Powes Parkop: Key point from Xi Jinping Speech

“Global growth is shadowed by protectionism and unilateralism. …key engine driving global growth…however not all are success story…WW2 for instance…..not far from where we are meeting today was a scene of bloody battle….ancient Chinese saying …..one should clean the mirror…
PNG, China sign K150 million scholarship grant

MORE Papua New Guineans will be able to receive scholarships to study in China following an agreement between Prime Minister Peter O’Neill and Chinese President Xi Jinping. O’Neill said a grant of K150 million was signed to release about 2500…
Memorable visit for Xi

CHINESE President Xi Jinping says he will take back home lifetime memories of the warm welcome he received from the people during his historical two-day State visit. He will especially mention how the children at a school welcomed him by…
O’Neill: PNG grateful for China’s support

PAPUA New Guinea would not have achieved the successful hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders Summit in Port Moresby without China’s support. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill was thanking Chinese President Xi Jinping on his two-day State visit to PNG…
US pledges to help Aust build naval base

THE United States will partner with Australia to develop the naval base at Lombrun on Manus island, says Vice-President Mike Pence. “It’s my privilege to announce that the United States will partner with Papua New Guinea and Australia on their…
Xi: No hidden agendas

PRESIDENT of China Xi Jinping says China’s Belt and Road Initiative (BRI) is not designed to serve any hidden geopolitical agenda, nor target against anyone, or does it exclude anyone. He told the Chief Executive Officers’ Summit on board the…
Peter O’Neill: Enjoy PNG

By HELEN TARAWA PAPUA New Guinea is the “last paradise on Earth”, and “one of the best countries in the world”, according to Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. Responding to recent overseas media reports which rated PNG as one of the…
PNG PM optimistic, hopeful

By HELEN TARAWA, The National PNG PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill says PNG is ready and looking forward to receiving Apec delegates and leaders from Apec economies over the next few days. O’Neill told the media during a final walk through of…
O’Neill: Aust, China are our friends

By HELEN TARAWA, the National PNG CHINA and Australia are very good friends who continue to trade with each other and are important to the Asia-Pacific region, says Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. Responding to questions on how Papua New Guinea…