Covid-19 und die ‚neue Normalität‘

07 NOVEMBER 2020 MICHAEL DOM Die globale Covid-19-Pandemie hat viele Auswirkungen auf das tägliche Leben. Die Regierung von Papua-Neuguinea (PNG) hält sich an die Empfehlungen der Weltgesundheitsorganisation und definiert die ‚neue Normalität‘ für ihre Bürgerinnen und Bürger. Doch für Tausende von peri-urbanen Armen, die in wirtschaftlich schwierigen Zeiten ums Überleben kämpfen, sind die Folgen vonContinue reading “Covid-19 und die ‚neue Normalität‘”

Covid-19 ‘noho dala matamatana’

07 NOVEMBER 2020 MICHAEL DOM Tanobada egegemada lalonai e varamu gorerena Covid-19 metauna na, ta noho laidiamu mauridia lalodiai vada ta dibadiamu, Bona World Health Organization edia taravatu eiava ede baita mauri toma daladia, e ato lasi, bena Papua New Guinea gavamani ese danu ‘noho dala matamatana’ ealasi ena taunimanima edia. To settlement ai eContinue reading “Covid-19 ‘noho dala matamatana’”

The Covid-19 ‘new normal’

07 NOVEMBER 2020 MICHAEL DOM The global pandemic of Covid-19 has had many repercussions to daily life and keeping abreast with World Health Organization recommendations, the Papua New Guinea (PNG) government has also defined the ‘new normal’ for its citizens. But to thousands of the peri-urban poor, struggling to survive during trying economic times, theContinue reading “The Covid-19 ‘new normal’”

Em normal tasol ia

07 NOVEMBER 2020 MICHAEL DOM Bikpela sik Covid-19 pandemic em inapim olgeta kantri long graun na bagarapim laip bilong ol man meri long wanwan dei, em nau World Helt Ogenisesen i givim toksave we Papua Niugini (PNG) gavman tu i laik kamapim ‘niupela nomal’ bilong ol sitisen. Tasol long ol planti thousand poor pipol istapContinue reading “Em normal tasol ia”

A Papua Niuginian Novelette – Zac Efrongawi Visits Papua Niugini

05 NOVEMBER 2020 GREGORY BABLIS Riding in an old dugout canoe with a single outboard motor, Efrongawi is jokingly cautioned by his guide to keep his limbs and phalange’s well inside the confines of the vessel lest the crocodiles snap at him. “Keeping his head in the game” and his limbs in the canoe, EfrongainduContinue reading “A Papua Niuginian Novelette – Zac Efrongawi Visits Papua Niugini”

Esigu: Policeman, Leader, Governor

04 NOVEMBER 2020 GREGORY BABLIS Inspired by the leadership and politics of Sir John Guise as revealed in the recently released ‘Palace Letters’ Oh DiproseFor a businessmanYou were too verboseSpeaking out of lineWhen it was not your placeBrought back in lineBy a bigman of our times. A letter to irkSupposedly on behalf of ErrkTelling EsiguHisContinue reading “Esigu: Policeman, Leader, Governor”

Art and Creativity in Papua New Guinea with Dr. Michael Mel

03 NOVEMBER 2020 The Art Show with Namila Benson ABC National Radio Broadcast on Wed 16 Sep 2020, 10:05 am To mark 45 years of Independence for Papua New Guinea, we explore the role that art has played in the country’s development and engagement with Australia since 1975. We speak with performance artist, curator, andContinue reading “Art and Creativity in Papua New Guinea with Dr. Michael Mel”