News - Papua New Guinea
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,...
5 Dec 2013
Multi national mobile phone operator, Digicell, says it has launched Papua New Guinea’s first solar charging station for mobile phone users. The project, completed with help from the New...
4 Nov 2013
At least nine people are feared dead after a landslide tore through a village in Papua New Guinea’s rugged Highlands region, following torrential rain. The chief of police in the Eastern...
24 Oct 2013
Indonesia, Papua New Guinea and countries in the Pacific are home to a quarter of the world's languages. Many of the languages though are at risk of disappearing without a trace. To help...
22 Oct 2013
Updated 21 October 2013, 19:07 AEST The World Bank is reassuring Pacific nations that its tough new poverty targets will not result in a reduced focus on the Pacific Islands. What the World...
10 Oct 2013
A former education secretary in Papua New Guinea, Dr Joseph Pagelio, says efforts are being made to turn the country into a reading nation.He says PNG faces a reading crisis with the bulk of...