Vanuatu PM calls for UN action on West Papua

Vanuatu’s prime minister has again pressed the United Nations General Assembly over human rights abuses in West Papua. During his speech in New York, Charlot Salwai lamented how some Pacific territories are yet to break the shackles of colonialism. Mr…
Upgraded Vanuatu Passport Launched

The 39th independence celebration in Port Vila commenced with the launching of the country’s upgraded passport yesterday. The upgraded passport is now ready to be released, following its launch by Prime Minister (PM) Charlot Salwai. The launch occurred following the declaration…
Waffling on West Papua

Vanuatu Daily Post – During his visit to Port Vila last weekend, United Nations Secretary General Antonio Guterres was confronted with questions about West Papua. The matter was on the agenda during a bilateral meeting held between Mr Guterres and key…
Sekjen PBB kunjungi Vanuatu

Reporter: Elisabeth Giay Port Vila, Jubi – Vanuatu dan negara-negara Pasifik lainnya dapat mengajar dunia, kata Sekretaris Jenderal PBB, António Guterres pada hari Sabtu. “Pelajarannya itu sangat sederhana. Kita harus menyelamatkan Pasifik, dan menyelamatkan dunia,” kata Sekjen PBB António Guterres, “dan untuk…
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…