“Our PNG people live in a world subject to natural disasters. As the new Treasurer Sam Basil presented PNG’s Economic Update, the Ulawun volcano erupted in the Province next to mine. PNG lives on what is called the Pacific’s “rim of fire”. Eruptions and earthquakes are part of our daily lives – such as the […]

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24 June 2019 Policy uncertainty threatens start-up of Papua LNG and Wafi-Golpu Opposition Leader Patrick Pruaitch today called on the government of Prime Minister James Marape to provide a clear sense of direction for the nation in the Parliamentary session beginning tomorrow (Tuesday). “We are at a major crossroad in development terms. Some remedies need […]

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SPEECH BY OPPOSITION LEADER, HON. PATRICK PRUAITCH CMG MP   The topic today presents a dilemma. As someone who entered politics after a career in the private sector, my instincts suggest it is impossible to legislate for prosperity. Good legislation and stable regulatory environments are prerequisites for a thriving and confident private sector that drives […]

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