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THERE are markets and there are markets in Port Moresby city. Those markets, road side or in properly designated places, where garden produce is sold are special. They bring to each suburban home hygienic food in garden produce and vegetables. It is the stalls for selling store goods that are an eyesore.
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NOT good to read and hear that many Papua New Guineans will die before they reach the age of 65, the life expectancy of an average Papua New Guinean.
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AND that is being blamed on the eating habits of Papua New Guineans that has greatly changed in recent times. Many people have resorted to eating fast food that is readily available on the streets.
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THE National Capital District should really work on its own bus services. Residents of NCD deserve to access quality buses and with professional conducts by the drivers and their crews.
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THE bus owners do not bother to service their vehicles regularly and also the driver and crews do not seem to have any idea of personal hygiene and dressing up professionally.
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One can see most drivers and their crews smoking and chewing betel nut without due regard of the health of their passengers. They are even very rude to the travelling public who pay for the rides and do not complete their routes as stipulated.
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IN a world today inundated with information PNG is starved of correct information. Yet in PNG, in the age of internet information on virtually every field from governance to medicine and food is limited, archaic or plain wrong.
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ALMOST every major report on any sector in this country carries an excuse at the start: “Information is so scarce and what little is there is unreliable … but based on what we have been able to gather here is the result…”
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IRISH step dance is a type of recreational and competitive folk dance whose tradition probably grew in tandem with Ireland’s rich tradition in music. It may be performed as a solo dance or in groups and is generally characterised by a stiff upper body and quick, precise footwork.
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THOUGH it originated in Ireland, this style of dance has become popular around the globe, thanks in large part to the recent productions Riverdance and Lord of the Dance.
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QUOTE of the day: Friendless, adj.: Having no favours to bestow. Destitute of fortune. Addicted to utterance of truth and common sense. – Ambrose Bierce
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