Young writers elevated to an unknown future

By PHIL FITZPATRICK – posted on PNG Attitude Blog Tingting Bilong Mi: 2020 Essay Competition edited by Michael Dom & Ed Brumby, Pukpuk Publications (May 2022), 195 pages. $1.00. Kindle edition available from Amazon Books TUMBY BAY – I’ve got a confession to make, I like reading Papua New Guinean literature. I’ve probably learnt more about theContinue reading “Young writers elevated to an unknown future”

A poem tribute to Late Honorable Sam Basil

Gone too soon By Richard Napam A star has fallen An eagle has fallen A light has gone out, Gone too soon. Gone are the dreams you had for us, Dreams for a Nation of thousand tribes Dreams that united millions But you are gone Gone too soon. Words are meaningless to express Express howContinue reading “A poem tribute to Late Honorable Sam Basil”

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”