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Our adventures told here. The highs, the lows and anything in between. Do you have a story worth sharing. Tell it here.

June 5, 2024

Fiji Airways Announced as 15th Full Member Airline

This milestone will have far-reaching benefits for Fijians, including enhanced domestic services via Fiji Link and increased global connectivity, drawing more international tourists to...

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June 5, 2024

Celebrating Sports Achievements with Commercial Initiatives

Many stayed up late to witness a game that inspired us all, especially Sese Bau’s impressive half-century laying the foundation for a competitive total...

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June 5, 2024

Remington Group Gets – “Dealer of the Year” Award

Remington Technology (RT), Papua New Guinea’s leading print and document solutions provider, has been awarded the prestigious ‘Dealer of the Year’ accolade at Konica...

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June 5, 2024

The PEV – What You Need to Know

The interest in Papua New Guinea on the Pacific Engagement Visa is high. The simple eligibility requirements and fee of A$25 to register for...

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May 30, 2024

Step Into the Titanic

Created by the Spanish company Musealia and with the contribution of Titanic historian and expert Claes-Göran Wetterholm, this experience separates fact from fiction like...

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May 30, 2024

A Trip to Villa Karai

Villa Karai Resort If you are looking for a peaceful weekend out of Port Moresby, Villa Karai is the perfect spot. Just over an...

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May 29, 2024

Pacific Engagement Visa – Are you Eligible?

The Pacific Engagement visa pre-application ballot for Pacific Island and Timor-Leste Nationals will open for registrations on 3 June 2024.

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May 24, 2024

The Difference: Business Names, Company Names and Trademarks

Understanding Business Names, Company Names, and Trademarks

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May 20, 2024

Foreign Visitors to Singapore to Use Automated Lanes for Clearance

Singapore’s ICA has announced that all foreign visitors arriving at Changi Airport, can now utilise automated lanes at Changi Airport for arrival immigration clearance. 

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May 10, 2024

Fiji Airways Flies High Financially

The Fiji Airways Group has today announced a record Profit before Income Tax of $131.81 million and Operating revenue (earnings) of $1.8 billion...

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May 10, 2024

Australian School Visa Financial Requirements Tightens

The Australian Government has changed its "financial requirements" for school visas, namely, sub-class 500.

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May 5, 2024

Taronga Zoo – A Must-Visit When in Sydney

Taronga Zoo provides a window into the captivating world of Australian wildlife. From cuddly koalas to bounding kangaroos, visitors can witness iconic Australian species...

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May 2, 2024

Pacific Engagement Visa – The Key Points

The inaugural Pacific Engagement Visa ballot will open on 3 June 2024. Applications for the ballot will be able to be lodged online with...

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May 2, 2024

From Hanua to Havard

One week we're in Hanuabada Village doing some shots for a client. The next week we're on the plane again and this time we...

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May 1, 2024

Inspiring Next Generation of College Graduates

Students from Port Moresby Technical College were given the unique opportunity to visit the 35 Squadron detachment and tour a RAAF C-27J Spartan.

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April 29, 2024

Air Niugini Boeing 767 Resumes Singapore Brisbane Flights

The resumption of the refurbished B767 aircraft is timely as Air Niugini resumes its Tuesday Singapore service on the 07th May, increasing the frequency...

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April 26, 2024

NHC and Its Initial Responsibilities

NHC published its stock of properties every Friday in the local paper. These consisted of new housing, existing houses with improvements and blocks of...

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April 25, 2024

Provision of Corporate Services

Looking for corporate services assistance? Enquire online.

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April 25, 2024

PX and TPA Sign Agreement to Promote PNG

A Joint Venture Agreement to Promote Tourism in PNG

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April 24, 2024

Visa Free or Visa on Arrival for PNG Passport Holders

Where can your PNG Passport take you. We explore and provide you a list of countries that you can visit Visa Free or Visa...

