Theo Zurenouc

Parliament adjourned due to lack of quorum

The only parliamentarian in the Chamber present when the Speaker walked in was Lae MP, Loujaya Kouza.

"Due to lack of quorum today, Speaker Theo Zurenuoc suspends Parliament for one hour. Only MP Lae on the floor," Kouza posted on Facebook.



Marat calls for more time to research Bills

Marat questioned if it is a conspiracy by the current government to use its numerical strength to pass Bills.

Directing his question to the Speaker in today's session of Parliament, Marat asked if the Speaker could support an amendment to the Standing Orders so there is ample time for Bills to be given for MPs before they are tabled in the chamber.

"We in this Chamber are privilege to represent our people who voted us," Marat said.

"We need proper opportunity to discuss legislations.

New Singapore ambassador to PNG

The new ambassador when presenting his credentials says he is honoured to be Singapore’s High Commissioner to Papua New Guinea. 

“Let me assure you that during my tenure, I will work to deepen the existing ties of friendship between our two countries as we continue to build on existing areas of cooperation and to develop new opportunities for collaboration. 

“I look forward to working closely with the Government of the Independent State of Papua New Guinea in this regard.”