Tuesday, November 20, 2018

Vanuatu Investment Forum to be held in Port Vila next month

Online registrations for the 5th Australia Vanuatu Business Forum, to be held in Port Vila in February, are now open.

‘Vanuatu 2030’ launched by Prime Minister Salwai

Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has launched ‘Vanuatu 2030’, the country’s new National Sustainable Development Plan.

Opposition calls for improved public transport regulation

The Vanuatu Opposition wants to see stronger measures to ensure the safety of everyone using public transport.

Volcanic activity increases

Vanuatu Geohazards Department has issued increased activity alerts for some of the country’s volcanic islands.

Opposition urges Govt to explain VT100,000 Christmas bonus

The Opposition wants to know why staff members of the Department of Finance were paid a Christmas bonus, while other deserving civil servants are still waiting for their claims to be paid by the government.

New strict roadworthy tests applauded, then went crazy

Tighter roadworthiness inspections have been welcomed by most - but are they going too far...

Ramada Resort opening sooner

The new Ramada Resort in Port Vila is to open three weeks earlier than planned.

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.