Category: Papua New Guinea

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…
PM addresses business visa issue

There has been significant misuse of multiple-entry business visas to the country, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says. Speaking at a recent business breakfast in Port Moresby, he said: “I have also heard your concerns in regards to the issuing of…
Australian naval ship visits here

A ROYAL Australian Navy Hydrographic Ship HMAS Melville is visiting Honiara for her crew to conduct outreach activities with the community and host a number of functions from 1 to 5 February.  The Commanding Officer of HMAS Melville, Lieutenant Commander…
WP leaders declare vow to ‘war’ against Indo

ABC: Leaders of the Free West Papua movement have met in the PNG capital Port Moresby to stress their commitment to war against Indonesia. The group’s chairman Jeffrey Bomanak delivered a statement at a West Papua Freedom Conference, saying the fight…
Immigration grants 40 foreigners citizenship

By ERIC PIET, the National PNG A GROUP of 40 foreigners have been granted citizenship by the PNG Immigration and Citizenship Authority. They were presented their citizenship certificates and passports in Port Moresby yesterday by Immigration and Border Security Minister…
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…