consultation on a […]

Strong COVID-19 protocols deliver good results

The Vanuatu Government says it is proud of the “strong […]

Premium copra selling at VT75,000 per tonne

Pacific Pride, the only buyer of premium copra in Vanuatu […]

Push to make feeder roads public roads in Santo

The South East Santo Area Council is calling on landowners […]

Authorities investigate two Chinese fishing vessels

The Vanuatu Government is investigating two Chinese fishing vessels and […]

Inquiry to investigate failed housing project

The Minister of Justice and Community Services, Esmon Saimon, has […]

Inquiry to investigate illegal logging

A special Commission of Inquiry has been set up into […]

Preparations underway for four provincial elections

Vanuatu’s Electoral Office has confirmed four provinces will have provincial […]

PM launches Pentecost road project

The Vanuatu Government today launched a major road project on […]

Australia to import Vanuatu kava

The Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Bob Loughman, has announced Australia […]

Wet season road damage in Port Vila

As Vanuatu’s wet season continues, residents of Port Vila are […]

COVID-19 puts Airports Vanuatu jobs in jeopardy

Airports Vanuatu Limited is looking at reducing its workforce as […]

Calls for regulation of “dangerous” silicone injections

A Port Vila doctor has called for government regulation to […]

Call for unity for Luganville development

Vanuatu’s Department of Local Authorities has called on the mayor […]

Tsunami preparedness needs to improve in Luganville

The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department says a Luganville tsunami […]

Deaths from leptospirosis in Vanuatu’s north

Health officials in Vanuatu’s north say there has been an […]

Ifira Port Development Services hands dividend to the government

The Ifira Ports Development and Services company handed over a […]

Pollution-linked fish poisoning on the rise in Erakor

The Fisheries Department has called for action to reduce pollution […]

Vanuatu to access COVID-19 vaccines

Vanuatu’s COVID-19 Spokesperson says the COVAX Facility – the international […]

Order for ship owners to follow cyclone warnings

The Office of the Maritime Regulator has called on ship […]

Tanoliu community allege construction company rent arreas

North Efate’s community of Tanoliu has raised concerns over what […]

National weather: Tuesday 01 December

Cloudy condition with isolated showers over north and parts of […]

Vanuatu aims to improve tuna industry

Growing a strong and sustainable tuna fishing industry is the […]

Domestic violence victims to access new free phone help line

Victims of domestic violence can now call for help when […]

Government trades used vehicles for new ones

The Vanuatu Government has spent VT73 million to trade old […]

Investigation into sinking of MV Rosalie underway

The Office of the Maritime Regulator is investigating the sinking […]

Plan to update Vanuatu’s adoption laws

The Vanuatu Government plans to introduce a new adoption law […]

COVID frontline health workers demand more payment

Frontline health workers in Vanuatu dealing with COVID-19 are demanding […]

Communications and transport a battle for West Santo schools

School officials say the education of students in the North […]

National weather: Tuesday 17 November

Partly cloudy to fine weather over the group with chances […]

Seaside community wants relocation of COVID-19 isolation unit

The Seaside community in Port Vila has called on the […]

Efate island restricted following COVID-19 case

Travel in and out of Vanuatu’s Efate Island, the nation’s […]

Vanuatu acts to contain first COVID-19 case

Vanuatu’s Council of Ministers has allocated over VT200 million to […]

Parliament votes for earlier VNPF pensions and better governance

The Parliament has passed a bill to allow the Vanuatu […]

Luganville Fire Service hampered by funding shortfalls

Responding to criticism of its handling of a fire earlier […]

Opposition warns: Don’t disrupt labour mobilty programs

The leader of the Vanuatu Opposition has called on the […]

Conflicting claims over withdrawal of two Australian banks

The Vanuatu Government says a statement released this week by […]

Rice farming on the rise in Santo

The number of farmers growing rice on Santo has grown […]

National weather: Wednesday 28 October

Vanuatu will experience partly cloudy to cloudy with chances of […]

Trachoma disease eliminated says health ministry

In a positive development, the Vanuatu Ministry of Health has […]

Call for farmers to prepare for cyclone season

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has called on […]

New local marine pilots join shipping industry

Vanuatu has added two new certified pilots to its local […]

