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Melanesian Spearhead Group (MSG) has come a long way despite harsh criticism surrounding its establishment. MSG celebrated this achievement yesterday morning at the University of the South Pacific (USP) by marking its 25th anniversary since its
Sir Michael Somare said since Fiji joined the MSG in 1996, there had been a notable growth in trade and economic relations. "From a mere three item list (tinned fish, tea and beef) on our trade schedule, it has now gone over a thousand tariff items;
The government of Papua New Guinea has repealed controversial laws used to oust former prime minister Sir Michael Somare and keep judges in check...A second law restricting the age of serving prime ministers to 73 years and below was also repealed.
New Guinea's parliament is expected to decide on Tuesday whether to extend a ban on votes of no confidence from 18 months to 30 months in a bid to ensure political stability. Prime Minister Peter O'Neill is expected to secure about 80 votes to pass
Wednesday with his family members and former partner, Fua, present. A formidable politician, he first came to PNG as a Kiap, or provincial administrator, in 1953 at age 18. "He fell in love with the place and its women," said Institute of National
Senator Carr is in PNG visiting health and education facilities in the nation's western highlands, ahead of a joint PNG/Australian ministerial conference in Port Moresby on Thursday. "I think all the messages the O'Neill government is sending are
THE man in charge of planning Prince Charles' visit to Papua New Guinea says reports the royal tour will visit the home town of its first PM are false. Events minister Justin Tkatchenko says Prince Charles will not visit Wewak, East Sepik despite a
Vice Premier Li Keqiang will attend the opening ceremony of an international trade and economic forum to be held in Yinchuan, capital of Northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region. The China (Ningxia) International Investment and Trade Fair and
Mr O'Neill on Thursday night announced his full cabinet line-up, days after his team was sworn in at government house. Retaining treasury is Mr O'Neill's second largest coalition partner, Don Polye, while Tari-Pori MP James Marape takes on finance...
Peter O'Neill has announced a caretaker cabinet to run the country until he makes the full announcement next week...Back in control of the petroleum and energy portfolio is William Duma, while Ben Micah gets mining. After the reconciliation between