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Traffic police take over probe into death of Laufa

Investigations into the death of the late Ruby Laufa have progressed with Traffic police now taking over the investigations.

44 Political Parties confirmed for 2017 National Elections

The Registry of Political Parties has confirmed that only 44 political parties will contest in the 2017 National Elections.

Man fined for bashing wife

A man has been put on good behaviour bond for the next three years after he pleaded guilty before the Waigani National Court to bashing his wife with a stool that left her with a broken arm in 2015.

Contempt trial against EC starts

A trial against the former Electoral Commissioner and two others over the Madang Open by-election recount in 2014 has commenced at the Waigani National Court.

National Soccer League kick-off set back to April

Kick off for the 2017 National Soccer League (NSL) season has been moved to April 29.