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Daylight robbery and fraud at Department of Labour under Pangu's watch

by J. NORTH Massive Fraud and Corruption at the Department of Labour and Industrial Relations under the watch of the current acting Secretary in his capacity as Deputy Secretary Operations and in his current capacity as Acting Secretary facilitated by one idiot who claims to be both Public Relations and Project Officer ... 1. K12 million In-house capacity Building project  Public Investment Programs when there is practically nothing on the ground at the provincial labour offices 2. K2.5million undelivered ICT network projects when all network cabling was provided by the Landlord Tropicana Limited 3. K250 000.00 payment to current acting Secretary when he was Deputy Secretary Operations  for outstanding salary variations  4. Telephone connection for K500 000.00 to a private company when telephone connections were established by landlord Tropicana Limited. Just before the closure of the account last December, another K150 000.00 was paid for a telephone connection to another private comp

The Germination and Spread of Corruption in Papua New Guinea: An Unfortunate Combination of Three Prime Ministers

by A NATIONAL RESEARCH INSITUTE STAFF MEMBER Three Prime Ministers including the Father of PNG, Sir Michael Somare, have, over the past 40 years, effectively congealed to destroy what could have been a bright future and equal opportunity for the people of Papua New Guinea following independence.    As such, the noble ideals articulated by Somare and other members of the legendary Bully Beef Club during their many gatherings prior to Independence, and articulated in the Constitution's Six Directives, were never fulfilled and today are essentially abandoned.     PNG's sad progression downwards has produced its current state of rampant corruption.   Like Nigeria, like Mexico, like Indonesia, all fabulously wealthy nations in terms of natural resources, the wealth has gone nowhere useful in PNG.    PNG drags the bottom in global rankings today in terms of how little meaningful integral human development has occurred for the majority of its population. Thus far, the adv