HONORING GRAND CHIEF SIR MICHAEL THOMAS SOMARE

TOKSAVE OLSEM PLES SINGSING BAI PAS NA SANAP NATING LONG MUN MAS DEI NAMBA 1 IGO INAP 12 LONG MAKIM DAI BILONG SANA, BIKMAN NA LIDA BILONG OLGETA PAPUA NIUGINI LONG FEBRUARI 26 2021 Ples Singsing mourns the passing of this Founding Father of Papua Niugini. Sana, Bikman, Lida O Sana, bai mi tok wanem,Continue reading “HONORING GRAND CHIEF SIR MICHAEL THOMAS SOMARE”

Parking your wife, or ‘marit antap long marit’

By KELA KAPKORA SIL BOLKIN PORT MORESBY – While Papua New Guinea has a couple of matrilineal societies, the majority of our many cultures are patrilineal, meaning the heirs to the land are male. If a woman gives birth to sons, she is respected by her husband’s family, although this does not mean she isContinue reading “Parking your wife, or ‘marit antap long marit’”

Hard working men & village folk yet to eat

By Kela Kapkora Sil Bolkin Keith Jackson & Friends: PNG Attitude, 20 February 2021 Introductory glossary: (1) Hard working men = those who claim to lead the MPs campaign; (2) Village folk yet to eat = those who may receive cash from the MP; (3) Men who are eating = those who do receive cashContinue reading “Hard working men & village folk yet to eat”

John believes music is a gift from God

By Mai Nero It stands to reason that Jarryd John would become a musician one day as he was born and raised in a family which adores music. His parents are both musicians. “I played music at home when I was a child. My brother and I, and our uncle Hobert Rueben challenged ourselves toContinue reading “John believes music is a gift from God”

Students must apply simple rules of Covid-19 at school

By Dhylamy Towe Coronavirus has become a big problem in the world. It affects jobs, schools and other services of human society. In this part of the world, we are fortunate to go to school during this time and other countries or region such as the Philippines, China, America, Africa and Europe are all subjectContinue reading “Students must apply simple rules of Covid-19 at school”

The Island of Bougainville

By Liceanne Utah Bougainville is an island named after the explorer Captain Bougainville. It is the largest island in the Solomon Islands. It is also one of the 22 provinces of PNG. It covers an area of about 3,880 square miles and has a population of about 62,500 people. The island’s main products are cocoaContinue reading “The Island of Bougainville”