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BPNG survey confirms decline in business confidence

A survey conducted by the Bank of Papua New Guinea [BPNG] indicates a decline in business confidence in the country.

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Economy on life support: Kerenga Kua

Opposition is challenging the executive government to revive the economy from “life support”.

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Serving NBC journalist now a lawyer

Maivo Lafanama’s long run to the National and Supreme Court bar ended on Friday when receiving his law practicing certificate, among 126 new lawyers.

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Katherine Johnson describes her dual citizenship as “precious gift”

A Papua New Guinean by heart, Katherine Johnson describe her citizenship recognition as a “precious gift”.       

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Editors Note

The National Broadcasting Corporation [NBC] ran a news story on 5th March 2024, titled "National Court refuses OTML media gag," in which we claimed that the presiding Judge had not found anything defamatory about the publication of the original story. It has since been established that was not the case, and the Judge had not made any such utterances on that day. We understand that the Ok Tedi Mining Limited [OTML] was adversely aggrieved by our reporting. The NBC, therefore, retracts this story forthwith and unreservedly apologizes to the OTML and our learned Judge for any unintended harm or inconvenience that was caused by our reporting. News Editor

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Inflationary pressure to increase says BPNG

Bank of Papua New Guinea have forecasted a five percent increase on consumer price index [CPI] for 2024.

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Inflation to increase

Papua New Guinean's will continue to dig deeper into their pockets to pay for basic food items.

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Impacted communities in Panguna tailings areas want mine waste removed

Impacted communities surrounding the Panguna mine say they want the Bougainville Copper Limited (BCL) to conduct a proper cleanup of its wastes in their community before it can continue to operate any new activities in the mining lease area.

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National Government underfunds Bougainville police Service

Challenges in manpower, mobility, infrastructure, other equipment and welfare continue to haunt the Bougainville Police Service (BPS) from effectively performing its duty.

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