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Big Bay Bush incident suspects released on bail

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

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 […]

Red Tide warning continues

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

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

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 […]

Napuat criticises lack of consultation on retirement age change

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

Opposition to test suspension legality

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

All Opposition MPs suspended from two sittings

The suspended MPs will not attend the Wednesday and Thursday sitting.

Parliamentarians to prioritise national interest – Tallis

Vanuatu’s Head of State has urged parliamentarians to prioritise the […]

VT30 million for Luganville Town Hall renovation

The Vanuatu Government has given VT30 million for the renovation […]

Motion to suspend Opposition MPs

The Vanuatu Government has lodged a motion to suspend all […]

Supreme Court dismisses Salwai application

The case has been remitted to the Magistrates Court for the Preliminary Inquiry to be heard at 2pm on 29 June.

Negotiations underway for Vanuatu to join New Zealand – Australia travel ‘bubble’

Vanuatu’s Prime Minister, Bob Loughman, says his Government is negotiating […]

Vanuatu Rugby League announces return to training

The Vanuatu Rugby League (VRL) has announced a return to […]

Prime Minister condemns Opposition boycott

Prime Minister Loughman has condemned a boycott of the first […]

Negotiations underway for more COVID repatriation flights

The Vanuatu Government is negotiating for more repatriation flights overseas.

National Provident Fund to become National Bank’s largest shareholder

The Government’s Council of Ministers has decided to sell its […]

Police officers under quarantine

The COVID-19 spokesperson, Len Tarivonda says four police officers and two hotel staffs are in quarantine now.

Airports Vanuatu apologise to Daily Post

Apologised over an incident where one of its security officers requested a Daily Post reporter, to delete all photos of repatriation from New Zealand.

Vanessa Quai to hold  disaster relief concert

The relief concert will take place on Saturday 27 June and will be broadcast live on TBV, VBTC Facebook, Femme Pawa 99FM and Paradise 98FM.

Third repatriation of Vanuatu citizens

A total of 126 Vanuatu cruise ship crews will arrive this afternoon.

COVID repatriation from New Zealand a success

Joint Operation Team’s Health Coordinator says COVID repatriation from New Zealand a success so far.

Second stimulus package payment release

This second payment will be made to entitled companies starting today.

Schools to provide data to access stimulus package

The data must include the total number of students in the schools and in each classes.

Second repatriation of Vanuatu citizens

More than 70 Vanuatu Nationals and Residents will be returning on that flight from New Zealand.

Vanuatu Government’s four years policy directions

The immediate priority policy is to address the impacts of COVID 19 and disaster impacts on the lives of Vanuatu people.

Fourteen Santo Police Officers suspended

The Vanuatu Police Service Commission has suspended 14 Vanuatu Police […]

Ten bills for Parliament’s first ordinary sitting

Ten bills will be debated in the first ordinary session of Parliament in June.

Killing of birds and foxes banned

Ministry of Climate Change says kiling of birds and foxes banned.

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