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Prior to the country’s independence in September 1975, the Papua and New Guinea trials was a popular and often brutal sporting fixture. That came to an end in 1974 and by March 1975, months before the country’s independence, the first zone trials were held. We’ve gone through some of the records to find out just who were the players to “watch out” for as the sport entered a new era. The Zone trials became the basis on which the Papua New Guinea Kumuls team was selected. There were for Zones: Southern, Northern Coastal, Highlands and Islands. Southern ZoneSimon SakLigo IlaElijah…

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APPROVED FOR RELEASE: MARCH 23 2022 Prime Minister Hon. James Marape has commended Lands and Physical Planning Minister Hon. John Rosso on passage of the Strata Title Management Bill 2022 and accompanying bills and amendments in Parliament today (March 23 2022). The bill allows for people to buy units and apartments in high-rise buildings because of increasing shortage of land and a growing population.PM Marape said the law was brought in to modernise the way business was done in lands and housing in the country. The Prime Minister said smaller Pacific countries like Fiji and Vanuatu already had strata title…

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AIR NIUGINI FLIGHTS TO CAIRNS, AUSTRALIA Air Niugini is pleased to advise customers that the Australian Government embargo on passengers travelling on direct flights from Papua New Guinea to Cairns has been lifted effective from 31st March 2022. Effective from 01st April 2022 Air Niugini offers three flights a week between Port Moresby and Cairns. Flight PX098 departs Port Moresby at 1700 on Fridays, Sundays, and Wednesdays, arriving in Cairns at 1825. Return flights PX091 depart Cairns at 0700 on Mondays, Thursdays, and Saturdays, arriving Port Moresby at 0825. Air Niugini and ISOS continue to offer free PCR and Rapid…

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The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and partners donated four shipping containers of COVID-19 testing kits and other medical equipment this month to provincial health authorities in the nation’s capital and Morobe. A forklift driver unloads medical equipment to help in the fight against COVID-19, donated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and partners. Papua New Guinea. March 2022. 2022 by Intellectual Reserve, Inc. All rights reserved. According to one government official, “These kits are very important as instead of guessing whether we have the ordinary flu or Covid-19, the tests tell us what it is.”…

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Former Kumul rake, Kurt Baptiste, announced his retirement from rugby league through social media. Baptiste was a key figure for the Canberra Raiders although his first stint in the NRL was with the Brisbane based Broncos back in 2011. The 30 year old went on to have two stints with Canberra, Leigh Centurions in the UK and the Broncos and Cowboys. In a report by Melanie Dinjaski of the Canberra Times: “I had two shoulder surgeries before I was handed a lifeline from the Canberra Raiders. I will always be incredibly grateful to Ricky for this,” Baptiste wrote on Instagram.…

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