Till the land, produce more for NC Market: PM

The Vanuatu Daily Post
Prime Minister Charlot Salwai has challenged the people of Vanuatu, especially the young generation, to till the land, in order to produce more crops to meet the demand for the new market opening up in New Caledonia. He made the call on the eve of his departure from New Caledonia, after the historic signing of trade agreements... more →
Posted in: Kanaky, Vanuatu

Chinese Trade company establishes alliance with Pango community

Children from Pango receive gifts from Shandong Xinhuiyuan International Trade Company Ltd reps (r) and Mr Lionel Kaluat ©. Fern Napwatt
The Shandong Xinhuiyuan International Trade Company Ltd has extended a gesture of friendship to the Pango community. The trade company from Shandong Province, China made a simple sign of generosity when it donated gifts to the children, widows and people in Pango on Friday. It was arranged by Mr Lionel Kaluat. The gifts... more →
Posted in: Vanuatu

Female cocoa farmer collects prizes

A WOMAN from Guadu village in Salamaua, Morobe, who won the best woman farmer at the Kumul blo Morobe Cocoa of Excellence Show in July received her prizes on Friday.
October 22, 2019, A WOMAN from Guadu village in Salamaua, Morobe, who won the best woman farmer at the Kumul blo Morobe Cocoa of Excellence Show in July received her prizes on Friday. Nanuo Kaukesa received spades, a wheelbarrow, grass knives, knives, a brushcutter, rakes and other tools valued at K2,500 from sponsors Agmark... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Buai seller killer

Buai seller killer
September 18, 2019The National By REBECCA KUKUPAPUA New Guinea’s 44th Independence Day anniversary celebrations on Monday were marred by violence when a buai (betel nut) seller was allegedly battered to death by police in Rainbow, Port Moresby.Relatives and friends of Peter Pamben protested outside the Boroko police station,... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Only two betel nut wholesale points, city manager says

Only two betel nut wholesale points, city manager says
CITY manager Bernard Kipit says the NCDC betel nut control centre at Duran farm, Eight-Mile and the Edics Holdings betel nut wholesale operator at Tete, Gerehu remains the only approved locations for the wholesale trading of the nut. “Both locations were established to regulate and control the supply and movement of betel nut... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Solar combination dryer for Qbora cocoa farmers in Tinputz

Bougainville cocoa farmers Felix and Marcia turn the first sod in Torpanos village, Tinputz District, in preparation for construction of the new solar combination dryer/ Photo courtesy – Australian High Commision, PNG.
A group of cocoa farmers from the Qbora Farmers Business Group in Tinputz District in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville has started construction of a solar combination dryer to improve the quality of their cocoa. Qbora Farmers Business Group is made up of 50 members and is located in the Torpanos village in the Autonomous... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Vale John Talu Tekwie – Soft power and FTZ

Vale John Talu Tekwie
Vale John Talu Tekwie My late brother JT was championing of the Free Trade Zone in Vanimo. His work on the the FTZ was progressing very well, until his untimely passing yesterday. What is Free Trade Zone? According to Wikipedia Free Trade Zone is a class of special economic zone. It is a geographic area where goods may be landed,... more →
Posted in: Featured

PM: Agriculture, digital economy  the way forward for PNG

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Papua New Guinea (PNG)’s 8th Prime Minister James Marape spoke to The National’s senior writer MALUM NALU in an exclusive interview last week. Marape wants to transform the agriculture sector into a vibrant revenue earner for PNG. IT is not difficult to fathom why Prime Minister James Marape has made it loud and clear that... more →
Posted in: Featured

Marape grateful to UN for trade policy

Marape grateful to UN for trade policy
PRIME Minister James Marape has acknowledged the support of the European Union in the first Trade Related Assistance Project (Trap) which resulted in the formulation of Papua New Guinea’s first National Trade Policy. Marape made the acknowledgement during a meeting with EU resident representative Ioannis Giokarakis Argyropoulos... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

New prime minister promises to ‘take back’ economy

New prime minister promises to ‘take back’ economy
Newly elected Prime Minster James Marape says his government will work towards “taking back” the economy. Marape in his maiden speech in Parliament said he wanted PNG to be the “richest black Christian nation” on earth. “Since my resignation as finance minister on April 11, I did it for my own reasons, some were personal... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea
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