East Sepik to remain close for business today

February 26, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

Governor Allan Bird says this is a sign of respect on the passing of Sir Michael Somare’s who has exemplary represented the people of East Sepik in Parliament

Pandemic Controller and Police Commissioner in isolation after testing positive to Covid-19

February 22, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

Do not be afraid. Covid-19 is like getting the flu but it is five times worse and lasts a bit longer. Being tested positive for Covid-19 is not a death sentence. Statistics have indicated most people have recovered from Covid-19, Manning said.

10th Covid-19 death in Papua New Guinea

February 13, 2021 Press Release 0

Today’s surveillance team reported eight new cases, bringing the total positive cases  of COVID-19 in PNG to 922. Of the eight new cases, one was from Morobe and the rest are from the Western Province.

New Ireland government assists mothers with truck to bring produce to markets

February 2, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

We continue to implement and deliver countless projects not because it is easy but because we have the future of all New Irelanders in mind. We cannot stand still and be mere spectators, we must make ourselves uncomfortable to the point of overcoming all obstacles and transforming New Ireland to a self- sustaining Autonomous part of Papua New Guinea.

New Ireland government to counter fund population census in province

January 29, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

The PEC also approved the Provincial Administration to consult with NSO on piloting the Provincial Data System in New Ireland linking housing listings and mapping to the established Village Record Book database management system.

K92 mine declares profit despite Covid-19

January 26, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

This is the first time in the country for a junior miner to have paid this much money in taxes. We encourage other operating mines in PNG to follow this remarkable example set by K92 mine says Jerry Garry

Daniel Bilip’s ‘Long Way Peren’ tour set for 2021

January 26, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

Bilip’s Long Way Peren song is about love and romance with a young woman in Vanimo-a place he grew up when his dad was working as manager for car dealer Ela Motors.

New Ireland to pilot PNGRFL governance framework

January 24, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

The New Ireland Government signed a five year Memorandum of Agreement with PNGRFL last year to fund the New Ireland Rugby League board K100,000 per year

International firm Twinza Oil appoints Papuan New Guinean to its board

January 17, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

I would like to think we have listened well to the aspirations of the country and translated that into a benchmark deal that is investment friendly and sets the pace for future resource project agreements.

Government to put money where its mouth is for education

January 6, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

The Education Department has formally farewelled former minister Joseph Yopyyopy and welcomed new minister Jimmy Uguro. Yopyyopy minced no words asking government to be faithful in pumping money to education.

Papua New Guinea records 16th Covid-19 case

July 18, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

Prime Minister James Marape says border with Indonesia will remain closed and there would be discussions on restrictions to movement of people to and from Port Moresby.

In Papua New Guinea orphans from a remote community tour an Air Niugini jet aircraft for the first time

July 9, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

An Air Niugini flight PX 160, a Fokker 70 aircraft landed at Goroka airport this morning and the orphans were given privilege to take a photo with the flight crew and then took a tour of the aircraft.

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David Manning aims to rebuild and improve police

July 5, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

The Commissioner concluded by reminding policemen about what was happening around the world. He said people have risen up against the police forces because of the abuses.

Tabubil intensive care staff humbled by medevac experience

July 1, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

This is my definition of reaching out and providing basic health care to our people who need it the most. And I want to thank my employer Tabubil Hospital and Ok Tedi Mining Limited (OTML) for giving me that opportunity to be part of this medevac

Controller releases new emergency direction for hotel quarantine

June 14, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

Non-compliance with the emergency direction by a non-PNG citizen or non-PNG resident may result in an immediate deportation of the offender with the cost to be borne by that person

Barrick Gold offers stake to landowners in Papua New Guinea

June 2, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

Barrick Gold Corp has offered an extra 15% stake in its Porgera gold mine in Papua New Guinea to local landowners, according to a letter from its CEO, in a bid to break an impasse with the national government over the mine’s future.

Dr David Mills in Enga says don’t panic

April 30, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

I recently drove from one end of the country to another for medical work. And all over the place, I saw hospitals that had shut their doors or were no longer doing clinics or surgeries because of the fears of Covid

Papua New Guinea set to take control of Porgera Mine

April 26, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

Several other mining companies are waiting on government approval for new projects, including Australia’s Newcrest (ASX: NCM) for its Wafi Golpu gold and copper asset

West Sepik goes into lockdown today 5pm

March 26, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

Logging and commercial agricultural operations have also been advised to cease operations and people were restricted from travelling on foot, using land transport or sea between districts or provinces

National Housing Estates Limited failing to file tax returns for 10 years

March 17, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

Committee Leaders have called on the Metropolitan Superintendent for Police, Member for Northeast John Kaupa and Minister Housing Justin Tkatchenko, CEO Madelin Paulisbo to meet with them.

Police Commissioner calls for death penalty to be imposed on “cop killers”

January 27, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

A massive combined Police and PNG Defence Force operation is currently underway in Porgera and neighbouring areas to flush out the criminals responsible for the shooting of the policeman.

Police urges public not to spread fake news creating fear and anxiety

January 27, 2020 Elias Nanau 0

He said Police will help in whatever way in ensuring the precautionary measures instilled are followed by the people, especially the processes, procedures and the certifications. He said entries into the country must be certified and cleared first by the relevant authorities including and especially the Health Department.

National Coordination Office for Bougainville Director dies

March 8, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

He is survived by his wife Velin, three daughters Dianne, Ruby, and Abigail, and four grandchildren who stood by him through his commitment to the 43 staff of NCOBA taking on the Bougainville issue.

NCD to host mourning for Somare at Hubert Murray Stadium

February 28, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

Powes Parkop this morning led students attending the University of Papua New Guinea and regular participants of Active City Development program in black  walked  in grief silently in honour

Papua New Guinea in mourning from cities to rural villages

February 27, 2021 Elias Nanau 0

Prime Minister James Marape has told the media they will liaise with the family for funeral arrangements and reading from his statements, the state is willing to spend something to give the first Prime Minister are well deserved respect during funeral.