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Stay or go
TWO landowner groups who named themselves Barrick Out and Barrick Stay at the Pogera mine have jointly urged the government, Barrick Niugini Ltd and Kumul Mineral Holdings Ltd to reopen the mine. They have had enough.
Black cross
People should know by now that those walking around with black crosses painted on their foreheads this week are not members of a cult. They are marking the start of Lent observed by Christians 40 days before Good Friday.
OMG time
There are times when you are confronted with a situation where you do not know whether to pray first then scream, or just swear loudly because you feel so helpless.
Useless invite
US President Joe Biden has been invited to attend the Pacific Island Forum in August – as if he does not have enough on his plate already than to grace a disintegrating regional body.
Food for thought
Remember that no matter how strong and big you are, you will not carry yourself to the grave. Be humble.
Top quote
“You are sitting on an important piece of real estate in our country. Central province land is far greater in value because you are close to Port Moresby. Don’t fight Port Moresby. Work with them. Find your own space.” – Prime Minister James Marape.

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