Floods in Mailovera village is the biggest problem

By Lorretta Warren In Mailovera village in the Gulf province, people fetch their water from dug up wells in the ground. Mailovera is close to the sea on the delta of the Taure and Lakemu rivers. There is always plenty of water and the villagers use canoes to go to their gardens and to travelContinue reading “Floods in Mailovera village is the biggest problem”

New Erima Primary School a unique school

By Demila Paul New Erima Primary School is located in the outskirts of Port Moresby, North East. The primary school is situated adjacent to the old Environment and Conservation Park, previously named wildlife Sanctuary along the Hiritano Highway towards Bomana. Generally, the whole infrastructure of the school is built with permanent materials. These building areContinue reading “New Erima Primary School a unique school”

August 15th was Ples Singsing Blog’s Conception Day

Gregory Bablis established our blogsite on the WordPress Platform in 2020, while he was in Edinburgh, Scotland, preparing for PhD research. This blog is also run by Caroline Evari, Betty Wakia and Michael Dom. It has been an exceptionally rewarding first year of blogging and we look forward to more posts, writers activities and awardsContinue reading “August 15th was Ples Singsing Blog’s Conception Day”

Independence poetry by Elizah Duna

Forty five Forty five years of Independence, not as colony. We are free from colonial rulers. Forty five years of unity, not division. We are free from colonial rulers. Forty five years of freedom, not captivity. We are free from colonial rulers. Forty five years of justice, not injustice. We are free from colonial rulers.Continue reading “Independence poetry by Elizah Duna”

Local authored books will embrace Papua New Guinea

SHEENA PUAYIL | Tingting BIlong Mi Essay 2020 entry In the libraries of many higher institutions, as well as on the shelves and tables of numerous elementary, primary and secondary schools around the country, there is countless number of foreign books. This may mean that our government has overlooked the books which are being writtenContinue reading “Local authored books will embrace Papua New Guinea”

A time for advancement in PNG’s literary community

GENESIS NAKE | Tingting Bilong Mi Essay 2020 entry I am sometimes, too much of a bookworm. I prefer time alone, with a good book over any day out with friends. Experiencing new feelings, exploring new places, becoming a different person is something I crave. And I know I am not the only one whoContinue reading “A time for advancement in PNG’s literary community”

Only the government can ensure that PNG authored books are placed on our library shelves nationwide

DUNCAN GABI | Tingting Bilong Mi Essay entry 2020 According to the “A Manifesto for Literature in Papua New Guinea”, a petition drawn up by the PNG writers to present to Prime Minister Hon. James Marape, the manifesto states that “There are no major publishers in Papua New Guinea interested in publishing our work. IfContinue reading “Only the government can ensure that PNG authored books are placed on our library shelves nationwide”