Wednesday, September 19, 2018

Man assaulted partner in Magistrates Court

A man was sent directly to jail by the Magistrates’ Court after he assaulted his wife in front of the presiding Magistrate.

Computer gifts to MPs a ‘form of bribery’

The laptops were a gift from FPF Company Limited – which claims to be involved in construction, media, retail, immigration and business consulting in the Pacific.

School students head to Arts Festival

Vanuatu National Cultural Council director, Richard Shing, said young people have to be motivated about their customs and culture, as the future belongs to them.

Warm water volume could be a new rainfall predictor for the Pacific

Robson Tigona said he had been testing a new rainfall predictor for Vanuatu and the Pacific.

Pacific commits to eliminating malaria by 2030

Leaders from the region joined others from the Commonwealth at last week's Malaria Summit in London.

Flag raised as commercial satellite begins construction

Kacific-1 will be Vanuatu’s first commercial satellite, making the Republic the only Pacific Island nation with an active satellite.

Illegal wildlife trade threatening Pacific species

Scanlan says while the CITES workshop will help Pacific countries combat illegal trade in wildlife, he is seeing an increasing number of species from the region coming under trade controls of the convention.

Natuman’s appeal case dismissed

This means that the 66-year-old veteran politician’s seat is vacant and a by-election will be held on Tanna.

USP Roundabout night works continue

Partial lane closures and diversions will be start at 8pm Tuesday and cease at 5am Wednesday morning.

Engineering students help cyclone-hit community

Engineering students from Griffith University in Queensland have been helping rebuild a cyclone-devastated area of Tanna.