PNG reports one new COVID-19 case in NCD

Sunday 13 September 2020 Papua New Guinea confirms one new case of COVID-19 today from the National Capital District (NCD), bringing the country’s total COVID-19 cases to 511. The latest case is a 42-year old male health care worker who experienced sore throat, fatigue, fever and cough. He was swabbed at the Paradise International Hospital

Manning condemns attack on Inspector Wane

Tuesday  8  September 2020 Police Commissioner David Manning has condemned the attack on Inspector Wane and vowed that everyone involved will be arrested and charged. A policeman attached to the Police Dog Unit and a civilian accessed the home of Inspector Robert Wane at the Gerehu Police Barracks in the National Capital District and discharged

PNG reports 6 new COVID-19 cases today

Tuesday 8 September 2020 Six new cases of coronavirus disease 2019 (COVID-19) were reported in Papua New Guinea in the last 24 hours, pushing the country’s total confirmed cases up to 503. The six new cases came from the National Capital District (3), Western (1), Central (1) and Milne Bay (1). Following the new additions,

Manning signs off on 2021 police budget

Tuesday  8  September 2020 Police Commissioner David Manning marked off another milestone on September 4 when he endorsed a second annual budget submission for the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary for the 2021 financial year. The total budget requested is K402.6 million inclusive of both recurrent K381.4 million and development K21.2 million. S’ indicating that

Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade receives masks from the Korean government

September 8 2020 Ambassador of the Republic of Korea to Papua New Guinea, His Excellency Kym-gu Kang presented 1,000 masks to the Secretary of the Department of Foreign Affairs and International Trade, Ms. Barbara Age,  at a  small ceremony on September 8. In receiving the donation, Secretary Age expressed great appreciation to the Korean envoy, and added