Port Villa

VPMU help Police with preparation for open day

VPMU handed over the sets of material to the Police Superintendent James Aru Toka witnessed by other Police Traffic Unit Officers.

The materials included Tingting Rod Sefti posters, stickers, road traffic signs posters and Tingting Rod Sefti T-Shirts.

“We believe the materials will be of great value and use to the work of the Police Traffic Unit who continue to emphasis road safety messages through their awareness campaigns.

Building good road infrastructures is one thing, using them safely is completely another.

MSG chair discusses membership in Vila

Manasseh Sogavare, who is the Solomon Islands prime minister, is in the Vanuatu capital as part of his second MSG capitals' visit in his capacity as chair.

Mr Sogavare's office said that revised criteria for observer status and associate membership guidelines within the MSG will be discussed and endorsed.

This comes as the MSG considers a full membership application by the United Liberation Movement for West Papua which currently has observer status in the MSG.

Ecole Francaise wins Efate school debate

Ecole Francaise came out ahead of Malapoa College arguing the motion: “Vanuatu can be friends to both Indonesia and West Papua”.

The grand final took stage at the Wan Smol Bag in what was an impressive display of talent in the presence of an adjudicating panel consisted of MP Ralph Regenvanu, Pacific Urban Specialist Sarah Mecrartney, CEO of Transparency International Vanuatu, Wilson Toa and the Manager of the MSG Secretariat Governance and Sustainable Development Programme, Stanley Wapot.