Thursday 26 October 2022 Papua New Guinea’s Ministry of Information and Communications Technology has welcomed the Australian Federal Government’s increased funding to support   the Australian Broadcasting Corporation’s television and radio programs and capacity building initiatives in Indo-Pacific region.  A total of AUSD$87.7 million was announced by the Australian Government to revitalize ABC’s ongoing programs in […]
Tuesday 25 October 2022 Prime Minister Hon. James Marape has reiterated his call for the public service to perform to its fullest potential, adding, “this starts with good systems of governance.’  When addressing the PNG Update forum at the University of Papua New Guinea on 20 October 2022, Mr Marape said, “For too long, we […]
There is an alarming increase in cybersecurity risks in the Pacific region as more people across the region have access to faster and more reliable internet. The region is highly exposed to a range of cyber threats, spanning from email fraud, ransomware and card skimming to cyberbullying and child pornography. A report published by the […]
Malware is one of the biggest threats to the security of your computer, tablet, phone, and other devices. Malware includes viruses, spyware, ransomware, and other unwanted software that can get secretly installed onto your device with the intention of causing harm to your device or network. Although malware cannot physically destroy computer systems or network […]
Monday 24 October 2022 Prime Minister Hon. James Marape has given assurance that economy improvement is imminent when highlighting government’s economic status and priorities, at the 2022 PNG Update at the University of Papua New Guinea last Thursday (20 October 2022). When   addressing participants at the ‘PNG Update’ forum at the University of Papua New […]
Monday 24 October 2022 The Government is keen on building a strong economic infrastructure in the country to accelerate economic activities, says Prime Minister Hon. James Marape. Speaking at the 2022 PNG Update seminar at the University of Papua New Guinea recently, he said government will sustain the ‘Connect PNG’ policy, a critical economic enabler […]
Tuesday 18 October 2022 A three-day Joint Security Forces debriefing on the 2022 National General Elections Security Operation   is currently underway in Lae, Morobe Province, to chart a way forward for better and improved security operations in future. Commissioner of Police David Manning and  senior leadership of the Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary, PNG Defence […]
Thursday 13October 2022 Minister for Information and Communications Technology, Timothy Masiu highlighted in Parliament yesterday (Wednesday 12 October 2022), his Department of Information and Communications Technology’s ongoing efforts in developing a maiden Digital Government Plan 2023 – 2027, as required under Section 10 of the Digital Government Act 2022. “This Plan now provides a sequenced […]
Thursday 13 October 2022 Prime Minister James Marape has welcomed  commitment by   Steamships Trading Company to diversify further through a partnership with his government in the downstream sector. He made this known after meeting the company’s Managing-Director Mr Rupert Bray and General Manager Corporate Affairs Vele Rupa in Port Moresby this week. In a briefing […]
Thursday 13 October 2022 Minister for Information and Communications Technology, Timothy Masiu has stated that the Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT), is working closely with the Ministry of Internal Security to ensure cybersecurity is strengthened to deal with cyber issues around the country, especially for social media platform companies and internet users. When […]