PNG welcome West Papua refugees

Port Moresby, PAPUA NEW GUINEA – October 15, 2019: 10am (NBC NEWS PNG): Papua New Guinea will stand ready to welcome refugees from West Papua if they decide to seek refuge in the country. Prime Minister James Marape made these remarks…
West Papuan refugees welcome in PNG – PM

Papua New Guinea’s prime minister says his country stands ready to welcome more refugees from West Papua. James Marape was responding to questions in Parliament yesterday about the deteriorating human rights situation on the Indonesian side of the border. He…
Calls to address human rights abuse in West Papua

INDONESIA and Papua New Guinea are not fully independent if they do not address allegations of human rights abuses against Melanesians in Papua and West Papua province, National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop says. “These two countries need to tell…
West Papua – the Next East Timor

The Indonesia’s “Look East” Diplomacy entails stepping up on its propaganda against United Liberation Movement For West Papua or ULMWP. This is legitimated by the proposition that to go against ULMWP is for the best interests of the People of…

PNG PM vows to improve his citizens’ access to Australian visas BY BRETT MASON, ROSEMARY BOLGERSHARE Papua New Guineans will be able to travel to Australia more easily under changes being pursued by Prime Minister James Marape.  Speaking in Sydney, Mr…

THE Government is working on a policy submission to improve and modernise the police force through merit-based appointments and through an upgraded two-year diplomat police training programme. Prime Minister James Marape said during question time in Parliament that Police Minister…

The Highlands town of Tari has been in celebration mode after the election of its MP, James Marape, as Papua New Guinea’s prime minister. Mr Marape was elected by MPs yesterday as the country’s new prime minister, replacing Peter O’Neill…

Following the election of James Marape as the 8th Prime Minister, there has been numerous articles posted on social media asking the question why I was absent and abstained from voting.  Last Wednesday, the former Prime Minister Peter O’Neill announced…