Prime Minister James Marape Has Done Great Job for Our Economy

Every man has his own weaknesses and strengthens. It’s the same with a leader, MP or a PM. But one thing which led me to write up this piece is; since Independence no one PM has ever fought for Economic Independence and greater share/equity participation in our resources projects unlike PM James Marape. Even before political... more →
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PM Marape urges UPNG graduates to be job creators, not seekers

Prime Minister Hon. James Marape has encouraged graduating University of PNG (UPNG) students to get into self-employment. He said this when addressing the 65th UPNG Graduation at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby today in which 396 students from the School of Business and Public Policy graduated. More students will... more →
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Pointers for SME participants, By East Sepik Governor Allen Bird

As the Government makes available record funding into the SME sector, I think it’s prudent that some pointers be provided for those who might be excited and rushing headlong into this space. Be aware of who your clients are: If your clients are local, the local economy has shrunk by K10 billion. We are in a recession.... more →
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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 →
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Air Niugini Resumes Jet Services to Mount Hagen

Air Niugini is pleased to announce the resumption of Fokker jet services to Mount Hagen, Western Highlands Province commencing Tuesday 20th October 2020. For most of the last sixteen months the runway at Kagamuga airport has been restricted to Dash-8 turboprop aircraft to allow National Airports Corporation (NAC) to complete... more →
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Prime Minister James Marape with Mr Mark Bristow and his team from Barrick

Yesterday I was assisted by Governor GC Sir Ipatas, Hon M Makiba, Ambassador Lupari, Kumul Mining Holding Ltd’s MD in Peter Graham and State Solicitor Mr D Rolpagaera in securing a better deal for our country. We spent whole day yesterday securing well for our country without compromising or sacrificing all of my government’s... more →
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Female cocoa farmer collects prizes

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 →
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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 →
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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 →
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Solar combination dryer for Qbora cocoa farmers in Tinputz

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 →
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