NRL wants me to stay out of PNG discussions: Olam

Justin Olam feels rugby league powerbrokers have not consulted him about the Papua New Guinea expansion bid for fear he will warn against fast-tracking the team’s entry into the NRL.  The premiership-winning PNG

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OFC: Fiji continues unbeaten run in scintillating form

The action continued in the second round of the OFC Men’s Nations Cup in Suva yesterday. PNG and Tahiti took to the field yesterday afternoon in what was expected to be a fair and hard- fought contest. Tahiti’s

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Fiji dominant start in the OFC Nations Cup after round 1

It was an exciting Sunday of Football in Suva, with a small but vocal crowd at the HFC stadium to witness the first round of Oceania Football Confederation (OFC) games for Group B. Tahiti and Samoa took to the field

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Fiji, PNG call for UN decolonisation mission to riot-struck New Caledonia

Fiji and Papua New Guinea have urged the UN’s decolonisation committee to expedite a visit to the French-controlled Pacific territory of New Caledonia following its pro-independence riots last month. Nine people have

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Census ready to roll-out after 13 years

The 2024 Papua New Guinea National Population Census is on track and ready to kick-off next week Monday, 17 June 2024.  The minister for Administrative Services Richard Masere and the stakeholders of the National

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PNG Opposition files vote of no confidence case in court

Papua New Guinea Opposition has filed its Supreme Court reference Tuesday.  They are basically seeking an interpretation of Speaker Job Pomat’s decision on the motion of a vote of no confidence (VoNC).  Among

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Survivors of PNG landslide :“The stones from the mountain keep falling, we are afraid more could be killed, we don’t sleep at night”

“We don’t have a place to stay, and we barely eat and drink. We have nothing left,” said a survivor of the landslide in Papua New Guinea’s Enga Province. Twenty-year-old Frida Yeahkal, a community member whose

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Opinion: A turnstile of bad debt

Buried beneath the big-ticket items in the Australian Government’s latest budget statement, a relatively small outlay to Papua New Guinea (PNG) barely rates a mention. But, while the commentariat hones in on Stage

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 ‘New Papua New Guinean Leader for PacTow’

Maritime veteran Gerard Kasnari has taken over the leadership of marine services market leader, Pacific Towing (PacTow).  Previously, PacTow’s Marine Operations Manager and ‘2IC’ for nearly a decade,

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Joint Venture Port Services Earns Employer of Apprentices Accreditation, Bolstering Future Workforce in PNG

Joint Venture Port Services (JVPS) is proud to announce it has been awarded the ‘Employer of Apprentices’ certificate by the National Apprenticeship and Trade Testing Board (NATTB). This notable certificate

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More than 670 people now feared dead following PNG landslide

A United Nations agency has confirmed more than 670 people are presumed dead following a landslide in Papua New Guinea’s highlands on Friday. The International Organisation for Migration’s Chief of Mission

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PNG ruling Pangu party split, I will not resign says PM Marape

Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has declared that he will not resign from his position despite the recent defection of Pangu Pati and Government MPs to the Opposition. In a statement he emphasised that any

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