Vanuatu v Venezuela in the FIFA Under 20s World Cup in Korea is Read the rest of this entry »
Today is World Press Freedom Day. This morning, the Media Association of Vanuatu (MAV) organised a march in support of media freedom through downtown Port Vila. Prime Minister Charlot Salwai addressed the journalists and producers in attendance. A free press is critical to a functioning democracy, and something worth fighting for.
The retrial of the Conspiracy case has been adjourned until 6 June. The former MPs Read the rest of this entry »
VBTC has suspended its General Manager and its Financial Controller. VBTC Chairman Jonety Jerety suspended GM Fred Vurobaravu and FC Roy Mariasua last Friday. Jerety says financial mismanagement is the main reason for the pair’s suspension – VBTC has been operating outside of its budget for some time. Read the rest of this entry »
Tourism industry alarmed by lack of progress on airport upgrade as World Bank strengthens partnership with GovtPosted: February 20, 2017
The tourism sector is alarmed by delays in the announcement of the successful bidder for the upgrade of Bauerfield international airport. Tourism operators have complained that Read the rest of this entry »
Dear readers, after almost five years of publishing, we are moving to our own domain name, vanuatudigest.com.
The URL change will come into effect some time later today. The name change is now in effect.
What does this mean? For readers, very little — you may need to update your browser bookmarks, but the old website address will automatically point you to vanuatudigest.com in case you forget.
Thanks for continuing to visit our website,
The Vanuatu Digest Team
Good wishes being expressed for new Australian High Commissioner, Jenny Da Rin, whom I was privileged to meet informally earlier this week, ahead of Australia Day tomorrow. The new head of mission for our largest development partner has presented her credentials to President Lonsdale and has spoken of the excellence of the relations between the two countries. More recently she has had talks with Acting PM Joe Natuman, Radio Vanuatu News told us today.
Daily Post details breaches of the Leadership Code by the former Education Minister Bob Loughman. Loughman is alleged to have instructed the Read the rest of this entry »