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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

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News 2 new results for Papua New Guinea
World biology team returns with PNG haul
SBS
An international consortium of scientists say they have collected 1.5 million specimens of wildlife in an unprecedented mission to document the biological treasures of Papua New Guinea. Marine invertebrates, fungus, algae, plants and roughly half a
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PNG PM Silent on Environmental Risks of Deep Sea Mine
Scoop.co.nz (press release)
Last December the Deep Sea Mining Campaign sent a letter to Papua New Guinean Prime Minister, Peter O’Neill. The letter outlined specific environmental concerns about the Solwara 1 mine and requested that documents relating to the approvals process
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

February 28, 2013 Leave a comment
News 4 new results for Papua New Guinea
PNG manufacturer launches range of fruit wines
Radio New Zealand International
A new local product made from locally-grown produce and fruits has hit the shelves of major supermarkets and stores around Papua New Guinea. Winestar, an Eastern Highlands-based company, uses local produce and fruits such as ginger, tamarillo,
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Radio New Zealand International
‘Atrocious’ breeding ground conditions for PNG TB
ABC Online
A Cairns doctor says the Australian Government’s efforts to combat tuberculosis (TB) in Papua New Guinea will not work unless something is done to address "atrocious" living conditions. Dr Stephen Vincent recently visited PNG with Queensland’s chief
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Oil Search Profit Falls On Higher Exploration Spending, Shutdowns
Fox Business
AU), the Australian partner of ExxonMobil Corp. (XOM) in a major gas-export project in Papua New Guinea, Tuesday booked an 13% fall in annual net profit after it more than doubled spending on exploration and suffered several shutdowns at its oil
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Australia asked to provide security on Solomons-PNG border
Radio New Zealand International
The Australian government is to be asked to step in and provide security management at the border between Solomon Islands and Papua New Guinea’s Bougainville. The people of the Shortland Islands in Western Province are concerned at what will happen
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Radio New Zealand International
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

February 28, 2013 Leave a comment
News 2 new results for Papua New Guinea
Call for a Melanesian jurisprudence in PNG legal system
Radio New Zealand International
A law specialist in Papua New Guinea says the country should develop a legal system which utilises both custom law and modern law. The idea of a so-called "Melanesian jurisprudence" is being touted by the Assistant Registrar of PNG’s National Court,
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Radio New Zealand International
PNG law reform commission considering polygamy
Radio New Zealand International
Papua New Guinea’s Law Reform Commission is considering the constitutionality of polygamy as the practice has become more common. The Commission has sought a Supreme Court reference on polygamy, and the chair, Benjamin Poponawa, hopes to
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Radio New Zealand International
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

February 28, 2013 Leave a comment
News 1 new result for Papua New Guinea
PNG star Rodney Pora due to arrive in Whitehaven next week
News & Star
“He is training with his current club and played for Papua New Guinea against South Sydney a couple of weeks ago,” added Richardson, who is hoping Sunday’s dismal 46-8 defeat at Dewsbury was a one-off. “The team are obviously a lot better than they
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News & Star
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

February 28, 2013 Leave a comment
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

February 28, 2013 Leave a comment
Blogs 1 new result for Papua New Guinea
Chinese pay for troop carriers to guard mines in PNG | Papua New
By ramunickel
Last week PNG’s Defence Minister, Fabian Pok, admitted the PNG government’s increase in the size of its military from 2,000 to 10,000 personnel is aimed at ‘internal security’ rather than any external threat to the country. Now China is paying
Papua New Guinea Mine Watch
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

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News 4 new results for Papua New Guinea
PNG anti-corruption blogger in Australian talks
Radio Australia (blog)
For example, the protests against the changes to the judicial, challenges to the judiciary under what was known as the Judicial Conduct Act, had both online and offline work done to preserving the integrity of the justice system in Papua New Guinea as
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PNG cricket team accepted into SA league
ABC Online
The general manager of Cricket PNG says the acceptance of the country’s national cricket team into the South Australian Premier League will open up new opportunities for his players. The Papua New Guinea cricket team has become the first national
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NEW BRITAIN PALM OIL LIMITED : Final Results
4-traders (press release)
We have completed the consolidation of the Group’s shareholding in its Papua New Guinea subsidiaries and acquired a new company called Vitroplant Orangerie Bay Limited ("Vitroplant") which has state leases and environmental permits for 5,351 hectares
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PNG’s Oro authorities seek to curb local crime
Radio New Zealand International
The government in Papua New Guinea’s Oro Province is putting in place measures to try to help youths involved in a wave of criminality to turn their lives around. The small northern province was last year beset with lawlessness, much of it blamed on
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Radio New Zealand International
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

February 28, 2013 Leave a comment
News 3 new results for Papua New Guinea
Nautilus Hopes to Win Over PNG Government with Redrawn Deeds
Copper Investing News
By getting rights to the subsea mining technology, the Papua New Guinea government will be allowed to use the same methods as Nautilus intends to employ at Solwara 1 on its own non-Nautilus projects. This fact raised the question of whether Papua New
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Referendum needed to re-open PNG’s Panguna mine, says Bougainville
Radio New Zealand International
A landowner from the Panguna region in the autonomous Papua New Guinea province of Bougainville says a referendum would be needed before the green light is given to resume mining at Panguna. The Bougainville government is holding the second of
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Radio New Zealand International
Oil Search profit falls on spending, shutdowns
MarketWatch
Oil Search’s production was affected by the shutdown of the Kumul Marine Terminal in Papua New Guinea in late July after an oil sheen was spotted on the surface of the water. The company checked the facility, which has since reopened, but was unable to
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

February 28, 2013 Leave a comment
News 4 new results for Papua New Guinea
PNG to canvass views for mine tailings law
Radio New Zealand International
Officials from Papua New Guinea’s Constitutional and Law Reform Commission will be interviewing people most affected by the practise of marine disposal of mine tailings in order to help formulate a law. Despite ongoing calls from locals to regulate the
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Radio New Zealand International
PNG to be losing in trade talks
ICT Update
Papua New Guinea has been coming out second best in trade negotiations because it has not been taken seriously, officials are reported to have said during local debates in parliament two weeks ago, calling for the development an entity who can plan in
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PNG land lease holda bikpela dinau
Radio Australia
Papua New Guinea Lands Department itok insait long tripela wik igo pinis, ol lease holder blong gavman land long National Capital District i ouim inap long 50 milion Kina long gavman. Secretary blong Lands Dipartment Kila Pat itok dispela i soim
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Adequate facilities and treatment in PNG asylum centre
Radio Australia
Australia’s Immigration Minister Brendan O’Connor has rejected criticism of living conditions in the asylum seeker processing centre on Manus Island in Papua New Guinea. Adequate facilities and treatment in PNG asylum centre (Credit: ABC). During a
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Google Alert – Papua New Guinea

February 28, 2013 Leave a comment
News 1 new result for Papua New Guinea
Cavaliers fall short in Webb Shield decider
Gympie Times
AN EARLY batting collapse proved too much for Toowoomba to overcome in yesterday’s Webb Shield final against Papua New Guinea at Captain Cook Oval. The Cavaliers were dismissed for just 117 as the unpredictable PNG outfit powered its way to a
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