PNG Loop 5@5

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

Raiders sign PNG star

The Canberra Raiders have signed Papua New Guinean star Kato Ottio for the next two seasons the club announced on Friday afternoon.

Nasfund to pay K144m dividend to members

Papua New Guinea’s biggest superannuation fund National Superannuation Fund (Nasfund) has approved a crediting rate of 4 percent equating to over K144 million to be paid to members’ accounts for the 2015 Financial year.

Buka, Kokopo to revel with NRL in the Park

Digicel has entered the final week of the successful NRL in the Park community fun days.

Late Kamma, a ‘healer’

Kumul Consolidated Holdings (KCH) Chairman Paul Nerau has described the late Member for South Bougainville Steven Kamma Pirika as the ‘healer’ bringing healing and peace to the people of his electorate and to the people of Bougainville.

6,000 stranded at Bena River causes havoc

A portion of the 45km Goroka/Megabo trunk road in the Eastern Highlands Province is completely washed away by the raging Bena River last week effectively jeopardising the flow of traffic.