• VT5 million-plus a vehicle each for the 52 MPs There are allegations that the Chinese Government has made arrangments to deposit VT5 million each into the 52 MPs of Parliament bank accounts and also give each member of Parliament a private vehicle. Reliable sources have told YTS News that the Chinese have made the offer after a proposal put forward by the Parliament Privilege Committee ...
  • OXFAM funding Politic’s in Vanuatu Amidst the current uproar over the NGO, Oxfam International in Vanuatu part in the march for quotas that were taken to the Vanuatu Government, new information is surfacing which greatly questions the role of Oxfam, as an NGO, in Vanuatu. Despite the many community works and initiatives, of which Oxfam has carried out throughout the ...
  • Australian Foreign Affairs Minister to visit the Solomon Islands and Vanuatu Marise Payne the Australian Foreign Affairs Minister will visit the Solomon Islands on 30 October and Vanuatu from 31 October to 1 November to progress key initiatives under Australia’s Pacific Step-up and reaffirm Australia’s longstanding partnerships with both countries. Payne’s visits will provide an opportunity to reiterate Australia’s commitment to supporting security, stability, and prosperity ...
  • AUSTRALIA’S SUPPORT FOR WOMEN’S RADIO STATION IN VANUATU Australia is supporting the establishment of a powerful new voice on the ni-Vanuatu airwaves – Femme Pawa 99FM, the radio station run by women, for women. I was pleased to join Prime Minister Charlot Salwai to launch the station on Thursday in Port Vila and announce Australia’s support for this important initiative by Vanuatu Broadcasting ...
  • WESTERN SYDNEY INTERNATIONAL TERMINAL PLANS REVEALED Australia has been given its first look at Western Sydney International (Nancy-Bird Walton) Airport with today’s release of the first design images. The design is the next step in Western Sydney International taking shape, with major earthworks set to commence next year that will lead to the construction of runways, roads, rail and the terminal. ...
Korean Accused of Stealing VT29 Million from BelAir back in ..
A Korean by the name of Gil-Yoon Jang is back in Vanuatu after hiding from Belair owners Willie Ben Karie for nearly 10 years. Willie Ben Karie confirmed that he paid VT29 million in 2011 for ..
Contractor and Agent breach Seasonal Employment Act
Seasonal Work Contractor Powerpac and its agent in Vanuatu Hamy Boe have breached chapter 21 of the Seasonal Employment Act. Information obtained by YTS News shows that Vanuatu workers sent to work in the seasonal employment ..
Australian High Commissioner’s first official visit to SANMA province
Two weeks after being officially welcomed as Australia’s new High Commissioner to Vanuatu, Her Excellency Sarah de Zoeten, visited SANMA province from Friday 7 to Saturday 8 February 2020. “This year Australia and Vanuatu celebrate forty ..
Australian Seasonal Recruitment Agency takes a million Vatu from each ..
Rough calculations from Vanuatu worker’s payslips show that the Australian Recruitment agency Powerpac will take nearly 1 million vatus per worker in the seasonal program per working session. The payslips do prove that within an 8 ..