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OBITUARY:  A personal reflection by Scott Waide in Lae Australian-born former PNG cabinet minister and Madang businessman Sir Sir Peter Leslie Charles Barter, 82 --...

ANALYSIS: By Michael Kabuni and Stephen Howes Central to the selection of the prime minister in Papua New Guinea following a general election is Section...

By Marjorie Finkeo in Port Moresby Only two of Papua New Guinea's general elections -- in 1992 and 1997 -- have had some semblance of...

ANALYSIS: By Patrick Levo in Port Moresby In all of the meandering years in the life of Papua New Guinea, 2021, which ended on Friday...

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 Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby Teenager Edward William Kaile captured the mood of a grieving nation when he ran, carrying a Papua New Guinea...

By Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby The youngest daughter of the Somare family Dulciana Somare-Brash told mourners the state funeral for Papua New Guinea's Grand...

The Loop PNG livestreaming of the Sir Michael Somare funeral in Port Moresby today. Asia Pacific Report newsdesk The Somare family has thanked the people of...

Asia Pacific Report newsdesk Sir Michael Somare. Founding father and three times prime minister of Papua New Guinea. Born Rabaul, Papua New Guinea, April 9,...

Asia Pacific Report news desk East Sepik, preparing for the state funeral of Papua New Guinea's Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, could expect a surge...

TRIBUTE: By Frank Senge Kolma in Port Moresby Many will now try to recollect some experience, some exchange or brush with the Grand Chief Sir...

By RNZ Pacific The Prime Minister of Papua New Guinea, James Marape, has directed that a bronze statue be erected in honour of Sir Michael...

By Miriam Zarriga in Port Moresby Rioters described by Papua New Guinea police as "opportunists" taking advantage of the death of Grand Chief Sir Michael...

By Kalino Latu, editor of Kaniva Tonga A group of Tongan missionaries of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS) in Papua New...

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,...

ANALYSIS: By Jonathan Ritchie, Deakin University Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, former prime minister of Papua New Guinea and a giant of Pacific politics, has...

Asia Pacific Report Papua New Guineans awoke this morning to great sadness, reports the PNG Post-Courier. As the bells tolled with the sad news of the...

By Benny Mawel in Jayapura The United Liberation Movement for West Papua (ULMWP) has sent prayers for the recovery of the former Prime Minister of...

Asia Pacific Report Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, widely regarded as the founding father of independent Papua New Guinea, was in a critical condition in...

By Melisha Yafoi in Port Moresby The publishers of the PNG Post-Courier, South Pacific Post Limited, have launched  50th anniversary commemorative postage stamps to mark...

By Frankiy Kapin and Gorethy Kenneth in Port Moresby Pangu Pati – the political party that gave Papua and New Guinea independence from Australia –...

Grand Chief Sir Michael Somare, founding "father" of Papua New Guinea, was given a traditional chieftain’s welcome -- and farewell -- from politics by...