The Hides PDL 7 Special Purpose Authority is aiming to carry out its plans and deliver services to people in its constituency. Chairman, Andy Hamaga, says among concerned issues are the overdue benefits of the LNG Project and review of the UBSA and LBBSA.Read more
The St. Mary’s Vunapope Hospital in East New Britain province has scaled down its operations yet again following a burglary incident over the weekend. Medical service director of the hospital Dr. Felix Diaku has confirmed the closure stating it will remain close for an indefinite period to show their frustrations.Read more
The Council of Public Sector Unions, COPSU, has rejected the recently announced Medicare Health Plan by Government – a plan, being promoted by PNG Health Assurance. It is instead calling on Government to involve the Public Employees Association and other unions in discussions to negotiate a better medicare and life insurance cover for public servants throughout Papua New Guinea.Read more
A new sewerage treatment facility that will serve the ever growing nation’s capital was opened at Joyce Bay last week. The facility was upgraded at a total cost of K410 million and co-funded by the governments of PNG and Japan.Read more
The Independent Consumer and Competition Commission (“ICCC”) hereby announces the new retail fuel prices for this month, which will take effect on Monday, 08th April, 2019.Read more
The people of Goodenough Island are in dire need of immediate assistance of food, clothing, medicine supplies and materials to rebuild their houses.Read more
National Planning Minister 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 in Chad, Central Africa, submitted a paper on behalf of the Pacific region.Read more
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.
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
By Lillian Sopera Keneqa – EMTV News, Port Moresby On May 8th 2018, Environment and Conservation Minister, John Pundari, announced aRead more
Papua New Guinea National Weather Service has issued warnings of continued strong winds to be experienced in Manus Province including islands west of Bismarck Sea. Additional warnings have been given to all small boat operators to take necessary precautions before going out at sea.Read more
By Adelaide Sirox Kari – EMTV News, Port Moresby The National Weather Service has issued a warning across PNG toRead more
Community health workers in Komo LLG in Hela Province will start collecting statistics of children that will be vaccinated against the Polio virus.Read more