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Darts aim for Pacific Games inclusion

Darts delegations from Pacific Island nations will meet to discuss this agenda at Pacific Meet Dart Championships in Port Vila, Vanuatu, next year.

PNG Lifters win gold

Dika Toua won a gold medal in 53kg division while Morea Baru won gold in 62kg and Steven Kari picked up silver in the 94kg division.

Four political parties join forces in PNG

Those who signed the pact this week in Port Moresby were Sir Julius Chan (People’s Progress Party), William Duma (United Resources Party) and Powes Parkop.

NCDC bans cooked food, betel nut

City manager Leslie Alu said the city authority was concerned about the increase in the cooking and selling of food – including betel nut – in public places

Two Independents align with PNC, adamant to form government

MP-elect Petrus Thomas said it was only fitting that the four Hela MPs, including the yet-to-be-declared governor, worked together for the good of the province.

Supporters of rival candidates surrender: Police

He said police disarmed one of the candidates who had fired a shot, and ordered the two groups of men from Obura-Wonenara district to lie face down.

Five held for allegedly tampering with ballot boxes in PNG

Attempts to get comments from provincial police commander Augustine Wampe, rural patrol unit coordinator David Warap and Huon Gulf MP Ross Seymour were unsuccessful.

Solomon Islands eyes PNG voting system

The Solomons’ electoral commissioner is in PNG to look at the system of limited preferential voting, perhaps with a view to seeing it replicated at home.

Advance preparation seen as key to overcoming effects of El Nino

National disaster committee says most of the natural disasters that occurred around PNG, people should be alert to take appropriate action.

Police brutality in PNG must stop: Superitendent Turi

Supt Turi called on the courts to severely punish police officers who broke the law.