Mismanagement Challenges Facing Air Vanuatu and Vanuatu Rural Development Bank: Suggestions for Restructuring and Partnerships

Vanuatu is a stunning archipelago situated in the South Pacific. However, its government statutory entities, particularly Air Vanuatu and Vanuatu Rural Development Bank (VRDB), are facing challenges due to mismanagement issues that have resulted in poor performance and financial instability over the years. It is essential to... more →
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Stimulus package for transport owners

PLTA CEO Reginald Tabi
PLTA CEO Reginald Tabi Public land transport owners are entitled to a monthly payout of Vt15,000 under the second roll-out of the Government’s stimulus package Chief Executive Officer (CEO) of the Public Land Transport Authority (PLTA), Reginald Tabi, says public land transports fall under the Small Business Grant and they are... more →
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Vanuatu participating in World Expo 2021

Closing up of the container filled with locally made products from the 6 local businesses.
By Josepheen Tarianga, Vanuatu Daily Post Six local businesses have packed their products to be sent to the World Expo in Dubai, a showcase that will take place over 6 months. The World Expo is held every 5 years but was postponed last year due to the raging pandemic. The expo arrangements have been made ready for 2021 and will... more →
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Flight Attendants Paid As Low as VT2,600 A Fortnight

Air Vanuatu has been the only major Airline flying in Vanuatu for over 17 years, a company dedicated to service. But is VT2,600 a fortnight sufficient pay for these services? ”Before COVID-19 I was being paid VT20,000 a fortnight,” a source who formerly worked at Air Vanuatu as a flight attendant and wishes to remain anonymous... more →
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106 New Investments Registered in 2020

Despite the COVID-19 outbreak taking full force in March of 2020 when Vanuatu and many investor source destinations close their borders, foreign investment interest in Vanuatu continued to be registered by the Agency. According to the Vanuatu Foreign Investment Promotion Agency (VFIPA) the total number for New Investments registered... more →
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Building local digital economy in the context of international standards

Key stakeholders in digital trade such as banks, telecommunication providers, education institutions and small businesses have convened to discuss how to use international standards to boost digital trade They talked about challenges that small businesses are facing with digital technologies and how to overcome them. Discussions... more →
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DPM Loughman leads delegation to 75th ESCAP Meeting

The seventy-fifth session of the United Nations Economic and Social Commission for Asia and the Pacific (ESCAP) held its meeting this year from 27th – 31st of May, 2019. The Commission session is held annually for both the ministerial and the senior official’s level to discuss and decide on important issues pertaining... more →
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