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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.

COMMENT: By Scott Waide in Wewak I have not written anything on my blog My Land, My Country since our arrival in Wewak the Sunday...

By Scott Waide in Lae, Papua New Guinea Sir Michael was a man of many titles. He was father, grandfather and chief. As a tribal leader,...

COMMENT: By Scott Waide In a nation such as Papua New Guinea where oral storytelling is central to the intergenerational transfer of knowledge and wisdom,...

OPINION: By Scott Waide in Lae Yesterday in Papua New Guinea, our Port Moresby-Madang flight got cancelled. Minutes earlier, as we sat in the departure...

COMMENT: By Rebecca Kuku in Port Moresby For the majority of Papua New Guineans living in the capital of Port Moresby, providing a home for...

COMMENTARY: By Scott Waide in Lae Dear Prime Minister Marape Our government has to admit the fact that there is a glaring imbalance between Papua New...

By Rebecca Kuku in Kerema Gulf Province is only six hours away from Port Moresby, Papua New Guinea’s capital city, and is one of the...

OBITUARY: By Scott Waide in Lae For many Papua New Guineans, Sir Mekere Morauta will be remembered as the straight shooting politician and the reformist...

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...