Papua New Guinea has two daily newspapers that include up-to-date exchange rates and other important information:
Festivals & Events
This is a list of holidays in the Papua New Guinea.
|January 1||New Year's Day|
|April 3||Good Friday|
|April 4||Holy Saturday|
|April 5||Easter Sunday|
|April 6||Easter Monday|
|June 8||Queen's Birthday|
|July 23||National Remembrance Day|
|August 26||National Day of Repentance|
|September 16||Independence Day|
|December 25||Christmas Day|
|December 26||Boxing Day|
As in many Melanesian cultures, greeting people with a friendly handshake is very important. Be aware, however, that it is a sign of respect not to make eye contact. The sight of hotel staff calling you by name, shaking your hand and looking at the floor may seem unusual at first.