It’s Boxing Day today, and of course, a public holiday.
It has been raining since morning and business as usual for city residents as they move freely around Port Moresby’s shops to buy their goods.
EMTV journalist, Eric Haurupma, spoke to some of them about the festive season as the world heads into the New Year.
Boxing Day, a day after Christmas is a time of exchanging gifts and gifts wrapping with families and friends as residents across Port Moresby are feeling festive.
Titus Lapole, a vendor at Hohola Market, says that Christmas is good time for him to make profit as many buyers will be out shopping.
Thomas Bras, a June Valley resident, said Christmas is a time off for leisure activities such as watching games and visiting friends.
Ganai Taki, from Gerehu Stage 6, said it’s a time to commemorate the birth of Jesus Christ by going to church.
Glen Narara, said it as a moment of exchanging gifts as he had bought presents for his family at Waigani Stop and Shop.