• 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. ...
Wrongful Imprisonment lawsuit filed against John Tonner
A claim for damages has been filed in court for unlawful imprisonment as a result of an urgent application and undertaking by John Brian Tonner. On or about 14th August 2019, the Defendants, in this case, ..
All Charges against Thornburgh & Jackson Dismissed
The Public Prosecutor has entered a Nolle Prosequi in the Supreme Court on 28 May 2020 in regards to Extortion charges against Lawyer Dane Thornburgh & Businesswoman Renee Jackson. The entering of the Nolle has the ..
NAPAT | Stronger than Harold
The acting deputy prime minister of Vanuatu Hon. Jotham Napat has expressed his concern for the hundreds of thousands of people affected by Cyclone Harold. “We are a resilient people, we have suffered through natural disasters ..
UNELCO AND VUI CHARGE HIGH ELECTRICITY BILLS IN PACIFIC
UNELCO is 68% AND VUI is 12% ABOVE THE PACIFIC AVERAGE A report by URA in July 2019 has proved the UNELCO and VUI do charge more in electricity bills than all other energy companies in ..