SOCIAL MEDIA DESK TO COUNTERACT GOVERNMENT DISINFORMATION

Posted on June 22, 2021Categories Latest News

A general order regulating social media conduct by public servants will be implemented as of January 1st 2022 to manage disinformation originating from the public service. This was stated recently by the Minister for Information and Communication Technology Hon. Timothy Masiu while announcing the Governments’ counteractive initiatives. “Our constitutional democracy has a space and provision for whistle blowers everywhere including within the public service. But there is no place for disinformation unlawfully obtained and spread by serving public servants.” He … Continue reading “SOCIAL MEDIA DESK TO COUNTERACT GOVERNMENT DISINFORMATION”

ICT support to Bougainville

Posted on June 22, 2021Categories Latest News

As part of the National Government’s commitment through the Joint Supervisory Body, the Autonomous Bougainville Government and the people of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville stand to benefit from K50 million worth of ICT Infrastructure and services covering the entire island from telecommunications, towers, broadband infrastructure, spectrum management, to radio and television broadcasting under a national government plan approved recently by the Marape-Basil Government. Minister for Information and Communication Technology Hon. Timothy Masiu made that announcement on the floor of … Continue reading “ICT support to Bougainville”

MINISTER MASIU PAYS TRIBUTE TO OUTGOING UNITED NATIONS PAPUA NEW GUINEA RESIDENT COORDINATOR H.E. GIANLUCA RAMPOLLA

Posted on June 9, 2021June 9, 2021Categories Latest News

Speaker of the Bougainville House of Representative Simon Pentanu suspended this morning’s sitting of the House in Buka, Autonomous Region of Bougainville, to give an opportunity to members of the House to hear a statement from the outgoing United Nations in Papua New Guinea Resident Coordinator His Excellency Gianluca Rampolla. A number of Members of the House of Representatives in attendance led by President Ishmael Toroama spoke in praise of Mr Rampolla’s leadership and warm personality during his tour of … Continue reading “MINISTER MASIU PAYS TRIBUTE TO OUTGOING UNITED NATIONS PAPUA NEW GUINEA RESIDENT COORDINATOR H.E. GIANLUCA RAMPOLLA”

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”

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”

Young women urged to harness digital technology

Posted on April 26, 2021Categories Latest News

The Government is being urged to empower  young women  with  digital skills to pursue a career enabled by technology. Minister for Information and Communications Technology Hon. Timothy Masiu  made these remarks during the commemoration of the International Girls in ICT Day, organized by the PNG Australia Alumni Association at the Hilton Hotel , Port Moresby this afternoon (22 April). “The Girls in ICT should serve as a call to action to inspire girls and young women to learn more about … Continue reading “Young women urged to harness digital technology”

South Bougainville to pilot SIP data management system

Posted on February 25, 2021April 13, 2021Categories Latest News

The South Bougainville District Development Authority (SBDDA)  in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville has been selected to pilot the Service Improvement Program Data Management System (SIP DMS). The system has been standardized with its checklist and helps proper filing and standard reports of projects, with AROB  being among other   provinces   chosen to  pilot the SIPDMS. Acting Assistant Secretary for  Momase East/West Sepik, Department of Implementation and Rural Development  , Mr Nick Manes made   the announcement  on  February 18,  following   the … Continue reading “South Bougainville to pilot SIP data management system”

Masiu : Forging partnership a way forward to driving digital transformation in PNG

Posted on February 23, 2021February 23, 2021Categories Latest News

This Government recognizes that forging    partnership between the Government, the information and community technology (ICT) industry and the people,  is a catalyst  to driving  digital transformation in Papua New Guinea. Minister for Information and Communications Technology,   Mr  Timothy Masiu, made these remarks  at the  launching  of  ShopSmart PNG,  an e-commerce platform,  on February 18,  2021 in Port Moresby. “Shopsmart is one of the emerging development tools or enablers of doing business in Papua New Guinea. “It provides a massive market … Continue reading “Masiu : Forging partnership a way forward to driving digital transformation in PNG”

NBC Partners with Provincial Governments

Posted on February 23, 2021February 23, 2021Categories Latest News

The West New Britain Provincial Government and  Talasea District Development Authority,  presented a cheque of K427, 900 to the National Broadcasting Corporation (NBC)  for the Medium Wave Radio Transmission in the province. The presentation was done on  Friday 19 February 2021 at the NBC Headquarters in Port Moresby. “Radio NBC plays a very vital role as the only source of information for many remote people at our province especially those people living in islands like Balivitu and Gloucester,”  Member  for … Continue reading “NBC Partners with Provincial Governments”