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Limbiye is new Miss PNG

October 24, 2016 The National Main Stories

By SHARLYNE ERI

crowningUniversity of PNG student Kellyanne Limbiye, 23, was crowned Miss Papua New Guinea (PNG) 2016 in Port Moresby last Saturday.

The Pacific Assurance Group-sponsored contestant will be the country’s representative at the Miss Pacific Islands Pageant (MPIP) in Samoa.

Limbiye, a final-year political science student was also judged winner of the sarong wear and talent categories. First runner-up was Miss Queen Emma Chocolates Lois Doules Ilave, second runner-up was Miss International Training Institute (ITI) Rose Lakoro Pitoi and the third runner-up Miss Pacific Balanced Fund (PBF), Melody Leke.

Head of the judging panel Robert Aisi said it was a tough job for the panel because the contestants demonstrated courage and grace.

Limbiye said that it was through the motivation and inspiration of her mother, sisters and the MPIP committee members, particularly Molly O’Rourke, that pushed her to perform to her best.

She made a special mention of Pacific Assurance Group for coming to her aid in the final weeks leading up to the actual pageant week.

Special awards were Best Traditionally Inspired Dress Miss Queen Emma Chocolates Ilave, Miss Photogenic and Patrons’ Choice Miss Italpreziosi Dorothy Elliot, Miss Friendship Miss Institute of Business Studies (IBS) Samantha Kuase and Best Topic Presentation Miss ITI, Pitoi.

Limbiye bagged the People’s Choice Award sponsored by bmobile and Miss Tourism Award.
She will represent PNG in the MPIP in Samoa in December, accompanied by her designer-stylist Tabu Pelei-Warupi.

Limbiye is new Miss PNG was originally published on PAPUAPost.com

Anggota TNI Terluka Diserang Kelompok OPM di Puncak Jaya, Papua

Minggu 23 Oct 2016, 11:02 WIB, Wilpret Siagian – detikNews

Jayapura – TNI dari Satuan Taipur mengalami kontak tembak dengan kelompok TPN/OPM kelompok Philia, di Gurage, Puncak Jaya, Papua. Akibatnya, satu anggota TNI mengalami luka tembak di tangan dan kaki.

Kontak tembak terjadi Sabtu (22/10/2016) sekitar pukul 15.00 WIT saat anggota TNI sedang melakukan penjalanan dari kampung Yagonik, Distrik Gurage menuju Gurage, Puncak Jaya, Papua.

Dandim 1714 Puncak Jaya, Letkol Inf Hendriatno saat di hubungi detikcom, membenarkan adanya kontak tembak tersebut yang mengakibatkan salah seorang anggota TNI mengalami luka tembak.

“Ya, benar kejadian itu pada Sabtu sore saat anggota berada di kampung Yagonik, langsung diserang dari atas gunung mengakibatkan satu anggota mengalami luka tembak,” ujar Letkol Hendriatno, Minggu (23/10/2016).

Hendriatno menjelaskan kontak tembak itu berawal saat personel tim 1 yang dipimpin Kapten Wirahady bersama Letda Tegar Aji (Maleo) dan Letda Zaenudin (Taipur) melaksanakan perjalanan ke titik kumpul.

Kemudian pukul 15.00 WIT personel dari tim 2 dipimpin Lettu Inf. Wahyu (Taipur) dan Lettu Inf Agung (Dantimsus 1 Maleo) melaksanakan konsolidasi ke titik kumpul melalui Sabuk Biru, saat itulah terdengar tembakan dari atas gunung. Kemudian anggota melakukan tembakan balasan.

“Pada saat kontak tembak tersebut, anggota personel tim 2 atas nama Pratu Yani terkena tembakan di bagian tangan kiri dan kaki sebelah kanan,” katanya.

“Kondisi Pratu Yani mengalami pendarahan dan langsung dievakusi (tandu) menuju Pos Gurage, dan saat ini kondisinya sudah membaik,” tambah Letkol Hendriatno.
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Anggota TNI Terluka Diserang Kelompok OPM di Puncak Jaya, Papua was originally published on PAPUAPost.com