​Ignorance led to child’s death: Fire service

The Port Moresby residential building, which was once a shop, caught on fire on Sunday, 4th June, 2017, sometime after 2pm.

Acting Deputy Chief Fire Officer of Operations, Patrick Russell, was dismayed that despite PNG Fire Service’s continuous fire awareness campaign programs, there are people still continuing to be indifferent about fire safety.

Parker case update: Evidence undergoing DNA tests

Parker went before Justice Panuel Mogish on Wednesday where the state gave an update on the progress of the DNA test, which is being conducted by the City Mobile Medical Services. They are testing the shirt which was allegedly used by Parker to clean the blood of the late Lapan Nason at his Port Moresby home on Saturday, June 6, 2015.

The state informed the National Court that the medical service indicated that DNA tests usually take two weeks, but it can take longer, depending on the type of material used.

Youths making community safe through sports

To achieve their objective, the youths of Talai settlement, Badili, decided to keep everyone busy by hosting a volleyball competition, which started on August 27.

“The idea is to minimise the number of petty crimes, law and order issues and alcohol abuse,” resident Jenny Auda tells Loop PNG.

“We had no idea they (youths) had volleyball skills until we witnessed it ourselves during the games. Therefore we have decided to build them up then enter them in town or suburb competitions.”