Category: Papua New Guinea

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…
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…