The Metoreia Market outside the main village of Hanuabada is now open for business. It was opened yesterday at the direction of the COVID-19 Task Force to provide a central point of supply for fruits and vegetables. The opening had come about much earlier than expected after
The newly appointed Australian High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea, Jon Philp, has arrived in the country. In a message to the public, Commissioner Philp said he "felt extremely privileged to have arrived in PNG as the Australian High Commissioner". At a time when the global community
The tourism and hospitality industry are the ones expected to be greatly affected by COVID19 and so too the entertainment industry. With more stringent measures being placed on the businesses in these categories, job losses are imminent. Australia is already feeling the effect of it
I ask our citizens not to panic; Government will do everything possible to STOP from coming into PNG, STOP from spreading or lastly STOP from killing patients.
PUBLIC ANNOUNCEMENTNO NEED TO PANIC OVER PERCEIVED CLOSURE OF SHOPS AND MARKETS! WE WON’T HAVE A SHORTAGE OF FOOD SUPPLY I am attending a joint emergency NEC and Governors' meeting and it has been resolved that: 1. Shops won’t be close as of tomorrow. 2. Food will not
Australia has provided K1.7million to support Papua New Guinea in its COVID-19 emergency preparedness and response. This support will go towards activities related to prevention, detection, management and treatment, ensuring PNG is better placed to respond to rapidly changing circumstances. PNG and Australia are there for each