Outspoken re-elected Vanuatu MP looking to form reformist coalition


The leader of Vanuatu's Ground and Justice Party, Ralph Regenvanu, says he is keen to form a coalition government that addresses corruption and prioritises political and land reform.

With 2250 votes in the Port Vila constituency in Tuesday's general election, Mr Regenvanu has broken his own national record for receiving the most votes of any candidate.

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Ol polisi blong ol politikol pati

Pacific Institute of Public Policy i putumaot ripot ia long saed blong "Ol polisi blong ol politikol pati.

Wan lukluk long ol polisi platfom blong ol pati we oli stap kontestem 2012 Vanuatu nasonal eleksen".

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"Well-being for Melanesia"

 Surveys and reports are not generally riveting reading. Here is an exception.

"Alternative Indicators for Well-being for Melanesia" - a Vanuatu Pilot Study - is compulsive reading. It proves a lot of things we have suspected all along.

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Work hard, play hard for good life - Vatu

He recalled a game they were playing a semifinal match with Nanronga and they were down one point (2 -1) but in a last minute in the injury time, he roke the silence in the stadium by equalising the score with a header and forced the audience, which was about to leave the place, to sit down again.

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20,000VT Donesen long ol student blong Montmarte

MP Ralph i givim wan donesen blong 20,000 vatu aot long alokesen blong hem i go long 6 studen blong Lycee de Montmarte blong go towods trip blong olgeta i go long Nouvelle-Caledonie blong patisipet long bigfala  sports event "Transcaledonienne" long 30 Jun kasem 1 Julae 2012.

 

30,000VT Donesen long Dausahe String Band

MP Ralph i givim wan donesen blong 30,000 vatu aot long alokesen blong hem long Dausahe String Band blong Big Bay blong go towods rekoding blong fes CD blong olgeta. Oli stap rekodem rikodem CD blong olgeta long manis Julae 2012 long Port Vila.

 

PRESS RELEASE: Fr Charles Vatu released by Anglican Church to contest the 2012 General Elections

Head of the Anglican Church in Vanuatu, Rev. Bishop James Marvin Ligo, has officially released Fr. Charles Vatu to contest the 2012 General Elections in October.  

The official release was performed in front of over 400 Anglican Church members of Port Vila during a special service administered by Bishop James Marvin Ligo at Tagabe Church of The Resurection on Saturday 26 May, 2012.

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Termination

Media statement from MP Ralph Regenvanu in response to his termination as a Minister on Monday 16th January 2012

I acknowledge that the Prime Minister has the Constitutional right to appoint and dismiss any Minister.

I am disappointed, however, that my termination was by way of a letter delivered to my office and that the Prime Minister did not have the courtesy to meet me in person to tell me that I was being terminated and the reasons for my termination.  Considering my long-time support for him over the entire life of this legislature, I feel this failure to meet me in person to terminate me is disrespectful and not appropriate conduct on his part.

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MP Alokesen Ekspendija Ripot

 Long Fraedei 10 Febuari, MP Ralph hem i lonjem MP Alokesen Ekspendija Ripot blong hem blong ol yia 2008 kasem 2011.

Lonjing ia i bin hapen long “Tut blong Pig” risepsen eria blong Palamen Haos.

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