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Manus detainees warned essential services will be shut off by the end of the month

Australian and Papua New Guinean immigration authorities are ramping up the pressure to get on detainees out of the Manus Island detention centre.
Papua New Guinea

Manus detainees warned essential services will be shut off by the end of the month

Australian and Papua New Guinean immigration authorities are ramping up the pressure to get on detainees out of the Manus Island detention centre.

Advocacy group warns Manus detainees allocated dangerous amounts of medication

Advocacy Group Doctors for Refugees has also raised concerns that Manus Island detainees are being allocated dangerous amounts of medication.
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Advocacy group warns Manus detainees allocated dangerous amounts of medication

Advocacy Group Doctors for Refugees has also raised concerns that Manus Island detainees are being allocated dangerous amounts of medication.

Hunt for master craftsmen begins in PNG to repair destroyed carvings

The Papua New Guinea National Arts Museum says traditional carvings from Parliament House that were damaged during their attempted removal four years ago can be restored.
Papua New Guinea

Hunt for master craftsmen begins in PNG to repair destroyed carvings

The Papua New Guinea National Arts Museum says traditional carvings from Parliament House that were damaged during their attempted removal four years ago can be restored.

Sir Arnold Amet calls for clarity on Nautilus seabed mining project

The PNG government is being threatened with legal action by a group opposed to the planned undersea mining project, Solwara 1.
Papua New Guinea

Sir Arnold Amet calls for clarity on Nautilus seabed mining project

The PNG government is being threatened with legal action by a group opposed to the planned undersea mining project, Solwara 1.

Chaotic bus strike ends, but safety concerns remain for Port Moresby drivers

Port Moresby appears to be getting back to normal, after a city-wide strike by bus drivers left many frustrated residents stranded yesterday.
Papua New Guinea

Chaotic bus strike ends, but safety concerns remain for Port Moresby drivers

Port Moresby appears to be getting back to normal, after a city-wide strike by bus drivers left many frustrated residents stranded yesterday.

Home-grown PNG mining company keen for Australian investors

A company believed to be the first mining exploration business owned and operated by Papua New Guinea nationals wants to list on the Australian Stock Exchange.
Papua New Guinea

Home-grown PNG mining company keen for Australian investors

A company believed to be the first mining exploration business owned and operated by Papua New Guinea nationals wants to list on the Australian Stock Exchange.

Hardships faced by PNG women in disasters highlighted in CARE report

An analysis of the emergency response to the El Nino-related drought in Papua New Guinea two years ago has shown that women are often forgotten and marginalised when the humanitarian aid sector tries to help.
Papua New Guinea

Hardships faced by PNG women in disasters highlighted in CARE report

An analysis of the emergency response to the El Nino-related drought in Papua New Guinea two years ago has shown that women are often forgotten and marginalised when the humanitarian aid sector tries to help.

Suva Tri-Nations series an eye opener for Fiji Bati and the Kumuls

There was a good turn out in Suva for the tri-series between Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Australia, as all three sides continue their build up to the Rugby League World Cup.
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Suva Tri-Nations series an eye opener for Fiji Bati and the Kumuls

There was a good turn out in Suva for the tri-series between Fiji, Papua New Guinea and Australia, as all three sides continue their build up to the Rugby League World Cup.

Morobe language in PNG recorded onto global linguistic database

A language spoken by a thousand people in Papua New Guinea has been the first language from the Pacific to be entered into an international database on how children learn language.
Papua New Guinea

Morobe language in PNG recorded onto global linguistic database

A language spoken by a thousand people in Papua New Guinea has been the first language from the Pacific to be entered into an international database on how children learn language.

Manus Island refugees offered transfers to Nauru

People at the Manus Island detention centre who are waiting to hear if they can resettle in the United States are being offered transfers to Nauru, but one refugee says nobody wants to move to "another island prison".
Papua New Guinea

Manus Island refugees offered transfers to Nauru

People at the Manus Island detention centre who are waiting to hear if they can resettle in the United States are being offered transfers to Nauru, but one refugee says nobody wants to move to "another island prison".

World Mental Health Day: Stress and anxiety misunderstood in PNG workplaces

Employers in Papua New Guinea are being encouraged to rethink the way they approach mental health in the workplace.
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World Mental Health Day: Stress and anxiety misunderstood in PNG workplaces

Employers in Papua New Guinea are being encouraged to rethink the way they approach mental health in the workplace.

Funeral fundraiser for slain policemen goes ahead despite Mendi violence

University students from the Southern Highlands plan to donate half the funds raised at provincial day commemorations to the funeral expenses of two policemen killed in post-election violence.
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Funeral fundraiser for slain policemen goes ahead despite Mendi violence

University students from the Southern Highlands plan to donate half the funds raised at provincial day commemorations to the funeral expenses of two policemen killed in post-election violence.

RAAF demonstrates fighter jets in Port Moresby

The Royal Australian Air Force has flown two fighter jets to Port Moresby, as it prepares to help Papua New Guinea plan its air security for the 2018 APEC summit.
Papua New Guinea

RAAF demonstrates fighter jets in Port Moresby

The Royal Australian Air Force has flown two fighter jets to Port Moresby, as it prepares to help Papua New Guinea plan its air security for the 2018 APEC summit.

Refugee who died on Manus Island was due to face court on sexual assault charge

A Sri Lankan refugee who died on Manus Island on Monday was due to face court on sexual assault charge the day his body was found.
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Refugee who died on Manus Island was due to face court on sexual assault charge

A Sri Lankan refugee who died on Manus Island on Monday was due to face court on sexual assault charge the day his body was found.

