The Papua New Guinea Teachers Association wants the government to pay the three percent pay rise promised to them according to the Teaching Service Salary Fixation Agreement that was signed between the Council of Public Sectors Union and the government in 2016.The association demanded a response from the government this Friday, or term two classes for primary and secondary schools will be disrupted.
With just a click on the laptop, Education Minister Nick Kuman launched the Online Student Data Collection System today. Developed by Pure Math Solution, this is a system that will enable headmasters and principals of schools throughout the country to collect student’s assessment records and national examination results and enter them online.
In July this year, cocoa enthusiasts will converge in Lae for the 2019 PNG Cocoa of Excellence Festival. Formal preparations for this event began recently, with the hosting of an official fundraiser in Lae, Morobe Province.In 2017, the inaugural PNG Cocoa of Excellence Show was staged in Kokopo, East New Britain. The event brought together cocoa producers, suppliers, exporters, and manufacturers together to celebrate cocoa, and also grade various cocoa samples from around the country.
A new approach in cargo management and clearance will be implemented at the Wutung Land Border Port once it opens before the end of the year. Called the ‘Supermarket Approach’, this system developed by PNG Customs Service will better cater for goods coming in and out of the country using specific conditions that are set to improve customs accounting and clearance.
The PNG Men’s National Football team are in day 2 of a training camp in Port Moresby. The camp began yesterday where skills and fitness have been tested.The men’s camp has been split into two groups, with the Port Moresby-based players going through the first training camp, while others selected from teams in Lae, Madang and the Highlands region will gather in Lae for their training camp which begins on the 22nd of April to the 24th. The training camp is to check players’ fitness and skill level and to see how they can play together as a team.
Telecom Fiji Limited has partnered with Huawei to deploy the first ultra-fast fiber broadband in the South Pacific Islands. Both Telecom Fiji and Huawei jointly announced the successful deployment of its 10G Passive Optical all fiber network – the ultra-fast fiber broadband and 1st of its kind in the Islands of the South Pacific region.
SYDNEY/MELBOURNE (Reuters) – Australians will go to the polls in a general election on May 18 after Prime Minister Scott Morrison fired the starting gun on Thursday on a campaign set to be fought over taxation, climate change and inequality.