EU Delegation Visits Angoram

Cheering the visit, the visibly contented villagers performed an inspiring welcome ceremony, enriched with their genuine cultural heritage.

Head of EU Delegation to PNG, Ambassador Videtič, led the delegation away from their busy schedules to visit the Pangin Village to overview the varied support given to cocoa farmers including a cocoa nursery under the STREIT PNG Porgramme. 

Police arrest murder suspects

According to police in Angoram, six prime suspects have been identified in relation to Epiang’s death. 

Provincial Police Commander Albert Beli said it was alleged that between 5pm and 6pm of Sunday 26 December, Epiang was shot by his enemies at Pangin Village in the Marienberg LLG, following ongoing land disputes.

PPC Beli said the suspect who used the wire catapult has been identified. Police have advised village leaders to bring the person forward so ensure the matter is resolved peacefully.

Samaritans Get Help

Member for Angoram, Salio Waipo presented a cheque of K200,000 to the Samaritan Aviation in Wewak recently to support its work.

The group first started operations in 2014 in the province and have been providing much needed health care and emergency medical evacuations for villages along the Sepik River.

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NCD Polls incomplete: Jimmy yet to receive report

Election Manager, Alwyn Jimmy, says he is yet to receive an official report on the University of PNG where polling was called off today.


Polling challenges in Angoram

The majority of villagers in the Angoram District of East Sepik Province are reachable using the Sepik River waterways.

Special Economic Zone will not displace people: Andrias

He is also the chairman of the project steering committee. 

“Any project we will not displace any traditional landowners because the land is very large and does not have people sitting on it,” Andrias said.

He added that the project is a National Government funded project and currently the government is building basic infrastructures like roads and electricity lines to the project site for investor to start its feasibility studies.    

“Basic infrastructures and law and order is a prerequisite for the investor to settle and invest,” Andrias said.

Enough evidence in Daikoku robbery

Schneider Bishop of Biwat area, Angoram, East Sepik Province, returned to the Waigani Committal Court today where a ruling was made in the case against him.

Himself and four others, Solomon Gonol, Paul Michael, John Sabol 'Ala' and Jack Joe Hora, were arrested and charged over the armed robbery, which took place between 11.30am and 12midday at Harbour City at Konedobu on May 18, 2016.

It is alleged the five, armed with factory made pistols, held up the staff and customers of Daikoku restaurant and stole cash and items valued at K2,752.

Neglect agriculture, head for self-destruction: Tomscoll

Any Government today and in future must invest between K1.5 billion and K2 billion, or 10 percent of the national budget every year, to grow the agriculture sector. This is if PNG wants to survive as a strong and healthy economy, he says.

Minister Tomscoll was speaking during the commissioning of the new rice milling machine in Angoram, East Sepik Province, last Wednesday (Nov 23).

“Food is the number one business in the world. Food alone is the biggest tradeable commodity in the world today.