Vanuatu NGO: Free West Papua

Children, men, women, chiefs and Non-Government Organizations (NGO) in Port Vila represented Vanuatu in advocating for West Papua’s freedom and rights under the humanitarian rights policy as they assembled at Fatumauri Bay yesterday afternoon to join Vanuatu’s Civil Society Organisation,…
West Papua Solidarity March Today

By Jason Abel, Port Vila, Vanuatu The Vanuatu Government has voiced great concern over the deteriorating human rights situation in West Papua and calls for urgent intervention by the international community. “While the deployment of military was deemed necessary to quell…
Lini Day Celebration to Focus on Nationalism

By Fern Napwatt, Vanuatu Daily Post The Lini Day celebration on Thursday, February 21 will focus on the importance of nationalism, says committee Chairman, Charles Lini. The 2019 commemoration will mark 20 years when Vanuatu’s First Prime Minister, Father Walter Hadye…
South Maloccans believe God has chosen Vanuatu

“It is not exaggerated if I say that now Indonesia is trembling because they know for a fact that from today (December 1st) and onward West Papua is no longer alone, for where West Papua is, there is South Moluccas. “It…
West Papua Flag Raised in Port Vila, Vanuatu

The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) in partnership with the Vanuatu West Papua Association and the South Moluccas association have joined in with West Papuans around the globe to commemorate the West Papua Day, celebrated annually on the 1st…
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…
New Malvatumauri Council of Chiefs president sworn in

By Leah Lowonb – Vanuatu Independent THE newly elected president of the Malvatumauri Council of Chiefs has been sworn in at the chiefs’ nakamal in Port Vila. Chief Willy Plasua is the new President of the council and he is from the…
Declared Port Vila land owners visit President

On Monday last week the declared custom land owners of the land Port Vila town has been built on met President Obed Tallis to officially inform him of the declaration. The declaration was reportedly made in May last year by…
IOM Supporting MSG in operationalizing the MSG-Free Trade Agreement

30 May 2018 In its on-going efforts to prepare for the ratification and implementation of the MSG-Free Trade Agreement, the MSG Secretariat have received support from the International Organisation for Migration (IOM) under the 2015 ACP-EU Migration Actions in the…
Police Investigate Suspicious Asian “Housewives”

Growing suspicion that foreigners may be trying to interfere in Vanuatu politics has triggered a police investigation on two Asian individuals. The subjects of the recent police investigation are two females of Asian origin who arrived in the country earlier this…