Category: Papua New Guinea

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,…

MEDIA STATEMENT KUA SUPPORTS MARAPE’S MOVE SUNDAY 14 APRIL 2019 The Shadow Attorney General and Member for Sinasina Yongomugl, Kerenga Kua welcomed the resignation of Mr James Marape from the O’Neill Cabinet, saying it is timely and we still have…
Hela and SHP still need humanitarian help: UN

The United Nations says people in Hela and Southern Highlands still need humanitarian assistance following the 7.5 magnitude earthquake in the Highlands region a year ago. UN resident coordinator Gianluca Rampolla told The National that the quake had only added…
Quake brings unity

By REBECCA KUKUPEOPLE in Southern Highlands have largely been working together in rebuilding their lives and homes and trying to restore some normalcy in their communities since last year’s earthquake, says provincial police commander Gideon Kauke. He has seen more…
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…
Strong winds damage food crops on islands

A VISIT by the Morobe Disaster Office workers and officials over the weekend confirmed that some islands in Siassi are in need of relief assistance. The islands of Malai, Aramot and Tuam after strong monsoon winds are facing shortages of…
Opposition will still file vote of no-confidence motion: Maisu

THE Opposition insists it will file a vote of no-confidence motion against Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, Opposition deputy leader Timothy Masiu says. “We in the Opposition are representing the eight million people of PNG. We will still move the vote…