A sea change in Vanuatu politics?

When people speak of a sea change, they generally intend it in a positive way. But the phrase itself comes from Shakespeare’s play, The Tempest. It’s in a passage telling a young man that his father has drowned, and that the…
I Won’t Resign – Yet: Natuman

Deputy Prime Minister (DPM)and Minister for Tourism, Trade, Commerce and Ni-Vanuatu Business Joe Natuman has pled guilty to two counts of obstructing or interfering with the execution of a criminal process, contrary to section 79 (c) of the Penal Code…
Wenda elected as new head of West Papuan liberation movement

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua has elected the exiled independence leader Benny Wenda as its new leader. Mr Wenda effectively replaces Octo Mote who was the general-secretary of the Movement, which is West Papuans’ premier organisation for advancing…
Joe Natuman: We are All Melanesians

“We are all Melanesian,” said Deputy Prime Minister Joe Natuman. “We are family. We regard it as an obligation to help one another.” Mr Natuman recounted the history of West Papua from post-WWII days, and remarked at the end that the…
Two members of parliament from Vanuatu’s opposition have joined a government party in a move described as being good for West Papua. The Daily Post reporeds that two Sanma Province MPs, Hosea Nevu and Marc Ati, have both left the People’s Progress…
Pemerintah dan gereja bahu membahu sukseskan ‘Rancangan Rakyat’ di Vanuatu

Tasariki, Jubi – Pada tahun 1966, Gereja Presbitarian New Hebrides (Hebrida Baru, nama negara Vanuatu pada zaman kolonial) menyutradarai sebuah film dokumenter yang berjudul “Islands Arising” menampilkan beberapa pemimpin gereja yang pada saat itu telah berbicara tentang keinginan Hebrida Baru untuk menjadi independen secara politis…

The Vanuatu Tourism Office (VTO) had its first 2017 Board meeting, officially launched by the Deputy Prime Minister, Joe Natuman on Thursday 30th March 2017 at the newly opened Ramada Resort, Port Vila. The opening ceremony was witnessed by the…