Category: News

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Gobe House opened on site of former ANZ building, Lae

Gobe House, Lae, was recently opened by PNG Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for National Planning, Hon. Samuel H Basil, MP. The redevelopment is on the site of the former ANZ building that was...

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Bougainville Elections

Ishmael Toroama will be sworn in as the Bougainvillea region’s president. Thirty years ago, he was leading troops in a rebel army during a bloody conflict in Bougainvillea, as a commander of the Bougainvillea...

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Birds of Paradise – Ellis Rowan in New Guinea

This exhibition is on at the National Library of Australia in Canberra until 8 March 2021. Ellis Rowan (1848–1922) is one of Australia’s most celebrated artists, best known for her striking wildflower paintings but...

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Helping Hands – sourced from “The National”

Medical equipment arrives. MORE than K700,000 worth of medical equipment has arrived in Port Moresby as part of a donation by Chinese business magnate Jack Ma through the Jack ma foundation. A 4000kg shipment...

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Historical monuments in the Gazelle District

  At a time of considerable debate around the world about the role of historical monuments, the Gazelle District Development Authority Board has made a policy decision basing its strategy on the potential tourism...

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PNG IN THE NEWS

Featuring articles and news reports about contemporary Papua New Guinea—also included are the nation’s sporting achievements and events, and stories about young people doing interesting things— we encourage young people to become involved in...

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State of Emergency Extended from The National

ONLY Prime Minister James Marape and State of Emergency Controller David Manning are the authorised persons to release information to the public on Covid-19 matters. Manning, also the Police Commissioner, said Marape could delegate...

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Cable Network

Cable network to ease communication challenges March 20, 2020     Sourced from The National Business, with thanks. COMMUNICATION challenges for the people of Manus will be a thing of the past as the province witnessed...

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PNG Lockdown

PNG Covid-19 Lockdown March 20, 2020   Sourced from The National   –  Main Stories By REBECCA KUKU ALL inbound flights to the country will stop from Sunday in a “seven-day lockdown” directive to reduce the chances of...

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Bougainville – Another geologist killed

A GEOLOGIST from Thailand employed by a Filipino-owned mining company is dead after allegedly shot by disgruntled landowners in a remote mountainous area of Bougainville, Bougainville Police Commander Francis Tokura says. Tokura said he...

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Rabaul Vendor

Rabaul sunshine getting too hot for handicraft ANTHONY ToUraliu, 75, from Rababat village in the Livuan Reimber Local Level Government in Gazelle district braves the sun to sell handicraft to tourists. He and other...