The National PNG – The Glamorous Title And The Prestige Of The Office, More Often Than Not, Is The Focus Of Scrutiny And Competition.   The glamorous title and the prestige of the office, more often than not, is the…

The National PNG – THREE parties involved in tribal fight near Wabag town have signed an agreement to lay down their arms and stop further killings.   The Kalas and Kiis, backed by Kandepians, fought for two months which resulted…

The National – The New Koura Way Road Construction Located From Waigani To Hanuabada Will Be Completed And Opened On September 28. September 12, 2017   The new Koura way road construction located from Waigani to Hanuabada will be completed…

By MALUM NALU, http://www.thenational.com.pg/teaming-up/   PANGU Pati leader Sam Basil and 11 MPs have crossed the floor to join Prime Minister Peter O’Neill and his People’s National Congress-led government. The 11 MPs who have left the Opposition with Basil are Pangu…

Te Aniwa Hurihanganui – teaniwa.hurihanganui@radionz.co.nz Young Māori graphic designers are re-telling history in card games, comic books and gaming apps. Concept art from Māui Studios. Photo: Image: Māui Studios Aotearoa The four entrepreneurs behind Māui Studios say the stories of the…

Mata’afa Keni Lesa, http://sobserver.ws    The fight for West Papua might be far from a victory for people there but at last week’s 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting; the vocal local protesters who made the issue known can claim a…

Apia, Jubi – Forum Kepulauan Pasifik (PIF) ke-48 telah rampung di Apia, Samoa dari tanggal 5 – 8 September 2017 dan dihadiri oleh Kepala Negara, Pemerintahan, dan Wilayah dari Australia, Kepulauan Cook, Negara Federasi Mikronesia, Polinesia Prancis, Republik Kiribati, Republik dari…

Radion NZ )nternationa – Indonesia’s Ambassador to Samoa, Tonga and New Zealand, Tantowi Yahya, says protesters supporting West Papua independence should have sought a government permit of approval to stage the action.   At least 30 local people supporting the West…

By Joyetter Feagaimaali’i-Luamanu , 07 September 2017   A senior staff member of Indonesia’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Franz Albert Joku, has rubbished the peaceful protest highlighting the plight of West Papua at the 48th Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Meeting,…

Demonstrators are staging another protest this afternoon outside the Pacific Islands Forum meeting in Apia, in support of West Papuan independence. Police disbanded about thirty protestors demonstrating outside the meeting venue in Samoa’s capital this morning. The protest organiser Jerome…