Tuesday, January 17, 2017

Market vendors to face new fee

Port Vila Municipality’s plan to introduce a yearly fee for market tables has not pleased vendors, but a council spokeswoman says it’s all in a good cause.

New plans for Port Vila Market

The municipal council says it has big plans to improve the central market in Port Vila.

Few kava bars in Port Vila closed

A continued shortage of kava in Vanuatu due to price hikes has led to the closure of only a few kava bars.

Dengue fever cases double every month

The number of cases of dengue fever is rising, and there are now cases outside of Efate, says the WHO.

Suspended sentence for expat driver

An expat has had his sentence suspended for killing a woman and injured another two in a car crash.

PVMC aims for cleanest Port Vila city in 2017

Port Vila Municipal Council says it has big plans for the nation's capital in 2017.

MPs concerned over people demanding money

MPs say they are tired of constituents constantly asking them for handouts.

Examination boss called to step down

There have been strong calls for the Examination and Assessment Unit boss to resign over the ongoing delay in publishing the 2016 results of students around the country.

Azerbaijan blacklists Vanuatu

Vanuatu is one of four Pacific Island countries that have been blacklisted by Azerbaijan for financial dealings.

Prime Minister to launch ‘Vanuatu 2030’

Prime Minister Charlot Salwai will launch 'Vanuatu 2030', the country’s new National Sustainable Development Plan, next week.