A diary of matters that reflect upon the integrity & quality of Papua New Guinea's democracy
Saturday 7 May
SIDELINED corruption-busting lawyer Sam Koim says he has faith in the PNG judiciary to fairly determine the fraud case in which prime minister Peter O'Neill allegedly had a role in illegal payments of $US30 million. http://www.radionz.co.nz/international/programmes/datelinepacific/audio/201799749/png-anti-corruption-officer-sees-light-at-the-end-of-the-tunnel
STUDENTS at the University of Technology organise a campus-wide vote to decide whether to stage a boycott in protest against prime minister Peter O'Neill. The vote is a decisive 2,059 in favour of a boycott to 296 against.
PNG Media Council President and Post-Courier editor Alexander Rheeney condemns burning two daily newspapers, The National and the Post-Courier, by UPNG and Unitech students. Rheeney says it is unfortunate to see students acting that way and in banning some media from entering the campus. http://news.pngfacts.com/2016/05/png-media-council-condemns-burning-of.html?utm_medium=twitter&utm_source=twitterfeed