Month: March 2018

Retaliatory ethnic clash in Tari, Hela Province

Tari, Hela Province : 28th March 2018: A shoot- out between tribal enemies  in Kapori village on the outskirts of Tari town was reported. One tribesman was [...]

2 x Motor vehicle incidents and burning of vehicles @ Koki and Gerehu

1.A small vehicle was involved in a traffic incident that injured a man and his kid yesterday (26th March 2018).  Bystanders at this market and road [...]

A dead body was found at 12 mile, Sogeri Road, Port Moresby

One young man was murdered somewhere in Port Moresby on the 24th March 2018. The body was possibly taken and dumped at 12 mile along Sogeri Road. Relatives [...]

Armed hold up of a staff drop off bus

A reports was received of a 25 seater drop off bus that was held up by a group of armed youths at 6 mile early (between 1:00 and 01:30 am) on Saturday 24 [...]

Collapse of Hau Bridge, Ramu/Madang

24-25 March 2018; The HAU bridge between Madang and Ramu, along the main highway has collapsed due to the flooding river during the current wet period. A one [...]

Banab Bridge Collapse

On the 5th January 2018, Banab bridge collapsed when a semitrailer with machinery loaded crossed. The bridge is one of so many important bridges across the [...]

Road incident and compensation demand by locals

At 15:40hrs on Tuesday 13th March 2018, one of the ten (10) new toyota land cruiser vehicles convoyed up to the Ela Motors Goroka Sales yard from Lae, ran off [...]

Sakula Bridge Collapses in Madang

On Sunday 18th March 2018, the Sakula bridge collapsed when a PMV truck crossed it. This become the third bridge to fall in Madang in the recent months [...]

Carjack attempt – Kookaburra/Erima Fly Over Bridge, Port Moresby

On the 18th March 2018, an Asian woman on her way to the Flyover from Kookaburra Street, nearly got carjacked just under the Kumul  Flyover bridge at Erima, [...]

Armed robbery – Gerehu, Port Moresby

  On Wednesday 14th March 2018, in the evening at about 21:30 hrs, at Sivarai Road, three waiting Rascals held up a man and snatched his laptop bag  [...]