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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Essay Competition for PNG Students

Tingting Bilong Mi 2020 Essay Competition MICHAEL DOM “Literature provides growth and strengthens people’s minds giving them the ability to think outside the box.” Daniel Kumbon A small collection of PNG literature At times when I need to think deeply about something that is important to me, it is with…

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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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