Export Breakthrough to New Caledonia

Prime Minister Charlot Salwai signed a historic bilateral trade agreement with New Caledonia on Wednesday this week in Noumea. The signing took place after weeks of discussions between technical officials led by newly appointed Director General, Roy Mickey Joy. President of the New Caledonian Government, Philippe Germain and... more →
Posted in: Kanaky, Vanuatu

Chinese Trade company establishes alliance with Pango community

The Shandong Xinhuiyuan International Trade Company Ltd has extended a gesture of friendship to the Pango community. The trade company from Shandong Province, China made a simple sign of generosity when it donated gifts to the children, widows and people in Pango on Friday. It was arranged by Mr Lionel Kaluat. The gifts... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

No Fixed Copra Price in Vanuatu

by Adorina Massing – The Vanuatu Government, represented by the Director General to the Ministry of Finance and Economic Management (MFEM), has signed a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) with Santo’s copra buyers on Saturday 15 December 2018 in Port Vila. The MoU stipulates that the subsidy will begin on Monday (yesterday)... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

DARD assists kava farmers with poly bags and materials to build nurseries

DARD assists kava farmers with poly bags and materials to build nurseries Over 400 kava farmers from South Tanna have shown interest in planting more kava, as a result of road development in the Southern part of the island. This was revealed during the handing over of project materials to create kava nurseries. With the initiative... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Alleged Human Trafficking in Vannuatu by Mr. Price Company

By Richard M. Nanua and Royson Willie, the Vanuatu Daily Post  The Magistrate Court remanded a Bangladesh couple over what is said to be the biggest human trafficking and slavery case in Vanuatu and the region yesterday. Sekdah Somon and Buxoo Nabilah Bibi – the owners of ‘Mr Price’ in Vanuatu – were arrested and charged... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Chinese Shop still using plastic bags

Vanuatu Daily Post – A mother who walked out of a Chinese shop carrying rice, flour and charcoal in plastic bags, has questioned why the Government has banned plastic bags in all shops yet allows the Chinese shops to continue selling rice, flour and charcoal in plastic bags to shoppers. A mother who walked out of a Chinese... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Gold for Vanuatu Aelan Chocolate Makers!

Gold for Vanuatu Aelan Chocolate Makers! Vanuatu Daily Post – A local social responsible business owned by ACTIV Association has beaten hundreds of participants to scoop two gold medals in an international chocolate competition. Aelan Chocolate Makers entered the International Chocolate Salon competition for Artisan Chocolate... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Government Business Enterprises Bill Shelved Temporarily

Vanuatu National Parliament Building The Bill for the Commercial Government Business Enterprises Act No. of 2018 has been temporarily shelved by Parliament. This came after much debate from both sides of the House. A set of criteria have been established to guide an Ad-hoc Committee in its deliberations to complete the work before... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Fighting For Justice for Small Farmers in Vanuatu

By Sarai Stephens, Vanuatu Daily Post Madame Claire with supporters at Banban. The Vanuatu Coconut Project (VCP) promised major improvements for the lifestyle of small-scale or ‘grass roots’ coconut farmers in Vanuatu. The funds for this Project were sourced from the European Commission through former Ambassador to Brussels,... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu
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