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Food supplies run low in Kiunga

Food supplies in Kiunga in the Western Province are running low as the drought continues to hit hard.

World Bank warns of ballooning budget deficit

The World Bank has warned that PNG’s expenditures will need to be curbed in a measured manner to avoid a ballooning budget deficit.

PNG meets criteria to host FIFA U20 World Cup

Papua New Guinea has met the criteria to host the FIFA U20 Womens World Cup in November 2016.

Betha Somare brands govt attack as ‘childish’

Sir Michael Somare’s family spokesperson Betha Somare has labelled Fisheries Minister Mao Zeming’s response regarding Arthur Somare and family as childish and lacking understanding.

Fight over pig at Erima market

Two Mt Hagen men were arrested by police yesterday (Thursday 15th October) afternoon.