Tongamp questions depts on future of rundown plantations

Tongamp questions depts on future of rundown plantations
The National PNG, – JIWAKA Governor Dr William Tongamp, pictured, is calling on three government departments to explain what is happening with the revival of rundown plantations which was allocated a K30 million funding. They are the departments of agriculture, national planning, state investment and public enterprise. Tongamp... more →
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MRDC helps out villagers in LNG areas

MRDC helps out villagers in LNG areas
By CLARISSA MOI, The National PNGMINERAL Resource Development Company (MRDC) commissioned three projects in the PNG LNG project plant site villages of Papa, Boera and Porebada, in Central, yesterday.They were: Two double classrooms built at a cost of K400,000 and fully kitted with desks for Papa Primary School;Two tractors purchased... more →
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Golden years ahead for Porgera mine

Golden years ahead for Porgera mine
The NationalBusiness POGERA gold mine in Enga has the potential to produce 500,000 ounces of gold a year for the next 20 years, says Barrick Gold Corporation president and chief executive Mark Bristow. He said the challenge was now on management, staff and the local community to work together to ensure that benefits continued... more →
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Nuau keen to fix landowner issues

Nuau keen to fix landowner issues
By CLARISSA MOI. the national PNGDepartment of Petroleum acting secretary Lohial Nuau, pictured, says one of his key performance indicators (KPI) for this year is settling landowner issues at project sites. He told management and staff of the department yesterday that one of the important component tasks was that of the landowners,... more →
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Eyes of the world will be on PNG during APEC, says PM

PNG PM Peter O'Neill Photo: AFP / Peter Parks
The Papua New Guinea Prime Minister has used Monday’s Independence Day address to promote what he calls the biggest meeting in PNG’s history, the 2018 APEC Summit. During a flag raising ceremony Peter O’Neill said in two months will the eyes of the world will be on PNG when they host the event. The Post Courier reported... more →
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Former PM Says APEC Isn’t What It Seems

Sir Mekere Morauta
Sir Mekere Morauta Papua New Guineans Should Not Allow Themselves To Be Fooled To Believing That The Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Meeting In November This Year Will Transform The Economy Of The Country. Papua New Guineans should not allow themselves to be fooled to believing that the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation... more →
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Farmers taking home K2000 from vege sale

Farmers taking home K2000 from vege sale
Farmers taking home K2000 from vege sale Rural communities in Wau, Morobe, are earning K700 to K2000 fortnightly from farming fresh vegetables. Many women and children have opened personal savings accounts and can swipe cards in shops when the SMS alert strikes their cell phones. At least 264 contract farmers in seven model farms... more →
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Madang landowners get K25m payment

The National PNG – Landowners of the Ramu nickel and cobalt mine in Madang receive their royalty payment of more than K25.5 million on Friday. The payment was part of more than K80 million from Ramu exports last year. The payment was made available by Department of Mining last week and presented at the People’s Labour Party... more →
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Violence forces Exxon to stop project

The Natoinal PNG – EXXONMOBIL PNG Ltd (EMPNG) has suspended all work at Angore project area including well pads and pipeline of the multi-billion kina PNG LNG project in Hela. This is after disgruntled landowners vandalised and destroyed significant project assets. A spokesperson from EMPNG, operator of the project, said the... more →
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