Special mum,pours out her heart

By LARRY ANDREW – posted on The National CHILDREN with special needs are not sent to special parents; they make parents special.Author Evah Loloh Kuamin says so – and why. Her book My Love -Natugu, is a love story of a mother’s (her own) response to the parental challenges in caring for a special-needs childContinue reading “Special mum,pours out her heart”

Sam Basil Academic Scholarships Award Program Announced

Posted on NBC News/PNG Education News The Morobe Provincial Government has announced a K400,000.00 scholarship for tertiary students studying political sciences next year. This is in honour of the late Deputy Prime Minister and Member for Bulolo, Sam Basil. Morobe Governor Ginson Saonu made the announcement of the award to be called Sam Basil Academic Award duringContinue reading “Sam Basil Academic Scholarships Award Program Announced”

Because, I Am My Father’s Son

By Tarali Tarlzen Hibuya posted on Huli Culture Am not that offcut, halfcut or quartercutI am proud Hela Product!Because, I am my father’s son. Am pure born and bred Hela!In good, to celebrate with Hela!In bad, to die with Hela!Because, I am my father’s son! You can mock and shame me.You can stereotype and generalize me.YouContinue reading “Because, I Am My Father’s Son”

The voice of Michael Dom: political, powerful, connected

Review by Martyn Namorong – PNG Attitude Blog O Arise!: Poems on Papua New Guinea’s Politics & Society by Michael Dom, 54 pp. CreateSpace Independent Publishing Platform, May 2015. ISBN-10: 1512039381. Available in hardcopy from Amazon, $5.40 WHAT is a Papua New Guinean writer but a warrior continuing the proud traditions of their ancestors, firing arrowsContinue reading “The voice of Michael Dom: political, powerful, connected”

The late Sam Basil: distrusted at death; praised in ‘belsori’

MICHAEL KABUNIPNG Attitude| Academia Nomad WAIGANI – Many tributes have been written about the late deputy prime minister Sam Basil MP, who died last week after a motor vehicle accident. In this article, I will write about the impact of Basil’s death on the political party he formed in 2020 – the United Labour PartyContinue reading “The late Sam Basil: distrusted at death; praised in ‘belsori’”

Book Launching By Former Chief Justice On Philosophies Law in PNG

By Frank Rai – posted on Post Courier A new book, providing philosophical insights into the underlying reasons behind law-making and emerging issues and challenges facing PNG was launched at the University of PNG in Port Moresby over the weekend. Former Chief Justice Sir Salamo Injia’s new book titled Philosophies of Law in Papua NewContinue reading “Book Launching By Former Chief Justice On Philosophies Law in PNG”

Recalling the day I met Daniel Kumbon, one of PNG’s prominent writers

Richard Napam As he entered the Ribito Restaurant in Waigani, I could recognize him instantly. He had his bilum hat and his long beard which I saw on the cover of his books and in pictures. Daniel and his friend placed their lunch orders and chatted away two tables from me. I purchased a copyContinue reading “Recalling the day I met Daniel Kumbon, one of PNG’s prominent writers”

‘Our designs are stolen’: the fight to keep sacred tapa in the hands of PNG’s Oro people

By Leanne Jorari in Oro Province – The Guardian Tapa, a tattooed fabric, has been worn in Papua New Guinea for centuries but there are concerns it has been commercialised. When Papua New Guinean fashion designer Yaku Ninich wanted to use tapa designs inspired by those of her grandmother, in her work, she first had toContinue reading “‘Our designs are stolen’: the fight to keep sacred tapa in the hands of PNG’s Oro people”

BSP and Broncos launch 2022 Financial Literacy Program in NCD schools

By Bank of South Pacific “Saving a little bit of money can go a long way if you want to buy things in the future such as stationary, books, even a computer,” said Brisbane Broncos Ambassador and retired player Darius Boyd when launching the BSP Financial Literacy School Program today (Tuesday 3rd May, 2022). PopularContinue reading “BSP and Broncos launch 2022 Financial Literacy Program in NCD schools”

Ples Singsing mourns the death of Hon. Sam Basil May he rest in eternal peace

Our sincere condolences to his immediate family and friends, and to the people of his electorate in Bulolo Open, and colleagues in the United Labour Party. Mipela itok sori tru long famili na poro, na long ol pipol bilong elektoret long Bulolo Open, na tu long ol wanwok bilong em long United Labour Pati.