Lae Morobe Province

Oil Search and Mapai sponsor Lae Daffodil Golf Challenge

The event was launched with a K50,000 sponsorship from foundation sponsor Oil Search Limited (K25,000) and Lae-based Mapai Transport Limited (K25,000).

This is the sixth year that the event will be hosted to support the work of the PNG Cancer Relief Society in Lae.

The corporate challenge will be held in Lae on August 19th.

Oil Search PNG communications manager, Ruth Waram, said the sponsorship covers the hosting of the event, whilst 100 percent of the funds raised from the  event will go directly to the PNG Cancer Relief Society to assist their work. 

​Daughter pays tribute to late Dr Rongap Snr

In a moving funeral service, late Doctor Alphonse Rongap Snr's daughter, Dr Violet Rongap, said her dad was a simple and down-to-earth doctor who respected all he knew.

She said many of his studies and courses he took and the profession he had gone through were all for his children.

"What he gained during his training whilst serving respective hospitals in the country were for the betterment of the children.

"And through this, he had a lot of friends. He was so simple and humble,” she said through tear-filled eyes.

Huge potential for flower growers, says florist

Wisink said floriculture has huge market opportunities both locally and abroad with good cash returns to families and youths, however the problem now is that this industry is not regulated.

She made the comment in Lae during her presentation at a national forum on sharing of learning experiences by PNG farmer organisation leaders.