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COVID-19 is helping us fight African swine fever, but our developing neighbours are being overwhelmed

Australia's head vet says the coronavirus pandemic is helping keep a pig-killing virus out, but it has wreaked havoc on containment efforts in neighbouring and developing nations.
Papua New Guinea

COVID-19 is helping us fight African swine fever, but our developing neighbours are being overwhelmed

Australia's head vet says the coronavirus pandemic is helping keep a pig-killing virus out, but it has wreaked havoc on containment efforts in neighbouring and developing nations.

How the torture and murder of this 19-year-old mum could change PNG forever

Jenelyn Kennedy's battered body arrived at Port Moresby hospital after what authorities believe were days of torture and abuse by her partner. But the death of this teenager could mark a turning point for the women of PNG.
Papua New Guinea

How the torture and murder of this 19-year-old mum could change PNG forever

Jenelyn Kennedy's battered body arrived at Port Moresby hospital after what authorities believe were days of torture and abuse by her partner. But the death of this teenager could mark a turning point for the women of PNG.

How the torture and murder of this 19 year old mum could change PNG forever

Jenelyn Kennedy's battered body arrived at Port Moresby hospital after what authorities believe were days of torture and abuse by her partner. But the death of this teenager could mark a turning point for the women of PNG.
Papua New Guinea

How the torture and murder of this 19 year old mum could change PNG forever

Jenelyn Kennedy's battered body arrived at Port Moresby hospital after what authorities believe were days of torture and abuse by her partner. But the death of this teenager could mark a turning point for the women of PNG.

This woman was tortured for days before she died. Now, PNG women are rising up

Jenelyn Kennedy's battered body arrived at Port Moresby hospital after what authorities believe were days of torture and abuse by her partner. But the death of this teenager could mark a turning point for the women of PNG.
Papua New Guinea

This woman was tortured for days before she died. Now, PNG women are rising up

Jenelyn Kennedy's battered body arrived at Port Moresby hospital after what authorities believe were days of torture and abuse by her partner. But the death of this teenager could mark a turning point for the women of PNG.

Amid horrifying pandemic birth stories, PNG women are urged to avoid pregnancy for years

Papua New Guinea has recorded just 10 cases of COVID-19, but fear of a major outbreak and potential healthcare disaster means some pregnant women have lost their babies while desperately seeking treatment.
Papua New Guinea

Amid horrifying pandemic birth stories, PNG women are urged to avoid pregnancy for years

Papua New Guinea has recorded just 10 cases of COVID-19, but fear of a major outbreak and potential healthcare disaster means some pregnant women have lost their babies while desperately seeking treatment.

PNG women urged to avoid pregnancy as coronavirus fears leave them at risk

Papua New Guinea has recorded just nine cases of COVID-19, but fear of a major outbreak and potential healthcare disaster means some pregnant women have lost their babies while desperately seeking treatment.
Papua New Guinea

PNG women urged to avoid pregnancy as coronavirus fears leave them at risk

Papua New Guinea has recorded just nine cases of COVID-19, but fear of a major outbreak and potential healthcare disaster means some pregnant women have lost their babies while desperately seeking treatment.

HIV is no longer a death sentence in the West. In PNG, the virus is mutating

For much of the world, anti-viral drugs mean that HIV is no longer a death sentence. But for those in Papua New Guinea, the virus is mutating and becoming resistant to medication.
Papua New Guinea

HIV is no longer a death sentence in the West. In PNG, the virus is mutating

For much of the world, anti-viral drugs mean that HIV is no longer a death sentence. But for those in Papua New Guinea, the virus is mutating and becoming resistant to medication.

HIV is no longer a death sentence in the west. In PNG, the virus is mutating

For much of the world, anti-viral drugs mean that HIV is no longer a death sentence. But for those in Papua New Guinea, the virus is mutating and becoming resistant to medication.
Papua New Guinea

HIV is no longer a death sentence in the west. In PNG, the virus is mutating

For much of the world, anti-viral drugs mean that HIV is no longer a death sentence. But for those in Papua New Guinea, the virus is mutating and becoming resistant to medication.

New Zealand isn't the first country to beat coronavirus. Here are eight others

The world is marvelling at New Zealand's ability to eliminate coronavirus, but eight other countries achieved the same feat earlier.
Papua New Guinea

New Zealand isn't the first country to beat coronavirus. Here are eight others

The world is marvelling at New Zealand's ability to eliminate coronavirus, but eight other countries achieved the same feat earlier.

New Zealand wasn't the first country to beat coronavirus. Here are eight others

The world is marvelling at New Zealand's ability to eliminate coronavirus, but eight other countries achieved the same feat earlier.
Papua New Guinea

New Zealand wasn't the first country to beat coronavirus. Here are eight others

The world is marvelling at New Zealand's ability to eliminate coronavirus, but eight other countries achieved the same feat earlier.

