Vanuatu Daily News Digest | 24 November 2015

Last week’s Appeal Court judgments and the Opposition press conference yesterday continue to occupy headlines today. Daily Post was able to say the Prime Minister met with the Head of State yesterday afternoon. However, no details were provided. A little information was given by Radio Vanuatu News this morning. This should be expanded on Radio Vanuatu News at 12.

Post also reported that the conviction of Israeli Eilon Mass on charges of rape was quashed by the Appeal Court and there was more detail relating to the issue of the fishing vessel licence to HUYU 912. This licence issue has created difficulties within the Ministry and Departments of Agriculture and Fisgeries. However, the of the Golden Ocean group of companies will not arrive in Vanuatu waters before the end of the year.