Friday, June 23, 2017
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Post Courier/PACNEWS

The Post Courier is a member of the Pacific Islands News Association (PINA) and contributes to the PACNEWS agency service.

Livuan returns to track in style

PNG athletes are shaping up well to mount a strong challenge at the Oceania Championships in Suva, Fiji, next month.

Vietnam government commits to stopping ‘blue boats’

In recent times, there have been increased incidents of illegal entry into PNG waters by 'blue boats' from Vietnam to steal fishery products such as sea cucumber.

17 shot dead in PNG’s Buimo jail breakout

Police anticipate an increase in criminal activities in Lae as long as the remaining 57 prisoners are on the run.

PNG Electoral Commissioner expecting 4.4m voters

Papua New Guinea’s Electoral Commissioner is expecting 5.2 million voters to be enrolled but only 4.1 or 4.4 million voters to come forward and vote.

US-based PNG athletes in great form

Several PNG athletes based in America had great performances and personal bests at the weekend.

Loyalty put to the test in PNG election

Issues have surfaced including proper party endorsements, candidates jumping ship, funding promises by parties and more.

PNG is a small country 'but mighty in the Tuna world', says the country's head of fisheries.

Climate change poses challenge for tuna sector

Besides the problems of illegal unreported and unregulated fishing, the impact of climate change will also pose a major challenge to tuna fisheries, says the UN.

3000 votes for three deaths in PNG

Aggrieved relatives of three people killed in an election-related ethnic clash in West New Britain are asking for compensation of 3000 votes each.

Digicel Cup launched in PNG

Only eight teams have been confirmed to participate in the 2017 Digicel Cup competition after nine applications were received.