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Health versus character: The decision that will dictate asylum seekers coming to Australia

Can the Government reasonably argue, as Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has, that the amended bill around medical evacuations from Manus Island and Nauru would «trash» offshore processing? Political editor Andrew Probyn takes a look.
Papua New Guinea

Health versus character: The decision that will dictate asylum seekers coming to Australia

Can the Government reasonably argue, as Home Affairs Minister Peter Dutton has, that the amended bill around medical evacuations from Manus Island and Nauru would «trash» offshore processing? Political editor Andrew Probyn takes a look.

The secret committee determining medical transfers from Nauru and Manus Island

A secret Australian government body tasked with making decisions on medical transfers from Nauru discussed eradicating a longstanding requirement that medical care in offshore facilities must meet «Australian standards», according to internal docu
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The secret committee determining medical transfers from Nauru and Manus Island

A secret Australian government body tasked with making decisions on medical transfers from Nauru discussed eradicating a longstanding requirement that medical care in offshore facilities must meet «Australian standards», according to internal documents.

Court rules PNG whistleblower eligible to apply for asylum in Australia over 'payback' fears

Neville Devete is seeking a protection visa after the then-solicitor-general raised corruption allegations that led to what has been described in a court by police as PNG's biggest alleged fraud case.
Papua New Guinea

Court rules PNG whistleblower eligible to apply for asylum in Australia over 'payback' fears

Neville Devete is seeking a protection visa after the then-solicitor-general raised corruption allegations that led to what has been described in a court by police as PNG's biggest alleged fraud case.

'Justice must take place': Cries for change after PNG woman is murdered by her boyfriend

A Port Moresby woman named Grace Gavera becomes the face of the endemic problem of domestic violence in Papua New Guinea.
Papua New Guinea

'Justice must take place': Cries for change after PNG woman is murdered by her boyfriend

A Port Moresby woman named Grace Gavera becomes the face of the endemic problem of domestic violence in Papua New Guinea.

Meet the neighbours in Australia's juggernaut exhibition of contemporary art from the Asia-Pacific

The 9th edition of the popular Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art is an opportunity to better understand the region we live in.
Papua New Guinea

Meet the neighbours in Australia's juggernaut exhibition of contemporary art from the Asia-Pacific

The 9th edition of the popular Asia-Pacific Triennial of Contemporary Art is an opportunity to better understand the region we live in.

What's in the secret documents signed by China and Vanuatu at APEC?

Chinese officials announced they had signed «new agreements» with several Pacific Island nations at the APEC summit, but they refused to answer even basic questions about what was in them. Now the details of those deals are starting to seep out.
Papua New Guinea

What's in the secret documents signed by China and Vanuatu at APEC?

Chinese officials announced they had signed «new agreements» with several Pacific Island nations at the APEC summit, but they refused to answer even basic questions about what was in them. Now the details of those deals are starting to seep out.

'They're doing it with impunity': Reinstated PNG journalist warns of political interference

A senior Papua New Guinean journalist who was suspended after airing a story critical of government spending is reinstated by broadcaster EMTV.
Papua New Guinea

'They're doing it with impunity': Reinstated PNG journalist warns of political interference

A senior Papua New Guinean journalist who was suspended after airing a story critical of government spending is reinstated by broadcaster EMTV.

Suspension of PNG journalist overturned after public pressure

Papua New Guinea public broadcaster EMTV succumbs to public pressure and announces the reinstatement of suspended journalist Scott Waide.
Papua New Guinea

Suspension of PNG journalist overturned after public pressure

Papua New Guinea public broadcaster EMTV succumbs to public pressure and announces the reinstatement of suspended journalist Scott Waide.

China should have been APEC's star, but Pacific leaders are 'wisening up'

Chinese President Xi Jinping's face was pasted on billboards ahead of last weekend's APEC summit in Papua New Guinea. So how did he end up getting upstaged?
Papua New Guinea

China should have been APEC's star, but Pacific leaders are 'wisening up'

Chinese President Xi Jinping's face was pasted on billboards ahead of last weekend's APEC summit in Papua New Guinea. So how did he end up getting upstaged?

China should have been the star of APEC, but Pacific leaders are 'wisening up'

Chinese President Xi Jinping's face was pasted on billboards ahead of last weekend's APEC summit in Papua New Guinea. So how did he end up getting upstaged?
Papua New Guinea

China should have been the star of APEC, but Pacific leaders are 'wisening up'

Chinese President Xi Jinping's face was pasted on billboards ahead of last weekend's APEC summit in Papua New Guinea. So how did he end up getting upstaged?

