COVID 19 Conspiracy Theories in the Pacific

COVID 19 Conspiracy Theories in the Pacific

As Papua New Guinea grappled with a monumental outbreak of Covid-19 last month, Prime Minister James Marape became the first person in the country to receive a dose of the vaccine, sent in an emergency shipment from Australia. Prior to receiving the jab he had told...
Vaccination Optional for Workers

Vaccination Optional for Workers

PORT MORESBY, 27 MAY 2021 (THE NATIONAL) — Employers have again been reminded that they should not force their workers to get the Covid-19 vaccine currently available around the country. The Covid-19 National Pandemic Response Controller David Manning said...
Pacer Plus Report

Pacer Plus Report

Report by Stephen Eagle  What has happened so far? A recap: PACER is Pacific Agreement on Closer Economic Relations and Plus is a signal that this agreement is going to address limitations of previous ones. It replaces SPARTECA (South Pacific Regional Trade and...
Managing Fiscal Challenges in Contemporary Papua New Guinea

Managing Fiscal Challenges in Contemporary Papua New Guinea

On Wednesday 27 May 2020 hosted by the APNGBC, Professor Satish Chand gave an online presentation on “Managing Fiscal Challenges in Contemporary Papua New Guinea.” We are pleased to be able to share his presentation with you. Abstract The rising budget...