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Armed protesters burn equipment at PNG's biggest resources project

Police in the Papua New Guinea Highlands are investigating an attack on a work camp that is part of the country's biggest resources project.
Papua New Guinea

Armed protesters burn equipment at PNG's biggest resources project

Police in the Papua New Guinea Highlands are investigating an attack on a work camp that is part of the country's biggest resources project.

Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels finally acknowledged by Australia with memorial on the Kokoda track

Seventy-five years after shepherding Australian soldiers to safety on the Kokoda track, Papua New Guinea's 'Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels' are remembered by the two countries via a joint memorial.
Papua New Guinea

Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels finally acknowledged by Australia with memorial on the Kokoda track

Seventy-five years after shepherding Australian soldiers to safety on the Kokoda track, Papua New Guinea's 'Fuzzy Wuzzy Angels' are remembered by the two countries via a joint memorial.

PNG declares state of emergency after riots over election

Papua New Guinea declares a state of emergency, suspends a provincial government and sends in armed forces to restore order after rioters go on a rampage of looting and burning.
Papua New Guinea

PNG declares state of emergency after riots over election

Papua New Guinea declares a state of emergency, suspends a provincial government and sends in armed forces to restore order after rioters go on a rampage of looting and burning.

Police foil alleged plot to import 300kg of Peruvian cocaine via PNG

Two Sydney men and a Queensland woman are arrested in the culmination of a year-long AFP-led investigation into an alleged plot to import more than $100 million worth of cocaine from Peru.
Papua New Guinea

Police foil alleged plot to import 300kg of Peruvian cocaine via PNG

Two Sydney men and a Queensland woman are arrested in the culmination of a year-long AFP-led investigation into an alleged plot to import more than $100 million worth of cocaine from Peru.

PNG woman killed after Manus Island refugee crashes car

An 18-year-old Papua New Guinean woman dies after an unlicensed Afghan refugee crashes a dual-cab ute carrying five people near the main town of Lorengau on Manus Island.
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PNG woman killed after Manus Island refugee crashes car

An 18-year-old Papua New Guinean woman dies after an unlicensed Afghan refugee crashes a dual-cab ute carrying five people near the main town of Lorengau on Manus Island.

How the cover-up of Australia's worst air disaster echoed for 60 years

Seventy-five years ago, 40 US soldiers were killed in a tragedy few people have ever heard of — including some of the victims' relatives, who died never knowing the truth.
Papua New Guinea

How the cover-up of Australia's worst air disaster echoed for 60 years

Seventy-five years ago, 40 US soldiers were killed in a tragedy few people have ever heard of — including some of the victims' relatives, who died never knowing the truth.

Papua New Guinea's Opposition walk out of parliament over Facebook post debacle

Papua New Guinea's Opposition walks out of parliament after one of its members was referred to the privileges committee for calling a minister «dumb» on Facebook.
Papua New Guinea

Papua New Guinea's Opposition walk out of parliament over Facebook post debacle

Papua New Guinea's Opposition walks out of parliament after one of its members was referred to the privileges committee for calling a minister «dumb» on Facebook.

PNG considers 'temporary' ban on Facebook, citing illegal use

The Papua New Guinea Government is considering blocking social networking site Facebook while it investigates how to regulate illegal use, but activists voice concerns.
Papua New Guinea

PNG considers 'temporary' ban on Facebook, citing illegal use

The Papua New Guinea Government is considering blocking social networking site Facebook while it investigates how to regulate illegal use, but activists voice concerns.

Menace in the air: How foreign insect 'blow-ins' attack our crops

It is not just the physical borders that need to be protected to prevent crop diseases making their way to northern Australia — we also need to tighten controls in the air.
Papua New Guinea

Menace in the air: How foreign insect 'blow-ins' attack our crops

It is not just the physical borders that need to be protected to prevent crop diseases making their way to northern Australia — we also need to tighten controls in the air.

Memorials held for Rohingya refugee who jumped from moving bus

Friends say Salim Kyawning was a peaceful man who became increasingly frustrated at the care he was receiving for his epilepsy, and that his his death highlights serious concerns about the health care and support they receive.
Papua New Guinea

Memorials held for Rohingya refugee who jumped from moving bus

Friends say Salim Kyawning was a peaceful man who became increasingly frustrated at the care he was receiving for his epilepsy, and that his his death highlights serious concerns about the health care and support they receive.

'Linda Burney has fabricated a document': Peter Dutton demands answers

Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton calls on Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to explain how a heavily edited transcript of an interview with Labor MP Linda Burney, was released by the Labor Party.
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'Linda Burney has fabricated a document': Peter Dutton demands answers

Minister for Home Affairs Peter Dutton calls on Opposition Leader Bill Shorten to explain how a heavily edited transcript of an interview with Labor MP Linda Burney, was released by the Labor Party.

Manus Island fire forces 120 asylum seekers to relocate

Immigration authorities in Papua New Guinea relocate 120 asylum seekers after a fire breaks out in their accommodation, as police investigate whether a resident started the blaze.
Papua New Guinea

Manus Island fire forces 120 asylum seekers to relocate

Immigration authorities in Papua New Guinea relocate 120 asylum seekers after a fire breaks out in their accommodation, as police investigate whether a resident started the blaze.

Russian naval ship headed to Papua New Guinea for 'historic' visit

A 7,000-tonne Russian naval ship with hundreds of personnel on board is set to dock in Port Moresby this week, but the Governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia maintain there is no cause for concern.
Papua New Guinea

Russian naval ship headed to Papua New Guinea for 'historic' visit

A 7,000-tonne Russian naval ship with hundreds of personnel on board is set to dock in Port Moresby this week, but the Governments of Papua New Guinea and Australia maintain there is no cause for concern.

