Author: Augustine Chaslon

B14 is the name of this local group which consists of four males residing in the suburb of Gerehu. Not new to the PNG Music Industry, they are planning on a come-back and have some pretty good tracks set to release for their fans here in Port Moresby and around Papua New Guinea. ‘Brothers In Arms’ or ‘1314’ is lead by Nigel Nagual aka Gundor, who is the lead vocalist and the Music Producer for their studio called ChainLoose Music. The other three member’s are Brendan Nagual aka Adi Brox, Martin Wagambie aka Martz Bobo and Noel Charles aka Noxy…

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Hibbz Café, a 100% local SME and local catering company who started business operating at home in 2019 has launched its new website on Friday at one of their Cafes located at Barton’s Place Badili. A milestone achievement for the company that will bridge gaps between customers, to make it easier for them to make online transactions and also to pay when ordering delicious food, beverages and desserts, especially during this time of the COVID19 pandemic. Keynote Speaker, Vani Nades, who is the CEO of EmStret Holdings Limited and a long time SME partner of Hibbz Café said she has…

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During this COVID19 Pandemic, a lot of our Papua New Guinean Music Artists and Musicians have found it difficult to entertain their fans and also to host music gigs here in the city and also around the country. However, for Chris Cobb, he has come up with an idea of hosting a live stream of his ‘Sunday Soul Sessions’ at his CCM Studio which he usually sings covers of songs and also it is about sharing soulful music with his viewer audiences live online. Chris Sese Cobb, 30 years old from a mixed parentage of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville…

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“It has been said that crises bring out the best in people and certainly, that was the gesture shown by citizens and companies digging deep to support Port Moresby General Hospital (PMGH) which is critically in need of assistance”, said Chairman of the PMGH Mr Graham. The Port Moresby General Hospital is experiencing a spike in patient numbers including those affected by COVID-19 and the hospital continues to operate amid these challenges while other Hospitals and Clinics in Port Moresby and elsewhere have either closed or scaled done on operations. The “Friends of Port Moresby General Hospital” a non-profitable organization…

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Utuyam Catering Services has pledged that 10% of its sales will go towards the Port Moresby General Hospital under the ‘Friends of POM GEN’ Emergency appeal to help with purchasing masks and gloves and necessary items needed for the patients and staffs that are essential during this time as the COVID-19 cases continue to increase in the Nation’s Capital. Clare Tomdia Lokes, 30, from Kiriwina village in the Trobriand Islands in the Milne Bay Province is a Medical Doctor by profession and is currently the Director of Medical Education at the School of Medical Health Sciences at the University of…

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9 year old Oliver Alexis Kassman, may have had little to no memories of the Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, but he knew at heart that the man the whole country was mourning, had to be someone highly respectable and above reproach. Little Oliver heard of the idea of lighting and raising lanterns on the night of the state burial to honour the Late Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, but had a totally different approach; and thought, what a better way to farewell the founding father, whom he has never met in person, by planting trees during the national haus…

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Supporting the Rita Flynn Isolation and Testing Centre, an Emergency Appeal is out for business houses and organizations to help in kind especially with basic items like face masks, gloves, bed sheets, pillowcases, dry goods, fruits and vegetables, bulk disinfectants and other basic and vital items. With the recent surge in the COVID-19 cases in the Nation’s Capital, the Port Moresby General Hospital in partnership with ‘Friends of POMGEN’ have reorganized the Emergency Department and essential services to cater for the COVID-19 Pandemic. Port Moresby General Hospital CEO, Dr Paki Molumi said initially when Rita Flynn was opened up, many…

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Vernon Hamei, 35 from Leta in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville and Kaiapit in Morobe Province has rekindled his artistic talent after almost two (2) decades to draw up a sketch of the Late Grand Chief Rt. Hon Sir Michael Somare. “I did the drawing as an act of gratitude and respect in honour of the Late Grand Chief since I couldn’t think of anything else I could offer from the bottom of my heart to express my deepest gratitude for the great leader he has been for this nation”, said Vernon. Vernon could remember years ago when he was…

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The Royals Rugby Union Club (RRUC) were given the nod to participate in the Capital Rugby Union (CRU) Competition in 2021. President for Capital Rugby Union, Mr Kori Chan said that the decision to allow Royals RUC to join the CRU, was a consultative process between the Board and all member clubs, from which a consensus was reached to approve an application from Royals RUC to join the association. “The inclusion of Royals RUC will add value to the CRU as the club has made great strides in developing their club and team culture and player depth, via their junior…

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The PNG Fashion & Design Week and Sesago Health Care Limited signed a Memorandum of Understanding for duration of one year to strengthen their partnership. PNGFDW Founder and Director, Mrs Janet Sios that they are excited to sign the MOU to cement their relationship as a guide for both parties working within the provision of this agreement so they can collectively expand their products and services. “We are excited that Sesago has come on board to look at areas we can partner in and increase the opportunities for many of our designers. Mrs Sios further added that it is a…

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