Owena Health Centre Staff: Slow Delivery of Medicine

A Baptist-run health centre in the Obura-Wanenara District of Eastern Highlands Province waits for almost 6 months before receiving their medical supplies. Owena Health Centre of Lamari Local Level Government is the only health centre that serves almost eight thousand people. The only three serving nurses at the health centre told EMTV News that the slow delivery of medical supplies have caused suffering and even death on young children, pregnant mothers and the elderly.

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Man arrested for multiple murders of wife, step-daughters and babysitter

A suspect from East Sepik and Madang heritage was arrested by police for brutally murdering his wife, two step daughters and their baby sitter. Motive behind the murder is still unknown as police are thoroughly doing their investigation before charging the suspect. The incident happened on Monday afternoon, between 2pm to half past six in the evening.

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Moran Special Purpose Authority calls on BSP to rectify signatory issues

The Moran Special Purpose Authority Board appointed recently, are claiming to be the rightful leaders of the Moran Special Purposes Authority. They are calling on the Bank of South Pacific to clarify why they have not completed due processes in approving their signatories in order for them to access funds in their account.

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PNG LNG Invests in Education Improvements in Hela Province

It was smiles all around when the keys to a new teacher’s house was handed to the Komo Catholic Primary School in Hela Province over the weekend. The teacher’s house was built for the school by Exxon Mobil PNG; operator of the PNG LNG Project, who has been working in conjunction with communities in PNG LNG project areas to help improve education and health infrastructure including the restoration of facilities damaged in the 2018 earthquake.

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Wapenamanda Rural Electrification Project Launched

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, Foreign Affairs Minister Rimbink Pato and Ambassadors and High Commissioners to PNG from USA, Australia, Japan and New Zealand officially launched the Wapenamanda Rural Electrification Project over the weekend in Enga Province. Wapenamanda is the first electorate in PNG to benefit from the Asia Pacific Economic Conference (APEC) agreements signed last year by four Countries in Port Moresby. They are United States of America, Australia, New Zealand and Japan.

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Wapenamanda Airport Extension Project Launched

Prime Minister Peter O’Neill officiated the ground breaking ceremony of the Wapenamanda Airport extension project. It is a K43 Million counter funding project of the Asian Development Bank (ADB), and the National Government under the Civil Aviation Development Investment Program (CADIP).The Wapenamanda airport extension project will not be big as projected due to funding constraints. However, the current runway will be extended and more coal tar will be pasted on the runway to have enough strength to carry weights from big planes. The airport’s tarmac will be extended for two or more planes to park.

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