Category: Papua New Guinea

United Nations sees PNG’s population growth a problem

THE high rate of population growth in Papua New Guinea is deemed to be a problem in terms of health since there are insufficient basic health services for the rising population. According to United Nations Population Fund (UNFPA) country representative…
NCD Residents Assured of Normalcy

MEDIA RELEASE TUESDAY, NOVEMBER 20, 2018 NCD RESIDENTS ASSURED OF NORMALCY PORT MORESBY: “Tomorrow its business as usual for us in Port Moresby as normalcy has been restored in the city” assured National Capital District Governor, Powes Parkop. He made…
The Attack on the Sanctity of Parliament Condemned

MEDIA RELEASE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2018 THE ATTACK ON THE SANCTITY OF PARLIAMENT CONDEMNED PORT MORESBY: National Capital District Governor, Hon. Powes Parkop this evening condemned the rampage being done to the Parliament by the disgruntled APEC security officers and…
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…
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…
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…
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…