The Papua New Guinea government wants the Paladin security firm off Manus Island despite Australian Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton belief that the company will continue running the asylum seeker camp in PNG.
Papua New Guinea Finance Minister Charles Abel says the country should stop borrowing because Papua New Guineans are paying more than K1.3 billion interest on repayment loans.
He said the way forward is to live within the means on what we have and improve on the revenues streams.
He said when the country gets a loan, the country pays about K1.3 billion in interest on repayment loans and that is not good.
Three people, including a police officer, remain hospitalised following two separate attacks in Papua New Guinea last week after the opening State of Origin rugby league match.
A man from Simbu province died in the early hours of Thursday morning after he was stabbed several times in a Port Moresby suburb, after a drunken brawl between supporters.
PNG Opposition MP, Ling-Stuckey queries PNG Govt’s economic rescue plan: A week has gone by plus a NEC meeting held, but there is still no economic rescue plan yet announced by the Marape government under Treasurer Sam Basil.
And this should have been the most urgent business for the government when it assumed office.
Papua New Guinea's new police minister says he wants to address the attitude problem which he links to the force's disciplinary problems.
Bryan Kramer, who was appointed by prime minister James Marape last week, is aiming to improve the constabulary's working relationship with a public which he said often fears police more than criminals.
He said it hadn't helped that the force has been politicised over the years.
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape has announced his government cabinet today. Some opposition MPs including Bryan Kramer - Police, Kerenga Kua- Petroluem , Dr Lino Tom - Fisheries and Marine Resources were among others that got Ministry portfolios today.
Papua New Guinea Prime Ministers James Marape has called on Investors to comply with country's Laws. Investors are part of the economy however, they have to comply the country’s regulations and maximise local content, Prime Minister James Marape says.
PRIME Minister James Marape plans to divide his Cabinet into two streams – one to focus on economy development and growth and the other to monitor internal security.
He will head the first line while whoever is named deputy prime minister will look after the other.
Marape themed his first address to the nation last night on “taking the country back”.
“In the next few days, I will be announcing my cabinet (made up of) men who will respond to the call of duty,” he said.
Papua New Guinea's prime minister James Marape has met with the executives of the owners of Enga province's controversial Porgera gold mine.
NINE MPs have joined the People’s Party, taking its number to 12, as parliamentarians continue to move around in a changed political landscape.
The party had only one MP – party leader and Jiwaka Governor Dr William Tongamp – during the 2017 general election. This year, party founder and Enga Governor Sir Peter Ipatas rejoined after a stint with the People’s National Congress (PNC) party led by Peter O’Neill.
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