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Article Views: 10 Evasive ministers Northern Governor Gary Juffa told Prime Minister James Marape in Parliament that “many (of his Cabinet) ministers are very evasive and after being appointed ministers […]

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Article Views: 57 Silence please Two people had their mobile phones confiscated when they rang and interrupted court proceedings at the Mt Hagen district court yesterday. Magistrate Lydia Karre had […]

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Article Views: 237 Next Xmas We are still 70 days away from Christmas but the messages of Yuletide and the pyramid-shaped trees depicting that special event in Bethlehem more than […]

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Article Views: 210 Tongue slip Prime Minister James Marape twice referred to his predecessor Peter O’Neill as “prime minister” in Parliament last Friday. Opposition Leader Belden Namah had to raise […]

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Article Views: 142 False alarm Many families heeded the Eda Ranu warning that there would be water cuts in Port Moresby last Saturday. They filled up all buckets and containers […]

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Article Views: 171 ICAC finally Expect a positive announcement today by the Government on the much-awaited Independent Commission Against Corruption. Cabinet has given the green light to have it up […]

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Article Views: 459 Dear bride Someone just paid a bride price of K345,000 last weekend in Manus. Ouch. Vagrancy law It will be almost impossible to tell unemployed people in […]

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Article Views: 236 More changes Something seems to be brewing in the corridors of power, to allow coalition partners more say in the government, especially the National Alliance and United […]

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Article Views: 183 Nude runner Japan is traditionally a sexually-open society with public nudity in some areas quite normal and commonplace. But the streaker who ran across the field disrupting […]