Air Niugini Resumes Services Between Port Moresby and Hong Kong as a Transit Point to the World

MEDIA RELEASE Air Niugini is pleased to announce that it will resume services between Port Moresby and Hong Kong, commencing Wednesday 28th October 2020. Services will be operated by Air Niugini’s Boeing 767 aircraft, in partnership with Cathay Pacific Airways under a code share arrangement. Flights will initially operate... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Till the land, produce more for NC Market: PM

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

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

Sepik Plain Agro Project Progressing Well

The hundred million Kina Sepik Chicken, Grain and Cocoa innovation project has the potential to go a long way. The Secretary for National Planning and Monitoring Koney Samuel said this during his recent visit to the Sepik Plains. Secretary Samuel was impressed with the development of the site including the chicken houses, egg hatchery,... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

O’Neill: Wrong to close mine

Cash shortage a sign of recession
June 10, 2021 The National Main Stories IALIBU-Pangia MP Peter O’Neill says there will be certain challenges before the Porgera mine can restart. He noted that Prime Minister James Marape made commitment to address legacy issues, including environmental damage, before the mine could be reopened. However, he said that had not been... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Minister impressed with progress of Sepik Plains project

June 9, 2021 The National  NATIONAL Planning and Monitoring Department secretary Koney Samuel has welcomed the progress and development of the Sepik Chicken, Grain and Cocoa Innovation project on the Sepik Plains after a tour of the facility last week. He said the Government would support the project, including the construction... more →
Posted in: Papua New Guinea

Mine closure unnecessary: Barker

By DALE LUMA THE closure of the Porgera gold mine in Enga last April has had unnecessary, devastating economic impact on the lives of so many people, according to an economist. Executive director with the Institute of National Affairs Paul Barker was responding to the handing over of the mine’s framework agreement by Prime Minister... more →
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Church leader says casino will increase social problems

June 8, 2021The NationalNational CASINOS have economic advantages and disadvantages but they have more negative socio-economic impacts, Evangelical Lutheran Church of PNG (ELCPNG) head bishop Rev Dr Jack Urame says.“I disagree with approval to build a casino in the nation’s capital as the country has had enough of social problems. “Family... more →
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Morobe proposes to buy shares in Trukai Industries

By PNG Bulletin Online Morobe Provincial Government and Trukai Industries Ltd in a round table discussion. Photo: supplied MOROBE Province wants to be the leading commercial rice producer in the country and will spearhead the national government’s policy to reduce PNG huge rice imports. Morobe Governor Ginson Saonu declared this... more →
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‘Stret Pasin Stoa’ program should be revived: Report

Stret Pasin Stoa in the 70s. Photo: NDB
By PNG Bulletin Online -June 2, 20210138 Thomas Honga and Dr. Francis Odhuno giving their report findings recently. Photo: PNGNRI LACK of ownership in the retailing sectors by indigenous Papua New Guineans is believed to be one of the factors affecting the “Stret Pasin Stoa” scheme, a program that was aimed at seeing PNG entrepreneurs... more →
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Swiss Banks Accused of Hiding Indonesian Billions

Asia Sentinel, Source: https://www.asiasentinel.com/ Thwarted in the courts and snubbed by the Swiss government, the estate of the late Indonesian diplomat Adam Malik is demanding that Switzerland establish a commission to help it recover what are described as billions of Swiss francs in accounts and gold deposited during the tumultuous... more →
Posted in: Oceania Asia

BREAKING NEWS: PMJM’S PORGERA TRIP STOPPED BY LANDOWNERS DEMANDING A COPY OF THE FRAMEWORK AGREEMENT

Since the government and Enga Provincial government announced your major deal with Barrick over a month ago, no one has seen the copy of the signed Agreement including Mineral Resources Enga who are supposed to be signatories of the Agreement (they did not sign) and Kumul Minerals Board and Management who are the SML11 owners and... more →
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