Vanuatu has applied to join the International Criminal Police Organization (INTERPOL). Minister of Foreign Affairs, International Cooperation and External Trade, Ralph Regenvanu, revealed the application was made this week. “The principle reason is “probity checks” being carried out by the Financial…

Port Vila – Dalam gebrakan pertama di seluruh dunia, Pemerintah Vanuatu telah memberikan kontrak komersial kepada dua perusahaan drone internasional, Swoop Aero dan Wingcopter, untuk menguji penggunaan drone dalam membawa vaksin penyelamat hidup bagi anak-anak yang tinggal di pulau-pulau terpencil di…

Isu Papua menjadi polemik terbuka antara Indonesia dan Vanuatu di Sidang Umum ke-73 Perserikatan Bangsa-bangsa (PBB) di New York setelah kedua negara saling sindir ketika masing-masing mendapat kesempatan berbicara. Pada SU ke-73 PBB yang berlangsung 25 September hingga 1 Oktober…

Vanuatu has raised the issue of a West Papuan and a Polish citizen charged with treason in Indonesia at the United Nations. Simon Magal and Jakub Skrzypski were arrested separately in August in Papua and police allege they were involved…

By Islands Business correspondent Nic Maclellan, at the Pacific Islands Forum in Nauru  Despite the lack of formal endorsement from this week’s Pacific Island Forum in Nauru, Vanuatu will continue an initiative to have West Papua re-listed as a non-self-governing…
Lessons from OPM Experience in Senegal

Jayapura, 25/5(Jubi)–– Free West Papua activist Filep Jacob Semuel Karma, commonly called Jopie Karma already warned that the experience of OPM (Organisasi Papua Merdeka – Free Papua Movement) in Senegal should not be repeated now. This warning is important in…
PM set to chair PIDF in July

PRIME Minister Rick Hou will chair the Pacific Islands Development Forum (PIDF) meeting in Honiara in July this year. Last Friday, the Prime Minister was briefed on the progress of arrangements by the Secretary General of PIDF Francois Martel. Mr…