Unagi Oval

Gordon market vendors move to Unagi

This follows directives from the National Capital District for work to commence on the reformation of the Gordon market.

Vendors were told yesterday that the market would not be in use for a maximum of a year until the reconstruction has been completed.

The Unagi Oval, although not in any condition to cater for a temporary market, will have to do so due to its availability.

Vendors were at the market as early as 7am this morning to get their space for their produce.

Some of these vendors, however, will be catered for at the recently-opened Boroko market.

PMV buses grounded over driver’s death

The number keeps on growing by the minute as PMV bus operators and crew are currently on strike due to the alleged death of a PMV driver at the hands of police.

The bus crew told Loop PNG that their colleague was allegedly beaten up by police on Tuesday over a traffic infringement. Unfortunately, he succumbed to his injuries yesterday afternoon.

“When buses do not follow their routes, or drive over pavements, are the police supposed to beat us up?

“Did the police commissioner authorise this kind of behaviour?” asked the aggrieved group.

Residents gather to mark AIDS day

The dawn of December 1 has brought Port Moresby residents out to commemorate the World AIDS Day together.

A crowd of at least a 100 people have gathered at the Unagi Oval to march in awareness of the global epidemic.

They've come prepared with banners, placards and chants in line with the theme for this year: "Hands up for #HIV prevention - count me in”.

The march pass will begin at Unagi Oval, go towards Boroko Motors traffic lights - Waigani Dr, head to Four-Mile via Hubert Murray H/way then to Sir Jack Pidik Park, Five-Mile.