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April 24, 2024

The Barefoot Legends – Papua Schoolboys

We want to know the name of each of these players  and using the power of social media, we are asking our followers if...

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April 20, 2024

From the Lens of Lafforgue

There is something about Eric's work that will make you feel proud to be a Papua New Guinean. All pics credited to Eric Lafforgue.

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April 19, 2024

Ads – Old is Gold

Old Advertisements are interesting and entertaining so we're going to take you back and preview some of the ads that hit the local papers....

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April 18, 2024

11 Beautiful Photos With Love from Sheraton

We spent a week in Fiji and here are 11 beautiful pics that might persuade you to make it your next holiday destination.

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April 18, 2024
April 17, 2024

ICC Women’s ODI Rankings Released

Papua New Guinea cricketer Sibona Jimmy is amongst the most improved cricketers in the Womens ICC rankings.

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April 16, 2024

Scientists Identify Three New Species of Ancient Kangaroo

The different species of Protemnodon are now known to have inhabited a broad range of habitats, from arid central Australia into the high-rainfall, forested...

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April 16, 2024

Papua New Guinea Records First Win of Their Campaign Against a Spirited American Samoa

Spearheaded by the lightning-fast striker Israel Ure, Papua New Guinea has earned a 3-1 victory against American Samoa at the OFC U-16 Men’s Championship...

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April 15, 2024

Air Niugini Suspends Brisbane – Palau Flights

This service commenced in February 2023 supported by the Australian government under their Pacific Flights Programme.

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April 12, 2024

Groundbreaking Partnership – Rovers and Vipers

Hull KR have announced a ground breaking, development partnership with the Port Moresby Vipers RLFC.

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April 12, 2024

Flying High on Fiji Airways

From the warm welcome to the comfortable seating, smooth takeoff and landing, it was truly exceptional experience.

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April 12, 2024

NAC and PNGTPA Forge Partnership to Promote Tourism

A collaboration in marketing and promoting Papua New Guinea's tourism potential both domestically and internationally.

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April 7, 2024

Revolutionizing Business Transactions

SNS Tech Introduces Groundbreaking Kina Bank and Xero Integration Payment Solution in Papua New Guinea

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April 5, 2024

Santos Launches Global Support Centre

Santos is pleased to announce the establishment of its new Global Support Centre in PNG, providing a new avenue for leveraging local talent and...

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April 5, 2024

Why Financial Literacy is Important

10 reasons why financial literacy is important for us, our family and the community.

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April 2, 2024

Qantas Launches SYD-POM Flights

The Flying Kangaroo has resumed direct flights between Sydney and Port Moresby, after a 50-year hiatus.

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April 2, 2024

The Kopi Haus Grab and Go Deli

Kopi Haus Grab and Go Deli Introducing the latest improvement to the culinary scene: the Kopi Haus Grab and Go Deli. Nestled on the...

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April 2, 2024

Dika Toua Eyes Paris for 6th Olympics

Toua's remarkable performance on day one kept her Olympic dreams alive, despite facing stiff competition and challenges from younger athletes.

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April 1, 2024

PNG Women Make History

Papua New Guinean Women Cricket team have made history with with a triumphant win over Zimbabwe. The heroics of all-rounder Sibona Jimmy in the...

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April 1, 2024

Valuation Division to go Digital

The Department of Lands and Physical Planning is embarking on the use of technology to improve land management services.

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March 30, 2024

PNG Growers Profiting from Global Shortage

With cocoa prices surging due to a global shortage, local growers are experiencing unprecedented profits.

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March 27, 2024

The Rise of Visitor Numbers

Tourism Promotion Authority (TPA), through the International Visitor Survey (PNG IVS 2023) has reported a total of USD 120 million (PGK 400 million) generated...

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March 27, 2024

The Hiri Event in Numbers

Revisiting the event through the numbers and the way forward from here.