PNG police and armed forces storm Parliament, leaving trail of destruction

Hundreds of members of Papua New Guinea's police and security forces storm parliament over what the ABC understands to be anger about not receiving allowances owed to them from working at APEC.
Papua New Guinea

PNG police and armed forces storm Parliament, leaving trail of destruction

Hundreds of members of Papua New Guinea's police and security forces storm parliament over what the ABC understands to be anger about not receiving allowances owed to them from working at APEC.

'Nobody has spoken to us': Manus Governor slams Australia over naval base plans

Manus Governor Charlie Benjamin hits out at Australia over plans to redevelop a joint naval base on the Pacific island, saying he's never been consulted on the plan that the United States is also backing.
Papua New Guinea

'Nobody has spoken to us': Manus Governor slams Australia over naval base plans

Manus Governor Charlie Benjamin hits out at Australia over plans to redevelop a joint naval base on the Pacific island, saying he's never been consulted on the plan that the United States is also backing.

Police storm PNG Parliament over lack of APEC payments, ABC understands

Members of PNG's police and armed forces — understood to be angry about not receiving allowances owed to them from working at APEC — block streets around Parliament and appear to have barricaded the building.
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Police storm PNG Parliament over lack of APEC payments, ABC understands

Members of PNG's police and armed forces — understood to be angry about not receiving allowances owed to them from working at APEC — block streets around Parliament and appear to have barricaded the building.

Asia is now a play thing for the great powers

While a new Cold War is not yet here, the lack of cooperation at the APEC summit is another worrying step towards a serious rift in global relations, writes Nick Bisley.
Papua New Guinea

Asia is now a play thing for the great powers

While a new Cold War is not yet here, the lack of cooperation at the APEC summit is another worrying step towards a serious rift in global relations, writes Nick Bisley.

Morrison responds to reports of «diplomatic blow-up» at APEC summit

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia was providing strong support to help bring agreement on communique at the APEC summit.
Papua New Guinea

Morrison responds to reports of «diplomatic blow-up» at APEC summit

Prime Minister Scott Morrison says Australia was providing strong support to help bring agreement on communique at the APEC summit.

'Entire world is worried': US-China divisions deepen at APEC summit

Deep divisions between the United States and China derail the APEC meeting in Port Moresby, with regional leaders failing to agree on a final communique for the first time in the summit's history.
Papua New Guinea

'Entire world is worried': US-China divisions deepen at APEC summit

Deep divisions between the United States and China derail the APEC meeting in Port Moresby, with regional leaders failing to agree on a final communique for the first time in the summit's history.

APEC ends in disarray as leaders fail to reach consensus on communique

The China and United States delegations clash over language relating to trade, meaning the summit leaders will not issue the traditional summit statement.
Papua New Guinea

APEC ends in disarray as leaders fail to reach consensus on communique

The China and United States delegations clash over language relating to trade, meaning the summit leaders will not issue the traditional summit statement.

Australia joins coalition of nations to extend PNG's power grid

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has joined the heads of Papua New Guinea, Japan, New Zealand, and US Vice President Mike Pence to announce a plan to connect 70% of PNG to electricity by 2020 and to the whole country by 2030.
Papua New Guinea

Australia joins coalition of nations to extend PNG's power grid

The Prime Minister Scott Morrison has joined the heads of Papua New Guinea, Japan, New Zealand, and US Vice President Mike Pence to announce a plan to connect 70% of PNG to electricity by 2020 and to the whole country by 2030.

Chinese officials barge into PNG Foreign Minister's office

Four officials forced their way into Rimbink Pato's office after being repeatedly denied a meeting to discuss the wording of the final communique of the APEC summit in Port Moresby.
Papua New Guinea

Chinese officials barge into PNG Foreign Minister's office

Four officials forced their way into Rimbink Pato's office after being repeatedly denied a meeting to discuss the wording of the final communique of the APEC summit in Port Moresby.

Joint US-Australian naval base on Manus a 'significant pushback' against China

Plans to host US warships at a redeveloped naval base on Manus Island will undermine China's plans to establish a military presence in the Pacific, says one analyst. Scott Morrison says PNG asked the US and Australia to get involved, as the countries vie for
Papua New Guinea

Joint US-Australian naval base on Manus a 'significant pushback' against China

Plans to host US warships at a redeveloped naval base on Manus Island will undermine China's plans to establish a military presence in the Pacific, says one analyst. Scott Morrison says PNG asked the US and Australia to get involved, as the countries vie for influence in the region.

