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…
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…
500 US marines, naval officers arrive in NCD

The Ntationl (POM) – FIVE hundred United States marines and naval officers have arrived in Port Moresby aboard USS Green Bay to help provide security during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Summit. The Marines are from the 469 Marine Light…
PM Hou welcomes Australia’s new regional initiative

PRIME Minister Rick Houenipwela has welcomed the recent announcement from his Australian counterpart Scott Morrison for Australia to establish a multi-billion-dollar infrastructure facility for projects in the region. This followed the new policy initiative for the Pacific Region announced by…
PNG police stop West Papuan awareness plans

Papua New Guinea police have stopped a group of visiting West Papuans raising awareness about human rights abuses in neighbouring Indonesia. A group of around 200 people called the West Papua Interest Association crossed over the border into PNG’s Western…

A former Papua New Guinea prime minister, Sir Mekere Morauta, says the merger of two opposition political parties is an opportunity to force the country’s leader out of power. Sir Mekere, who is the MP for Moresby North-West, said the…

A Papua New Guinea opposition MP has written to the Ombudsman Commission and Police Fraud Squad calling for inquiries into the APEC luxury cars scandal. This comes after a public outcry over the government’s recent purchase of hundreds of luxury vehicles for…
Global anti-terror fight sought

By HELEN TARAWA, https://www.thenational.com.pg/ PAPUA New Guinea may not be at risk to terrorism but the global phenomenon cannot be tackled by one country alone, Apec counter-terrorism working group (CTWG) chairman James Nachipo says. Nachipo told The National yesterday at the…