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PNG ambassador
Reigning Pacific Queen Leoshina Kariha in her farewell speech as Miss PNG spoke about the experiences she gained during her one year reign. In her speech she did not identify herself as a woman from Buka or Central. She simply referred to herself as a proud Papua New Guinea woman. A timely message as we head into our Independence Day this month.
Independence fever
Shops are already into the Independence mood with PNG colour merchandise on sale. Shortly, the Christmas lights will be out and carols will be ringing in our ears. We might also see Santa make an early appearance. Especially in the nation’s capital with the chilly weather.
See no likes
Have you ever felt annoyed when your siblings profile picture on Facebook gets more likes than you? Not to worry. Now the social media giant will soon roll out a feature that will hide the number of “likes” on other users’ pictures and videos – all in the name of mental health.
Madam T-Rex
A wedding is one of the most memorable moments in a person’s life. Letting your bridesmaids choose their own outfits is bound to be a bit of a gamble, especially if they’ve got a wild taste for fancy dress. A bride in Texas USA, gave her sister and maid of honour of choosing her own dress for the big occasion. Well, the bridesmaid turned up to the wedding in an enormous, inflatable Tyrannosaurus rex (T-rex) costume.
Top quote
“I’ve come across so many stealing cases and starting today, anyone who steals within the city and comes to my court, I will send them to Baisu jail,” Mt Hagen Magistrate Lydia Karre.

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