Category: Papua New Guinea

PNG: the hungry country

by Manoj K. Pandey, Stephen Howes Papua New Guinea (PNG) is often presented as a country with little hunger. The idea of “subsistence affluence” was developed in PNG in the 1970s to elucidate a situation in which people ate what they grew,…
5 Facts about Hunger in Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea is a country in the southwestern Pacific. Often thought of for its beautiful beaches, active volcanoes and coral reefs, Papua New Guinea has an incredibly diverse culture. The country is home to many different tribal groups and…
Papua New Guinea’s first prime minister Michael Somare dies

Papua New Guinea’s first prime minister, Michael Somare, died at the age of 84 after a battle with pancreatic cancer on Friday. Somare, a pivotal figure in the South Pacific island nation’s independence movement, was also known as the “the…

By Tereni Kens PRIME Minister James Marape has been briefed on various Chinese projects and investments throughout Papua New Guinea. Chinese Ambassador to PNG, His Excellency Xue Bing, paid a courtesy call to PM Marape on Monday, Jan 18 to…

Approved for Release: Friday, 27th November, 2020 The National Executive Council has recently approved the Crime Prevention through Revitalized Village Courts System Strategy 2020-2030. This was announced recently by Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape, MP, saying the transformation and revitalization…

This morning’s reconvening of Parliament has been described by the country’s former Chief Justice as in order. Sir Arnold Amet said Parliament Speaker Job Pomat’s announcement yesterday to recall Parliament was simply advising MPs that Parliament is still in the…