Final two bodies recovered in Tambul landslide

Twelve people perished in the landslide which occurred at around 1am on Saturday, the 21st of March.

Ten bodies were recovered between Saturday and Sunday, while the final two were recovered on Monday, March 23rd.

The recovery was made possible through the support of local contractor, Giru Construction, who supplied machinery and the Tambul-Nebilyer District Development Authority, who coordinated efforts.

Local police were on the scene to maintain normalcy while the Provincial Health Authority assisted in transferring the bodies.


12 killed in Landslide

So far 10 bodies have been recovered while the remaining two are yet to be located.

Alkena cultural centre to be promoted

This is to promote its cultural product on the world market to attract more tourists to visit the site. 

Since 2014, 155 international tourists had visited the site.

This was revealed by Jacinta Tai, coordinator of culture from the Division of Commerce,Tourism and Culture – WHPA recently when accompanying 6 tourists from France to the site. 

The cultural centre was formed in 2015 however, due to its unique cultural performances and scenic sites, the PNG Tourism Promotion Authority has decided to market the centre to the world.