Category: Media Statement

MEDIA STATEMENT 23 May 2019   Ongoing divestments by foreign corporations under the O’Neill Government has contributed to massive job losses during the past six years, Opposition Leader Patrick Pruaitch said today. Mr Pruaitch said private sector job losses disclosed by the Central Bank is worse than the estimated 120,000 jobs lost because thousands of […]

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MEDIA STATEMENT 23 May 2019   PNG ECONOMIC OUTPUT SLASHED BY US$3.4 BILLION UNDER THE O’NEILL GOVERNMENT FORMER PNC SKATE GOVERNMENT GAVE PNG ‘FAILED STATE’ CREDENTIALS BUT O’NEILL’s PNC LOSSES ARE EQUIVALENT TO SIZE OF THE ENTIRE PNG NATIONAL ECONOMY IN LATE 1990s Papua New Guinea suffered its worst economic decline since independence during the […]

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MEDIA STATEMENT By the Shadow Attorney General & Minister for Justice, Kerenga Kua Monday 20 MAY 2019   The Shadow Attorney General and Member for Sinasina Yonggomugl, Kerenga Kua calls on the Minister for Police and the Commissioner to abide by the law and follow the Constitution to ensure peace and harmony prevail in the […]

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MEDIA STATEMENT Monday 20 May 2019   The Opposition Leader and Member for Aitape Lumi Mr Patrick Pruaitch called on New Britain members of parliament to uphold the good reputation of their predecessors who put the interest of the country first instead of shielding greed and individualism. “Mr Pruaitch said, “Despite the limited level of […]

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MEDIA STATEMENT 20 May 2019 Opposition Leader Patrick Pruaitch today congratulated Australian Prime Minister, Hon. Scott Morrison, on his sound general election victory over the weekend. Mr Pruaitch said Mr Morrison’s victory was due to Mr Morrison’s decisive leadership style and his ability to convince Australian voters of the importance of good management of the […]

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MEDIA STATEMENT BY OPPOSITION LEADER, HON. PATRICK PRUAITCH CMG MP 15 MAY 2019 The Opposition Leader and Member for Aitape Lumi Patrick Pruaitch appealed to the Speaker to be impartial when considering the Opposition’s notice for a Vote of No Confidence against the Prime Minister when the committee deliberates on the matter in the next […]

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MEDIA STATEMENT 15 May 2019   The Ombudsman Commission’s findings into the illegal K3 billion UBS loan affair raises questions about whether Prime Minister Peter O’Neill is a fit and proper person to hold this high public office, Opposition Leader Patrick Pruaitch said today. In a damning 322-page final report titled, “Alleged Improper borrowing of […]

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MEDIA STATEMENT Tuesday 14 MAY 2019 The Shadow Attorney General and Member for Sinasina Yonggomugl, Kerenga Kua reminded members of parliament that self-interest and greed spawned during O’Neill’s seven-year reign has impoverished Papua New Guineans therefore as representatives of our people we should not be protecting one man’s interest. Mr Kua said, “The glaring example […]

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MEDIA STATEMENT 09 MAY 2019   Half a million people had livelihoods destroyed by O’Neill Government Opposition Leader Patrick Pruaitch said today the dismal economic performance of the O’Neill Government has been hidden from public scrutiny because the Prime Minister’s Office has muzzled institutions such as the Central Bank and media. “The Central Bank and […]

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