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GUILTY

An Emae man who stabbed his partner with a knife and left her to bleed to death in Port Vila in August last year has been found guilty by the Supreme Court. Raymond Pakoa was charged with the premeditated intentional homicide of...

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SENIOR POLICE OFFICER REMANDED

A senior police officer was remanded yesterday afternoon, following his alleged involvement in a criminal offence. Daily Post investigations revealed that the officer is stationed at the Lenakel Police Station on Tanna....

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Minister Faces Assault Charges

Minister of Youth and Sports Development, Simeon Seule, is facing several charges. According to the Court listing, a Pre-Trial Conference involving the minister is listed before Justice Olivier Saksak in the Supreme Court...

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Young mother struck with knife

A young mother has been admitted at the Melsisi Hospital on Pentecost after her partner allegedly repeatedly struck her with a knife in the garden. Reports say the woman, who has just given birth to her first baby is in critical...

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DR LEODORO REINSTATED

Doctor Basil Leodoro was reinstated on Wednesday, February 7 after months of suspension on half salary. In a press statement to media outlets, the Public Service Commission (PSC) reiterated that in no way a public servant when...

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VTU THREATENS LEGAL ACTION

The Vanuatu Teachers Union (VTU) has threatened to seek legal action against the Government, to ensure it maintains the allowances of workers with the GRT determination (Teaching Service Commission and Public Service...

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15% VAT INCREASE

The Government of Vanuatu has officially advised that Value Added Tax (VAT) rate will increase from 12.5% to 15% from next Monday January 1, 2018. This change comes as a result of the recent amendment to the Value Added Tax...

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18 YEARS FOR RAPIST FATHER

A father has been sentenced to 18 years imprisonment after the court found him guilty on eight counts of sexual related charges with his daughter. The man, who could not be named as it may identify the victim, was reported as...

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ORPHANAGE LAUNCHED

The groundbreaking ceremony for El Haven — a safe home, a refuge for unwanted babies or orphanage, took place at Number Two Lagoon two days ago. Thanks to Pastor Dorolyn Laloyer and her husband Leonard Laloyer for pioneering the...

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Stepfather sent to prison for rape

A man has been ordered to serve six years in jail after he admitted to raping his 14-year-old stepdaughter on two different occasions. Jack Taiwia 32, was charged with four counts of sexual intercourse without consent contrary...

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Young man sent to prison for rape

An Epi man has been sentenced to serve time in prison for raping an 18-year-old girl while his colleagues were standing around observing the act. He was given five years imprisonment by the Supreme Court after admitting one...

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VANUATU AT COP23

Prime Minister (PM), Charlot Salwai, and the Minister of Climate Change (MOCC), Ham Lini, are leading a 30-member delegation from Vanuatu to the annual Conference of the Parties (COP23) of the United Nations Framework Convention...

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