Category: Papua New Guinea

Authorities have made it clear that any foreigner who is found to be of threat to National Security will be removed from Papua New Guinea. This is in accordance with Prime Minister James Marape’s warning earlier to any foreigners living…

Bougainvilleans will begin voting tomorrow in an historic referendum to decide if they want independence from Papua New Guinea. Over a two week period they will be taking part in vote on whether to become independent or to settle for…

By GYNNIE KERO and SYLVESTER WEMURU POLICE will investigate Ialibu-Pangia MP and former prime minister Peter O’Neill for alleged official corruption and have obtained a warrant for his arrest from the court. Acting Police Commissioner David Manning said the warrant…

By GYNNIE KERO. The National PNG FORMER Prime Minister Peter O’Neill, pictured, has defended the record of the government he led up to May, saying “we changed the nation by building infrastructure needed”. He also condemned plans by the current…

Thousands of Papua New Guineans marched through Port Moresby in support of West Papuan freedom today. This follows weeks of protests by West Papuans, as well as unrest, in the neighbouring Indonesian-ruled territory. PNG civil society groups were among those…

Papua New Guinea has reiterated a call for UN representatives to visit West Papua amid widespread protests. Indonesia has banned violent protests and separatist speeches in the two Papuan provinces, where at least 10 people have been killed and dozens arrested.…