Author: Tennyalle TAGETE

The National Capital District (NCD) Metropolitan Superintendent, Silva Sika, has come out to say that there should be no protest whatsoever to be staged tomorrow by PMV bus drivers in the city, over the shooting of one of their colleagues by police on Saturday afternoon at the Manu Auto- Port Bus Stop. The city’s police boss said this after a message was circulated on social media today about a planned stop work by PMV bus driver and a protest to be staged over the shooting incident. Mr. Sika told PNG HAUSBUNG that the incident was unfortunate but a police officer…

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People of the Oro Province can now look forward to better services in the future after Governor Garry Juffa revealed that the 2024 budget is focused on restructuring public services to improve service and delivery and sustainable development for the province. The Oro Provincial Government is reported to have presented its annual budget on Wednesday 14th February at the Prime Minister’s Office at the National Parliament in Waigani. Oro Governor Gary Juffa and his team consisted of members of the Provincial Executive Council, Assembly and the Provincial Administration, announced that the budget would prioritize Law and Order, Health, Education, Infrastructure…

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A woman in Oro province has been delivering fresh garden food and vegetables to customers in Port Moresby to generate income to support disability advocacy programs in Popondetta town. “Everything that I do with my SMEs, supports my disability advocacy programs in Oro, including the community support programs as I am currently the PNG Women in Disability Network Incorporation Chairperson.” Ms. Sommerville Kanaba is a business woman from a mixed parentage of East Sepik and Oro Provinces who resides in Popondetta, who identified the need for affordable fresh garden produce in the city in 2023 while frequently flying between Port…

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In times like these, when the country is undergoing an economy crises, parents with financial constraints are scrambling to find means and ways to fund their children tuition fees for their university or college funds. Marie Eorage and her family are helping to fundraise for a young boy’s university tuition fees by selling food dishes in the city. 18 year old Seth Yasida completed his grade 12 at the St. Charles Lwanga Secondary School here in Port Moresby and was accepted at the University of Technology to take up Bachelor of Business in Applied Economics, but is facing a problem…

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Prime Minister (PM) James Marape has expressed Papua New Guinea’s solidarity with King Charles III as the monarch begins his cancer treatment. The PM expressed this solidarity following the official announcement from Buckingham Palace earlier this week concerning the King’s health. “King Charles has a long and personal relationship with Papua New Guinea, hence the thoughts and prayers of all our people are with him at this time,” Marape affirmed. “Papua New Guinea remains united in its support for King Charles III during this challenging time, reflecting on the enduring relationship that has been nurtured over decades between the country…

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The Central Province’s ambulance service stands as a beacon of hope and care for the community with teams responding to emergencies on a day-to-day basis. The Executive Director of Ambulance Operations, S/asst. Commander, Mr. Terence Torea, in a statement addressing the media’s enquiries about the Central Province Ambulance Service, said this was evident last year with the ambulance service responding to some 3, 800 emergency cases in the province. According to Mr. Torea, the Ambulance service operation is bolstered by three reservist stations strategically located in Bereina, Kuriva, and Kupiano, enszuring comprehensive coverage across the province. Additionally, ambulance units and…

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Situated along the Okuk Highway just before reaching the Kerowagi-Koronigle Junction is the Don Bosco Simbu Technical College, a college unlike any other where students stepping into its gates, walk out two to three years later as leaders in their own fields. This year, student registrations at the Don Bosco Simbu Technical College officially opened on the 29th January and closed on the 9th of February for the online selected students, but the administration will still be allowing registration to continue until the 22nd of February to allow for the non-school leavers as well as give time for continuing students…

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The Prime Minister James Marape will be thanking the people and governments of Australia, both past and present, for the “profound work” they have put into the development of PNG pre- and post-Independence. Marape will do this when he addresses members and senators of the National Parliament of Australia in Canberra today (Thursday, 08 February 2024), at the invitation of his Australian counterpart, Prime Minister Hon. Anthony Albanese. Marape will become the first Papua New Guinean and South Pacific head of government to address the Australian federal assembly. Before departure WEdnesday morning at Jackson’s International Airport, PM Marape told a…

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