Don Polye

Polye assures locals for stake in Yonki Hydro Project

Accompanied by his Eastern Highlands Regional candidate, Castan Maibawa, Polye entered Kainantu by helicopter to a rousing welcome where he made the assurance.

Polye claims the government had bulldozed the project without having a round table discussion to address landownership issues.

He has also promised that during his first 100 days in office, he and Kainantu Open Candidaate, Ovo Buni Kaka, would deliver a modern market facility, water supply and, sanitation and sewage project for the station.

Polye lands in Lae

He arrived today at Lae's Eriku Oval to a rousing reception, accompanied by Lae MP Loujaya Kouza, his candidates and local THE party officials.

He will launch election campaigns for his THE party candidates contesting several seats in the province.

Polye is also there to officially endorse the candidates.

(Opposition Leader being welcomed at Eriku oval by THE party supporters)

Polye to sell Oil Search shares to fund autonomy plans

Speaking in Kokopo, East New Britain, during the Triumph Heritage Empowerment Party campaign launching on Saturday Polye announced the ambitious plan.

He said the actions would be taken if THE Party forms the next Government.

Polye promised ENB autonomy and claimed that other provinces such as Eastern Highlands, Western, Milne Bay and West New Britain were also ready for autonomy.

Polye promises autonomy for ENB

He said this when launching the campaign of three THE Party Candidates in Kokopo on Saturday.

They include former MP Sir Sinai Brown (ENB Regional), Bruno Railam (Kokopo Open), and Pius Mano (Pomio Open).

According to a statement, Polye said ENB’s road to autonomy will be off the back of tourism and heavy investments in the agriculture  sector.

Polye said the current laws governing land did not favour landowners and these would be reviewed.

T.H.E policy will provide youth employment opportunities

This was what Opposition Leader Don Pomb Polye told a political rally in Vanimo on Saturday (May 6).

Speaking at Wara Kongkong settlement in Vanimo, West Sepik Province, Polye said when in power, THE Party would establish a regional college each for the regions to train them to become police, defence and warder officers.

Polye said the United Nations ratio for one policeman to 300 people would be achieved, adding now only 8,000 police personnel are serving over eight million people.

Demolish makeshift buildings at border: Polye

This was the statement from the PNG Opposition Leader, Don Pomb Polye, after his historic visit to Batas on Saturday.

The Opposition Leader said both governments needed to encourage businesses to build permanent buildings on each side of the border to sell their items.

"Trade worth more than K3 million takes place at the border without any proper control by authorities. It adds to the tally of total capital outflow," he said.

After the trip, Polye said he learnt that PNG faced trade deficit there.

T.H.E Party endorses 7 women

Parliamentary leader Don Polye said women will be an integral partner if THE party forms the government after the June polls.

THE party endorsed 90 candidates to contest for the 111 Parliament seats.    

The Opposition Leader congratulated the newly-elected executives of the National Council of Women and challenged them to advocate on issues affecting their counterparts in the country.

"If our THE party is given the mandate to form the next government, I, as the Prime Minister, will make the council become one of our major partners in development,” Polye vowed.

T.H.E to look into compulsory education

THE party parliamentary leader made this statement in Vanimo on Friday, when launching election campaigns for his party’s endorsed candidates contesting for seats in Sandaun Province.

Polye said under the policy, it will be compulsory for all school age children to be in the classroom.

He said subsidising of school fees will continue, and more emphasis will be placed on improving the quality of education in the country.

"We must provide quality education for our children so that they must be skilled appropriately to earn a living,” Polye said.

Ipatas move to PNC legal, says Gelu

Polye said it was unacceptable for a leader of Ipatas calibre to abandon PP and join PNC.

He also said Ipata’s nomination under the PNC banner was a ‘blunder’ and ‘illegal’ and called for the Registrar of Political Parties and Candidates, Dr. Alphonse Gelu to de-register both party’s.

He further added “therefore I’m urging very strongly that Dr Gelu sets the precedence without fear or favour to start the de-registration of these two political parties.