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No word
The recent ruling of the Singapore court on the PNG SDP case has hardly caused a ripple here from either party. Maybe it is the bad timing.
Jealous pet
A study by scholars of the University of California found that dogs can get “jealous” if they see their owner displaying affection to someone or something else.
New idea
From a reader: The people in Goroka are asking what is this thing called social distancing. Never heard of it nor practised it before. They however are aware that a laboratory in town is being used for tests on something called Covid-19.
Poor service
One of the mobile phone networks harasses users through text messages about new products, but fails to ensure data connection is available all the time. Dubious.
Trade center
Goroka has its own World Trade Centre which some also call the Kakaruk Market. It has been moved to the Chuave market near Asaroiufa. And despite the police checkpoints along the main highway to Madang, people continue to sneak in betel nut to sell at the trade centre.
Thanks, Covid-19
One good thing that the Covid-19 has shown us is how clean the environment can be if we stop polluting it. The air is purer, rivers cleaner, high mountains clearly viewed for the first time because there is no fog. If only we can kept it that way.
Bar bliss
While most want to see the end of the Covid-19 lockdown, two friends who share a room above a pub in London are wishing otherwise. Since March 23, Dom Townsend, 29, and Steve Pond, 39 have been enjoying the whole The Prince pub to themselves. Townsend, the pub’s assistant manager moved there only a few months before lockdown measures were put in place, according to Reuters.
Thought for today
You don’t have to solve your whole life overnight. And you don’t have to feel ashamed for being where you are. All you have to focus on is one small thing you can do today, to get closer to where you want to be. Slowly and lightly, one step at a time. You can get there.

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