Category: Papua New Guinea

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…

THE Opossition will file Supreme Court application challenging today’s Parliament sitting, which saw the 2021 budget passed. Former Prime Minister and Ialibu-Pangia MP Peter O’Neill announced this today. O’Neill said Prime Minister Marape and Speaker Job Pomat illegally conducted Parliament…

Speaker of the National Parliament Job Pomat has recalled Parliament to sit tomorrow at 10am. Speaker Pomat said this in a press conference this afternoon after his office found that the motion by Opposition Leader Beldan Namah last Friday to…