Diabetic eye disease increases

The eye clinic at the Vila Central Hospital says people […]

Tourism operator – Strong domestic tourism trade a myth

Despite the Vanuatu Tourism Office’s current national domestic tourism marketing […]

Post-Harold food shortages still impacting the North

Six months after the devastation of Cyclone Harold in Vanuatu’s […]

Invasive pest threat – Late order to restrict ship movements questioned

Two months after the arrival of the coconut rhinoceros beetle […]

Travel at home – domestic tourism campaign making an impact

The Vanuatu Tourism Office says the first phase of its […]

Preventing fire ant spread

The Vanuatu Department of Environmental Protection and Conservation has called […]

Call for farmers to prepare for cyclone season

The Department of Agriculture and Rural Development has called on […]

Local vessel owner calls for a slipway

A local vessel owner has called on the Government to […]

Opposition slams Ministerial no-show at business forum

The Vanuatu Opposition has criticised what it says was the […]

Government fails to respond to victims of Maewo landslide

Victims of last month’s landslide on the island of Maewo […]

National weather: Wednesday 07 October

Partly cloudy with brief showers over Vanuatu’s northern and parts […]

Urgent safety upgrade needed for banana boats

Speaking on World Maritime Day, Port Vila Lord Mayor, Eric […]

Health workers: Teenage pregnancies fall in 2019 but are still too high

Vila Central Hospital records show around five babies are born […]

National weather-Tuesday 06 October

Partly cloudy to cloudy with chances of brief showers over […]

Malvatumauri Council: Return to your islands if you have no work

The Malvatumauri Council of Chiefs has called on people who […]

Free internet access for school students

Students in Vanuatu will soon be able to study at […]

Call for flights to resume at Lajmoli Airport

People from the remote North West of Santo, Vanuatu’s largest […]

Call for evacuation centres to be accessible for disabled people

The Vanuatu Society for People with Disability has called on […]

Men urged to get behind fight against cervical cancer

The Vanuatu Family Health Association has called on church leaders, […]

New Supreme Court construction to start

A ground breaking ceremony has been held in Port Vila […]

Digicel boosts the outreach of the Namatan Short Film Festival

VBTC and the Australian High Commission are pleased that Digicel […]

Non- Communicable Disease arise in Point Cross

The Vanuatu Family Health Association says they have detected an […]

Penama Day games played in heavy rain

More than 200 people gathered in Ransuksuk village in South […]

Government to subsidise copra price

Vanuatu’s Council of Ministers has decided to subsidise the price […]

Opposition critical of quarantine overflow

The Vanuatu Opposition has called on the Government’s National COVID-19 […]

Heavy rains cause flash floods in the north

Heavy rainfall and flash flooding in Vanuatu’s Pentecost Island have […]

Vanuatu bans imports of poultry products from Victoria

The Department of Biosecurity Vanuatu has issued a ban on […]

New technology to help for farmers

Vanuatu’s Ministry of Agriculture has this week introduced farmers in […]

National weather: Friday 11 September

Partly cloudy to mostly fine weather expected over the group […]

National weather: Thursday 10 September

Partly cloudy to mostly fine expected over the group. Light […]

Opposition condemns parliamentary speakers’ call for salary increase

Opposition Leader, Ralph Regenvanu, says three deputy speakers of Parliament […]

Weather bureau says La Niña will bring heavy rains

The Vanuatu Meteorology and Geo-Hazards Department warns there could be […]

Lamenaura Primary School lights up with green energy

The Lamenaura French Primary School on the island of Tanna […]

Man arrested in Malekula over four deaths

Police in Lakatoro have confirmed the arrest of a Mazda […]

A new look for Christmas in the Park celebrations

Vanuatu’s popular, annual Christmas in the Park event will move […]

National weather: Monday 07 September

Cloudy to partly cloudy conditions with light showers over the […]

Two killed in Malekula car accident

Two people have died and six have been admitted to […]

National Cyber Security Strategy to address cyber issues

Vanuatu’s Computer Emergency Response Team calls on people to work […]

Mango pickers arrive in Australia

Over a hundred and sixty Ni Vanuatu seasonal workers have […]

A new learning Hub for Pacific Tourism operators

A new platform has been launched today to help support […]

