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…
Vanuatu Government Ministers Sacked

Two Leaders of Party (LPV) Ministers – Minister of Infrastructure and Public Utilities, Jotham Napat and Minister of Agriculture, Livestock, Forestry, Fisheries and Biosecurity, Matai Seremaiah – were terminated yesterday. The Instrument of Removal Orders were signed by Acting Prime Minister…
Pacific leaders call out Indonesia at UN over West Papua

Vanuatu’s prime minister Charlot Salwai, a long time supporter of West Papuan self-determination, told the General Assembly in New York that decolonisation must remain on the UN agenda. He said the Human Rights Council must investigate human rights abuses in…
Sino-Vanuatu relationship remains robust

By Jane Joshua, Daily Post Vanuatu A long journey can be completed only by taking one step at a time. Chinese Ambassador Zhou Haicheng made the remarks on the occasion of the 69th Anniversary of the founding of the People’s…
Vanuatu’s political scene changes rapidly: PM

While administration and political reforms have been conducted worldwide, Oceania has its own narratives. Prime Minister Charlot Salwai made the above statement in his official opening remarks at the Regional Conference on Legal and Regulatory Framework for Political Parties yesterday. The…
NZ Foreign Minister goes to Vanuatu

New Zealand Foreign Affairs Minister Winston Peters is traveling to Vanuatu today to meet senior government members. Mr Peters is expected to meet with President Moses Tallis, Prime Minister Charlot Salwai, Foreign Minister Ralph Regenvanu and Minister of Internal Affairs…
Vanuatu PM meets French President

The  president of France’s visit to  New Caledonia and the high level dialogue held at the Pacific Community (CSP) from May 9th to 11th , provided opportunities for a global meeting between all the member states of the Community. As a result, the issues linked to…
Vanuatu’s national interest remain paramount: PM

Vanuatu Daily Post, By Fern Napwatt  Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has urged all Head of Missions to maintain Vanuatu’s national interest during their mission abroad as the sole purpose of their appointments. In his speech to close the management sessions of…
No Chinese military base in Vanuatu: PM Salwai reiterated to Australia

Vanuatu’s prime minister has met his Australian counterpart and reiterated that his government will not allow China to build a military base on its shores. Vanuatu’s prime minister Charlot Salwai.Vanuatu’s prime minister Charlot Salwai. Photo: RNZ/Koroi Hawkins Following reports that…