Former Chief Justice on the Recalling of Parliament

This morning’s reconvening of Parliament has been described by the country’s former Chief Justice as in order. Sir Arnold Amet said Parliament Speaker Job Pomat’s announcement yesterday to recall Parliament was simply advising MPs that Parliament is still in the…
Papua New Guinea Speaker Recalls Parliament at 10AM Tomorrow

Speaker of the National Parliament Job Pomat has recalled Parliament to sit tomorrow at 10am. Speaker Pomat said this in a press conference this afternoon after his office found that the motion by Opposition Leader Beldan Namah last Friday to…
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…