Former PM pleads not guilty in bribery and corruption trial

Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas, Vanuatu’s former Prime Minister and a current […]

New fuel station in Aneityum

A new fuel station set up recently on the tiny […]

Support for Vanuatu National census

Vanuatu’s National Statistics Office receives VT100 million from the Vanuatu […]

Concern over citizenship agent approval – Campaign for Justice

Vanuatu’s Campaign for Justice (C4J) has raised concern over the […]

Ban on harvesting coconut crabs causes hardship in Torba

Vanuatu’s Fisheries Department has imposed a ban on coconut crab […]

National Weather Showers
National weather: Monday 31 August

Cloudy condition with isolated showers of rain over Northern and […]

Government breaches citizenship requirement: Opposition

Vanuatu’s Opposition has accused the Government of breaching regulations on […]

Chiko Farm owner’s visa cancelled

Vanuatu’s Immigration Department has cancelled the visa of the Australian […]

Students experience real ecology work

Eighteen young people successfully completed an Environment Youth Camp and […]

National Weather Showers
National weather: Friday 28 August

Cloudy with light rain and showers over southern and parts […]

National Weather Showers
National weather: Thursday 27 August

Cloudy with light rain and showers over southern and parts […]

New skills for Women’s Island Cricket ladies.

The Vanuatu Cricket Association runs a life skills and physical […]

National weather: Wednesday 26 August

Cloudy condition with isolated showers over Southern and parts of […]

Call for Ni Vanuatu film makers to enter Namatan festival

The number 40 will be a ‘unique item’ or theme […]

Fiji records second COVID-19 death

Fiji has recorded its second COVID-19 related death. Local media […]

National Weather Showers
National weather: Tuesday 25 August

Cloudy with showers of rain over southern and parts of […]

Charter flight failure disrupts egg production

A large egg supplier in Vanuatu is starting to see […]

Some cyclone relief tinned fish inedible

Some people from Pentecost Island have found worms inside the […]

Vanuatu trainers benefit through professional attachments with APTC

On-the-job training is valuable to build workers’ skills and knowledge […]

Tahiti school to reopen despite surge in COVID case

A school in Tahiti will reopen this week despite a […]

National weather: Monday 24 August

Cloudy with isolated showers over Northern and parts of central […]

Vanuatu pushing for debt for nature swaps

Vanuatu is currently pushing for debt-for-nature swaps (DFN) with the […]

Cervical cancer poses health concern in Vanuatu

Around 15 women every year are left to die because […]

Government to cut back spending as COVID impact hits

Vanuatu’s Public Service Commission says the Government is to cut […]

More COVID-19 repatriations of Vanuatu students

The Department of Foreign Affairs says students studying overseas have […]

Aid agencies to back Government’s Cyclone Harold recovery

The Vanuatu Government plans to spend around VT28 billion on […]

Vanua’aku Party celebrates 49 years of existence

Vanuatu’s ruling Vanua’aku Party this week looked back on 49 […]

Police call for reporting of suicide attempts

In a bid to prevent people taking their own lives, […]

National weather: Wednesday 19 August

Partly cloudy to mostly fine weather is expected over the […]

National Weather Showers
National weather: Tuesday 18 August

Isolated showers over Torba while partly cloudy with brief showers […]

Pacific plea to donors as COVID economic damage mounts

Pacific finance ministers have made a strong plea for support […]

Acid rain damages food gardens in Whitesands

The Tafea Provincial Disaster Office says acid rainfall from Mt […]

Yasur acid rainfall causes major damage to food gardens

The Tafea Provincial Disaster Office says acid rainfall from Mt […]

National weather: Friday 07 August

Partly cloudy to mostly fine over the group, however a […]

Government to reconsider costs of second COVID-19 repatriation phase

The Council of Ministers will reconsider a COVID-19 National Advisory […]

A 170 Ni-Vanuatu to work on Australian mango farms

Following strong demand for seasonal workers in Australia, the Government […]

More job losses expected in coming months

Vanuatu’s Department of Labour says it is concerned about continuing […]

National weather: Thursday 06 August

Fine, sunny and cool at night over the group. The […]

Farmers to prepare for export market

Vanuatu’s Ministry of Trade, Tourism and Ni-Vanuatu Business says work […]

