West Papua solidarity march in PNG draws thousands

Thousands of Papua New Guineans marched through Port Moresby in support of West Papuan freedom today. This follows weeks of protests by West Papuans, as well as unrest, in the neighbouring Indonesian-ruled territory. PNG civil society groups were among those…
Churches condemn Indonesia

STATEMENT ON RECENT “INSTITUTIONAL RACISM” TOWARDS WEST PAPUANS August 22, 2019 PORT MORESBY The Pacific Conference of Churches, with the Papua New Guinea Council of Churches, strongly condemns the institutional racism against the indigenous people of West (Tanah) Papua that…
PNG Governor warns Indonesian president Widodo over West Papua

Papua New Guinea’s Port Moresby Governor Powes Parkop has strongly called on the President of the Republic of Indonesia Joko Widodo not to take Papuans for granted. Parkop says today that if President Joko Widodo won’t take heed of what…
Home Loan Offer for K150.000 in Port Moresby

BY MELISHA YAFOI of POST COURIER Port Moresby’s latest home ownership scheme is offering a home loan of K150,000, with low repayment interest rate designed for low to middle income earners. This is being offered by the National Capital District…
Long Woes for Fresh Water to End for Motu-Koitabu Villages

PORT MORESBY: A new water desalination plant at Motu-Koitabu’s Vabukori village will benefit nearly 3000 people-who with their containers walk meters and sacrifice sleep during the night-to fetch fresh water. The prolonged water woes in the village will now become…