• 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. ...
Pacific Islands under threat as Australia reports the first coronavirus ..
The first case of coronavirus in Australia has been confirmed in Victoria, authorities have announced. A man, aged in his 50s, was confirmed to have contracted the virus after spending two weeks in Wuhan, and arriving ..
RMC and UMP top Sanma Elections
The Official results from the Sanma Provincial Election have shown that the Union Of Moderate Party’s and Reunification of Change Movement have topped the Sanma Provincial Elections 2020. Both Party’s emerged from the elections with three ..
Regenvanu: Donations illegal after 22 January 2020
The caretaker Minister for Foreign Affairs, former Port Vila MP and GJP President Ralph Regenvanu, came out on social media and warned the public in general that any “donation given them by any politician after parliament ..
Australian PM thanks Vanuatu
The Prime Minister of Australia, Hon. Scott Morrison in a phone call to the Acting Prime Minister of Vanuatu, Hon. Jotham Napat, has thanked his Pacific counterpart for being among the first Pacific Island nation to reach ..