PNG Loop's Breakfast Bites

Loop Breakfast Bites is a round up of the top Loop PNG stories making news.

Women make up majority of unbanked PNG population

It has been pointed out that the majority of PNG’s unbanked population is made up of women, especially in rural and urban settlement communities.

Tomscoll: PNG expecting downturn in rice imports

Agriculture and Livestock Minister Tommy Tomscoll says Papua New Guinea is expecting a downturn in rice imports and should be expecting an increase in rice prices towards the end of the year.

A school’s story of true sacrifice

The Vunadawai Primary School in the Livuan Reimber Local Level Government, East New Britain, celebrated the official opening of one of its classrooms and an office yesterday.

Blackhawks down Hunters in round 23 clash

The PNG SP Hunters were downed by 4 points to Townsville Blackhawks in a 20-24 game at the Jack Manski Oval in Townsville.

Rio 2016: Matildas go down to Brazil in quarter-final shoot-out

The Australian women's soccer team has lost its quarter-final to Brazil at the Rio Olympics after a tense penalty shoot-out.