THE Etep rural hospital in the Wasu local level government (LLG) area of Morobe is now linked to the outside world following the installation of a very small aperture terminal (Vsat), a spokesperson says.
Joshua Gewasa, the information/communication officer, with Lutheran health services, said the Vsat was launched on Tuesday.
It came as a blessing to the long-serving remote facility, according to hospital administrator John Kimbuna.
He said the new service would tackle the communication obstacle faced by medical doctors and health staff there for many years.
BMOBILE, in its continued effort to providing best value to customers, is now giving away free Sim (subscriber identity module) cards at its retail outlets available for a limited time.
A spokesperson said they saw this as a great opportunity to encourage new customers to join bmobile without the standard cost of a new SIM card which is usually retailing for K10.
“We want to remove that possible hindrance and encourage more customers to join bmobile and start enjoying our cheap mobile data plans and best valued Moa pack bundles.
A MAN who was re-arrested earlier this month over alleged cybercrime offences had his case dismissed by the Boroko District Court yesterday.
Magistrate Rebecca Kalepo dismissed the case of Adam Chin Cheah, following a request made by police prosecutor Snr Sgt Peter Asi, to withdraw the case as the provisions used to charge Cheah were incorrect.
Cheah, 18, of mixed Malaysian and Philippines parentage who is also facing a sexual penetration charge before the Waigani Committal Court, was re-arrested on July 1.
PORT Moresby Met Supt Perou N’dranou is appealing to victims of crime to put their complaints in at police stations rather than on social media where police cannot act.
“Your complaint will have no effect if you post it on Facebook or go to the media,” was his advice to the public.
“I have always emphasised on this,” Met Supt N’dranou said.
“If you register your complaint at the nearest police station, then it will be investigated and proceed according to the law.
“And justice will be served on the perpetrators.“
A GROUP of final-year PNG studies and international relations students of Divine Word University are conducting an online awareness campaign against an increasing number of counterfeit products in PNG.
Group leader Delailah Karis said the campaign was part of their international and regional security studies assignment.
“We were supposed to do campaign in and around Madang town but decided to do it online because of the Covid-19 restrictions,” she said.