Pacific Media Centre Newsdesk A Bougainvillean leader has accused Papua New Guinean Prime Minister Peter O’Neill of “undermining” the island’s 17-year-old peace agreement and the independence vote due next year. Martin Miriori also condemned O’Nell for lacking sensitivity over Bougainville that…
Trump for Apec

By GYNNIE KERO, the National PNG United States President Donald Trump’s attendance at the Apec meeting in PNG will be a “great honour”, Foreign Affairs Minister Rimbink Pato says. Speaking at a business forum in Australia this week, Pato said:…
O’Neill highlights climate challenge

April 23, 2018The National Commonwealth countries face massive challenges which threaten their growth and survival, says Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. He said the effects of climate change, particularly on vulnerable island nations, could not be stressed enough. O’Neill told the…

The Natinal PNG – THE financial position of Ok Tedi Mining Limited has strengthened, generating more than K777 million of net investment activities allowing it to have nearly K380 million to be distributed to its shareholders. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill,…
Peter O’Neill: Gifts to PNG

By PETER ESILA, The National PNG – PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill yesterday accepted from China the multi-million kina International Convention Centre in Port Moresby, saying the country is experiencing an “infrastructure revolution”. The Chinese government will also build a six-lane road…
West Papuan MSG bid at a dead end, says Jakarta

Indonesia says the United Liberation Movement for West Papua’s bid to be a full member of the Melanesian Spearhead group has reached a dead end. MSG leaders meeting in Port Moresby this week referred the Movement’s application to the group’s secretariat for…
West Papua MSG Membership Close

West Papua’s application to become a full member of the Melanesian Spearhead Group has gained traction, with MSG Leaders referring the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) to the MSG Secretariat for deliberation. Prime Minister & MSG Chair, Peter…
O’Neill asked to begin dialogue on independence

THE West Papuan community in Papua New Guinea is calling on Prime Minister Peter O’Neill as the new chairman of the Melanesian Spearhead Group to start dialogue on independence for West Papua. PNG Melanesian Good Governance Organisation’s Steven Andambo, Fred…

THE Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has the capacity to resolve the issue regarding West Papua, says the United Liberation Movement for West Papua. Movement chairman Benny Wenda was yesterday invited to speak at the MSG leaders’ summit in Port Moresby…