'It defies logic': PNG-born Australians face statelessness despite years calling Australia home

When it was an Australian territory, people born in what is now Papua New Guinea were automatically Australian citizens. Now, after years calling Australia home, many of them have been forced to prove their citizenship or potentially be left stateless.
Papua New Guinea

'It defies logic': PNG-born Australians face statelessness despite years calling Australia home

When it was an Australian territory, people born in what is now Papua New Guinea were automatically Australian citizens. Now, after years calling Australia home, many of them have been forced to prove their citizenship or potentially be left stateless.

Morrison goes in to bat for free trade at APEC against backdrop of US-China trade war

Prime Minister Scott Morrison uses a major speech in front of regional leaders to warn the US and China against a full-blown trade war as the geopolitical contest between the two great powers intensifies.
Papua New Guinea

Morrison goes in to bat for free trade at APEC against backdrop of US-China trade war

Prime Minister Scott Morrison uses a major speech in front of regional leaders to warn the US and China against a full-blown trade war as the geopolitical contest between the two great powers intensifies.

US to partner with Australia and PNG on Manus Island naval base

It is not yet known how much US money will be pumped into the Manus base, but Vice-President Mike Pence says the Trump administration wants to «protect the sovereignty and maritime routes of Pacific Island nations».
Papua New Guinea

US to partner with Australia and PNG on Manus Island naval base

It is not yet known how much US money will be pumped into the Manus base, but Vice-President Mike Pence says the Trump administration wants to «protect the sovereignty and maritime routes of Pacific Island nations».

Mike Pence announces plans to redevelop Manus naval base

The US Vice President Mike Pence has announced the US will partner with Australia and Papua New Guinea to redevelop the dilapidated Lombrum naval base on Manus Island.
Papua New Guinea

Mike Pence announces plans to redevelop Manus naval base

The US Vice President Mike Pence has announced the US will partner with Australia and Papua New Guinea to redevelop the dilapidated Lombrum naval base on Manus Island.

'All of you get out': China boots media out of Pacific leaders meeting in PNG

Chinese authorities deny media entry to a Pacific leaders meeting with President Xi Jinping despite them being invited to cover it.
Papua New Guinea

'All of you get out': China boots media out of Pacific leaders meeting in PNG

Chinese authorities deny media entry to a Pacific leaders meeting with President Xi Jinping despite them being invited to cover it.

PNG offers to play peacemaker between Australia and China at APEC

Papua New Guinea's Foreign Minister says the country will do all it can to ensure there are no conflicts between China and Australia during the APEC summit.
Papua New Guinea

PNG offers to play peacemaker between Australia and China at APEC

Papua New Guinea's Foreign Minister says the country will do all it can to ensure there are no conflicts between China and Australia during the APEC summit.

The last letters of Lark Force: An incredible tale of defiance and disaster

In 1942, 395 handwritten letters fell from the sky. By the time they were delivered, the Australian men who wrote them were dead.
Papua New Guinea

The last letters of Lark Force: An incredible tale of defiance and disaster

In 1942, 395 handwritten letters fell from the sky. By the time they were delivered, the Australian men who wrote them were dead.

Last letters: The mysterious kindness behind Australia's most violent postal delivery

In 1942, 395 letters written by Australian POWs fell from the sky, dropped by the Japanese after bombing Port Moresby — but by the time they were delivered, the men who wrote them were dead.
Papua New Guinea

Last letters: The mysterious kindness behind Australia's most violent postal delivery

In 1942, 395 letters written by Australian POWs fell from the sky, dropped by the Japanese after bombing Port Moresby — but by the time they were delivered, the men who wrote them were dead.

Mike Pence to stay in Cairns during APEC summit

Queensland is preparing for the arrival of world leaders, including United States Vice-President Mike Pence, who will attend the APEC summit in Papua New Guinea, but stay in Cairns.
Papua New Guinea

Mike Pence to stay in Cairns during APEC summit

Queensland is preparing for the arrival of world leaders, including United States Vice-President Mike Pence, who will attend the APEC summit in Papua New Guinea, but stay in Cairns.

40 Maseratis, three cruise ships, 4,000 police and no Trump: APEC 2018 in numbers

This week world leaders descend on Papua New Guinea for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit, an event that has stoked controversy before it even begins.
Papua New Guinea

40 Maseratis, three cruise ships, 4,000 police and no Trump: APEC 2018 in numbers

This week world leaders descend on Papua New Guinea for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation Summit, an event that has stoked controversy before it even begins.

APEC 2018 in numbers

This week world leaders descend on Papua New Guinea for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit an event that has become controversial before it even begins.
Papua New Guinea

APEC 2018 in numbers

This week world leaders descend on Papua New Guinea for the Asia Pacific Economic Cooperation (APEC) Summit an event that has become controversial before it even begins.

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