Vanuatu Referendum June 4, 2019

Voters in Vanuatu will be given the opportunity to vote for political reform laws in the country’s first ever referendum in June this year.  The Chairman of the Task Force on the Constitutional Review, Minister Ralph Regenvanu explained that the…
Salwai Government’s Motion Passed

A motion moved in Parliament yesterday by Prime Minister Charlot Salwai and seconded by Deputy Prime Minister, Bob Loughman, was passed after it was unanimously supported by both sides of the House. The motion sought to amend the Standing Order 14…
Motion of No Confidence Against Salwai Government Defeated

The Opposition-sponsored motion against Prime Minister Charlot Salwai was defeated by 36 votes against and 13 votes for, when parliament convened yesterday morning to debate the motion. This was the fifth motion against Prime Minister Salwai, since he was elected Prime…
Speaker confirms receiving motion

The Speaker of Parliament, MP Esmon Sai, confirmed to the Daily Post yesterday afternoon that a Motion of No Confidence was received by the Office of the Speaker last Friday afternoon. However, it is yet to be determined whether or not…

, The Vanua’aku Pati (VP) is loyal to the Salwai-led Government. VP National Coordinator, Avio Roberts, said the party has supported the government since its formation and will continue to support it. “We will make sure that Prime Minister Charlot Salwai…
3 New MPs Ampointed into Vanuatu Government

Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has appointed three new State Ministers; two replacing the ousted former Minister of Public Utilities, Jotham Napat, and former Agriculture Minister Matai Seremaiah, and a reshuffle in the Ministry of Justice. Torres MP Christophe Emelee is…
Vanuatu PM Launches Policy Documents

Several important national documents have been launched recently by Prime Minister (PM), Charlot Salwai, to support the implementation of the National Sustainable Development Plan (NSDP). Also referred to as ‘Vanuatu 2030, the People’s Plan’, the NSDP is the country’s highest policy…
7 MOUs and Cooperation Agreements with China

The Vanuatu Government signed seven different Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) and Cooperation Agreements with the Chinese Government in the lead-up to the APEC meeting in Papua New Guinea. The signing took place in Port Vila on Friday, 9 November 2018 and…