Telecom Fiji Limited has partnered with Huawei to deploy the first ultra-fast fiber broadband in the South Pacific Islands. Both Telecom Fiji and Huawei jointly announced the successful deployment of its 10G Passive Optical all fiber network – the ultra-fast fiber broadband and 1st of its kind in the Islands of the South Pacific region.Read more
Until the day he resigned, James Marape was one of the top man in the Prime Minister’s inner circle. As Finance Minister, he was a major player in the formulation of six national budgets and oversaw various finance related policies by the O’Neill-Abel Government.Read more
Morobe’s Police Commander, Superintendent Alex N’Drasal told EM TV News that a breakdown in the family is one of the cause in the rise of sexual abuse on minors, especially girls. He said this after the Police arrested a man last week for producing pornography involving a schoolgirl from Wau in Bulolo District, who came into Lae, to look for money to pay her school fee.Read more
The Port Moresby Suburban League was established eight years ago to give opportunity to the growing interest of rugby league in the city. The league facilitates the need for players in the suburbs to take part in an organised competition.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
As part of their contribution to community development in the country, Boroko Rotary Club in partnership with Brisbane based Rotarians are introducing Teacher in a box, a non-profit organisation that aims to digitize learning materials for under privileged people in areas around the world through just one laptop computer.Read more
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.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
Raylance Mesa is a 24-year-old lass from Morobe who has been an advocate in conducting climate change awareness for her local Tami Island Community in Morobe. Using her skills and knowledge in architecture, she has been involved in community projects on the island and was recently named the overall Westpac Outstanding Woman of the year.Read more
There is a complete liquor ban in the Southern Highlands Province. Provincial Administrator Joseph Catejan, who is the Chairman of the Provincial Liquor license Commissioner, admitted errors in issuing licenses to Kiburu Lodge and Clive Steel club in Mendi.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
Over 30 trainers from 16 Community Health Worker Schools recently attended a refresher course for malaria diagnosis. The three-day course was held in Port Moresby and facilitated by malaria experts from the National Health Department, PNG Institute of Medical Research, Central Public Health Laboratory, and the World Health Organisation.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.