New Zealand is COVID-free, but it wasn't the first country to get there

The world is marvelling at New Zealand's ability to eliminate coronavirus, but eight other countries achieved the same feat earlier.
Papua New Guinea

New Zealand is COVID-free, but it wasn't the first country to get there

The world is marvelling at New Zealand's ability to eliminate coronavirus, but eight other countries achieved the same feat earlier.

Athlete releases footage of her ex beating her with a hot iron

To highlight PNG's domestic violence problem, international rugby player and boxer Debbie Kaore, who teaches women techniques on how to defend themselves, releases footage online of her then-partner beating her.
Papua New Guinea

Athlete releases footage of her ex beating her with a hot iron

To highlight PNG's domestic violence problem, international rugby player and boxer Debbie Kaore, who teaches women techniques on how to defend themselves, releases footage online of her then-partner beating her.

Former Manus Island detention guard wins payout for psychiatric harm during riots

The Australian Government and security company G4S settle a lawsuit brought by a former guard on Manus Island, who claims to have suffered a psychiatric injury during the riots in which asylum seeker Reza Barati was killed six years ago.
Papua New Guinea

Former Manus Island detention guard wins payout for psychiatric harm during riots

The Australian Government and security company G4S settle a lawsuit brought by a former guard on Manus Island, who claims to have suffered a psychiatric injury during the riots in which asylum seeker Reza Barati was killed six years ago.

Coronavirus to 'dwarf' Australia's aid resources as DFAT announces plan to redirect funding

The spread of COVID-19 will «dwarf» Australia's aid resources and force a rethink of how to help and maintain a strategic presence in the region, according to a new government strategy.
Papua New Guinea

Coronavirus to 'dwarf' Australia's aid resources as DFAT announces plan to redirect funding

The spread of COVID-19 will «dwarf» Australia's aid resources and force a rethink of how to help and maintain a strategic presence in the region, according to a new government strategy.

Court rules Mark Basa's deportation to PNG should be reconsidered 'according to law'

Convicted murderer Mark Basa has won an appeal against his deportation to PNG, the Federal Court citing fears he'd die from ill health if returned.
Papua New Guinea

Court rules Mark Basa's deportation to PNG should be reconsidered 'according to law'

Convicted murderer Mark Basa has won an appeal against his deportation to PNG, the Federal Court citing fears he'd die from ill health if returned.

'Very white' Australian commercial TV broadcast to Pacific in soft-power push

Australian television shows like The Voice, Border Security and Neighbours will be broadcast in the Pacific under a $17.1 million soft-power push against Chinese media influence in the region, but critics say local voices should be the priority.
Papua New Guinea

'Very white' Australian commercial TV broadcast to Pacific in soft-power push

Australian television shows like The Voice, Border Security and Neighbours will be broadcast in the Pacific under a $17.1 million soft-power push against Chinese media influence in the region, but critics say local voices should be the priority.

Former PNG prime minister charged with misappropriation and corruption

Peter O'Neill is charged with misappropriation, official corruption and abuse of office after flying back to Port Moresby from Brisbane where he had been stranded because of coronavirus restrictions.
Papua New Guinea

Former PNG prime minister charged with misappropriation and corruption

Peter O'Neill is charged with misappropriation, official corruption and abuse of office after flying back to Port Moresby from Brisbane where he had been stranded because of coronavirus restrictions.

Former PNG prime minister arrested over allegations of misappropriation and corruption

Peter O'Neill is arrested by police at Jackson's International Airport in Port Moresby after flying back from Brisbane where he had been stranded because of coronavirus restrictions.
Papua New Guinea

Former PNG prime minister arrested over allegations of misappropriation and corruption

Peter O'Neill is arrested by police at Jackson's International Airport in Port Moresby after flying back from Brisbane where he had been stranded because of coronavirus restrictions.

Could Australians be able to travel to neighbouring countries soon?

Fiji's Government is pushing hard for Australian and New Zealand tourists to return «as soon as possible» under the «travel bubble» the two countries are planning. So what could this mean for Australian travellers?
Papua New Guinea

Could Australians be able to travel to neighbouring countries soon?

Fiji's Government is pushing hard for Australian and New Zealand tourists to return «as soon as possible» under the «travel bubble» the two countries are planning. So what could this mean for Australian travellers?

Australian scientists have found a 'secret ingredient' towards a malaria vaccine

Melbourne researchers say they're a step closer to an effective malaria vaccine in a new study, with scientists hoping a similar strategy could be deployed in the race for a coronavirus vaccine.
Papua New Guinea

Australian scientists have found a 'secret ingredient' towards a malaria vaccine

Melbourne researchers say they're a step closer to an effective malaria vaccine in a new study, with scientists hoping a similar strategy could be deployed in the race for a coronavirus vaccine.

