Freedom advocators urge Indonesia to grant self-determination to Moluccas

The Vanuatu Free West Papua and Moluccas Association (VFWP/MA), Malvatumauri National Council of Chiefs (MNCC) and Vanuatu Association of Non-Government Organisations (VANGO), representing other major Civil Society Organisations, have formally resolved that as of April 24 2019 they will start to…
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…
Minister launches Celebrations

“Hereby proclaim the establishment of the united and free Republic of Vanuatu founded on Traditional Melanesian Values, Faith in God and Christian Principles”. Minister of Internal Affairs, Andrew Napuat, quoted the lines from the Preamble of the Constitution at the…
Independence Anniversary Celebration Programme released

The official programme for 38th Independence Anniversary Celebration in Port Vila on July 30 has been released. The programme is similar to past celebrations. At 8am VIPs, invited guests and the public assemble at Independence Park. Then 45 minutes later the…
ULMWP confident PNG to support membership

The Executive of the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has complied with the request of the Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, Peter O’Neill, to unite and is confident that as the Chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG)…

By Godwin Ligo, Jan 17, 2018, Daily Post The Government is on shaky ground with the recent cabinet reshuffling, and talks of more reshuffling. It is an indicator of political instability and diverts the focus on issues of national interest and development.…
Vanuatu Gift For West Papua

West Papua Leaders attending their first United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) Summit at the Chiefs Nakamal in Port Vila this week, have said when the Vanuatu Government hands over to them the title to the secluded land and the…

By Pacific Media Watch –September 23, 2017, https://asiapacificreport.nz UN video sourced from the West Papua Liberation Organisation. Pacific Media Watch Newsdesk Vanuatu Prime Minister Charlot Salwai Tabimasmas has expressed his country’s concern about the vast flows of refugees and migrants, noting that in 2016 the…