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THEY say a country’s road system is an indicator of its development level? The increase in population meant that more towns and cities had to be built. What have you to say about PNG’s road system?
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ROAD transportation had played a crucial role in the early development of this nation and continues to chart an integral part in the development process. For the foreseeable future, road transportation will still have to be relied on, a basic factor for promoting and sustaining economic and social development.
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SOME years back, a ‘Drunk Patrol Operation’ was established in NCD and that was to curb drinking alcohol in public places and in moving vehicles. Wonder what happened to that operation and if there were statistics for that operation, it would be good for public knowledge.
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COMPENSATION payment should not be used as a means for serious crime offenders to avoid facing the laws. And when it comes to land compensation; wonder what is more important – the one of payment or development?
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IT is around this time of the year that all parents should be alert of their school children’s movements at all times. With the Grade 10 examinations finishing on Friday, parents must warn students not to take part in illegal activities during after examination parties.
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POLICE we know will be on high alert and will come down hard on those who go overboard with their celebrations. Celebrations should be reserved when results come out.
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PARENTS and teachers must also take the responsibility to inform students of the consequences of engaging in such illegal activities.  It is something that has been happening yearly and parents as well as teachers should remind students of their safety and the consequences of such parties.
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CONSIDERED either waste material or delicacy, depending on the cultural context, offal is the entrails and internal organs of a butchered animal. It is prepared and consumed in a myriad of ways throughout the world. In the Philippines, pig intestines are used to make a type of blood sausage called Dinuguan, and in Pakistan, livers, brains, and kidneys are components of Taka-Tak.
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QUOTE of the day: If this is His Will, the will of God, may He give me His grace. I am grateful to accept this call. – His Eminence Cardinal Sir John Ribat
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