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March 25, 2024

When Port Moresby Had a Sea Park

Back in the early 1980's, Port Moresby residents and visitors alike were quite fortunate to have a number of recreational facilities. There were cinemas,...

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March 25, 2024

BizPrint and Scan Ink Deal as Official Print Partner for 2024 PNG Industrial and Mining Expo

BizPrint and Scan Ink Deal as Official Print Partner for 2024 PNG Industrial and Mining Expo

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March 23, 2024

2024 Hiri Moale Festival

The 2024 Hiri Moale Festival is currently in progress. Get our live updates here. The Vanagi Race and Lakatoi arrival at Ela Beach.

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March 22, 2024

PALM Workers – Family Reunification Pilot

Allowing eligible PALM Workers to apply for their family's temporary stay in Australia, recognising the social costs associated with long-term family separation.

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March 22, 2024

Marriot Debut in Port Moresby with Marriot Executive Apartments

The waterside property offers Marriott Executive Apartments’ signature luxury apartments with premiere hotel services for long stays and all the comforts of home.

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March 21, 2024

Air Niugini Continues to Fly Hanenamos

This year marks the 50th Anniversary and Air Niugini still continues to support the Festival with flights.

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March 19, 2024

What Works Are Protected Under PNG Copyright Laws

Find out what kind of works are protected under Papua New Guinea copyright laws.

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March 17, 2024

The First Lakatoi

The idea, the people, the process and the customary and social sacredness involved. The lengths they go through for the sake of survival.

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March 14, 2024

The Abandoned Village at 3 Mile Hill

Many of you may have come across a street called Kourabada Street in Badili. Its roots go back to Hubert Murray Highway or three...

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March 13, 2024

Barrick Makes Milestone in Pouring First Gold in Nearly 4 Years

In a triumphant return to Papua New Guinea's Porgera mine, Barrick Gold marks a milestone, pouring its first gold in nearly four years.

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March 13, 2024

Dr. Griffin Appointed Executive Director for Coral Triangle Initiative

Dr Griffin Appointed Executive Director of CTI-CFF Former Vice-Chancellor of the University of Papua New Guinea, Dr. Frank Griffin, has been appointed as the...

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March 12, 2024

MOA Signing OTDF & Mibank

The agreement is to provide credit or loan facilities to the small business women and men who would not ordinarily have access to finance.

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March 11, 2024

Protected: Meet Momo Leka

There is no excerpt because this is a protected post.

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March 11, 2024

Hiri Karana

A piece written about the Hiri Trade by Pastor Reatau Mea. It was written in 1953 in a newsletter to his congregation.

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March 7, 2024

Empowering the Youth: The Essential Role of Financial Literacy

There are three important reasons why financial literacy is important now more than ever.

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March 6, 2024

Skerah Partners with PNG Tourism Promotion Authority

We are thrilled to announce our new partnership with the Papua New Guinea Tourism Promotion Authority (TPA).

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February 28, 2024

Game On!

GAME ON! What is the name of the city and the street from which this photo was taken? This is a fun exercise to...

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February 28, 2024

The Legal Considerations of Rebranding

Are you considering rebranding your business name or product in 2024?

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February 28, 2024

Key Considerations When Searching for a Home Loan

Take a look at some of the key considerations when hunting for a home loan.

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February 28, 2024

Tender Opportunities

Below are some of the tender opportunities that have come across our desk.

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February 28, 2024

Kiapa Kulture

A lot has been said about the Bilum and how it has been culturally "misappropriated".

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February 28, 2024

The Buka Bamboo Band

It has been ages since we first listened to the sounds of bamboos from Buka

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February 28, 2024

The Unsung Heroes​

"Unsung Heroes" is what they were referred to and it was such an inspiring night to hear about the work of these heroes.

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February 28, 2024

COVID Test Removed from Visa Requirements​

The Papua New Guinea Immigration and Citizenship Authority has removed the mandatory requirement of a COVID Test from the list of requirements for a...

