• Case against university students dismissed

    A case against 4 students at the University of Papua New Guinea (UPNG) has been dismissed by the committal court in Waiagani yesterday, Post Courier (November 30) reports. The students, Brendan Kisa, Eliza Nere, Frank Luwai and...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • Police officers complete criminal investigation interview training

    A total of 18 police officers have successfully completed the Police Criminal Investigation Interview Training last week in Lae, Morobe province, according to The National (November 30). The officers comprised of 14 males and 4 females. The...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • Finschafen Community College gets new dormitory

    Accommodation issues affecting girls at the Finschafen Community College, Morobe, will be a thing of the past, thanks to a new dormitory opened recently. The dormitory was funded by the Finschafen district development authority at a cost...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • US Marines train military police

    The Papua New Guinea (PNG) Military Police (MP) are currently undergoing training with the United States Marines Task Force Koa Moana, The National (29 November) reports, as preparations for the 2018 APEC summit in Port Moresby. According...

    • Posted November 30, 2016
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  • Training centre to focus on climate-smart agriculture

    An agricultural training centre in East New Britain (ENB), OISCA Rabaul Eco-Tech Training Centre, is changing its focus from organic farming to a climate-smart agricultural landscape, according to The National (November 29). OISCA is the acronym for...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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    Schools in Morobe to charge fees in 2017

    Schools in Morobe province will be charging various fees in 2017 to make up for the shortfall in tuition fee free funding, Post Courier (November 23) reports. The shortfall has prompted the Morobe Provincial Education Board (MPEB)...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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    DHERST not responsible for tuition fees

    The Department of Higher Education, Research, Science and Technology (DHERST) is not responsible for policies regarding tuition fees and payment schedules, The National (28 November) reports. The remarks were made by DHERST secretary, Professor David Kavanamur, following...

    • Posted November 29, 2016
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  • UNRE gets Chinese support

    The Ambassador of the People’s Republic of China (PRC) to Papua New Guinea (PNG), His Excellency Ruiyou Li, has pledged to support the University of National Resources and Environment (UNRE), Post Courier (November 23) reports. Ambassador Li...

    • Posted November 28, 2016
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  • Policeman graduates as certified mechanic

    A 32 year old policeman who graduated with a certificate in automotive mechanic from a college says age should not be an excuse to stop people from pursuing their interests in education. Benas Huwaing, a father-of-two from...

    • Posted November 28, 2016
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  • APTC reaches milestone of training 10,000 graduates

    More than 10,000 Pacific islanders from 14 Pacific Island Countries now hold internationally-recognized Australian qualifications through training provided by the Australia-Pacific Technical College (APTC) since the college began in 2007. This milestone achievement was celebrated during a...

    • Posted November 28, 2016
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