DCIT to create App for GBV victims

Posted on May 28, 2021Categories Latest News

The Department of Information and Communication Technology (DICT) was invited to make submissions on  addressing cyber-bullying, by   a  special parliamentary committee on Gender Base Violence (GBV), in Port Moresby. Minister for Information and Communication Technology, Hon. Timothy Masiu in response, told the Committee  said that cyber-bullying as in the case of a child, and cyber-harassment as in the case of adults, is where a person initiates and engages in an online communication or posts with the intention to bully or … Continue reading “DCIT to create App for GBV victims”

Brash: Sharing and access to information can empower individuals

Posted on May 17, 2021Categories Latest News

Moderator of panel discussions on Empowering Citizens and journalists at the National Integrity Summit, Martin Brash, says  sharing of  and access to  information  is  crucial  to empowering the media and the  communities.  Mr  Brash made the remarks  during  the National Integrity Summit which was organized by Transparency International at the APEC Haus in Port Moresby on Friday  14  May, 2021. A Senior  media personnel,  Mr Scott Waide was one of the panelists  who  explained the importance of accessing information especially … Continue reading “Brash: Sharing and access to information can empower individuals”

Government focuses on protecting people’s rights to vote in free and fair elections

Posted on May 17, 2021Categories Other News

The Prime Minister, Hon. James Marape, has noted the recommendation of the National Integrity System Assessment Report, to improve the electoral process, so more people can practice their right to vote in a free and fair election. He says the Government is focused on delivering a free and fair elections in 2022, and added, that this is something  he holds close to his heart because there have been accusations of tempering with the electoral process that prevented leaders from taking … Continue reading “Government focuses on protecting people’s rights to vote in free and fair elections”

Tsiamalili Jr. appointed vice minister for Bougainville Affairs

Posted on May 17, 2021Categories Latest News

The Regional Member for Bougainville Peter Tsiamalili Jnr  has been appointed  Vice Minister for Bougainville Affairs, to  continue the national Government’s priority to ensure lasting peace and political settlement is reached on the Island. Prime Minister James  Marape said this when witnessing the swearing in of Mr Tsiamalili as Vice Minister Assisting the Prime Minister on Bougainville Affairs by Governor General, Grand Chief, Sir Bob Dadae at Government House on Tuesday 11 May 2021. Mr  Tsiamalili Jnr was recently elected … Continue reading “Tsiamalili Jr. appointed vice minister for Bougainville Affairs”

Manning calls on leaders to take Ownership of Ethnic Clashes

Posted on May 3, 2021Categories Other News

Commissioner of Police David Manning has called upon the leaders of the Goilala and Hela people to take ownership of and end the ethnic clash in the nation’s capital. Mr Manning said the recent ethnic clash had  caused so much fear and anxiety within the community in the National Capital District over the last three days. “Whilst Police is out on the streets of Port Moresby to prevent further blood-shed and keep the peace, real and lasting peace and normalcy … Continue reading “Manning calls on leaders to take Ownership of Ethnic Clashes”

Manning brands Milne Bay Police attackers as terrorists

Posted on May 3, 2021May 3, 2021Categories Other News

The attack on police and burning of 13 police houses in the Milne Bay province last week is an act of terrorism and will be dealt with swiftly and strongly says Police Commissioner David Manning. “These are not your common criminals but are terrorists and will be dealt with as such,” Mr Manning said, adding that the terrorists have declared war on the Independent State of Papua New Guinea. “We will bring the full force of the government down hard … Continue reading “Manning brands Milne Bay Police attackers as terrorists”