Wednesday, Feb 01, 2023

Papua New Guinea


3 dead after 7.6 earthquake hits remote part of Papua New Guinea

September 11, 2022 12:29 pm

According to the US Geological Survey, the quake hit at 9:46 am local time at a depth of 90 kilometers (56 miles).

Voting starts in Papua New Guinea general elections

July 04, 2022 5:58 pm

Amidst concerns of citizens selling their votes to candidates, the voting for Papua New Guinea's general elections started on July 4th; the elections will decide the coalition government for the next five years.

T20 WC: Ludhiana-born Jatinder stars in Oman's 10-wkt victory over PNG

October 17, 2021 7:22 pm

Very strong against slow bowlers, Jatinder would rock back and hit them over mid-wicket for sixes as he carried his form from the Qualifying tournament in 2019 where he was the highest run-getter for his adopted country.

The world’s deadliest bird was raised by people 18,000 years ago

September 29, 2021 11:33 am

While collecting eggs and raising hatchlings is an early step in domestication, it’s unlikely that cassowaries were ever fully bred in the manner of chickens

Explained: Meet the Litoria mira, real-life version of Harry Potter's chocolate frogs

June 02, 2021 2:02 pm

The species is called Litoria mira, inspired by the Latin adjective mirum, which means surprised or strange, stemming from the scientist’s surprise in discovering an undescribed member of the predominately Australian Litoria genus of tree frogs.

Good photo, bad photo

May 28, 2021 11:47 pm

Once again, Facebook’s “community standards” raise questions of political bias and double standards

Miss Papua New Guinea loses crown for twerking on TikTok?

April 09, 2021 3:47 pm

Critics have condemned this, stating the incident exposes a "deep-seated culture of misogyny" in the country

Papua New Guinea's Michael Somare, 'father of the nation', dies

February 26, 2021 8:27 am

Known as the "father of the nation", Michael Somare led the Pacific archipelago to independence from Australia in 1975 and served four times as prime minister

PNG demands China explain COVID-19 vaccine trial on miners

August 21, 2020 5:49 pm

The vaccine was administered to the 48 Chinese in China three days before they landed in Port Moresby on August 13, Health Minister Jelta Wong said.

PNG players celebrate T20I World Cup qualification in stadium's terraces; Cricket fraternity congratulates

October 28, 2019 2:59 pm

It was big news for the Papua New Guinea cricket team on Sunday as they qualified for their maiden T20I World Cup scheduled to take place next year.