Prominent Businessman and Police Officer charged over alleged assault

A prominent businessman and a police officer have been charged for allegedly assaulting the husband of a senior Government official, on Monday morning. The inspector was released on bail yesterday for complicity, while the businessman will appear in the Magistrates Court at 10am today. The case was supposed to be heard yesterday but it was delayed The reason behind the […]

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Food security concerns remain for Vanuatu’s Ambae islanders after volcano

It’s been two months since residents of Vanuatu’s Ambae island returned home after the mass evacuation — which was prompted by predictions the island’s volcano would erupt with devastating consequences. ut there are reports that around 2000 of the more than 11,000 people originally evacuated are still displaced; after they were forced to move from their home villages because ash […]

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Call for dialogue over kava ban

The issue of kava in the 27-member European Parliament has been agreed to as a “bilateral issue” and according to Vanuatu’s former Dean of Ambassadors to the EU, Roy Mickey Joy, this is understood. Regarding Poland’s position on kava, the former senior diplomat says, “My advice is for the Vanuatu Government through the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, to request through […]

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