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…
Bougainville and PNG commit to collaborate on vote

The Bougainville President, John Momis, says he and Papua New Guinea Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill, have reached agreement on how they can work together on the referendum process. In October, Bougainville is to hold a vote on whether to remain…
Bougainville independence referendum postponed

A meeting today in Port Moresby between the Papua New Guinea national government and the Autonomous Bougainville Government resolved to defer the referendum to 12 October. The Bougainville Referendum Commission had requested the referendum be postponed due to a lack…
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…
O’Neill: PNG grateful for China’s support

PAPUA New Guinea would not have achieved the successful hosting of the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders Summit in Port Moresby without China’s support. Prime Minister Peter O’Neill was thanking Chinese President Xi Jinping on his two-day State visit to PNG…
PNG PM optimistic, hopeful

By HELEN TARAWA, The National PNG PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill says PNG is ready and looking forward to receiving Apec delegates and leaders from Apec economies over the next few days. O’Neill told the media during a final walk through of…
O’Neill: Aust, China are our friends

By HELEN TARAWA, the National PNG CHINA and Australia are very good friends who continue to trade with each other and are important to the Asia-Pacific region, says Prime Minister Peter O’Neill. Responding to questions on how Papua New Guinea…

A former Papua New Guinea prime minister, Sir Mekere Morauta, says the merger of two opposition political parties is an opportunity to force the country’s leader out of power. Sir Mekere, who is the MP for Moresby North-West, said the…