Justin Tkachenko

Petition against Tkatchenko dismissed

The Waigani National Court this afternoon dismissed the petition because the petitioner failed to meet mandatory requirements in filing that petition.

Petitioner and runner-up Samson Kirilyo failed to provide particulars of two witness address. The address should contain the occupation, postal and residential address.

Yesterday, two applications or objections on the competency of the petition was moved in court.

Allan hands over title to Tkatchenko

This took place in a handover ceremony at the Department of Lands and Physical Planning in Port Moresby today.

Outgoing Minister Allan welcomed the incumbent minister in his speech, adding that he believes Tkatchenko will do what the department intends on doing to carrying out its vision and goals for the country in regards to lands and physical planning.

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Happy 80th birthday Sir Michael Thomas Somare!


People have already converged to the Sir Michael Somare stadium for Sir Michael Somare's 80th birthday party.

Cabinet reshuffle sees Tkatchenko taking on APEC

Tkatchenko steps in with 200 000 for FORU Cup

Tkatchenko intervened after desperate pleas from the PNG Rugby Football Union (PNGRFU) on the eve of the Oceania Rugby Nation’s Cup which starts tomorrow.

And he expressed disappointment at the PNGRFU’s preparations towards running the event.

“This tournament is about our standing on the regional and world stage in Rugby Union, and the PNGRFU cannot afford to show false cause and leisurely go about its preparations as has clearly been the case."