• Okeanos participates in the Santo Sunset Environmental Network workshop Okeanos Vanuatu was part an innovative workshop called ‘Santo Sunset Environmental Network’ from April 8th to 12th, 2018, on West Coast Santo. The chiefs and people of West Coast Santo have established the conservation project called the West Coast Santo “Sunset” Environment Network in 2017, a commitment by all of the remote villages along Santo’s ...
  • Malaria Summit in London appeals to Commonwealth for help The global malaria community is urging Commonwealth leaders to commit to halve malaria across the Commonwealth within the next five years. They say this would prevent 350 million cases of malaria and save 650,000 lives, predominantly children and pregnant women who are the most at risk. Commendable leadership from Pakistan, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, ...
  • UK Labour support’s call by Vanuatu for a “climate damages tax” UK Labour supported a call by Vanuatu for a “climate damages tax” on fossil fuel producers at a meeting of Commonwealth heads of government in London this week. “It is eminently reasonable that those most responsible for the damages caused by climate change should pay a greater share,” said UK Labour shadow international climate change minister ...
  • Philippine Ambassador to NZ Pays Visit to Vanuatu Office in Wellington The Philippine Ambassador in New Zealand AmbaGary Domingo pays a visit to Vanuatu High Commission Office in Wellington this week. In a post on his Facebook wall, the Ambassador meets Johnson Naviti Marakipule to strenghthen ties in bilateral issues. 2018-04-17, High Commission of Vanuatu, Wellington NZ // Call on the new High Commissioner (Ambassador) of ...
  • Court rejects appeal for 6 Indonesians of Tunago 6 The supreme court of Vanuatu rejects an appeal of 6 Indonesian fishermen to serve life imprisonment for killing the captain of the fishing vessel Tunago No.6. in 2016. The six crews who were guilty of killing their Chinese captain Mr. Xie Dingrong on board a registered Vanuatu fishing vessel, were sentenced to serve 18 years ...
  • Penama Province acquires land extension for evacuees The Penama Provincial Government has paid the first installment to acquire an extension to the land Penam Province currently occupies. The Penama Provincial President, Alban Garae and Saratamata Landowners’ representative Mr. Steven Vusi put pen to paper to pave way for the current relocation and evacuation on Ambae. After many years of negotiations and arrangement, the landowners finally ...
Photos of the Road Accident in Luganville this morning
A road accident earlier this morning in Luganville has left damages to a Toyota hiace bus and a construction truck overturned. Witnesses said a construction truck for KD Enterprise was filled with sand coming down the ..
Approved List of 110 Seasonal Work Agents for New Zealand ..
The approved list of 110 seasonal work agents for New Zealand and Australia has been published this week by the Department of Labour in Vanuatu. The minister responsible for labour Honourable Andrew Napuat confirmed the list ..
UK to open new diplomatic post in Vanuatu amidst China’s ..
As China flexes its muscle in the South Pacific region, the UK Foreign Secretary Boris Johnson has announced the opening of 9 new diplomatic posts across the Commonwealth. The 9 new diplomatic post includes 3 Pacific island states, ..
Vanua’aku Pati Humanitarian Appeal For Ambae
The Vanua’aku Pati in close collaboration with the Port Vila Municipal Council (PVMC) is organising an appeal to raise funds to support the ongoing relief efforts for the Volcano disaster on Ambae. The humanitarian appeal for the People ..
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