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 […]
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 […]
Media Release – 12th January 2022 In a meeting held yesterday at the UAE Ministry of Foreign Affairs and International Cooperation, Abu Dhabi, PNG Minister for ICT Timothy Masiu and UAE Minister of State for Economic and Commercial Affairs, Ahmed Ali Al Sayegh held a high-level dialogue discussing on matters of trade and ICT. Minister […]
The Department of Information and Communications Technology has signed a memorandum of understanding with Romanian ICT Clusters. The Memorandum of Understanding signing took place in the presence of Cluj IT’s Vice president and coordinator of internationalization activities, Daniel Homorodean, and the official delegation of Papua New Guinea, led by Mr. Steven Matainaho, Secretary of the […]
The Office of the Governor General is seeking Court eviction orders to remove illegal settlers that have settled on land belonging to the State on which the Governor General’s Office and Government House is located. Acting Official Secretary Mr. Bill Toraso said illegal settlers have been given advance notices and time to remove their structures […]
INAUGURAL ADDRESS BY THE PRIME MINISTER, HONORABLE JAMES MARAPE, ON THE OCCASION OF HIS ELECTION AS THE PRIME MINISTER OF PAPUA NEW GUINEA, IN THE 11TH NATIONAL PARLIAMENT, 09 AUGUST 2022. Mr. Speaker, I am delighted and honored to rise on this occasion to speak to this House. I want to congratulate you on your […]
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 […]
Governor-General Grand Chief, Sir Bob Dadae, has appealed to parents to guide their children on the path that they may grow into descent and respectable citizens. While addressing the nation on the 41st Remembrance Day parade and commemorative service at Ela Beach Remembrance Park on Saturday, 23 July, 2022, Sir Bob said teaching and imparting […]
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 […]
Independent State of Papua New Guinea Ministerial Speech By Hon. Timothy Masiu, MP Minister for Information and Communications Technology On the Occasion of Safe Internet Day 2022 Launch 8th February 2022 Salutations: Mr. Kila Gulo-Vui, CEO of the National Information and Communications Technology Authority; Mr. Steven Matainaho, Secretary of the Department of Information and Communications […]
Secretary of the Department of Information and Communication Technology,  Mr. Steven Matainaho emphasises that  cyber safety is a key pillar in protecting online users, especially children under 18 years of age  and teenagers. Mr Matainaho made these remarks during the  launch  of the Commemoration of Safer Internet Day 2022 at NICTA House,   Port Moresby  this […]