Just north of Australia a secret war is being fought

This is the story that Indonesia doesn't want the world to know. It even cut the internet for an entire region at the height of a dramatic escalation in violence.
Papua New Guinea

Just north of Australia a secret war is being fought

This is the story that Indonesia doesn't want the world to know. It even cut the internet for an entire region at the height of a dramatic escalation in violence.

Angela returned to Australia as coronavirus hit PNG. She couldn't bring her husband and son

This Australian doctor is closely watching the situation in PNG — her husband and son are at home there. The Pacific nation was already fighting infectious diseases before coronavirus — and she warns that one epidemic doesn't stop because another comes a
Papua New Guinea

Angela returned to Australia as coronavirus hit PNG. She couldn't bring her husband and son

This Australian doctor is closely watching the situation in PNG — her husband and son are at home there. The Pacific nation was already fighting infectious diseases before coronavirus — and she warns that one epidemic doesn't stop because another comes along.

As coronavirus hit PNG, Angela had to leave her husband and son behind

This Australian doctor is closely watching the situation in PNG — her husband and son are at home there. The Pacific nation was already fighting infectious diseases before coronavirus — and she warns that one epidemic doesn't stop because another comes a
Papua New Guinea

As coronavirus hit PNG, Angela had to leave her husband and son behind

This Australian doctor is closely watching the situation in PNG — her husband and son are at home there. The Pacific nation was already fighting infectious diseases before coronavirus — and she warns that one epidemic doesn't stop because another comes along.

This family can't escape Papua New Guinea — not that they want to

The Uechtritz family has been connected to PNG since the 19th century, and each generation has been drawn to stay. Even after death.
Papua New Guinea

This family can't escape Papua New Guinea — not that they want to

The Uechtritz family has been connected to PNG since the 19th century, and each generation has been drawn to stay. Even after death.

Chinese company suggests PNG relationship will suffer amid mine lease dispute

A major Chinese mining company warns the Papua New Guinean Government it faces «significant negative impact» on bilateral relations with China if the company doesn't get a lease extension on a gold mine in the country.
Papua New Guinea

Chinese company suggests PNG relationship will suffer amid mine lease dispute

A major Chinese mining company warns the Papua New Guinean Government it faces «significant negative impact» on bilateral relations with China if the company doesn't get a lease extension on a gold mine in the country.

Parts of the Pacific are coronavirus-free. But for these tropical paradises, there's a catch

The total number of COVID-19 cases across the Pacific region remains comparatively low. But there are still signs that should have Australia worried about its nearest neighbours.
Papua New Guinea

Parts of the Pacific are coronavirus-free. But for these tropical paradises, there's a catch

The total number of COVID-19 cases across the Pacific region remains comparatively low. But there are still signs that should have Australia worried about its nearest neighbours.

'Sad for everyone': Coronavirus may bankrupt Kokoda tour operators

For Papua New Guineans and tour operators who get their income from the Kokoda track, April is usually their busiest time of year — but coronavirus might be putting a stop to that.
Papua New Guinea

'Sad for everyone': Coronavirus may bankrupt Kokoda tour operators

For Papua New Guineans and tour operators who get their income from the Kokoda track, April is usually their busiest time of year — but coronavirus might be putting a stop to that.

From Gallipoli to Afghanistan, five diggers from five wars tell their stories

From the killing fields of Gallipoli and France to the guerrilla skirmishes of Uruzgan province in Afghanistan, the experiences of diggers from five different wars reveal common themes of horror, comradery and heroism.
Papua New Guinea

From Gallipoli to Afghanistan, five diggers from five wars tell their stories

From the killing fields of Gallipoli and France to the guerrilla skirmishes of Uruzgan province in Afghanistan, the experiences of diggers from five different wars reveal common themes of horror, comradery and heroism.

PNG's PM tested for coronavirus after COVID-19 operations centre staffer tests positive

The National Operations Centre in the capital Port Moresby is now in lockdown, and all workers and visitors to the centre in the past seven days are being tested, including PM James Marape.
Papua New Guinea

PNG's PM tested for coronavirus after COVID-19 operations centre staffer tests positive

The National Operations Centre in the capital Port Moresby is now in lockdown, and all workers and visitors to the centre in the past seven days are being tested, including PM James Marape.

African swine fever outbreak in Papua New Guinea has Australian biosecurity on high alert

A disease that has devastated the global porcine population, killing 800 million pigs, spreads to Australia's closest neighbour.
Papua New Guinea

African swine fever outbreak in Papua New Guinea has Australian biosecurity on high alert

A disease that has devastated the global porcine population, killing 800 million pigs, spreads to Australia's closest neighbour.

Kids need diverse stories — if only to see themselves: Eight books to diversify your bookshelf

When kids are exposed to broader stories and narratives through books the effect is profound, writes RN's Namila Benson.
Papua New Guinea

Kids need diverse stories — if only to see themselves: Eight books to diversify your bookshelf

When kids are exposed to broader stories and narratives through books the effect is profound, writes RN's Namila Benson.

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