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PETER O’NEILL’S FOREIGN FEMALE FRIENDS DOING BUSINESS IN PNG WITH IMPUNITY

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by MICHAEL J PASSINGAN

Incredible as it may seem, existing evidence with the Investment Promotion Authority (IPA) indicates that three foreign female friends of the Prime Minister Peter O’Neill have falsely claimed to be Papua New Guinean by Nationality or they have knowingly allowed false information regarding their Nationality to be wrongly registered with IPA – perhaps deliberately for the purpose of carrying on certain activities in Papua New Guinea - without due regard and compliance to existing laws and regulations; and possibly for the avoidance of paying certain fees such as high work permit fees (per annum) to the Department of Labour and Industrial Relations in Port Moresby.

Under the Investment Promotion Act 1992 consolidated to No 3 of 2004, ““foreign enterprise" means an enterprise which is not a national enterprise or a citizen; and “"national enterprise" means an enterprise more than 50% of which is owned directly or indirectly by a citizen,…”. This means t…

NII CRAGNOLINI PAID K50 MILLION TO PLAN PNG 40TH ANNIVERSARY EVENT

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THINK CREATIVE MANAGEMENT’S ‘50 MILLION KINA’ 40 YEARS INDEPENDENCE EVENT FOR PNG

Whilst the country is faced with financial problems, the upcoming 40th Independence anniversary is set to see the visit of an iconic world renowned artist. No word has been disclosed as yet, but the company tasked to host a series of events commemorating PNG’s 40th anniversary was paid K50 million.

Think Creative Management is primarily owned by Lady Ni Cragnolini, the Chinese wife of Sir Luciano Cragnolini of LA Construction; and Ms. Michelle Monsour an Australian who was the head of Marketing and Sponsorship for the failed $10 million PNG NRL bid.

Going through IPA records, there is no indication of a company constitution, however an individual by the name of Sylvester Huta, a PNG National, owns a 20 percent share in Think Creative Management and both Monsour and Cragnolini own 40 percent each.

It is not clear exactly how K50 million will be used to entertain Papua New Guineans in a time of great f…