Category: Papua New Guinea

O’Neill faces arrest

By GYNNIE KERO and SYLVESTER WEMURU POLICE will investigate Ialibu-Pangia MP and former prime minister Peter O’Neill for alleged official corruption and have obtained a warrant for his arrest from the court. Acting Police Commissioner David Manning said the warrant…
We changed the nation, says O’Neill

By GYNNIE KERO. The National PNG FORMER Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, pictured, has defended the record of the government he led up to May, saying “we changed the nation by building infrastructure needed”. He also condemned plans by the current…
West Papua solidarity march in PNG draws thousands

Thousands of Papua New Guineans marched through Port Moresby in support of West Papuan freedom today. This follows weeks of protests by West Papuans, as well as unrest, in the neighbouring Indonesian-ruled territory. PNG civil society groups were among those…
PNG urges UN visit to West Papua

Papua New Guinea has reiterated a call for UN representatives to visit West Papua amid widespread protests. Indonesia has banned violent protests and separatist speeches in the two Papuan provinces, where at least 10 people have been killed and dozens arrested.…
PNG Governor warns Indonesian president Widodo over West Papua

Papua New Guinea’s Port Moresby Governor Powes Parkop has strongly called on the President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo not to take Papuans for granted. Parkop says today that if President Joko Widodo won’t take heed of what…
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…