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Air Niugini Bans Samsang Galaxy Note 7 On Flight 18 Oct 2016

Air Niugini has advised the traveling public that the airline has banned Samsung Galaxy Note 7 on all its flights, effective immediately. This action is in view of the recently issued emergency alerts by major aviation regulatory authorities stating that the safety issue regarding Samsung Galaxy Note 7 still persists. Samsung recently recalled and replaced all its Galaxy Note 7 following ... more

2016 WOW Private Sector Finalists Announced 18 Oct 2016

PricewaterhouseCoopers and Westpac have announced the three finalists for the 2016 Westpac Outstanding Women Awards or the WOW awards ‚Äď Private Sector Category. The private sector category recognises outstanding achievement by a female manager who has contributed significantly to the performance of a private sector company or business unit. For the last two years the winner of the Priv... more

Call For More Resources To PNG To Stop Sorcery Attacks 17 Oct 2016

An activist working to support social education and maternal health in Papua New Guinea says police need more resources to fight sorcery-related violence. Ruth Kissam who works with the PNG Tribal Foundation NGO, has been raising awareness of sorcery attacks and has highlighted the case of a man buried alive in a remote village of Jiwaka province two weeks ago. Ms Kissam said police are inv... more

6.9 Magnitude Quake Hit New Britain Island 17 Oct 2016

A powerful earthquake measuring 6.9 magnitude struck off the coast of New Britain island in Papua New Guinea this evening. The U.S. Geological Survey says the the quake\\\'s epicentre was a shallow 35 kilometres,, but there was no tsunami warning. The tremor was felt strongly in New Britain and as far away as Port Moresby. http://www.radionz.co.nz more

Marape Not Intimidated Over Threats 14 Oct 2016

Minister for Finance and Tari / Pori MP James Marape is not intimidated over the recent threats he has received on his life and that of his wife and children but is resolute even more to continue to stand up for what is right as per his mandate. A press conference in Port Moresby on Thursday revealed that Marape had received 13 threatening text messages from an unknown person, stating inten... more

Marape Calls For Moratorium On Guns 14 Oct 2016

Minister for Finance and Tari / Pori MP James Marape is calling for a national moratorium on guns in the country. Marape says the country has already been exposed to illegal firearms and that it was important for internal security that measures are put in place to counter such issues. The Minister says past recent meetings with members of the cabinet have established the need for a comple... more

Infrastructure And Land Important For Agriculture 13 Oct 2016

The government has been urged to invest heavily in infrastructure and land to improve the development of the agriculture sector in the country. Country Manager for New Britain Palm Oil Ltd Robert Nilkare says it is imperative that the availability of land and necessary infrastructures are in place, such as roads, bridges and ports which will provide a boost for agriculture growth in the coun... more