News - Papua New Guinea
17 Jun 2014
The eight nations that make up the Parties to the Nauru Agreement (PNA) have agreed to raise the fees they charge purse seiner tuna boats to enter their waters by 33 per cent. The Pacific island...
8 Jun 2014
Teachers in Papua New Guinea are threatening to strike over pay discrepancies. They are demanding the scrapping of the system used to pay their salaries, saying it is leading to too many...
24 Apr 2014
The United Nations has called for more services to support pregnant teenagers in the Pacific. Although the number of pregnant young women across the region as a whole is falling, the The UN...
26 Mar 2014
UNICEF New Zealand says four years after the Millennium Development Goals' global target for safe drinking water was met, the Pacific is still lagging far behind. As World Water Day was marked...
19 Mar 2014
A report in PNG has revealed some surprising findings about the kinds of movies people are watching. Researchers have studied content at CD houses, known locally as 'haus piksas', in the PNG...
26 Feb 2014
The National Housing Corporation in Papua New Guinea says it will build 40,000 new homes for public servants in Port Moresby to address the massive housing problem there. The managing director,...