Friday, February 22, 2019

More blue boats – Pacific nations urged to pressure Vietnam

Pacific leaders are being urged to increase the pressure on Vietnam to accept responsibility for its fishermen poaching beche de mer and other marine resources in coastal waters.

Conspiracy case retrial adjourned to June

The re-trial of former Vanuatu MPs and one lawyer that are defendants of the controversial conspiracy case has been deferred to return to court on June 6.

Police officers call for compensation

Police officers want the government to settle 300 compensation claims dating back to the 1980s.

Counselling workshop to help youths

Vanuatu Family Health Association (VFHA) has been running training for effective communication with youth about sexual health issues.

Concerns over PM Salwai health issues

Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has suffered a stroke and his future in the PM's office is uncertain.

Vehicles provided by UNICEF to support immunisation outreach

UNICEF has provided four vehicles to the Vanuatu Ministry of Health to support routine immunisation outreach.

First World Tuna Day on May 2

Vanuatu will join the first-ever celebration to mark the World Tuna Day on Tuesday.

Potato planting on Tanna a success

Dozens of farmers, students and officials turned up for the launch of a new potato planting program.

Moves to strengthen the voice of tourism

Members of the Vanuatu tourism industry are planning new body that will become the peak tourism advocacy association for all tourism businesses across the nation.

Mentoring Program for school principals

A new program for school principals will revolve around the professional development and up-skilling of school principals; training and assisting them through mentoring, and equipping them to serve as mentors.