Bride Price payment in Enga boosts communal prestige and pride. It is also part of the Melanesian culture.
Road is a foremost development pillar before vital government services like education and health can reach the people. Eastern Highlands Provincial Government is prioritizing road projects and other key areas to boost its development index.
In response to Covid-19 outbreak, Papua New Guinea is partially lifting restrictions on international flights on a limited capacity mid-next week and on schools to resume classes.
Papua New Guinea Prime Minister James Marape his two minister and Government officials were tested Covid-19 negative. Their samples were collected and tested but results returned turned negative.
The impacts of Covid-19 response in Papua New Guinea is affecting its revenue streams. Recommendations have been made for the Government to consider harnessing digital transformation to rebound its economy post Covid-19.