Twenty-eight male employees in the mining project graduated with certificates from a five day Male Advocacy training, making them the first advocates on the Island.

By Liz Tami-Serafeni

More men need to participate in the drive to break the silence and stop gender violence in our society. Young Lihirian and Newcrest employee, Benjamin Misren jnr, made this call after the National Haus Krai peaceful march in which he participated with fellow male and female employees of the mining company.

Leaders on Lihir Island in Namatanai, New Ireland Province, have been warned to respect the law and Bible.

New Ireland Province is working to reduce the number of liquor licenses it gives out to operators in a move to clamp down on the number of uncontrolled liquor related problems that have plagued the province in the past because of too many liquor outlets.

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