Prime Minister Marape Addresses No-Confidence Vote as Parliament Resumes

Monday 12 February 2024  Prime Minister Hon. James Marape today expressed the government’s stance on the potential no-confidence vote against his leadership, as the National Parliament is set to reconvene tomorrow. Emphasising respect for the democratic process, he, however, criticised what he termed “frivolous and opportunistic” attempts to undermine his administration.  Prime Minister Marape highlighted … Read more


TO THE NATIONAL PARLIAMENT OF AUSTRALIA, CANBERRA 08 FEBRUARY 2024 Prime Minister Hon. James Marape addressing the Australian Parliament in Canberra this morning. (photo credit: ABC) Mr Speaker, The Honourable Prime Minister, Honourable Leader of the Opposition, President of the Senate, the Honourable Sue Lines, Honourable Members of Parliament, and The People of Australia I … Read more

RPNGC, PNGDF join Forces: PNGDF Personnel to be issued Special Constable to “exercise all Powers and authorities” of an RPNGC Officer during emergencies

Monday 29 January 2024 Police Commissioner David Manning (left) and Acting Defence Force Commander Commodore Philip Polewara during a press conference at Police Headquarters, Port Moresby. Police Commissioner David Manning has highlighted content of a key internal document signed today between Royal Papua New Guinea Constabulary and the Papua New Guinea Defence Force, regarding rules … Read more

PM Marape Pledges Improved Security, Business Support, Payroll Reform, Urges Responsible Online Behavior after SOE

Thursday 25 January, 2024 Prime Minister and Treasurer Hon.  James Marape today, outlined the path to recovery whilst highlighting key government objectives, after two weeks under a State of Emergency (SOE).,triggered   by unrest and  damaging  and looting of shopping centres   on Wednesday 10 January 2024. Mr Marape pledged government support to the business community affected in the … Read more

Prime Minister and Treasurer Marape Emphasises Teamwork at Budget Management Committee Meeting

Wednesday 24 January 2024 Prime Minister and Treasurer Hon. James Marape underscored the significance of collaboration among key Government departments and agencies, when addressing a Budget Management Committee (BMC) meeting held in Port Moresby, on Tuesday (23 January), The focal departments and agencies involved in this collaborative effort include Treasury, Finance, National Planning, Prime Minister … Read more

Papua New Guinea establishes National Cancer Centre

Sunday 21 January 2024 Prime Minister Hon. James Marape today commended Health Minister Hon. Dr. Lino Tom for his unwavering commitment towards the realisation of the Papua New Guinea National Cancer Centre (PNGNCC). Funded by the National Government since 2022 with a total allocation of K105 million, the PNGNCC is set to become operational in … Read more

Restoring International, Community Confidence Priority for Foreign Affairs says Minister Tkatchenko

Sunday 21 January 2024 Foreign Affairs Minister Hon. Justin Tkatchenko,  has moved to immediately address the task and challenges that lay ahead for the Department of Foreign Affairs, moving forward. Minister Tkatchenko who was reinstated last Thursday 18 January, while thanking the Prime Minister and Government for the confidence of  his reappointment, outlined a priority … Read more

Marape Urges Swift Action on Minimum Wage Issue

Sunday 21 January 2024 Prime Minister and Treasurer Hon. James Marape has issued a directive to the Department of Labor and Employment, emphasising the urgent need to address the longstanding minimum wage issue. The directive comes in the wake of a meeting between Prime Minister Marape and Labor and Employment Minister, Hon. Kessy Sawang, where … Read more