Bougainvilleans Query Abandoned Bank Accounts during Civil War

Monies held by commercial banks in personal bank accounts during the shutdown period in Bougainville at the height of the civil war have been queried.

EMTV News is aware that large sum of monies were left in bank accounts when these commercial banks fled the civil war.

Christine Tonama, one of many Bougainvilleans who owned a business during the golden days of the then North Solomons, told EMTV News, this was a dead issue never raised, and she was happy when this media queried the issue.

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Deported Missionary to Return to Kokopo Today

“There is a lot of unfinished work that Doug needs to finish. I am happy he will be back,” Archbishop Panfilo said.

A stay order obtained from the Kokopo National Court by the Rabaul Catholic Archdiocese was summoned to the Immigration office not to deport Mr Tennent.

The immigration office refused the stay order.

Last month, the National court in Kokopo, yet again, issued another court order, demanding the immigration office to return Mr Tennent into the country within two weeks.

This afternoon, the Catholic Archdiocese of Rabaul will welcome him back to his home at Vunapope.

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