Vanapa Brown Rural LLG Launched

A day before nominations open for the 2019 LLG Elections, Kairuku Hiri District in Central launched a new Local Level Government. Yesterday Opposition leader Patrick Pruaitch declared Vanapa Brown Rural LLG in the Hiri District. Speaking to the people, Pruaitch urged the new LLG to work together with District and Provincial level. “ I urge the new President to work will all levels of Government, this will see services reach remote areas”, said Pruaitch.

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PNG PM pays homage to the fallen in unmarked graves

As Australian New Zealand and PNG servicemen gathered  at sacred sites to pay their respects to the fallen on ANZAC Day, PNG’s Prime Minister, made special mention of  hundreds of graves throughout the country that bear no names  on their  headstones. In a statement this morning, Peter O’Neill, said ANZAC day is more than just the recognition of a tragic day in our military history.

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TIPNG Hosts Media Smart Youth Workshop

21 participants, including a teacher from the Port Moresby International School and 2 Youth Advocates from the Sanap Wantaim Campaign, participated in a workshop facilitated by TIPNG’s Youth Integrity Program (YIP). YIP conducted a 3 day Media Smart Youth (MSY) Workshop with students from 11 secondary schools in Port Moresby and the Central Province and two different organisations.

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Telecom Fiji Partners with Huawei in Ultra-fast Fiber Broadband

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.

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‘Family Breakdown’ a cause of the rise in Sexual Abuse Offence on Children  

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.

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