Loop PNG’s 5@5

Loop 5@5 is a round up of the top Loop PNG stories making news.

Wartoto: Consider health in sentence


Businessman Eremas Wartoto who was convicted of misappropriating K6m has asked the Waigani National Court to consider his health condition when deciding his sentence.


41 Buimo escapees still at large


Lae Police command has confirmed that 41 prison escapee from the Buimo Correctional Facility are still at large.


Opposition promises K2.1 billion for Agriculture


Diversification of the country's economy is Triumph Heritage Empowerment (THE) party's priority agenda with agriculture to be supported with K2.1 billion budget.


Control expenditure Government: BPNG


The National Government must control is expenditure during this National Election period, says Bank of Papua New Guinea Governor Loi Bakani.


Turkey wants US envoy to leave


Turkish Foreign Minister Mevlut Cavusoglu has accused a senior US diplomat of backing Kurdish militants and said he should be sent home.