My Photo
Blog powered by Typepad
Member since 02/2006

« Koko Day | Main | Democracy Bougainville style: Election 2015 in Baubake, Buin »

22 May 2015


Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.


Here's what my good friend and fellow postgrad Seth Offei, a Ghanian national, had to say:

"We stand to lose our culture, values and our inheritance if you know all about others and ignore our own. Local content experiences make sense, they create jobs and we can position ourselves in homegrown books and stuff.

"That is what identifies us as a people. PNG is not an extension of another country, PNG is a sovereign entity."

Read more at the petition website

C'mon, Ms Bishop. Is there an elephant in the room the punters cannot see?

Fix that visa issuance problem for PNG visitors to Australia and the PR factor will dramatically outweigh the present spate of negativity generated by the current drama.

Why is it so hard for you not to see the immaturity, and the long history of association and relationships between Australians and PNGeans needlessly trampled by the continuing impasse?

Totally agreed and sooner the better for all parties concerned.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been saved. Comments are moderated and will not appear until approved by the author. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.


Post a comment

Comments are moderated, and will not appear until the author has approved them.

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)