NID program a failure says Marape

Monday 8  June 2020 The Prime Minister Hon. James Marape,  has expressed concern  over   the failure of  the  PNG National Identity (NID) Program  in which   not many citizens were  registered. Mr Marape was responding to questions  by  the Member for Yangoru-Saussia, and former Minister for National Planning and Monitoring, Richard Maru, in Parliament  on June

Papua New Guinea’s Health System today receives much needed ventilators

Saturday 6 June 2020 Papua New Guinea’s health system today received the first batch of six much needed ventilators as part of the country’s COVID-19 preparedness strategy and continuing efforts to strengthen the health system into the future. Made possible through the collaborative efforts of the United Nations Development Programme (UNDP) and UNICEF, these ventilators

ICAC to strengthen government’s anti-corruption efforts

Tuesday 9 June 2020 The proposed Organic Law on the Independent Commission Against Corruption (ICAC), will complement and  strengthen the Government’s broader efforts in combating corruption in the country. Deputy Prime Minister and Minister for Justice and Attorney General, Davis Steven, when presenting the draft Organic Law to Parliament on June 4,2020, said the establishment

Government repatriates 29 Citizens from Jayapura

Tuesday 9 June 2020 The government has repatriated 29 citizens, comprising 25 detained illegal border crossers, four stranded citizens and a baby back to  Papua New Guinea from Jayapura, Indonesia, through the Skouw/Wutung International Border on Wednesday June  3, 2020. The 25 illegal border crossers were released after completing their prison terms in Indonesia. They