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Scott Waide

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Scott Waide is the Lae bureau chief of EMTV News and began his career with EMTV in 1997 as a news and sports reporter and anchor and has been a media professional for more than 19 years. He has worked as a producer and researcher for the Australian Broadcasting Corporation's Port Moresby Bureau. Scott is also a recipient of multiple awards including the Asia Pacific Broadcasting Union Prize in 2005 in Iran for best news feature.

COMMENTARY: By Scott Waide in Lae As the new Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, you have your work cut out for you. You have...

COMMENTARY: By Scott Waide The reason why politicians in Papua New Guinea are afraid of Facebook is because it has done more in the last...

This year is a crucial year for Papua New Guinea's mining industry as important players - in Hela, Porgera and Madang - are being...

By Scott Waide Papua New Guinea’s freedoms of speech, expression and access to information were challenged yesterday when Chinese officials barred both local and non-Chinese media from attending meetings...

COMMENTARY: By Scott Waide In November every year, the Papua New Guinean National budget usually takes centre stage. But not this year. This week, the 2019 budget...

COMMENTARY: By Scott Waide In Lae City, Papua New Guinea's second-largest city, there are seven urban clinics, each serving between 100 and 150 patients a...

COMMENT: By Scott Waide The global trade war between China and Western powers has reached new heights in the Pacific, and in particular in Papua...

OPINION: By Scott Waide in Lae Maybe it was a slip of the tongue or a misinterpreted statement… But there is no doubt that whatever...

By Scott Waide in Madang Two people are dead and a Papua New Guinean policeman is in critical condition in hospital after being wounded in...