The question of whether church run tertiary institutions like Divine Word University and the Pacific Adventist University, are included in the National Budget, remains unanswered.
This was a promise delivered by the Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill in 2013, at a gathering at Divine Word University, Madang, for church run universities to be included in the national budget.
About 5,000 Morobe tertiary students in the country may miss enrollment this year following budget cuts by the provincial government.
Airline operators have been called on to explain to traveling passengers, what laws covers their accommodation, when their flights are cancelled, or why passengers are denied boarding. Another question was whether it was within the laws of the National Airports Corporation for passengers to use the terminal to sleep and wait for their flights the next day.
While PNG continues to attract more international sporting events to be hosted in the country, Sports Minister Justin Tkatchenko says Sports Tourism is the way forward, for PNG to promote itself, by using sporting events to attract international visitors.
He is calling on the Tourism Promotion Authority to work closely with PNG Sports Foundation in promoting the country by organising traditional or cultural events in line with the events which includes opening ceremony, closing ceremony and other event areas.
Image: Employees work at a drill rig at an offshore island in the northern Caspian Sea, part of the Kashagan oilfield,