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February 27, 2024

BizPrint & Scan Supports 50th Hiri Moale Festival

This year marks a significant milestone as the festival celebrates its 50th anniversary, dedicated to honouring the cultures and traditions of the Motu Koitabu...

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February 25, 2024

From the White Sand Village

In the 1980s, the DCA team, made up of players from Porebada, captured the hearts of fans at the Lloyd Robson oval in Port...

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February 22, 2024

PNG Air Reschedules Due to Fuel Shortage Supply

PNG Air Reschedules Flight Due to Fuel Shortage Regretfully, PNG Air wishes to inform our customers and the travelling public that as a result...

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February 22, 2024

Peter V’landys Pushes New Tax-Free Plan for PNG Franchise

Peter V’landys has proposed a new plan to encourage NRL stars to move to Papua New Guinea (PNG) in a bid to ‘earn double’...

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February 22, 2024

10 Things to Know about Studying in Queensland​

Looking to send your child to study in Queensland? Some brief information you should know.​

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February 21, 2024

Air Niugini Declares Reports as Fake

Air Niugini is the national airline of Papua New Guinea, and recently celebrated 50 years of operation. The airline proudly serves the people with...

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February 20, 2024

TISA Announces New CEO for TISA Foundation

TISA Announces New CEO for TISA Foundation

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February 19, 2024

FX Business Centre Announces Sponsorship of East Coast Football Club

FX Business Centre, the only authorised Fujifilm dealer in Papua New Guinea (PNG) is proud to announce its sponsorship of the East Coast Football...

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February 16, 2024

Loan Protection Insurance, Em Wanem?

What is Loan Protection Insurance (LPI)? That's a great question because not a lot of people are aware of what it is about. This...

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February 16, 2024

MiBank using New Digital ID Technology​

MiBank today signed a commercial agreement with Finnish company Digizen, to facilitate the opening of new bank accounts using a digital identification tool capturing...

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February 15, 2024

50 Years Ago – Defence Force

50 Years Ago – Defence Force As content creators, we are passionate about researching and writing about history. Our love for learning about the...

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February 9, 2024

MiBank Aiming to Grow MCOs Footprints

So our main aim this year is to drive our footprint throughout the country, through our agent network.

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January 5, 2024

Canada Visa for Aspiring Travelers from Papua New Guinea

Canada Visa Online Facilitates Seamless Entry for Aspiring Travelers from Papua New Guinea

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January 1, 2024

Licensing of Starlink System and Services

NICTA has formally determined to grant operator license to a StarLink incorporated agent In Papua New Guinea.

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December 28, 2023

Maximum Premiums to be Charged by MVIL

Maximum Premiums to be Charged by MVIL December 28, 2023 In a publication in the national gazette last month, the Independent Consumer and Competition...

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December 28, 2023

CSA Launches Sponsor Portal Merging Work Permit and Employment Visa

CSA Launches Sponsor Portal Merging Work Permit and Employment Visa December 28, 2023 The Papua New Guinea Immigration and Citizenship Service Authority (ICSA) has...

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December 21, 2023

Outsourcing of Visa for Australian Citizens

This is a media release buy the PNG Immigration & Citizenship Authority Services on visa application and processing for Australian citizens.

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December 21, 2023

Pacific Island States & Territories – Visa on Arrival

NEWS RELEASE 20/12/23: Papua New Guinea opens Visa on Arrival (VoA) to all Pacific Island States and Territories Papua New Guinea is further extending...

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September 17, 2023

Sunsets Rooftop – A Great Hideout

The next time you’re in Brisbane, this is a joint you need to check out if you like views, positive vibes and a Mediterranean...

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September 13, 2023

PNG Now Included in Australia’s Working Holiday Maker Program

PNG Now Included in Australia’s Working Holiday Maker Program September 13, 2023 Intro The Australian High Commission to Papua New Guinea has through its...

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