Height of hypocrisy
A group of protesting women carrying placards with messages opposing the Covid-19 vaccination but accepting niupla pasin were all not wearing masks and not observing social distancing. The height of hypocrisy!
People should be careful of those leaders using them to oppose the Covid-19 vaccination, when they (leaders) themselves have already been vaccinated.
Another Melbourne Cup has come and gone leaving a few smiling and many others ruing the huge dents in their pockets and spirits.
Tomorrow (Nov 5) is World Tsunami Awareness Day. We must continue to observe it. We have no forgotten the evening of July 17, 1998, when a tsunami hit Aitape killing at least 1,600 people, injuring hundreds other, and displacing thousands. Awareness must continue.
Lots of things are sold at the traffic lights in Port Moresby. Yesterday one street vendor was even selling lemongrass with the roots still there – good to treat cough, fever and the common cold.
Festival of light
Not many of them in PNG but today Hindus celebrate Diwali, the Festival of Lights, around the world. It symbolises the victory of good over evil, light over darkness, and happiness over sorrow – something the world today badly needs today.
Food for thought
Many failures in life are people who did not realise how close they were to success when they gave up. (Thomas Edison)
“If someone is experiencing this (coin and mobile stuck to their arm) and comes to National Control Centre and has a coin still stuck on where he/she got vaccinated, I will give you K1000. This is all fake – spread on social media platforms.”- Prime Minister James Marape.