Category: Papua New Guinea

Home Loan Offer for K150.000 in Port Moresby

BY MELISHA YAFOI of POST COURIER Port Moresby’s latest home ownership scheme is offering a home loan of K150,000, with low repayment interest rate designed for low to middle income earners. This is being offered by the National Capital District…
PNG Police Commissioner Post: Tokura, Baki to meet

July 10, 2019 The National, By CLIFFORD FAIPARIK ACTING Police Commissioner Francis Tokura wants to sit down with Gari Baki to discuss the recent changing of the guard in the constabulary involving the two of them and others. “We are…
Row over top post

By CLIFFORD FAIPARIK, The National PNG POLICE Minister Bryan Kramer, on legal advice from State lawyers, has instructed Gari Baki to vacate the police commissioner’s office as his contract had expired in May. He has appointed Deputy Commissioner Francis Tokura,…
Kramer condemns Baki

By CLIFFORD FAIPARIK, The National PNG POLICE Minister Bryan Kramer, pictured, has accused Police Commissioner Gari Baki of protecting “corrupt politicians” by sitting on their files and not investigating them in the past four years. He was responding to Baki’s…
Officers told to serve Constitution, not Govt

By MALINDA KALE, The National PNG POLICE officers must serve the Constitution and not the Government, says Police Minister Bryan Kramer. He told the 28 cadet officers including six females to be commissioned during a parade at Bomana, Port Moresby…

THE Government is working on a policy submission to improve and modernise the police force through merit-based appointments and through an upgraded two-year diplomat police training programme. Prime Minister James Marape said during question time in Parliament that Police Minister…

The Highlands town of Tari has been in celebration mode after the election of its MP, James Marape, as Papua New Guinea’s prime minister. Mr Marape was elected by MPs yesterday as the country’s new prime minister, replacing Peter O’Neill…
PM Marape Announces Cabinet Caretakers

By Annette Kora – EMTV News, Port Moresby Following the recent swearing in of Papua New Guinea’s 8th Prime Minister, James Marape yesterday at government house; earlier this evening saw a seven-man caretaker cabinet taking their oaths of office before Governor-General,…