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…
Govt has no intention to take local land: Minister

By HELEN TARAWA, the National PNGTHE Government has no intention to take away customary land from its owners, Minister for Lands and Physical Planning Justin Tkatchenko says.Speaking at the opening of the Southern Region Lands Summit workshop in Port Moresby…
WP leaders declare vow to ‘war’ against Indo

ABC: Leaders of the Free West Papua movement have met in the PNG capital Port Moresby to stress their commitment to war against Indonesia. The group’s chairman Jeffrey Bomanak delivered a statement at a West Papua Freedom Conference, saying the fight…
PNG’s Parkop pushes for referendum for West Papuans

The newspaper The National reported that Powes Parkop wants PNG to push for a legitimate independence referendum for West Papuans He said this was needed because 1969’s so-called Act of Free Choice referendum, through which West Papua was incorporated into Indonesia, was…
The Attack on the Sanctity of Parliament Condemned

MEDIA RELEASE WEDNESDAY, NOVEMBER 21, 2018 THE ATTACK ON THE SANCTITY OF PARLIAMENT CONDEMNED PORT MORESBY: National Capital District Governor, Hon. Powes Parkop this evening condemned the rampage being done to the Parliament by the disgruntled APEC security officers and…
Powes Parkop: Key point from Xi Jinping Speech

“Global growth is shadowed by protectionism and unilateralism. …key engine driving global growth…however not all are success story…WW2 for instance…..not far from where we are meeting today was a scene of bloody battle….ancient Chinese saying …..one should clean the mirror…
PNG, China sign K150 million scholarship grant

MORE Papua New Guineans will be able to receive scholarships to study in China following an agreement between Prime Minister Peter O’Neill and Chinese President Xi Jinping. O’Neill said a grant of K150 million was signed to release about 2500…