ENB Doctors issue petition calling for stop to lawlessness

The move is on behalf of the ENB Provincial Health Authority doctors and Rabaul Provincial Hospital staff comes amidst the alarming rise in criminal activities, putting professionals, including doctors and nurses at risk.

NDA Branch president and Senior Surgeon- Dr Kevin Lapu presented the petition to the Member for Rabaul Dr Allan Marat, Acting Provincial Administrator Levi Mano and ENB Police Commander Januarus Vosivai on Thursday 15th November, at the Rabaul Provincial Hospital.

Bogia people petition local gov’t

A peaceful march by the Bogia community to MULLG headquarters took place today. The Bogia community came in truck loads and peacefully gave their petition to town Mayor Peter Yalsy.

The death of the man was believed to be caused by street thugs who after stealing his hard-earned cash also had to take his life.

Bogia community representative Adrian Angasa, expressed disappointment in the course of action by the authorities. Angasa whilst handing over the petition, noted to the council members that it is with a heavy heart they come to the occasion.

PM Marape receives Unitech petition

Prime Minister James Marape told the Morobe Provincial Assembly on Wednesday (24.05.23) this would happen as he received a petition from students handed through Morobe Governor Luther Wenge.

The team will comprise the State Solicitor, the Defence Secretary and the Foreign Affairs Secretary. A similar information seminar will be held for students of the University of PNG in Port Moresby.

Nakanai Candidates Present Petition

The petition highlighted the slow counting and elimination process, calling on the counting officials to step up and deliver a fair and transparent counting process.

The Provincial Returning Officer, Emily Kelton when receiving petition yesterday said in spite of this counting would go ahead. 

People petition MPs over bad roads

The people were led by Constantine Sesega in a convoy of more than 10 trucks, to the provincial government headquarters today.

They presented their petition to Provincial Administrator Williamson Hosea, demanding for the full reconstruction, rehabilitation and fixing of the poor conditions of the Hoskins-Koimumu ring road, particularly the Makasili-Galilo section.

Residents Petition Edai Management

The children, all of primary school-age, were only beginning their travel to school on the 25-seater shuttle bus, when they crashed into a guardrail, not far from the housing estate.

Many of them sustained injuries, while a 7 and 8 year-old had to have a limb each, amputated.

The petition among others call for security/safety controls and protocols to be in place including induction for drivers operating school transport,  immediate support and care for affected families and future plans for the children with permanent injuries.

Thousands back Japan high heels campaign

The petition was started by Yumi Ishikawa who says she was made to wear high heels while working at a funeral parlour.

Her tweets on the issue went viral with more than 30,000 shares.

In 2015, a London receptionist was sent home from work without pay after she refused to wear high heels.

Leave refused for Petition review

On June 15 the National Court dismissed the petition Kandiu filed, challenging Powes Parkop’s win as NCD Regional MP.

The petition was found to be incompetent, and that the grounds presented would not affect the result of the election regardless.

He filed an application in the Supreme Court, seeking leave to review that decision of June 15.

11 grounds seeking leave to review that decision were presented before Justice Oagile Key Dinake, who sat as a Singe Supreme Court judge.

Komo airfield landowners give 14-days ultimatum

The landowners said there is no formal agreement between them, the Government and ExxonMobil and called for a new agreement to be established to cater for their royalty payments.

The landowners are from the 16 ILG clans of the Komo airfield.

The landowners spokesperson Michael Tiki said the Government continues to fail the legitimate landowners by not honoring the UBSA and LBSA agreements in terms of royalty benefits, business development grants, Infrastructure Development Grants and High Impact Projects.

UOG receives students’ petition

The petition was for the school’s administration to address pressing issues on campus. 

In a statement, Chancellor Joseph Sukwianomb acknowledged the receipt of an official letter dated 13th of April.

He stated that he also appreciated the manner in which the petition was presented; through a professional and formal request.

The chancellor understood the context and content of the issue and challenges that students have rightfully presented and he is working cooperatively and in consultation with the team to address these challenges.