Christmas 2016

How about making a difference this Christmas?

You can make this Christmas special by giving a little diversion to your usual routine.

It doesn’t have to be a Christmas to remember because of water issues, bus strikes, hike in petty crimes, deaths and more deaths. How about making a difference where you are.

How can you change this Christmas for yourself and the person next to you?

Take ownership to clean your neighbourhood:

Betelnut spittle, graffiti, drinking bottles, plastic, food-wrappers all add to the ugly look of the area. Still nobody cares.

Santa visits PMGH children’s ward

Head of Credit for Fincorp, Adam Hughes, dressed in a Santa attire, joined his team in giving early Christmas presents to every child in the children's ward at PMGH.

Hughes said it was a great opportunity to visit this special group of children recovering at the hospital.

He added that it was sad to hear that more than 100 sick children would be spending Christmas at the hospital and the team delightedly spent some moments with every child in the ward.

Shutdown period for public servants

In a statement, the Personnel Management secretary, John Kali, says all public servants are to resume work on Tuesday, January 3, 2017.

The status of each of the shutdown period is as follows:

Christmas mood permeates Port Moresby

Contractors have started setting up the famous Jack Pidik lights at Five-Mile for another period of public celebrations leading to Christmas.

But the first to set up their lights and Christmas trees were supermarkets in the nation’s capital, early in November.

Vision City, RH Hypermart and Stop N Shop are some of the supermarkets that have already put up Christmas trees and decorated the inside and outside of their premises, setting the feel of the fast approaching holiday mood.