Policewomen told to rise up for conference

THE 11th policewomen’s conference will be held in Enga in 2020, it was announced yesterday. This was confirmed by national policewomen’s coordinator Maryanne Yabara in Wabag. Yabara, a first-time visitor to Enga to scout for a conference venue, said she…
China’s aid seals bond of friendship

THE Chinese government continued to add on to its generous donations to Papua New Guinea with 50 coaches, 35 mini buses and nine fire engines for Apec 2018. Chinese ambassador Xue Bing said during handover in Port Moresby yesterday: “Our…

By CLIFFORD FAIPARIK, The National PNG NINE key issues have been identified for discussion at the upcoming joint supervisory body (JSB) meeting scheduled for Thursday in Bougainville, the autonomous government’s peace agreement implementation Minister Albert Punghau says. Punghau said the…
Port Moresby: Apec routes

By HELEN TARAWA MAJOR roads in Port Moresby, including the Poreporena Freeway, will be closed to the public during the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation Leaders’ Summit in November – for security reasons – according to Apec Minister Justin Tkatchenko. Roads which…
PM PNG undang beberapa pemimpin Pasifik

Suva, Jubi – Perdana Menteri Papua Nugini telah menyampaikan undangan dari Presiden Tiongkok, Xi Jinping, untuk menghadiri pertemuannya dengan pemimpin-pemimpin Pasifik di Port Moresby sebelum konferensi KTT APEC, yang akan diadakan November, dimulai. Undangan tersebut disampaikan oleh PM Peter O’Neill, ketika…
Komisi Bipartisan PNG sarankan penanganan referendum Bougainville

Port Moresby, Jubi – Komisi Bipartisan Parlemen Papua Nugini tentang Urusan Bougainville, mengatakan masalah penting yang berkaitan dengan referendum tahun depan, harus diselesaikan sebelum tahun ini berakhir. Laporan komite ini, yang diajukan di hadapan Parlemen, termasuk seruan agar pendanaan persiapan referendum…
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…
Global anti-terror fight sought

By HELEN TARAWA, https://www.thenational.com.pg/ PAPUA New Guinea may not be at risk to terrorism but the global phenomenon cannot be tackled by one country alone, Apec counter-terrorism working group (CTWG) chairman James Nachipo says. Nachipo told The National yesterday at the…
West Papua membership issue still unresolved at MSG

Leaders of Melanesian Spearhead Group countries have referred a West Papuan application for full membership in the group to its secretariat for processing. The leaders had their summit this week in Papua New Guinea’s capital Port Moresby. A long-pending application…