Govt has no intention to take local land: Minister

By HELEN TARAWA, the National PNGTHE Government has no intention to take away customary land from its owners, Minister for Lands and Physical Planning Justin Tkatchenko says.Speaking at the opening of the Southern Region Lands Summit workshop in Port Moresby…
PACER will hurt Pacific, strengthen China – analyst

By RNZ – Vanuatu Independent A CANADIAN analyst says a regional free trade agreement in the Pacific will assault Pacific island economies and give China a strategic opening in the region. Last Wednesday, New Zealand became the first country to ratify the…
Chiefs Meet Head of State

Head of State President, Obed Moses Tallis symbolised his walk in custom to enter the Nakamal of the Malvatumuari National Council of Chiefs last Friday, by laying down a chiefly custom mat and a mini tamtam both wrapped in namele leaves…