The PNG government seems to have run out of ideas on how to deal with the Covid-19 pandemic. The government’s response at this stage is merely reactive, not proactive! While they are waiting for an incident to happen before they move, the prices of food and essentials in stores have tripled in less than a day in Pom and Lae!
The many colonial and neo-colonial laws must be changed now to control the economy, says Oro Governor Gary Juffa.
The mining sector accounts for about 9% of the GDP and the overall resources sector contributes about 26% of the GDP. This will continue to rise with the current demand for cobalt which as a by- product of the mix hydroxide precipitate from the Ramu Nickel.
PNG MUST BE LED BY THE STRENGTH OF BALANCED PARLIAMENTARY DEMOCRACY AND LEADERSHIP
When we tested for COVID19 during the SOE all our tests came back negative. This is a clear indication that COVID19 passed through our population long before we started testing for it.
Too often we are so often obsessed with what we don’t have that we forget what we do have..be grateful. There are so many who do not have any of what you do have and take for granted.