Second refugee death in 2 months at Manus detention centre

The Australian government has been accused of having blood on its hands after the apparent suicide of a refugee at the Manus Island Detention Centre.
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Second refugee death in 2 months at Manus detention centre

The Australian government has been accused of having blood on its hands after the apparent suicide of a refugee at the Manus Island Detention Centre.

Asylum seeker dies on Manus Island

Police in Papua New Guinea confirm an asylum seeker on Manus Island died overnight with friends of the man from Sri Lanka saying it appeared he took his own life.
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Asylum seeker dies on Manus Island

Police in Papua New Guinea confirm an asylum seeker on Manus Island died overnight with friends of the man from Sri Lanka saying it appeared he took his own life.

PNG Hunters outgunned by Panthers in State Championship

The PNG Hunters have failed to back up their victory in the Intrust Super Cup Final in the NRL State Championship, going down by 42 points to 18 against Penrith Panthers at the Olympic Stadium in Sydney.
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PNG Hunters outgunned by Panthers in State Championship

The PNG Hunters have failed to back up their victory in the Intrust Super Cup Final in the NRL State Championship, going down by 42 points to 18 against Penrith Panthers at the Olympic Stadium in Sydney.

PNG Hunters off to Sydney in search of more silverware

The PNG Hunters have had very little time to revel in their success after winning the Intrust Super Cup last Sunday, as this weekend they have the Australian state championship to fight for.
Papua New Guinea

PNG Hunters off to Sydney in search of more silverware

The PNG Hunters have had very little time to revel in their success after winning the Intrust Super Cup last Sunday, as this weekend they have the Australian state championship to fight for.

New Lae MP confident his switch to government is the right decision

Three more Pangu Pati MPs have opted to leave the opposition benches in the Papua New Guinea parliament and join the government, together with John Rosso, the member for Lae City, who was elected as an independent.
Papua New Guinea

New Lae MP confident his switch to government is the right decision

Three more Pangu Pati MPs have opted to leave the opposition benches in the Papua New Guinea parliament and join the government, together with John Rosso, the member for Lae City, who was elected as an independent.

Positive signs for PNG Businesses as government pledges to restrict imports

The president of the Papua New Guinea Chamber of Commerce, John Leahy says the new government is showing signs of being very pro-business.
Papua New Guinea

Positive signs for PNG Businesses as government pledges to restrict imports

The president of the Papua New Guinea Chamber of Commerce, John Leahy says the new government is showing signs of being very pro-business.

PNG Police frustrated at lack of help from villagers over sorcery killing

PNG Police investigating an incident in which two women in a remote village were tortured on suspicion of practising sorcery are frustrated at the lack of cooperation from local people.
Papua New Guinea

PNG Police frustrated at lack of help from villagers over sorcery killing

PNG Police investigating an incident in which two women in a remote village were tortured on suspicion of practising sorcery are frustrated at the lack of cooperation from local people.

PNG teachers under pressure to complete training requirements

The education authorities in Papua New Guinea are in a race against time to train up thousands of elementary school teachers before new qualification requirements come into force next year.
Papua New Guinea

PNG teachers under pressure to complete training requirements

The education authorities in Papua New Guinea are in a race against time to train up thousands of elementary school teachers before new qualification requirements come into force next year.

Sorcery accusation leaves one PNG woman dead, one in hospital

In Papua New Guinea, one woman is dead and another is in hospital after both were attacked for suspected involvement in sorcery.
Papua New Guinea

Sorcery accusation leaves one PNG woman dead, one in hospital

In Papua New Guinea, one woman is dead and another is in hospital after both were attacked for suspected involvement in sorcery.

Long-overdue royalties delivered to Central Province landowners in PNG

The Papua New Guinea government will pay royalties worth over 15 million kina to landowners in four Central Province villages.
Papua New Guinea

Long-overdue royalties delivered to Central Province landowners in PNG

The Papua New Guinea government will pay royalties worth over 15 million kina to landowners in four Central Province villages.

Film about refugees on Manus Island to feature at London Film Festival

The feature film made on Manus Island about the joyless life of refugees at the Australian-run detention centre has been selected for the coveted London Film Festival.
Papua New Guinea

Film about refugees on Manus Island to feature at London Film Festival

The feature film made on Manus Island about the joyless life of refugees at the Australian-run detention centre has been selected for the coveted London Film Festival.

Barramundis on a learning curve in Australia on tour

The Papua New Guinea cricket team are on tour in Australia at the moment, as they continue their build up to the series against Scotland in Port Moresby next month.
Papua New Guinea

Barramundis on a learning curve in Australia on tour

The Papua New Guinea cricket team are on tour in Australia at the moment, as they continue their build up to the series against Scotland in Port Moresby next month.

PNG Opposition reportedly splits as the govt. announces new economic plan

The opposition alliance in Papua New Guinea appears to have split already with reports of defections to the government benches.
Papua New Guinea

PNG Opposition reportedly splits as the govt. announces new economic plan

The opposition alliance in Papua New Guinea appears to have split already with reports of defections to the government benches.

Supplies running short in Mt Hagen after Highlands Highway roadblock

Angry relatives of two policemen who were killed during the national election are blocking the Highlands Highway in protest.
Papua New Guinea

Supplies running short in Mt Hagen after Highlands Highway roadblock

Angry relatives of two policemen who were killed during the national election are blocking the Highlands Highway in protest.

Buka conference to focus on development and independence for Bougainville

Women from South, Central and North Bougainville have come together in Buka to highlight the role that women play in promoting peace and security in that region of PNG.
Papua New Guinea

Buka conference to focus on development and independence for Bougainville

Women from South, Central and North Bougainville have come together in Buka to highlight the role that women play in promoting peace and security in that region of PNG.

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