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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.

Ban deep sea mining: Church

The Catholic bishops support the coastal people and the groups who raised their voice to question the proposed seabed mining.

PNG Lifters take out top awards

Baru and Toua, who are rising stars in their sport, proved themselves, winning regional titles (Oceania and Commonwealth) and earning high rankings.

Police arrest 11 suspects over alleged sorcery killing

According to police reports, the two men were hacked to death last month by fellow villagers after a sorcery trial was conducted in the village.

3600 still on Manam, more eruption recorded

The Manam volcano continues to erupt occasionally with the latest big blast on Saturday night.

PM sounds population alarm

PNG's population of nearly eight million people is the largest in the Pacific Islands, more than seven million to the next-in-line Fiji.

Volcano erupts again in PNG

On Sunday at around 6pm to 7pm, the volcano erupted. The blast was heard as far away as the coast of Bogia.

QC seeks orders to quash O’Neill warrant of arrest

Orders are being sought in court to quash an arrest warrant against PM O’Neill, dating back to 2014.