Namah dismissal recommendation stayed

This follows the grant of leave today for Namah's lawyers to file judicial review in the National Court.

Justice Oagile Bethuel Key Dinake granted leave to Namah to apply for Judicial Review against the decision of the Leadership Tribunal that was delivered on April 9.

The court will review the decision of the Leadership Tribunal, in particular, the tribunal's failure to give Namah an opportunity to address the tribunal on penalties after he was found guilty of nine counts of misconduct in office.

Court wants full transcripts of Namah’s tribunal

This is the judicial review case which Namah filed seeking leave of the court to judicially review the process in which he was found guilty by the Leadership Tribunal and recommended for dismissal.

Arguments of the leave application were heard on May 30 by Justice Oagile Bethuel Key Dinake and a decision reserved.  

During submission on May 30, Namah’s lawyer, while seeking leave, put to court that the tribunal members fell into a constitutional error in not following due process in the appointment of the tribunal.

Works Minister challenged to provide evidence

It was reported that Alois, senior engineer in the Momase Region, was suspended after making a presentation, at the invitation of the National Planning Minister, on the economics of building roads in PNG.

Participants at the National Planning Summit, including the Secretary for Works, heard Alois provide details of the spiraling costs of each kilometre of road construction.

Engineers call for reinstatement of President

IEPNG Deputy President, Ms Finkewe Zurenuoc, made this call yesterday on behalf of the more than 3,000 members of the Institution.

Ms Zurenuoc said the response from Works and Implementation Minister Michael Nali in Parliament yesterday was not true.

She explained the actual amount Alois was referring to was a figure used in 2004 to build a road in a rural area.

She said the suspension was suspicious as Alois has revealed secrets of overpricing of road works in the country.

“Mr Alois has revealed the truth and that’s the reason why he was suspended.

Air Niugini suspends Kagamuga flights

A sit in protest at the airport area blocked off access to the terminal forcing flights PX 180, 182, and 186 not to operate.

On Tuesday, Air Niugini was forced to suspend only its morning flight while all flights for Sunday were suspended.

In a statement, Air Niugini said it is closely monitoring the tense situation and will advise when flights to the airport will resume.

Passengers of the suspended flights are advised they can have their tickets revalidated for the next available flight or to reroute via other Air Niugini ports to continue to Port Moresby.

Court refuses restraining orders sought by Asi

His lawyer went before the court on July 12, asking the court to stay his suspension, reinstate him to his position and restrain the NEC from taking any further disciplinary actions against him, including the revocation of his appointment.

Justice Leka Nablu today refused the orders, saying the interim reliefs he is seeking from the court are those he would seek in the final determination of the review.

She refused the application for stay and interim orders in the overall interest of justice.

Asi was suspended on February 9 and vacated office on February 16.

Hope Solo on the Moment She Is Suspended for Olympics Outburst: 'Seventeen F------ Years and It's Over'

"Seventeen f------ years and it's over," an angry, teary-eyed Solo shouts in an exclusive clip from the Fullscreen series Keeping Score, obtained by PEOPLE.

A camera crew from the documentary series was on hand at a Seattle hotel to capture Solo's reaction after her Aug. 24 meeting with United States Coach Jill Ellis and the federation's chief executive, Dan Flynn. The decision to discipline Solo came after she called the Swedish team "a bunch of cowards" after they eliminated the United States in the quarterfinals of the Rio Olympics.