Category: Papua New Guinea

Nearly six months since a magnitude 7.5 quake struck Papua New Guinea’s Highlands region, response efforts are transiting from the relief phase into one of recovery The quake, which was centred in Hela province, was followed by significant aftershocks and…

A refugee on Papua New Guinea’s Manus Island has mounted a protest against four companies providing services to about 600 men exiled there by Australia. The men have been detained indefinitely on the island since 2013. Sudanese refugee Bashir Osman…

Efforts to help earthquake-affected communities rebuild their lives in Papua New Guinea’s Highlands region are in full swing. It’s nearly six months since a magnitude 7.5 quake in Hela province which, combined with significant aftershocks and landslides, affected several provinces.…

August 1, 2018The NationalMain Stories  Article Views: 21 NATIONAL Capital District Governor Powes Parkop has set 2025 as the year to eradicate all settlements in Port Moresby. Parkop said this during the launching of a programme to turn all settlements in…
Port Moresby: Apec routes

By HELEN TARAWA MAJOR roads in Port Moresby, including the Poreporena Freeway, will be closed to the public during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Summit in November – for security reasons – according to Apec Minister Justin Tkatchenko. Roads which…

August 1, 2018The NationalNational AN Australian man was taken hostage by armed men during a hold-up at a shop in Alotau, Milne Bay, on Monday, police say. Acting provincial police commander George Bayagau said the Australian was managing-director of the…
Parkop plans to modernise Motu-Koitabu villages

The national PNG – NATIONAL Capital District Governor Powes Parkop, pictured, says all Motu-Koitabu villages in National Capital District will be modernised under a programme that will run alongside the upgrade of settlements to suburbs programme. Parkop said the Motu-Koitabu people…
LLG polls plan stays

By PETER WARI PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill will confirm this week the date of the 2018 local level government elections after the Government sorts out “conflicting legal advices” which have been causing its delay. He also told Parliament on Friday…

The Vatican Ambassador To Papua New Guinea Archbishop Kurian Mathew Vayalunkalhas Will Visit The Autonomous Region Of Bougainville This Week. The Vatican Ambassador to Papua New Guinea Archbishop Kurian Mathew Vayalunkalhas will visit the Autonomous Region of Bougainville this week.…

Minister for Tourism, Arts and Culture Emil Tammur arrived in Solomon Islands yesterday, a day ahead of the sixth Melanesian Spearhead Group Ministers of Culture and Arts meeting in Honiara. He was accompanied by acting executive director of National Cultural…