Author: Administrator

As Port Moresby city continues to grow at a rapid rate, the number of billboards or signage being erected around the city is also growing.  More opportunities are propping up for marketers and there’s bound to be a lot more in major parts of the city. There’s a few interesting ones around the city, some awkward ones and not to mention some that are bizarre. Let’s take a look at some of those ones that have caught our attention for the good and not so good reasons. The Best The best billboard in terms of impact and purpose has to…

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A couple of weeks ago, the SVS Supermarket at Harbour City appeared to be having a mad sale.  Everything was up to half price and shoppers scattered everywhere to get their hands on the items. But this was no ordinary sale because almost half of the shelves were empty and it didn’t look like SVS was going to re-stock them.  Shop attendants weren’t exactly as excited and busy as one would normally expect for the usual mad sale and there seemed to be a glimpse of sadness in their eyes too. Unless SVS are planning to have a major revamp on the…

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Two trucks, one believed to be owned by a security company, appeared to have collided last night based on the photos taken this morning.  The collision appeared to have been so severe given the two body as shown on the photos. The status of the drivers and their passengers is not known but hopefully none of them are in serious condition.  The photos however do not look good and the severity of the damages indicate that the vehicles might have been travelling at high speed. Most vehicle collisions in the city especially on weekends are a result of drink driving.…

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By: LOUISE SOUTHERDEN Last updated 14:12, April 6 2015 The Kuna Yala (formerly San Blas Islands), Panama This trip offers the best of both Caribbean worlds: idyllic castaway islands just large enough for a dozen palm trees, and village islands inhabited to their very edges by the Kuna people, who fled the Darien forests of eastern Panama in the 16th century. Kuna women are particularly photogenic, their forearms and legs covered in colourfully beaded sleeves and leggings. They also wear embroidered tops called molas, featuring marine life such as turtles, fish and dugongs. Trips run from January to March and cost US$2495…

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Here are 10 faces of Papua New Guinea to give you an indication of what you can expect at a cultural event in Papua New Guinea. Can you guess the Province? 1 Papua New Guinea has over 800 distinct languages.  That’s an amazing figure in itself.  And the culture and people are as equally diverse as the languages.  A cultural event is an important occasion to showcase the vibrant culture and this is perhaps the only time when most of the different cultures come together. We’ve been to many cultural events and it would be impossible for us to publish…

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One of the biggest hurdles to potential homebuyers realising their dream of buying a home is the ability to obtain finance.  At the date of publishing this article, current interest rates in Papua New Guinea for owner occupied housing from the major commercial banks is around 8.45% to 8.95% with a maximum term ranging between 25 to 30 years.  Historically, the interest rate seems to be on the high and in comparison with interest rates in Australia for owner occupied housing loans, Papua New Guinea’s current interest rates seems rather expensive. Would a reduction in interest rates enable more Papua…

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