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News and Public Notices

November 27, 2020
A total of 16 recommendations have been endorsed at the Joint Technical Team meeting between Bougainville and Papua New Guinea officials yesterday.

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November 25, 2020
A meeting of the Joint Technical Teams from the Governments of Bougainville and Papua New Guinea is set for Thursday 26th November 2020, in Port Moresby.

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November 19, 2020
The recent political instability at the national level must not dissuade the Autonomous Bougainville Government and National Government in the Post Referendum Consultations.

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November 17, 2020
Establishing relations with development partners remains a priority for Bougainville to increase economic and infrastructural development in the Region.

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November 17, 2020
Autonomous Bougainville Government on 100 days progress.

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November 10, 2020
President Ishmael Toroama has urged the pre-joint supervisory body to resolve outstanding issues that have reoccurred on its list of agendas over the last 15 years.

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November 09, 2020
Joint Resolutions of the Government Leaders' pre-JSB meeting between PNG and Bougainville, Sir Manasupe Building, Port Moresby.

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November 09, 2020
President Toroama's response speech to PM Marape's welcome remarks at the pre-JCB meeting in Port Moresby.

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November 09, 2020
Joint Media Statement on the meeting between the PNG Prime Minister and the Bougainville President.

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November 08, 2020
I am pleased that Prime Minister Hon. James Marape has kept to the terms of our agreement for both governments to meet straight after the formation of the fourth Bougainville House of Representatives.

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November 06, 2020
Bougainvilleans have been challenged to except the sweeping developmental changes the ABG will be instituting to enhance its efficiency to deliver services to the people.

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November 06, 2020
Investing into key economic sectors, agriculture, fisheries, forestry will promote participatory development through creation of more quality jobs and increase revenue and broaden the tax base in Bougainville.

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November 05, 2020
ABG Minister for Health and Member for Atolls Constituency, Hon. Raymond Masono will be visiting all health facilities across Bougainville as part of his 100-days in office.

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November 04, 2020
I am pleased to be here witness the signing of the 56 (fifty-six) senior management officers’ contracts. I want to congratulate you and at the same time share a few thought on the Bougainville Public Service.

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November 04, 2020
A total of fifty-six senior Bougainville public servants signed their Senior Management Office Holder Contracts today in Buka

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November 02, 2020
President of the Autonomous Bougainville Government Ishmael Toroama will be meeting Prime Minister James Marabe for the Pre-Joint Supervisory Body Meeting in Port Moresby next week.

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October 30, 2020
The Eivo Torau Constituency has conducted six reconciliations to signify its readiness to progress economic development for its people and the rest of Bougainville.

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October 30, 2020
President Ishmael Toroama has welcomed the efforts by the Eivo-Torau Constituency to move past their differences to create economic development on their lands.

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October 28, 2020
Media Statement from Office of the President: Progress on Bougainville

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October 28, 2020
Media Statement from the Office of the President: Response to the article published in 'The Australian' newspaper.

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October 22, 2020
ABG President Hon. Ishmael Toroama has taken on a strong consultative approach to progress important Bougainville matters.

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October 21, 2020
The Bougainville House of Representatives has agreed to extend the current State of Emergency in the region for another two months.

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October 14, 2020
Bougainville Technical College is one of three selected educational institutions in the country who will be first to benefit from the new TVET (technical and vocational education training) program.

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October 12, 2020
All members of the fourth Bougainville House of Representatives will undergo a five day induction program this week.

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October 09, 2020
It was an atmosphere of celebration as Bougainvilleans gathered at the Bougainville House of Representatives to pay tribute and farewell Chief Dr John Momis.

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October 07, 2020
A forum for the District Peace and Security Committee was held today in Buka to discuss management of peace and reconciliation activities within the post-referendum period.

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October 02, 2020
President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Hon. Ishmael Toroama has announced the full membership of the Bougainville Executive Council

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September 29, 2020
Maiden Speech by President Hon. Ishmael Toroama at the Inauguration Ceremony of the Fourth Bougainville House of Representatives.

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September 25, 2020
STATEMENT BY THE PRESIDENT ON THE OCCASION OF THE SWEARING-IN CEREMONY OF THE CARETAKER GOVERNMENT

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September 24, 2020
Bougainville Electoral Commissioner George Manu has confirmed that the Return of Writs for the 2020 Bougainville General Elections will happen today.

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September 11, 2020
Bougainville Electoral Commissioner, George Manu, today announced an extension in the counting period for the 2020 Bougainville General Elections.

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September 06, 2020
The Bougainville Caretaker government has declared a new State of Emergency in Bougainville effective as of 06 September 2020, for the next 21 days.

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August 25, 2020
The 2020 Bougainville Chocolate Festival has been postponed due the COVID-19 pandemic.

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August 17, 2020
The primary focus for Bougainville should be to maintain peace and creating a just and democratic government for the people of Bougainville.

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August 17, 2020
The Bougainville Caretaker government has declared a new State of Emergency in Bougainville effective as of 15 August 2020, for the next 21 days.

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August 14, 2020
The Bougainville Emergency Controller and Chief of Bougainville Police Service has issued the following Supplementary Orders #11 on travelling into Bougainville by air:

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August 10, 2020
The Bougainville Emergency Controller and Chief of Bougainville Police Service, Francis Tokura, has issued Emergency Order #7 for the Conduct of the 2020 Autonomous Bougainville Government Election.

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August 10, 2020
The Bougainville Emergency Controller and Chief of Bougainville Police Service has issued the following Supplementary Orders #10 on Restriction of movement of persons with the Autonomous Region of Bougainville.

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August 08, 2020
The National Deputy Controller Dr Paison Dakulala yesterday announced 25 new confirmed COVID19 cases in Papua New Guinea which brings the total COVID19 cases to stand at 188.

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August 03, 2020
The ABG 2020 Elections Polling Schedule has been released by the Office of the Bougainville Electoral Commission.

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July 30, 2020
Supplementary Orders #9: Restriction of air travel into Bougainville.

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July 28, 2020
The global community that we are all part of continues to face a serious health crisis that is causing great human suffering and is upending people’s lives.

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July 13, 2020
The Office of the Bougainville Electoral Commissioner has launched its public display of the preliminary roll in Bougainville.

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June 12, 2020
President of the Autonomous Region of Bougainville, Grand Chief Dr John Momis, today delivered his final address in parliament.

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June 12, 2020
The Bougainville Women’s Federation Bill has been passed as an act of parliament this week.

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June 11, 2020
The State of Emergency in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville has been further extended for another two months.

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June 04, 2020
The Bougainville Referendum Commission today formally wound up operations and presented its final report to the government and parliament of Papua New Guinea.

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June 01, 2020
Cocoa farmer groups in Bougainville can now apply for grants that will support them to increase quantity, improve quality and get better access to markets.

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June 01, 2020
The State of Emergency in the Autonomous Region of Bougainville is now into its eleventh week of the emergency period.

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May 20, 2020
Work on updating the electoral roll for the 2020 Bougainville General Election is currently underway in Bougainville.

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