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
For a Tolai girl growing up between 1960 and 1970, career options were very limited. Forty years ago, that was part of the story for now veteran ABC broadcaster, Caroline Tiriman.“My mother wanted me to get married,” Caroline says. “It was an arranged marriage. I didn’t know the guy. He was from the next village and I went to school with his sisters.”Read more
Online advertising is becoming an important part of doing business, especially for small to medium entrepreneurs. But it can be more useful if entrepreneurs know how to use different social media platforms to advertise their business.Read more
A group of widows who sell crafts for a living in Morobe Province say lack of proper craft markets is affecting their business. Spokesperson, Margaret Kelly, says often at times they are harassed by the public and at instances had some of their items snatched.Read more
MUMBAI/NEW DELHI (Reuters) – Two weeks after a suicide bombing in Kashmir in February killed 40 Indian policemen, a Facebook user called Avi Dandiya posted a live video in which he played a recording of a call purportedly involving India’s home minister, the president of the ruling Bharatiya Janata Party (BJP) and an unidentified woman.Read more
Over 200 fresh vegetable vendors at 9 Mile outside of Port Moresby are concerned about the lack of proper market facilities for them to do business.Read more
BEIJING/WELLINGTON (Reuters) – Prime Minister Jacinda Ardern said on Monday she hoped to have a dialogue with Beijing about New Zealand’s intelligence agency’s decision to reject a bid by Chinese telecom giant Huawei to build a 5G mobile network.
Ardern is on a one-day visit to China and is expected to meet Chinese President Xi Jinping and the Premier Li Keqiang later on Monday.
SEOUL (Reuters) – Yoon Chang-hyun’s parents told him to get his sanity checked when he quit his secure job as a researcher at Samsung Electronics Co in 2015 to start his own YouTube channel.Read more
RABAT (Reuters) – Pope Francis told the tiny Catholic community in predominantly Muslim Morocco on Sunday that their mission was not to covert their neighbours but to live in brotherhood with other faiths.
Francis has used his two-day trip to stress inter-faith dialogue. He has also backed Moroccan King Mohammed VI’s efforts to spread a form of Islam that promotes inter-religious dialogue and rejects violence in God’s name.
A cheque of K40, 000 was presented to Salvation Army in support of its Red Shield Appeal – a community based program desired to assist communities in areas of welfare and natural disasters.Read more
Deloitte Australia has stepped in to partner with Buk Bilong Pikinini in the World Class Impact partnership, a program committed to impact 50 million futures by 2050.Read more
The women population in Papua New Guinea celebrates both the International and National Women’s Day in the month of March. Though the days fall on different dates, the same message that is emphasised on the International Women’s Day is carried on to the National Women’s Day.Read more
Minister for National Planning, Richard Maru, today visited the National Small Industries Corporation (NSIC) in New Delhi, India to learn how India is able to create 10 million jobs each year for its young people.Read more
According to World Health Organisation statistics, 15% of the world’s population are people living with disabilities, and for Papua New Guinea, 1 million of the country’s population are estimated to be people living with disabilities.Read more
By Rayon Lakingu – EMTV News, Port Moresby The country will now be able to effectively address the issueRead more