There are currently 535 tests pending results – 300 of these samples are at a laboratory in Brisbane and the other 235 are in Singapore.
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.
Do not spread fake news and misinformation says Police Commissioner David Manning
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.
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 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.
A joint agency task force in West Sepik responding to Covid-19 yesterday busted an ongoing vanilla trade between East Sepik and Jayapura, Indonesia.
General Manager Stephanus Duvenage said the commitment was for the sole purpose of supporting SME growth as directed by the governments national policy
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
The 45 old female from Eastern Highlands arrived home after being in Lae with her brother and contact tracing is going on
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
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
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.
Village councilor Ray Tanzy said yesterday 60 per cent of the villagers were likely to be affected.
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.
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.
Just like Papua New Guineans watched live on television last Friday when hordes of government MP’s and 13 ministers crossed the floor to join the opposition, the government however pulled off another surprise yet again yesterday.
Part of our constitutional democracy is that anytime at all when Parliament sits, if a party or parties are disaffected with the government, they could core less to block constitutional amendments of the budget
Enzu Northern Chiefs Junior 7s Touch Tournament 2020 took place in Lihir over the weekend.
To make it even more interesting and potentially profitable, the mine has engaged the services of Paradise Foods to develop a chocolate bar specifically made from Tabar cocoa.