PORT MORESBY, PNG ----- Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill said Monday the Ombudsman Commission (OC) has failed in its duty to investigate claims by Opposition Leader Belden Namah that he had spent K50 million (US$20 million) on Members of Parliament in the 2012 national election.
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PORT MORESBY, PNG --- The environmental impact statement (EIS) released by seabed miner Nautilus Minerals has errors and does not consider contaminants carried directly to land by water, a scientist claims.
BUKA, PNG --- Bougainville President John Momis has attacked a report on the decommissioned Panguna mine, describing it "misleading and irresponsible".
PORT MORESBY, PNG --- HAILISHENG Group (PNG) Company Limited and the Papua New Guinea Government have signed a tuna project agreement where a processing facility will be built at Malahang in Lae, Morobe Province.
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If it’s going to proceed with it, the government would do well to announce specific plans for the Sovereign Wealth Fund before the year is out.
PORT MORESBY, PNG ---- Digicel has received the required approvals from Government and regulatory authorities with regard to its purchase of a submarine fibre network across the Caribbean region. The transaction is complete.
PORT MORESBY, PNG ---- There are two key principal risks in the global economic outlook in the next two years that Pacific countries – including Papua New Guinea – has to be aware of, ANZ Asia-Pacific chief economist Glenn Maguire said.
PORT MORESBY, PNG --- Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says he has given assurance that any changes that will be made to the ownership of PNG Power Limited will be discussed with all stakeholders.
PORT MORESBY, PNG --- Papua New Guinea Opposition Leader and Vanimo-Green MP Belden Namah’s legal challenge on the constitutionality of the detention of the asylum seekers on Manus Island, will begin with a directions hearing on 07 October .
PORT MORESBY, PNG ---- Papua New Guinea Forest Minister Douglas Tomuriesa intends to the make the PNG Forest Authority self-reliant.
PORT MORESBY, PNG ----The Papua New Guinea government is to place 49 per cent of the national carrier Air Niugini up for sale as a blueprint for widespread part-privatisations.
PORT MORESBY, PNG ----The European Union (EU) has come to the aid of Papua New Guinea cocoa industry with a funding of €5 million (K15 million) under a project with the World Bank.
PORT MORESBY, PNG ----Papua New Guinea’s Deputy Prime Minister has emphasised the need for government stability to move the country forward.
Fiji’s September 17 General Election will be decided primarily on the quality of political leadership on offer rather than on political platforms and manifestos. Media-driven interviews and general political coverage of the election campaigns has focused largely on the leadership qualities of party stewards and only sparsely on the actual ...
Thirty nine years this month a proud independent nation, Papua New Guinea is starting at last to box its weight as a real regional force as well. At last month’s Pacific Islands Forum summit in Palau, Prime Minister Peter O’Neill highlighted that his country had committed almost 300 million kina ...
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The Asian Development Bank today released a damming report on the poor performance of state owned enterprises in a number of Pacific Island economies, singling out political interference as a major contributing factor.
PORT MORESBY, PNG ----Papua New Guinea Prime Minister O’Neill was taken to task to explain why Papua New Guinea’s flag carrier Air Niugini was still serving Fijian made water and Australian made biscuits in all its international flights.
PORT MORESBY, PNG -----A papua New Guinea Cabinet Minister has directed the National Broadcasting Corporation board and management to produce results by next month or face the consequences.
PORT MORESBY, PNG -----Papua New Guinea National Capital District Governor Powes Parkop says the “HIV most-at-risk” population must be attended to effectively.
PORT MORESBY, PNG -----The National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC)is aiming to be the first communication establishment in country and the Pacific to own and regulate a domestic satellite system.
PORT MORESBY, PNG ---Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill says the next five to 10 years is a very crucial period for setting the agenda for the country.
PORT MORESBY, PNG --- Papua New Guinea Prime Minister Peter O’Neill Thursday defended his Government’s track record in delivering services into the districts, saying funds were finally getting into rural communities after 40 years.
PORT MORESBY, --- The author of a report on gun violence in Papua New Guinea says none of his recommendations have been acted on, nine years after he handed his findings to then prime minister, Sir Michael Somare.
PORT MORESBY, PNG --- Two suspects have been arrested so far by Papua New Guinea police over the murder of Iranian Razza Barati who was violently beaten to death inside the asylum seekers processing centre earlier this year in Manus.
I question the motive and reasoning behind the referral of the Prime Minister to the public prosecutor over the national government’s decision to invest in Oil Search Limited.
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