Under fire Vanuatu public broadcaster seeks more funding

Vanuatu's prime minister says the country's public broadcaster needs an additional 4.5 million US dollars in order to meet the government's 100 day plan for full coverage of the country.

Some members of parliament have complained that Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation's broadcasts were not clear in their islands.

The prime minister Charlot Salwai said MPs must take time to visit the Vanuatu Broadcasting and Television Corporation to see the many changes under its new management.

The Vanuatu Daily Post reported that MPs have blamed poor standards on political interference in the board.