Covid-19 in PNG Deaths and Cases Q1 Update

This article gives a brief update of Covid-19 in PNG. The graph shows the cumulative total of positive cases and deaths in PNG from January to March 2021. The data is compiled from the Official PNG Govt Covid-19 website. It shows that there is an exponential increase in the number…

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International Forest Day: Why it is important for PNG

The International Forest Day 2021 in on Sunday 21st of March. Papua New Guinea should know that there is a NEED to look after our forested areas. The theme for 2021 #IntlForestDay is - “Forest restoration: a path to recovery and wellbeing”. The awareness in trending on social media under…

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Will PNG schools close because of coronavirus?

Schools in New Zealand, Australia and Fiji are taking measures to address the spread of the coronavirus among the pupils and people they are in contact with. The schools and universities in the worst-affected areas in part of the world have also closed to prevent further infections among their students'…

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NCSL Poro Card Loan Approval and Withdrawal

The NCSL (NASFUND Contributors Savings and Loans Society) introduced the Poro Card with its Poro account. NASFUND launched the debit card in June 2019 alongside its blue EFTPOS as their latest financial products. The debit card enables its 170,000-odd members nationwide to access their funds instantly as/when it becomes available…

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PNG Government Tuition Fee Subsidy Policy 2020

INTRODUCTION Dear fellow Papua New Guineans. This public notice formally announces the Government Tuition Fee Subsidy (GTFS) Policy. The Tuition Fee Free Education Policy has been changed by the Marape-Steven government and it will now be called the Government Tuition Fee Subsidy (GTFS) Policy, from 2020 and onwards. The Marape-Steven…

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