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…
West Papuan MSG bid at a dead end, says Jakarta

Indonesia says the United Liberation Movement for West Papua’s bid to be a full member of the Melanesian Spearhead group has reached a dead end. MSG leaders meeting in Port Moresby this week referred the Movement’s application to the group’s secretariat for…
West Papua MSG Membership Close

West Papua’s application to become a full member of the Melanesian Spearhead Group has gained traction, with MSG Leaders referring the United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) to the MSG Secretariat for deliberation. Prime Minister & MSG Chair, Peter…
O’Neill: Apec meeting to be ‘Pacific-styled’

By MARK HAIHUIE, The National PNG, PRIME Minister Peter O’Neill says the Asia-Pacific Economic Cooperation meeting in Port Moresby this year will be “Pacific-styled”. “The 2018 Apec will truly be a Pacific-styled event clearly highlighting our cultures so we can advance…

Preparations are in earnest in Port Moresby to welcome Melanesia Spearhead Group (MSG) Leaders for their 21st biennial summit on Wednesday (14 February). Senior officials from Fiji, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Vanuatu and the FLNKS in New Caledonia were meeting…
MSG Foreign Ministers conclude talks in Port Moresby

THE 21st Melanesian Spearhead Group Foreign Ministers Meeting (FMM) concluded in Port Moresby on Tuesday with a number of decisions to be considered by Leaders, who will convene on Wednesday, 14 February 2018 for their retreat. Key amongst the decisions…