Indonesian President Widodo to visit Papua New Guinea.

Monday 05th June 2023 Indonesian President H.E. Joko Widodo will be making a State Visit to Papua New Guinea next month, Prime Minister and Foreign Affairs Minister Hon. James Marape has announced. Confirmation of the one-day visit on July 6, 2023, was made during a meeting between PM Marape and Indonesian Ambassador to PNG, H.E. […]

DICT supports OLC in digitizing legislative drafting process.

Friday 02nd June 2023 The Papua New Guinea Department of Information and Communications Technology (DICT) has identified crucial government agency to participate in a groundbreaking pilot digitalization initiative, aligning with the government’s digital transformation policy and the Digital Government Act 2022. Spearheading this effort, Secretary of DICT Steven Matainaho, initially engaged with Marleen Toliman Akop, […]

Papua New Guinea to host Pacific ICT Ministerial Summit.

Thursday 01st June 2023 Information and Communication Technology Minister Timothy Masiu has announced Papua New Guinea will host the inaugural Pacific ICT Ministers Summit in August in Port Moresby. In a meeting with Pacific ICT delegates in Seoul, Republic of Korea, Minister Masiu informed the delegates from Tonga, Nauru, Samoa, Palau, Cook Islands and Kiribati […]

G-G Confers Logohu Award on Prime Minister Modi.

Wednesday 31st May 2023 Governor General Grand Chief Sir Bob Dadae today conferred upon the Prime Minister of the Republic of India H.E. Shri Narendra Modi, The Orders of Papua New Guinea (Logohu) award at a brief but significant investiture ceremony at Government House this afternoon. Prime Minister Modi was conferred the honorary award and […]

PNGDF Commander calls for proper security planning for future elections.

Tuesday 30th May 2023 Papua New Guinea Defence Force Commander, Major- General Mark Goina says security is a main part of Papua New Guinea society when it comes to the national general election. When highlighting the role of the Defence Force during the Election Summit, Major-General Goina said Defence Force was part of the joint […]

Prime Minister Marape signs visa waiver arrangement with Republic of Korea.

Tuesday 30th May 2023 SEOUL: Prime Minister and Minister for Foreign Affairs Hon. James Marape and Republic of Korea Foreign Minister H.E. Park Jin yesterday (Monday, May 29, 2023) signed reciprocal Visa Waiver Arrangements between the two countries, in Seoul, Korea. Mr Marape said work for this arrangement started in 2016 and was now concluded […]

Secretary Matainaho proposes eVoting in next general election.

Tuesday 930th May 2023 Secretary of the Department of Information and Communications Technology, Mr Steven Matainaho has proposed e-voting as the best way forward in Papua New Guinea’s next general election. Speaking during the National Election Summit today, Secretary Matainaho emphasized the importance of eVoting, stressing it should be considered for future elections in the […]

Wagambie commends security forces for successful operations for world leaders.

Friday 26th May 2023 NCD Central Commander Assistant Commissioner Anthony Wagambie Junior has praised members of the three disciplinary forces, and the people of NCD for maintaining peace and good order throughout the Forum for India-Pacific Islands Cooperation (FIPIC), staged in Port Moresby from 21 – 22 May 2023. Mr Wagambie, who was the commander […]

U.S.-Pacific Islands Forum Leaders Dialogue in Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea.

Friday 26th May 2023 We—the Pacific Islands Forum, represented at this meeting by the governments of Australia, Cook Islands, Fiji, Kiribati, Nauru, New Caledonia, New Zealand, Niue, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Republic of the Marshall Islands, Samoa, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu, and Vanuatu, and the United States of America—meet on the occasion of the U.S.-Pacific […]