Communications Minister Instructs for NICTA to Arrest Abusers of Social Media

  9th April 2020 Minister for Information & Communication Technology, Hon. Timothy Masiu today instructed the National Information and Communications Authority (NICTA) to identify and prosecute persons abusing social media especially now in the COVID-19 State of Emergency period. Minister Masiu gave the instructions this morning following a warning by the SOE Controller David Manning that

Controller Manning Issues 11 Emergency Orders to Assist Government Response to COVID-19

The Controller of the State of Emergency and Commissioner of Police David Manning has issued 11 Emergency orders to date to assist the PNG government contain the spread of COVID-19. Following the revelation of a second COVID-19 patient in East New Britain Province Emergency Order one regarding international and domestic travel had to be rescinded