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Article Views: 279 Covid-19 It’s official. The official codename for the coronavirus, according to the World Health Organisation, is Covid-19. Co-for corona, vi- for virus, d-for disease, 19-for the year […]

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Article Views: 292 Illegal mining From a reader referring to yesterday’s item on illegal logging: “While there is illegal logging in the logging areas, there is also illegal mining in […]

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Article Views: 357 Illegal logging Illegal logging means the practice of cutting down trees without any licence or approval by the Government and landowners. Out there in the bush, illegal […]

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Article Views: 306 Bad engineering Lady sitting near the door of a bus travelling through Gordon in Port Moresby saw the flooded section of Waigani Drive near the Hohola tunnel […]

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Article Views: 278 Valentine’s Day From a reader: Valentine’s Day, which falls on Feb 14 (next Friday), is only for “lovers” between 17 and 25. Anyone older should wait for […]

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Article Views: 456 Some noises Some rumblings have recently been heard in the corridors of power with the big boss not happy with at least two of his lieutenants. There […]

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Article Views: 423 Hospital chat Two women at the Port Moresby General Hospital yesterday were heard debating what ENT written outside a department stood for. One suggested “Ear, Neck and […]

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Article Views: 293 Plastic ban From a reader: Wouldn’t it better to have a totally plastic-free environment instead of just banning plastic bags, which is to come into effect on […]