Saturday 6  August 2022 No person, except citizens or permanent residents, are permitted to board an aircraft, vessel or vehicle bound for Papua New Guinea or otherwise enter Papua New Guinea, unless they have been fully vaccinated against COVID-19. They will now all be required to be vaccinated using one of the ten COVID-19 vaccines […]
Papua New Guinea celebrated   its 41st Remembrance Day   commemorative service, in remembrance of the war heroes who sacrificed their lives to defend   the country’s freedom. The Remembrance Day Parade and Memorial Service was held at the Ela Beach Remembrance Park  on Saturday 23 July, 2022. In his address to the Nation, Governor-General, Grand Chief, Sir […]
Police Commissioner David Manning launched the Joint Security Forces Quick Responses Force (QRF) deployment in the highland’s region for the 2022 national general election on Friday 17 June, at the Pope John Paul oval in Mt Hagen in the Western Highlands Province. The launch symbolically  commenced  the  security operations throughout Papua New Guinea for the […]
Prime Minister James Marape has condemned the recent shooting of Kompiam – Ambum Returning Officer, Beto Pokola in Enga province on Sunday 5 June 2022. “Let me remind the people of Papua New Guinea that illegal possession of firearms carries a maximum penalty of life imprisonment under tough new gun laws recently passed in Parliament,” […]
Minister for Treasury Hon. Ian Ling-Stuckey says  modernising Papua New Guinea’s telecommunications sector can help transform the country’s economy. Treasurer Ling-Stuckey made the statement  at  a meeting with Telstra Chief Executive Officer,  Mr. Andy Penn in Melbourne, Australia on February  1  2022. “Broader access for our people to modern, low-cost data and voice communications can […]
Wednesday 19 January 2022 Papua New Guinea welcomes Telstra, Australia’s largest K100 billion telecommunications company’s investment plan, for the telecommunication sector in  the country. Telstra CEO, Andy Penn, who was accompanied by Australian High Commissioner Jon Philp and Telstra’s Head of International Business Oliver Camplin-Warner, were given the assurance by Prime Minister James Marape and […]
Media Release – 14th January 2022 Minister for ICT Timothy Masiu today announced that the Department of ICT has commenced discussions with a number of technology (tech) multinational corporations (MNCs) as part of the stakeholder engagement process established under the PNG Digital Transformation Policy 2020. “The Department of ICT (DICT) has commenced discussions with tech […]
Cybernetica, an Estonian technology company best known for development of Estonia’s e-Estonia X-Road and internet voting system signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Papua New Guinea Department of Information and Communications Technology. The signing took place at the Dubai EXPO 2020 Estonian Pavilion in partnership with the ICT Cluster of Estonian Association of Information […]
Media Release – 10th January 2022 Minister for Information and Communications Technology (ICT), Hon. Timothy Masiu is in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) at the invitation of the Minister for Foreign Affairs and International Trade Soroi Eoe and will deliver the Keynote Address at the World Expo 2020 PNG Investment Forum themed “Eco-Tourism and Connectivity […]
Media Release – 11th January 2022 Hon. Timothy Masiu MP, Minister for Information and Communications Technology (ICT), on his arrival in Dubai, United Arab Emirates (UAE) to deliver the Keynote Address at the World Expo 2020 in the PNG Investment Forum week, themed “Eco-Tourism and Connectivity”, was well received. Minister Masiu commended the leadership and […]