social issues

Yama discourages removal of settlers

He said not all settlers are involved in creating law and order problems in the province.

Yama made the statement following the decapitation of a teacher from Ialibu, Southern Highlands Province, on April 3, which caused a series of confrontations, including protests against squatters and opportunists.

The Madang Governor is against making rushed decisions that will affect the province in the future.

Programme aims to help youths make a positive decision

The integrated mixed martial arts club in Port Moresby has taken the initiative to address this population.

“Why not? Nobody else is doing it…” said Jamie Pang when asked by Loop PNG why he chose to.

Pang is working together with Lawrence Tau from the National Youth Development (NYDA) to impact youth for a positive change.

The first under this program was a visit to the Bomana prison last week, to talk to juvenile inmates about drugs, alcohol, homebrew, sexual violence and cult activities.

How Sesame Street tackles social issues

The character's already featured in digital and printed storybooks, but will debut on TV next month.

Her introduction will attempt to explain the complex topic of autism to a young audience.

But this isn't the first time Sesame Street has been a trailblazer in introducing socially progressive characters to children.

Look back at some of the other characters who've attempted to explain difficult issues to children.