Schram’s termination not reviewable

Following his termination on 15 February, he obtained interim restraining orders earlier against the Unitech administration implementing the Council’s decision to terminate him.

His lawyers then sought leave to review his termination. Submissions were presented in court and a decision was reserved.

The National Court on Tuesday refused to grant leave and dismissed the Judicial Review proceeding.

Unitech argued through its lawyers that Dr. Schram’s contract of employment was not reviewable by the Court.

Unitech library to observe book week

The event will be held at the Taraka main campus.

The library management is bringing the celebrations to the campus for the first time, unlike in the past years where they go out to schools to celebrate.

The theme for this year is “Libraries for National Building”.

Several schools in the city have been invited to participate in the fair, with lots of fun activities planned by the staff, including quizzes, treasure hunts and search race.

Lae police assure public, firms of planned safety operations

Metropolitan Superintendent Anthony Wagambie Jr said this while denying there was a string of robberies that took place last Monday.

He said robberies on business houses were well planned, with insiders giving information for a clean getaway.

“I want to assure the public that we (Police) have coordinated and planned operations in place to cater for the public and business houses,” Wagambie Jr said.

PNG Loop’s 5@5

Prime Minister O’Neill to undertake official visit to China

Papua New Guinea’s economic and trading relationship with China will continue to strengthen with Prime Minister Peter O’Neill’s visit next week to China.



Unitech Solomon Islands students’ morale low

PNG Loop’s 5@5

Unitech parties had agreed to reconcile until surprise attack

Lae police are supervising the movement of the University of Technology students as they remove their personal belongings from their rooms.



Lae police will not listen to politicians: Wagambie Jnr

Unitech and UPNG to resume classes

‪‎”UNITECH students who are still off campus, classes resume on Tuesday (tomorrow). SRC and provincial representatives agreed and signed, and the administration accepted the extension of the boycott until 14 June,” Schram posted on his Facebook page.

“Coming Wednesday the Academic Board will make final rearrangement of the academic calendar, and see how sufficient time for exam preparation can be arranged.