Christmas

Mothers given chance to showcase skills

With support of the StopNShop management, Relief Society has organised for mothers to turn their home-making skills into their money maker.

Beginning last Saturday, the Port Moresby stake saw mothers bringing prepared food, handmade jewellery and bilums to sell at the StopNShop, Waigani Central premises.

According to Sister Takataina, a member of the Relief Society presidency and organiser, this will go on every Saturday of this month.

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Korea DPR did it!

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It is done! Korea DPR have achieved their goal in the FIFA U20 Women's World Cup.

Harmony commits to K12m exploration program

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What to give yourself this Xmas…

A one week movie-marathon at the cinema? A tattoo? Holiday get-away? Well ok, maybe that handbag that keeps saying “hi” every time you pass the shop; not literally though.  

Mall of America in Minnesota employs its first black Santa in its 24-year history

Larry Jefferson, a retired army veteran from Texas, will greet children this weekend at the shopping centre's Christmas experience.

Co-owner of the photo studio, Landon Luther, has told the Minnesota Star Tribune that he's been looking for a more diverse Santa that children of colour can relate to since last year.

"This is a long time coming," he said.

Christmas food on my mind!

If you’ve already planned your Christmas celebrations or you’re on it just now; either way, one won’t blame you.  

Whatever your plan may be at this point, I’m sure food is not far away.  

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Bail refused for Wobiro, Gumoi and May

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Bail was refused to Western Governor Ati Wobiro, former Western Provincial Administrator Dr Modowa Gumoi and founder of Fly Care Inc. Norman May today by the Supreme Court.

Government offices close doors on December 23 for festive period

K30,000 worth of credits to give away

The partnership between Digicel and Nau FM will give three lucky customers, who purchase a 1Tok Combo, the chance to win K100 credits daily over the next 100 days.  

Digicel managing director, mobile, Shivan Bhargava, says Digicel is thrilled to launch a promotion that gives back to its customers.

“Christmas is a time for giving and we are delighted to give back to our customers and provide them with the chance to win extra credit so they can stay connected with their family and friends over Christmas and the New Year,” he states.

Get into the spirit of Christmas

Christmas has arrived in the City of Port Moresby, the event that kicks off the holiday season locally, and people celebrate openly with families, friends and loved ones.

There are nothing like the sparkle of colorful Christmas lights at this time of the year to give the city streets an instant festive fever.

Once again, Jack Pidik Park in Port Moresby is ready to glow with the artificial Christmas trees that are now set up for the December evening entertainments.

Lions share with Christmas spirit

The club members and their families visited the children’s ward, Haus Clare, St Mary’s Catholic Church and Angau Hospital.

They met and donated small gifts to the children at the children’s ward, the orphans at Haus Clare and the street kids associated with the church.

LLC is affiliated to Lions International organisation that usually do visits during Easter, Independence Day and on Christmas.

Club member Barbara Kalenda said it was rewarding to see the smile on everyone’s faces when they received their gifts.

Kimbe record 12 Christmas babies

The Labour Ward recorded 12 births with seven female and five  male babies born.

The heaviest baby weighed 3.78kg. Mothers and babies are well with some being discharged today.

Present this morning were hardworking staff of the post natal and Labour Ward; Sr. Palos, Sr. Penjap, midwives Sr. Ariki and Sr. Karaut with HEO Betty Buru.