National weather: Wednesday 05 August

Partly cloudy to mostly fine weather is expected over the […]

Vanuatu to graduate to United Nations developing country status in December

Vanuatu will graduate from the United Nations Least Developed Country […]

Bulls claim double PCS Independence Cup victory

Mele Bulls have dominated the 2020 Power and Communications Solutions […]

Ministry of Justice: Parents should spend more time with their children

Reflecting on the importance of Children’s Day 2020, Shefa’s Child […]

Government revenue exceeds spending despite economic crisis

Despite the economic crisis Vanuatu is going through, the Ministry […]

National weather: Tuesday 04 August

Partly cloudy to mostly fine weather is expected over the […]

National Weather Showers
National weather: Monday 03 August

Isolated showers expected over parts of the northern Islands while […]

New Parliament Standing Orders to be use during second sitting

After eighteen years, the Vanuatu Parliament will use new and […]

National Weather Showers
National weather: Friday 31 July

Isolated showers and thunder chances over northern and parts of […]

Agriculture to receive one billion vatu as business feels COVID-19 impact

The Council of Ministers has approved the use of VT1 […]

National weather: Wednesday 29 July

Vanuatu’s Northern islands and parts of the Central islands will […]

Concerns raised over Vanuatu ‘Tamtam Bubble’

A member of the Opposition has raised concerns over the […]

Vanuatu must preserve its custom and culture

Vanuatu’s Malvatumauri Council of Chiefs says it is the country’s […]

New correctional center for women

Vanuatu has opened a new correctional centre in Port Vila […]

New Supreme Courthouse to be built

After 13 years, Vanuatu is to build a new Supreme […]

Government calls on people to make good use of land

The Vanuatu Government calls on the people of Vanuatu to […]

National weather: Tuesday 28 July

Vanuatu’s Northern and parts of Central islands will have cloudy […]

COVID community transmission in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea begins to see an increase in new […]

National weather: Monday 27 July

Cloudy conditions over northern and central islands with possible brief […]

Vanuatu celebrates its Independence on 30 July 2020

Join the celebrations. Vanuatu’s 40th Independance Anniversary. Visit the official […]

Commissioner: Our police force goes from strength to strength

Vanuatu Police Force’s India Alpha 40th Independence Anniversary Operation 2020 […]

Vanuatu – an island that stays forever

In 1979, Iarawoi Rezel Samana, a choir master from Onesua […]

Landmark flag raising celebrates Vanuatu’s northern boundary

In an important moment for Vanuatu’s territorial status, the Vanuatu […]

National weather: Tuesday 21 July

Cloudy with chance of light showers over Northern islands while […]

Alcina releases new album

Vanuatu’s long time singer songwriter Alcina Charley is finally making […]

National Weather Showers
National weather: Monday 20 July

Brief showers possible over Northern islands while partly cloudy to […]

Government to compensate individuals who develops national identity

The Vanuatu Government says it should recognise and compensate individuals […]

Space pressure grows at Port Vila Cemetery

The Port Vila Cemetery says lack of space at the […]

Malampa petitions Government

The Malampa Provincial Government Council has petitioned the Vanuatu Government […]

National weather: Thursday 16 July

Partly cloudy over the group with chances of brief showers […]

Historic trees removed in Port Vila

The Port Vila Municipal Council says damage to pavements by […]

Vanuatu students in Fiji say COVID restrictions affects study

Vanuatu students studying in Fiji says COVID-19 rules in Fiji […]

Plant materials illegally brought into Vanuatu

Around 50 different plant materials from different species have been […]

The number of Parliamentary Standing Committees halved

The Government has reduced the number of Vanuatu’s Parliamentary Standing […]

National weather: Tuesday 14 July

Partly cloudy to mostly fine over the group. The Vanuatu […]

Government to target economic support on agricultural sector

The Government will shift its COVID-19 and Cyclone Harold economic […]

COVID crisis – Tourism sector must think ‘outside the box’

An official from Vanuatu’s hard-hit tourism sector has voiced support […]

National weather: Monday 13 July

Partly cloudy over the group with chance of light showers […]

Santo court case on Big Bay Bush incident delayed

Sixteen people accused of involvement in an incident at Big […]

