New Madang Town market 2016

​Popular local hit Pulim Pis composed by Minister Duban

Saul made the announcement in front of hundreds of music enthusiasts who had gathered to watch him perform alongside Solomon Islands music sensation, Sharzy. They were celebrating the commissioning of the new Madang Town market.


Pulim Pis, which is a simple and catchy single produced in the sentimental genre, has already become a household favourite in PNG following its continuous replays on radio. The single even topped the PNG weekly music countdown last year (2015).

Madang MP appeals to Japanese government for roads and bridges

The MP made the appeal openly in the presence of the Japanese Ambassador to PNG, Morio Matsumoto, the Japanese International Cooperation Agency representatives and other Government officials during the grand opening of the new Madang town market.

The minister’s call was particularly for roads and bridges in the Trans-Gogol area in Madang, which previously a Japanese company had harvested hard-wood timber from.

Hundreds witness opening of new Madang town market

Deputy Prime Minister Leo Dion, representing the National Government and the National Executive Council, thanked the government and people of Japan for such a magnificent facility.


He acknowledged the Japanese International Cooperation Agency (JICA) and the building contractor, Dai Nippon of Japan, for the infrastructure.

The deputy PM said the new market facility is a key infrastructure which would greatly assist fresh produce vendors, who are mostly subsistence farmers and mothers, to sell their produce to sustain their economic livelihood.