Papua New Guinea’s Prime Minister, Hon James Marape, says there must be a national reconciliation ceremony between the National Government and people of Autonomous Region of Bougainville. Prime Minister Marape said this when addressing the Joint Supervisory Body (JSB) meeting on Buka Island this morning. He said the National Government will support the wishes and aspirations of the ABG in determining their political future through the referendum.
PNG’s very own chocolate, the Queen Emma, from the Queen Emma Chocolate Company (QECC) has doubled its production shifts to cater for the increasing success of sales; this was announced by the Paradise Company Ltd., CEO Mr. James Rice.
Finding a place in the 16 team tournament was equally hard for Olam, not to mention securing his place in the most consistent club of the modern era– Melbourne Storms. The Storms player #187 didn’t give up on his dream.
TAIPEI (Reuters) – Taiwan accused China on Monday of trying to influence its presidential and legislative elections after the Solomon Islands cut off ties with Taipei. The Solomon Islands was the sixth country to switch allegiance to China since President Tsai Ing-wen took office in Taiwan in 2016. Its decision on Monday dealt her a new blow in her struggle to secure re-election in January amid criticism of her handling of Beijing and rising tension with China.
SYDNEY (Reuters) – A 12-year-old boy started a bush fire and two teenage girls were questioned over another blaze in Australia’s Queensland state, police said on Tuesday as forest fires forced hundreds of people to flee their homes in the country’s east. Strong winds have fanned some 140 bush fires in northern Queensland and neighboring New South Wales state this week, with flames ravaging thousands of hectares of land.