Reserve Bank Governor warns – spend with care, as economy faces troubled times

The Governor of the Reserve Bank of Vanuatu has warned […]

Private sector calls for regional action on COVID-19

Though many Pacific Island countries have so far been spared […]

Repatriate travellers released from quarantine

A Ni-Vanuatu traveller who was stranded in Australia due to […]

Currency limits slow some foreign cash exchanges

As Vanuatu citizens and residents return home due to the […]

Costs rise as coconut beetle spreads to South West Efate

Vanuatu has not been able to contain the spread of […]

Vanuatu’s sense of identity a great achievement for tourism since 1980

Vanuatu’s sense of identity now at the heart of tourism […]

National Weather Showers
National Weather: Tuesday 07 July

Cloudy with Isolated showers and possible thunder over northern and […]

Fiji confirms new COVID case

Fiji has confirmed a new case of coronavirus related to […]

Red Tide warning continues

People in some areas of North Efate continue to receive […]

Kanye West says he will run for US president

United States rapper Kanye West has said he is running […]

National Weather Showers
National Weather: Monday 06 July

Cloudy with showers of rain and thunder chances over northern […]

Many in black rally for Jenelyn and against PNG gender-based violence

Many wore black yesterday in rallies against gender-based violence in […]

Health authorities warn on overuse of antibiotics

Health officials are urging the public from doctors and nurses […]

Police to investigate offensive social media posts

Social media users in Vanuatu have been asked to show […]

Government plans to introduce compulsory voting

The Vanuatu Government is considering introducing a law into Parliament […]

New electoral building name after Martin Tete

The new Vanuatu Electoral Commission building that has opened this […]

Minister says violence has no place in police force

Vanuatu’s Minister of Internal Affairs says police officers must always […]

National Weather: Friday 3 July

Cloudy condition about parts of Northern islands with possible light […]

New public service heads appointed

Vanuatu’s new Public Service Commission Chairman, Simil Johnson, says the […]

Fourteen Santo Police Officers suspended

Vanuatu’s Acting Police Service Commissioner has suspended 14 Vanuatu Police […]

Red Tide warning for some North Efate coastal areas

People from Mangalilu to Lelepa Landing area in North Efate […]

Upcoming talks on future of seasonal workers

Discussions are likely to be held in coming weeks  on […]

Teenagers to be banned from night clubs

The Government is planning to ban teenagers under 18 years […]

National Weather: Tuesday 30 June

Vanuatu’s Torba Islands will experience cloudy conditions with isolated showers […]

Vanuatu exports – COVID-19 and extreme weather worry experts

The dual crisis of COVID-19 and the impact of the […]

Supreme Court dismisses election petition

Vanuatu’s Supreme Court has dismissed an election petition filed by […]

National Weather: Monday 29 June

Vanuatu will experience partly cloudy to cloudy conditions with isolated […]

People must report skin diseases to prevent spread

A community member of Worauloa, on Efate Island has raised […]

Santo woman speaks-out on alleged police brutality

A victim of alleged police brutality this week on Santo, […]

Tanna chief calls for greater power for chiefs and church

The Nikoletan Council of Chiefs on Tanna Island has called […]

Allegations of police violence amid land dispute

The Sanma Police Patrol in Luganville has called for calm […]

Five million spent on repatriation flight

The Vanuatu Government has spent around VT 5.6 million on […]

Fifty million spent on quarantine

The Vanuatu Government expects to spend over VT50 million on […]

Opposition queries changes to police commission appointments

Vanuatu’s Opposition has questioned Government changes to the way appointments […]

Luggage must go through custom checks

The authorities responsible for repatriated travellers at the Port Vila […]

Australia supports Media Association blong Vanuatu

The Australian Government has announced VT8 million to support Vanuatu’s […]

Two billion allocated for recovery

The Vanuatu Parliament this week approved expenditure of over VT2 […]

Ni-Vanuatu workers leave, jobs open up in NZ

Over 1000 seasonal workers from Vanuatu stranded in New Zealand […]

Napuat criticises lack of consultation on retirement age change

The former Internal Affairs Minister says the public should have […]

National Weather: Thursday 18 June

Vanuatu will experience cloudy condition with possible light showers over […]

Opposition to test suspension legality

Vanuatu Opposition MPs will test the legality of their suspension […]