Newcrest Lihir’s Power & Utilities Electrical and Engineering team has successfully completed a major system upgrade that has seen a significant reduction in power outage across the Lihir operation and surrounding communities.Read more
Newcrest Lihir operation in the Namatanai district of New Ireland province has recently established a library to empower its employees, business partners and local communities to improve their literacy and comprehension.Read more
The Minister for National Planning & Monitoring Hon. Richard Maru has called for certainty in the financing arrangements under the ACP-EU Post Cotonou Agreement that is being negotiated.
Minister Maru who is attending the 4th Meeting of the ACP Ministerial Central Negotiation Group (CNG-M) in N’Djamena, Chad, Central Africa, submitted on behalf of the Pacific region that the Post Cotonou ACP-EU development cooperation arrangements must have a financing plan as an integral part of the core Agreement in order to ensure certainty in the planning and access to funding.
Since inception in October 2014, the program aims to educate the community on how to manage money and helps them to use the appropriate banking products and services.Read more
In support of the implementation of the National Disaster Risk Reduction Framework (NDRRF) 2017 – 2030 launched by Minister for Inter-Government Relations and Member for Wewak, Kevin Isifu on the 16 February 2019, the PNG National Disaster Centre (NDC) in close collaboration with United Nations Development Programme (UNDP), United Nations International Strategy for Disaster Reduction (UNISDR) and Asian Disaster Preparedness (ADPC), organized series of training workshops in Port Moresby.Read more
PRK Gulf Isou Chairman Mai Ori today announced PRK Gulf Isou final team that will take on the Enga Mioks in the opening of Digicel Cup 2019 this Sunday, 7th of April.Read more
Port Moresby Nature Park has once again announced the in-kind sponsorship of SPAC Air Conditioning as a silver sponsor and the official air-conditioning service provider for the park.Read more
Minister for National Planning and Monitoring Richard Maru has assured the ACP that Papua New Guinea will continue to play an active role in the affairs of the ACP Group of states.Read more
The MSG Secretariat in close collaboration with the UNFCCC Secretariat will host a workshop on April 10 – 11, 2019 at the MSG headquarters in Port Vila, Vanuatu on validating the country climate finance assessments, needs and priorities to finalize the MSG Needs-based Climate Finance Strategy and to develop a Means of Implementation Framework.Read more
Secretary for Foreign Affairs Ms Barbara Age and Chief Migration Officer Solomon Kantha signed a Memorandum of Understanding on cooperation, cost-sharing and posting of Immigration Officers to PNG Diplomatic Missions last Friday in Cairns, Australia.Read more
The Minister for National Planning & Monitoring Richard Maru is attending the ACP Ministerial Central Negotiation Group meeting in N’Djamena, Chad, to receive a status report and consider consolidated ACP-EU text on elements relating to the Post Cotonou Agreement. The Ministerial Meeting will be followed by the meeting of the Chief Negotiators on 4th April, 2019.Read more
A total of eight employment contracts were signed today by Papua New Guinea’s Governor General, Grand Chief Sir Bob Dadae, together with the Acting Secretary for Department of Personnel Management and respective contract recipients.Read more
In this episode we take a look back at the devastating 7.5 Magnitude earthquake that occurred in the country’s highlands region. Come with Olsem Wanem as we take you to Mendi, Southern Highlands Province, to feature some of the United Nations agencies that had assisted during the disaster.Read more
Police in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville has made a commitment as duty bearers to further the promotion and protection of human rights.Read more
On 19th March 2019 Wells Fargo, the fourth largest bank in the United States of America and Bank South Pacific’s (BSP) major US dollar correspondent bank awarded BSP the Wells Fargo Operational Excellence Crystal Award.Read more