INTERESTING results from the database launched that paints a picture of voting trends over the past 30 years. The results tell you about voter behaviour and the choices. Since voting started in 1977 most people in Papua New Guinea cast their votes for the candidates that they think is mostly likely to help them directly or help their families or help their village.
IT is scary that PNG does not country needs to have a natural disaster preparedness plan to implement in the event of a Category One or Two cyclone hitting the country let alone any other disaster. PNG people “are not ready in all sense of the word” if we too were struck by such calamity.
TIME the vagrancy act was put to use and places of residency designated for selected people in each suburb in towns and cities. In allowing settlements to grow unchecked, the Government has allowed the growth of one ethnic group in one area – to the extent that now they pose a threat to surrounding areas by tribal or mob rule.
EASTER is coming next week, which means lots of chocolate, crafting and Easter activities – like decorating your very own Easter eggs! Painting Easter eggs is a great way to celebrate the spring season, whether you do it with your whole class or at home with friends and family.
NOW used as a metaphor for impending doom, the “Ides of March” was originally simply a name for March 15. In the ancient Roman calendar, the term “ides” referred to the 15th day of the months of March, May, July, and October and the 13th of all other months. The Ides of March was a festive day dedicated to the god of Mars and often marked with a military parade. However, when Julius Caesar was assassinated on that day in 44 BCE, the phrase took on an entirely new meaning.
QUOTE of the day: Fame is like a river that beareth up things light and swollen, and drowns things weighty and solid. – Francis Bacon (1561-1626)