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Papua New Guinea PM Peter O'Neill tells protesting students he will not resign

ABC Online - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The students at the University of PNG and the University of Technology in Lae have been boycotting classes for more than two weeks in protest against Mr O'Neill's refusal to comply with the two-year-old warrant, and concerns over the Government's ...
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InterOil former CEO Phil Mulacek slams $US2.2b Oil Search deal

The Sydney Morning Herald - ‎19 hours ago‎
The PNG government is also backing the deal, with Prime Minister Peter O'Neill saying a combined Oil Search-InterOil "creates a Papua New Guinea oil and gas company of regional significance." The deal, which includes the on-sale by Oil Search of 60 per ...
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WW2 US soldier remains returned to New Orleans after Papua New Guinea villager finds dog tag

Daily Mail - ‎May 23, 2016‎
It wasn't until decades later that the younger Keating Jr., who lives in Lafayette, Louisiana, was able to answer that death bed request with the help of villagers in Papua New Guinea. A villager out hunting came across the remains of the two men and ...
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Resettling refugees in Papua New Guinea: a tragic theatre of the absurd

The Guardian - ‎May 19, 2016‎
Papua New Guinea is an extraordinary country very close to my heart, but I can say with absolute surety that it is not an appropriate country in which to resettle refugees.
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Total buys into LNG project in Papua New Guinea

Financial Times - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Total of France is ploughing more funds into Papua New Guinea's energy sector by part-funding Oil Search's proposed $2.2bn acquisition of rival InterOil Corp.

PNG Workplaces Adopt Gender-Smart Safety

Papua New Guinea Today - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Papua New Guinea (PNG) to adopt Gender Smart Safety. New Britain Palm Oil Limited, Oil Search Limited, and St Barbara's Simberi Gold Company Limited are participating in a new training program that will help them improve safety for women on their ...
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PNG Rugby League benefiting from PNG Hunters

Papua New Guinea Today - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Rugby league throughout the country is enjoying resurgence, the rewards of having a PNG team playing in a higher level competition like the Queensland Intrust Super Cup is reaping benefits and results are showing with the recent win by the Kumuls ...

Prime Minister O'Neill responds to Students Petition

Papua New Guinea Today - ‎May 23, 2016‎
(a) This Loan was obtained to secure our national interest in one of Papua New Guinea's premier business asset, Oil Search Limited.

Papua New Guinea Hosts a 'Pivotal' Summit of 79 Diverse States

IDN InDepthNews | Analysis That Matters - ‎May 20, 2016‎
BERLIN | BRUSSELS (IDN) - Perhaps it would be an exaggeration to say that the world would never be the same again when leaders from the 79 countries of the African, Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Group of States conclude their three-day “pivotal Summit” ...

FIBA's Foundation, FIBA Oceania Regional Office and Basketball Federation of Papua New Guinea announce ...

FIBA - ‎May 22, 2016‎
This partnership will see IBF investment support the development of healthier and more inclusive communities through sport in Papua New Guinea (PNG). Over half the population of PNG are between the ages of 0-24 years (54%) and once they hit adulthood, ...

PNG U20 women lose to Japan 10 - 0

Papua New Guinea Today - ‎5 hours ago‎
PNG U20 womens' team was left scoreless at the fulltime whistle by a classy Japan side in the opener of the Tri-Nations friendly match tonight at the Sir John Guise Stadium in Port Moresby.
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No end in sight for PNG student boycotts

Radio New Zealand - ‎May 20, 2016‎
Students in Papua New Guinea who have been boycotting classes for three weeks are pondering their next move after the Prime Minister ignored their ultimatum to step down.
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'They will feel the full brunt of the law'

The Advertiser - ‎May 17, 2016‎
Almost 900 asylum seekers at the Australian-funded centre on the Papua New Guinea island have been allowed to visit town, go fishing and take beach outings under relaxed security restrictions at the site.

International Football feast set for Port Moresby

Papua New Guinea Today - ‎May 20, 2016‎
It's an historic year for Papua New Guinea football as the country prepares to host two major international tournaments.

SMEC assesses feasibility of Baime project, Papua New Guinea

International Water Power and Dam Construction - ‎May 23, 2016‎
Following the successful completion of a pre-feasibility study in 2014, SMEC is to undertake the feasibility study for the next phase of the 12MW Baime hydropower project in Morobe Province, Papua New Guinea. The Baime project consists of a low height ...
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Manus Island asylum seekers no longer in detention, says Papua New Guinea

The Guardian - ‎May 11, 2016‎
Asylum seekers and refugees are no longer in detention on Manus Island, according to a Papua New Guinea immigration official who has said they have freedom to leave the centre.

La Trobe University researchers help revive Papua New Guinea cocoa industry

Herald Sun - ‎May 14, 2016‎
“It probably cut cocoa production in Papua New Guinea by 80 per cent in the provinces where the pest first attacked, and then it gradually spread pretty well throughout Papua New Guinea. “That was on top of another couple of local pests and diseases ...

The Health Care Manual Revision Project

Papua New Guinea Today - ‎May 23, 2016‎
The Baptist Union of Papua New Guinea (PNG) is spearheading a project to engage health experts in PNG to revise the Health Care Manual for Community Health Workers (CHWs).

Photos Plywood Surfing in Papua New Guinea is What True Surfing is About - ‎May 18, 2016‎
Papua New Guinea has thousands of miles of coastline just waiting to be explored. Despite its close proximity to Australia, PNG is a relatively new location on the surfing radar. Riding waves on the island, however, has a long history. Villagers of the ...

800 Baptized After Evangelistic Meetings in Papua New Guinea

Adventist Review - ‎May 18, 2016‎
More than 800 people have been baptized after a three-week evangelistic series in Papua New Guinea, and more baptisms are expected next month.