Mother's Day isn't the same when you're forced away from family

For me and millions of other mums around Australia, today will be a special day. But for those mothers separated from their loved ones by offshore detention, it's a different story, writes Michelle Bennett.
Papua New Guinea

Mother's Day isn't the same when you're forced away from family

For me and millions of other mums around Australia, today will be a special day. But for those mothers separated from their loved ones by offshore detention, it's a different story, writes Michelle Bennett.

PNG fisherman stumbles on possible drug operation

Police in Papua New Guinea believe a fisherman has disturbed a drug-running operation after finding nearly 60 kilograms of what's suspected to be illicit drugs buried on a remote beach.
Papua New Guinea

PNG fisherman stumbles on possible drug operation

Police in Papua New Guinea believe a fisherman has disturbed a drug-running operation after finding nearly 60 kilograms of what's suspected to be illicit drugs buried on a remote beach.

PNG fisherman uncovers 60kg of suspected illicit drugs buried on remote beach

Police in Papua New Guinea believe a fisherman has disturbed a drug-running operation after finding nearly 60 kilograms of what's suspected to be illicit drugs buried on a remote beach.
Papua New Guinea

PNG fisherman uncovers 60kg of suspected illicit drugs buried on remote beach

Police in Papua New Guinea believe a fisherman has disturbed a drug-running operation after finding nearly 60 kilograms of what's suspected to be illicit drugs buried on a remote beach.

Government announces biggest ever aid commitment to Pacific

Australia's commitment to the Pacific rises from $1.1 to $1.3 billion dollars, but the total size of the overseas aid budget remains frozen at $4.2 billion dollars after deep cuts in recent years.
Papua New Guinea

Government announces biggest ever aid commitment to Pacific

Australia's commitment to the Pacific rises from $1.1 to $1.3 billion dollars, but the total size of the overseas aid budget remains frozen at $4.2 billion dollars after deep cuts in recent years.

'Not a good look': Calls for transparency after Liberal Party donor wins Pacific cable contract

The Federal Government is asked to publicly explain its decision to award a multi-million dollar contract to a company that donated tens of thousands of dollars to the Liberal Party.
Papua New Guinea

'Not a good look': Calls for transparency after Liberal Party donor wins Pacific cable contract

The Federal Government is asked to publicly explain its decision to award a multi-million dollar contract to a company that donated tens of thousands of dollars to the Liberal Party.

Calls for transparency over Australian government contract for Pacific undersea cable study

The Australian government's been called on to publicly explain why it awarded a multi-million dollar contract as part of its plans for that undersea high-speed internet cable for Solomon Islands and PNG, to a company that has previously donated thousands of d
Papua New Guinea

Calls for transparency over Australian government contract for Pacific undersea cable study

The Australian government's been called on to publicly explain why it awarded a multi-million dollar contract as part of its plans for that undersea high-speed internet cable for Solomon Islands and PNG, to a company that has previously donated thousands of dollars to the Liberal Party.

Australia to pay for new high-speed internet cable for PNG and Solomons using aid funds

Australia has promised to build a new high-speed internet cable for Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands after Chinese influence concerns, but questions have been raised about the Government's decision to pay for it out of the aid allocation in Tuesday's budg
Papua New Guinea

Australia to pay for new high-speed internet cable for PNG and Solomons using aid funds

Australia has promised to build a new high-speed internet cable for Papua New Guinea and Solomon Islands after Chinese influence concerns, but questions have been raised about the Government's decision to pay for it out of the aid allocation in Tuesday's budget.

Chinese businessman charged with bribery in PNG

Police in Papua New Guinea find passports without entry stamps as they investigate whether a Chinese businessman is running an illegal immigration scheme for workers for Chinese state-owned companies.
Papua New Guinea

Chinese businessman charged with bribery in PNG

Police in Papua New Guinea find passports without entry stamps as they investigate whether a Chinese businessman is running an illegal immigration scheme for workers for Chinese state-owned companies.

Australia to use aid funds for new high-speed Pacific internet cable

There are concerns the Australian Government's decision to pay for a new high-speed internet cable for PNG and the Solomons out of the the aid allocation in Tuesday's budget could come at the expense of education and health programs.
Papua New Guinea

Australia to use aid funds for new high-speed Pacific internet cable

There are concerns the Australian Government's decision to pay for a new high-speed internet cable for PNG and the Solomons out of the the aid allocation in Tuesday's budget could come at the expense of education and health programs.

PNG Police investigate fraud allegations against chief statistician

Papua New Guinea's anti-corruption police say they're investigating fraud allegations against the senior bureaucrat who was in charge of the country's controversial National Identification program.
Papua New Guinea

PNG Police investigate fraud allegations against chief statistician

Papua New Guinea's anti-corruption police say they're investigating fraud allegations against the senior bureaucrat who was in charge of the country's controversial National Identification program.

US military investigates special forces soldier's death in PNG

United States security and military investigators fly to Papua New Guinea to investigate the death of a special forces soldier in diplomatic accommodation.
Papua New Guinea

US military investigates special forces soldier's death in PNG

United States security and military investigators fly to Papua New Guinea to investigate the death of a special forces soldier in diplomatic accommodation.

PNG PM hits back at criticism of LNG project

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister says claims his country would've been better off without a massive liquefied natural gas project are «utter nonsense».
Papua New Guinea

PNG PM hits back at criticism of LNG project

Papua New Guinea's Prime Minister says claims his country would've been better off without a massive liquefied natural gas project are «utter nonsense».

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