MSG Secretariat Concludes Virtual SOM 2021

PORT VILA, VANUATU (28 May 2021): The third virtual Senior Officials Meeting (SOM) of the Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) Secretariat concluded last week. Among the many discussions was the endorsement of the 2021 Work Programme and Budget. The Senior Officials…

By Len Garae Dec 2, 2019 Updated Dec 2, 2019. Vanuatu Daily Post Yesterday morning on December 1, the Morning Star West Papua flag was hoisted next to the Vanuatu flag by the Caretaker of the United Liberation Movement of West Papua Office,…

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,…

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…

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…

“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…

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…

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…

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…

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…