Yamasombi: Police transfers needed to strengthen police effort in fight against COVID-19

Acting Deputy Police Commissioner and COVID 19 Joint Agency Task Force Operations Commander,  Donald Yamasombi. Acting Deputy Police Commissioner and COVID 19 Joint Agency Task Force Operations Commander,  Donald Yamasombi,  says  the recent transfer of senior police officers to provinces has been made in the best interest of the police force to maintain heightened security

Update on PNG’s COVID-19 Response

Monday May 4, 2020: 7:54pm As usual, I will be providing an update of the security measures taken to date assist the Health Department deliver the PNG Government’s response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Press Freedom Day Before I give the update let me take time to reflect on the World Press Freedom Day which was

PM pays tribute to Papua New Guineans

Thursday 30 April 2020 Prime Minister, James Marape, has extended his appreciation, on behalf of Government, to Papua New Guineans, from all walks of life, for their role in ensuring coronavirus has not spread uncontrollably in the country. Mr Marape was speaking during the daily press briefing on government’s response to COVID-19, at Morauta Haus

Update on PNG’s COVID-19 response

1st May 2020: Statement by Deputy Controller and Acting Secretary for Health, Dr Paison Dakulala Good afternoon, my fellow Papua New Guineans. It’s been five (5) weeks since the SOE commenced. During these five weeks, we have identified 8 confirmed cases. We have tested 2,402 samples. Of the total 2,362 turned out negative while 32

Minister Masiu extends COVID-19 awareness into Holy Trinity Teachers College

Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Hon. Timothy Masiu has extended government’s   awareness efforts on coronavirus disease (COVID-19) into Western Highlands’ Holy Trinity Teachers College. Minister Masiu, when    addressing   Bougainville  students,      at the  Holy Trinity Teachers College in Mt Hagen  today, highlighted government’s preparedness  and responses  to stop  the spread of covid 19, and  encouraged