The political economy of a pig farmers life

POEMS BY MICHAEL DOM Chapter 1, 28 December 2012 Until you have seen your hands blistering Until you have felt sweat break like fever Before another new gardens planting Until you have cleaned the piss and manure Cut, carried and replaced sodden bedding Until you have closed the sow with the boar Until then youContinue reading “The political economy of a pig farmers life”

In pursuit of Melanesian jurisprudence

By DAVID GONOL – posted on the National PAPUA new Guinea is truly a unique country in the world. It is one of the most diverse countries in the world in terms of cultures and languages. I always unashamedly take huge pride in this beautiful and unique country.America may be the world leader in military,Continue reading “In pursuit of Melanesian jurisprudence”

A new poem for the 2022 election period

Yumi save laikim suga Michael Dom | Ples Singsing Writers & Associates Yumi Papua Niugini man-meri Yumi save laikim suga Laikim suga wantaim ti Laikim suga wantaim kopi Laikim suga long kaikai Laikim suga blong loli Laikim kola na pepsi Laikim swit moa Rum n’ Berry Laikim Kopiko na laikim Lipo Em igo stret wantaimContinue reading “A new poem for the 2022 election period”

Sir Peter Barter, great figure in PNG, dies at 82

GARRY ROCHE – posted on PNG Attitude blog MAYNOOTH, IRELAND – Sir Peter Barter, 82, who passed away in Cairns after a short illness on Wednesday 22 June, was well known and respected as a politician and businessman. It is widely acknowledged that he achieved much in his time especially for both Madang Town andContinue reading “Sir Peter Barter, great figure in PNG, dies at 82”

Commonwealth observers ready for action

KEITH JACKSON – posted on PNG Attitude blog NOOSA – A former president of Nauru, Baron Waqa, will lead the Commonwealth Observer Group to Papua New Guinea’s national election next month. At the invitation of the PNG Electoral Commission, the Commonwealth Secretariat will deploy the Group to observe and report on the country’s national electionContinue reading “Commonwealth observers ready for action”

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’”

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.