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Visa on arrival to ‘boost tourism’ in PNG

PORT MORESBY, (POST COURIER) - Visa on arrival for Australian tourists should be ready by October and the paper work is still in its policy stages, Papua New Guinea National Planning Minister Charles Abel has announced.

Dry spell affects palm

NEWLY re-planted palm oil at the Guadalcanal Plains Palm Oil Limited (GPPOL) in North Guadalcanal area are being reportedly dying due to lack of rain.

New Anglican priest ordained

THE St Michael Church of Melanesia at Marasa inland West Guadalcanal has ordained its new priest.

Seminar on ending violence against women

A FIVE days seminar that attempts to end violence against women before it happens has ended last Thursday on a high note.

Empowering women’s seminar ends

A WEALTH of knowledge has been received putting a smile on the faces a group of local business-minded women who attended a series of interactive workshops and seminars over the weekend.

Youth market opens today

YOUTHS of Honiara will once again be engaging themselves as the August youth market is set to start today at the National Art Gallery grounds.

Bishop Luciano celebrates anniversary

Bishop Luciano Capelli sdb celebrated his golden anniversary as a Professed Salesian of Don Bosco on August 16, and renewed his vows to God in front of his church community… in front of three nice and tasty cakes.

New shipping service for Ulawa, Ugi and Kirakira

A NEW fortnightly shipping service to Ulawa, Ugi, Kirakira including Three Sister Islands is starting on 18 August 2015.

Bmobile/Vodafone on expansion mode

BMOBILE/VODAFONE is currently engaging in its expansion mode, where yesterday it officially launched its first ever phone booth in Honiara.

Pacific journalists undergo combating corruption workshop

(UNDP) – Over 30 journalists from Fiji, Palau, Papua New Guinea, Solomon Islands, Tonga, Tuvalu and Vanuatu recently participated in a two-day workshop on the UN Convention against Corruption (UNCAC) Awareness Training for Pacific Media in Tonga.